The New Local Citation Finder: Better, Faster, Stronger
Hey friends! Good news! The Local Citation Finder is now finding twice as many citations (sometimes three times as many) AND it’s twice as fast. We have completely redesigned our citation discovery algorithm and we have rebuilt our back-end crawling and processing system from the ground up.
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Way More Citations
Every once in a while people would report that the LCF didn’t find a citation that they knew they had. That irked me, and we set out to solve this problem. I would have been pleased with a 20% improvement in citation discovery, but our new algorithm is consistently returning about twice as many citations in the tests we have run. Perhaps more importantly, these additional citations we’re finding are legit! We’re not just returning a bunch of additional junk like reverse phone lookup sites. I’m confident that the LCF is the most comprehensive citation discovery and reporting tool on the market.
Woah! Three times as many results in some keyphrase searches!
Way Faster Results
Our new crawling and processing system is super fast, and super scalable. Our old system would queue up jobs and run them sequentially, but our new system can run dozens of jobs simultaneously to deliver results in seconds rather than minutes. It’s so fast now that we have installed a “spinner” on the results page. You can just jump over to the page now and watch the spinner run, rather than wait for an email.
Most business search jobs finish in 20 seconds or less.
40 seconds or less for keyphrase search.
Our dispatch and processing system is now distributed across multiple servers and we can just keep adding servers as our user base grows. If any of you want to start providing comprehensive citation reporting for thousands of locations per month, our API will have no trouble handling the volume.
Try it Out!
The best citation analysis and reporting tool is now considerably better. We’d love for you to test it out and let us know what you think. Now, go on and get them citations!