Pingup Expands Publisher Network to Connect Local Service Businesses with 250 Million Monthly Local Searches* February 17, 2016 – Pingup, the nation’s largest scheduling aggregation platform, today announced a deal with YP, a leading local marketing solutions provider and the #2 local search destination in the U.S.** This deal with YP expands Pingup’s publisher network
Pingup is proud to be selected as a finalist for the 2016 LSA Ad-to-Action Awards. LSA received 100 entries from 72 different companies across 10 categories for the awards. Pingup is a finalist in the Local Commerce Services category. Read more at lsainsider.com
Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner spoke with Pingup CEO Mark Slater last week about Pingup’s role in online scheduling and the challenges scheduling software companies face in trying to sell their services to small and mid-sized businesses. Here are some of the article highlights: Another Boston company, Pingup, hopes to play a slightly different role in
Talk about your premature predictions. Fifteen years ago, I wrote a column for a now-defunct business magazine asserting that we were on the verge of the “e-scheduling” revolution. Now that everyone had become comfortable buying airplane tickets and books over the Internet, it was obvious that we’d start using to it schedule all kinds of services, from auto repair to carpet cleaning to seaweed body-wraps at the spa.
Pingup CEO Mark Slater is on Wired Innovation Insights sharing some predictions on where the local industry is heading in the New Year. “In 2014, we have witnessed the emergence of many new players and technologies in the local and SMB markets. As we edge closer to 2015, we wanted to share our predictions as