Strategic alliance created between Google and Yell to offer managed search marketing services for small businesses.
Google and Yell have teamed to make it easier for smaller businesses to market their services online.
As part of the new managed services alliance, Yell will become an authorised reseller of Google AdWords, offering a platform that automates many complicated areas of search.
This move give Yell’s 450,000-strong based of UK SMEs access to Google’s millions of UK users.
“In these tough economic times, Yell will now be able to offer the benefits of targeted, accountable and cost effective online advertising via Adwords to thousands of small businesses in the UK,” said Matt Brittin, director of Google UK, in a statement.
“Many such businesses already use Google Adwords to reach new customers locally, nationally or internationally. We look forward to working with Yell to help more UK businesses capitalise fully on the online opportunity.”