Tupalo.com launches in the Netherlands with support from the De Telefoongids BV
Starting today the social yellow pages startup Tupalo.com speaks Dutch, thanks to a strategic partnership with De Telefoongids BV, publisher of De Telefoongids (The Phone Guide) and Gouden Gids (Yellow Pages) and the leader in local search and lead generation in the Netherlands. Tupalo.com will feature hundreds of thousands of local business listings around the country. Support for Hyves.nl login allows users to join using their Hyves accounts.
Tupalo.com ( http://tupalo.com ), which successfully launched in Austria in 2008, has today announced the launch of Tupalo.com in the Netherlands ( http://tupalo.com/nl/ ). Now Dutch locals are able to share their opinions on local hotspots by rating and reviewing their favorite local businesses, such as restaurants, bars, clubs, salons, plumbers and more, not only around the Netherlands but also around the World.
„We’re very happy to see Tupalo.com go live in the Netherlands, especially with the support of De Telefoongids BV. The Netherlands is well-known for it’s multicultural community, culture and nightlife, in addition to being one of the leading markets for online social communities in Europe, so we’re excited to help our users discover the best local businesses the Netherlands has to offer“, says Mike Borras, Co-Founder and CEO of Tupalo.com.
“De Telefoongids BV is always looking for new ways to give consumers access to our information,” added Patrick Mesterton, director Sales & Marketing Online of De Telefoongids BV. “In return, we can feed user generated content – their ratings and reviews – back into our core directory data. Our partnership with Tupalo.com will offer both companies many opportunities for its users and advertisers.”
Tupalo.com is a social yellow pages website, where users discover, rate and review the best local businesses around the block, and around the World. Featuring dependable reviews from local residents, Tupalo.com offers locals and visitors coming into town a valuable resource for discovering the best restaurants, pubs, cafes, beauty salons and services a city has to offer. Tupalo.com was founded in 2007 in Vienna, Austria ( http://tupalo.com/en/vienna ).
About De Telefoongids
Headquartered in Amsterdam, De Telefoongids Holding employs 1.200 specialists in six business units including De Telefoongids BV (De Telefoongids & Gouden Gids), LokaalTotaal (local directories), Suurland Outdoor (city maps), City & Tourist Promotions (municipal directories), Scoot Media (affiliate marketing) and ClearSense (search engine marketing). Its largest business unit, De Telefoongids BV is a leading provider of local search and lead generation services. It owns the Netherlands’ most complete database of relevant information about companies, products, services and persons. De Telefoongids BV operates in a rapidly changing search and advertising market and continually innovates its online, print and mobile services for people and companies who search and want to be found.
More than 2 million people use De Telefoongids & Gouden Gids each day. The websites www.detelefoongids.nl and www.goudengids.nl register over one million unique visitors per day, firmly positioning them in the top 10 of most visited sites in the Netherlands. Another million people use the print version of the directory every day. Combined, De Telefoongids BV guarantees advertisers an excellent return on investment with 7 out of every 10 company searches resulting in a purchase.
Media Contact Tupalo.com Media Contact on behalf of De Telefoongids BV
Bernhard Lehner Edelman