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YellowAPI's HackFest at ConFoo 2011

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ConFoo HackFest Presentation

  1. 1. powered by
  2. 2. what’s behind YellowAPI?
  3. 3. FREE content
  4. 4. Beyond the 1 500 000 business listings Curated Canadian Geolocal Dataü  Rich Media : Virtual Profiles, Pictures & Videosü  Geocoded listingsü  1400 categories
  5. 5. Straight from the sourceü  2,250 sales people gathering dataü  700 internal content curators
  6. 6. becoming SHOPPING
  7. 7. Hackfest WINNERS
  8. 8. Reservely FlushFinderHackOTT HackMTLJevin Maltais & Brad Miller Jean-Luc David & Daniel Nerenberg
  9. 9. DateShake PubCrawlHackOTT ConFoo HackFestSelectStart Studios Cakemail
  10. 10. the API
  11. 11. What is the YellowAPI? Find a WHAT in a WHERE What is WHAT? Anything goes! Business Names & Categories Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.12  
  12. 12. What is WHERE?2 types of searches Geo Search Specific coordinates (Lat/Long) Ranking is based on proximity GREAT FOR LBS Regional Search Province, City, Borough, Postal Code, etc. Ranking is based on relevance within the specified region Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.13  
  13. 13. the HOW-TO Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.14  
  14. 14. YellowAPI.com the basics ü  Protocol: REST over HTTP ü  HTTP method: GET ü  Mandatory fields: ü  API key ü  UID ü  Response formats: XML or JSON ü  Rates: ü  Sandbox: 300 calls/day @ 1 call / second ü  Production: 5000 calls/day @ 2 calls/second ü  Constraints: ü  No caching ü  No ordering changes Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.15  
  15. 15. YellowAPI.com the calls ü  FindBusiness – main entry point ü  FindDealer – to find individual dealers (children) of a business ü  GetBusinessDetails – to get all our content Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.16  
  16. 16. Simple is beautiful Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.17  
  17. 17. the PORTAL Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.18  
  18. 18. Dra$  and  confiden,al        p.19  
  19. 19. Questions & Comments Follow Us Like! Links to our profiles on YellowAPI.comPost your questions on Twitter or Facebook Surprises during the day for our followers!

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