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Geo at MyBuilder

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Slides for the talk at GeoMobLdn in March 2015 http://lanyrd.com/2015/geomob-march/

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Geo at MyBuilder

  1. 1. We help homeowners find great local builders, and we help great tradesmen succeed @GavinLove
  2. 2. Tradesmen want to control where they work Tradesmen give us the postcode then they can draw a polygon of the area in they want to work. We open sourced our latest javascript for drawing polygons on google maps, our 4th version. https://github.com/mybuilder/bermuda
  3. 3. Job posters want local tradesmen • Postcode of the job and what they want done • Tradesmen can only see jobs we allocate them • Distance really matters
  4. 4. We want jobs & tradesmen • We have around ~ 4.2 million landing pages for organic and PPC search • 56.5K cities, towns and areas • 3K postcode districts • 35 Trades • Tradesmen and jobs landing pages
  5. 5. We want to improve • Bring our geo databases up to date - opencage data? • Better visualisation tools for geo information • Change from distance as the crow flies to using a road distance
  6. 6. Follow us tech.mybuilder.com @MyBuilderTech We’re hiring

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