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Want to see what makes Yodle great? Check out our segment on the World's Greatest TV show where we were featured as the world's greatest local online marketing company!
Since 2005, Yodle has grown to over 1,100 employees, and we’re not slowing down. With an unmatched combination of rapidly-developing technology, thoughtful data analysis, and expert levels of service, we make online marketing accessible to local businesses.
Everyone at Yodle plays a pivotal role in the company’s overall success. Here, there’s no such thing as slipping through the cracks. We’ve maintained our startup culture for a reason: to create an environment where you can own your ideas and run with them, no matter where you happen to fall on the org chart.
To empower local businesses to find and keep their customers in the simplest, most profitable ways imaginable. It’s success simplified!
Our employees work hard and enjoy a good challenge. When things get tough, we get creative. And when problems get solved, our people get rewarded.
At Yodle, you have:
* The opportunity to make an impact
* The environment to learn
* The freedom to grow
* The ability to create
To join the hundreds of people who love helping local businesses yodle, check out our job listings and apply now.
We make it easy for local business owners to get new customers. When you sign up for online marketing with Yodle, you set a budget you can afford, and we take care of all the details. And the best part is – you get calls and emails from potential customers.
It’s really that simple. And that’s why we’re the #1 independent provider of online marketing services to local businesses in the U.S.
With Marketing Essentials™, we provide what businesses needs to find and keep customers—all in one integrated package. Everything is set up for the local business and synchronized for better results.
- We build you a website and list you on over 50 business directories.
- We make it easy to collect and post reviews.
- We get you found on all the major search engines.
- We make it simple to create and send email.
- We build and help you maintain your Facebook Business page.
- We distribute your special offers where it matters.
- And we do it with a full-service team that takes care of everything
Yodle was founded in March 2005 by Nathaniel Stevens who, at the time, was managing online marketing for his father’s car dealership in New Haven, CT, while still a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Nathaniel realized that there was a better way for small businesses to connect with consumers than the antiquated techniques business owners were then using.
After winning a business plan competition and gaining some initial funding, Nathaniel teamed up with childhood friends Ben Rubenstein and John Berkowitz, as well as one of his professors at Wharton, Dr. Kartik Hosanagar, and Milind Mehere, to build the business.
From those humble beginnings – working late into the night out of shared office spaces and cramped apartments – Yodle would go on to achieve astronomical growth. Early in 2007 Yodle hired Court Cunningham as CEO and the eleventh employee.
Today, Yodle is the fastest growing local online advertising company in the U.S. with a team of 700 talented individuals helping thousands of clients grow their business online. Yodle’s headquarters are in New York, NY and has a presence in 40 of the top cities across the United States.
One of the biggest reasons for Yodle's success is the people that work here. Read these Yodle reviews and testimonials from our staff across different departments and offices to learn what they most enjoy about working at the company.
Client Services, Austin
“Yodle really takes care of their employees. They truly believe in a ‘fun place to work’. I feel appreciated and valued here. I look forward to every work day because I know there is recognition for my accomplishments, prizes, free lunches, and on top of that, great pay and benefits!”
Marketing, New York
“I truly value the opportunity to work alongside such intelligent, ambitious and innovative people who push me to work smarter and more creatively every day.”
Client Services, New York
"I've always enjoyed solving problems and pushing the limit of what is possible and Yodle is an excellent environment to express these qualities in. I work with brilliant, encouraging individuals on a daily basis and have the freedom to express myself creatively."
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"What I love most about working at Yodle is the opportunity to provide the best solutions to small business owners for their needs. I literally get to change people's lives every day and have a blast while doing it."
Business Development, New York
"I love working with the incredibly talented and bright individuals here at Yodle. Everyone shares a unified goal of designing products and building solutions to help small businesses succeed. My favorite part of our culture is that everyone at Yodle has a voice and can have an impact on the overall business."
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Sales, New York
"What I love most about Yodle is the commitment from everyone around me. We're all committed to the success of one another, our customers and the company. It's easy to work hard and challenge myself every day when the people around me are doing the same thing."
Client Services, New York
"There is room to grow both personally and professionally at Yodle. There's a lot to do and everyone's input is a valued part of the company moving forward. No egos just hard work, fun and free coffee."
Yodle CEO Court Cunningham talks to Bloomberg TV about the local online marketing space and Yodle’s growth.
Meet the young entrepreneurs who’re ﬁxing the economy and creating jobs. Top Empact-honored job-creator Yodle handles local Internet marketing from its New York City headquarters, and its employee numbers are soaring.
A lot of people go after the small business market, but can’t do it. It’s a hard problem to solve, but Yodle is super metrics-driven. They know the levers of this business.
Yodle has hidden the complexity and minimized the SMB education the sales reps need to do in order to close. Dare I say it . . . but Yodle may have “cracked the code” with its new more integrated product and sales approach.
Yodle CEO Court Cunningham was in town to meet with employees, Scottsdale mayor Jim Lane and the Phoenix Business Journal to discuss the company’s rapid growth since its inception eight years ago. “It was a great conversation with a company that’s on the move and growing,” said Lane. “It’s noted as one of the fastest growing entrepreneurial technology companies in the country.”
Fox covers Yodle’s ribbon cutting ceremony at the company’s new 100,000 square foot space in Austin.
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I have been working at Yodle full-time (less than a year)Pros
Tons of perks, and work incentives, and holy COW so much money to be made.Cons
It's a job cold-calling, which is not notoriously fun to do.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Keep being awesome. If you wanted to bump base salary, that'd be pretty cool, but honestly, the commission percentages already rock.RecommendsPositive Outlook
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I applied online – interviewed at Yodle.Interview Details
Phone Interview, Personal Interview. Overall the interview went pretty well in my opinion, first you walk in and they sit you down in a room with just a laptop and there are some directions to follow. You basically make a very dumbed down powerpoint presentation, at least thats what the directions say to do, this dosen't mean you cant enhance it (which is exactly what I did). Personally I believe anyone with drive and a few good success books in them (Dale Carnegie, Frank Bettger...) can get this job. I was not offered a position due to past criminal charges.Interview Questions
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- What are you passionate about? Why sales? Name a time you set and exceeded a goal? Do you have any prior sales experience? Answer Question
Yodle, a leader in local online marketing and #23 in the Forbes list of America's Most Promising Companies, connects consumers to small businesses simply and cost-effectively. Yodle has more than 40,000 local businesses customers that are benefiting from offerings such as desktop- and mobile-optimized websites, SEO, optimized online media buys, relationship marketing, and...
Mission: To connect local businesses with consumers so simply and cost-effectively that business owners can’t imagine any other way to advertise.