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Amazon Partners with Yext, Inc. to Give Alexa Instant Access to Local Business Details

Amazon Partners with Yext, Inc. to Give Alexa Instant Access to Local Business Details

Amazon and Yext, Inc. today have announced a partnership to . Yext, Inc. manages business details for local businesses – almost like a digital version of the old telephone directory.

Using this information today, Alexa customers can ask things like…

“Alexa, what time does <business name> close?”

“Alexa, what’s the phone number for <business name>?”

“Alexa, what’s the address for <business name>?”

Alexa will provide the information based on the nearest location if there are multiple locations available.

Those with screen-enabled Alexa devices get visual information like the following (which includes Yelp ratings, business description, etc.)…

 

 


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