- November 1, 2016
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Soleo announced its latest partnership for its newly released Soleo Local Search API 2.0.Pingup, the largest transaction platform for local services with access to over 300 million monthly users across their expansive network of digital publishers and social networks, will deliver reservations, appointment booking and food ordering capabilities to Soleo's robust search engine of local business and community listings.
Pingup's platform connects publishers' users with local businesses so that they can make reservations, book appointments and order food within a publisher's search experience. This partnership will integrate Soleo's API listings database and search engine with Pingup's bookable listings database, allowing customers to view all services and pricing options and immediately book a reservation or place an order. This partnership will provide Soleo's API partners with many monetization opportunities when they integrate Soleo's API into their mobile and web search applications.
"We're really excited to have Pingup join us as our inaugural partner for our API. Pingup's platform delivers added value that will allow us to deliver an inclusive, one-box solution to our partners," says Soleo CEO, Dan Gallagher.
"Consumers now live in an on-demand world - they expect to go from search to purchase with the click of a button," said Mark Slater, Pingup CEO. "We're dedicated to delivering exactly what local merchants and their customers want - 24/7 availability of frictionless local commerce transactions - and honored to be an inaugural partner in Soleo's Local Search API 2.0."
Pingup is the nation's largest transaction platform for local services businesses, using proprietary technology to connect hundreds of thousands of local merchants with leading publishers and social platforms including Facebook, Kik, Bing and Yahoo that have over 300 million monthly users. Pingup aggregates over 180,000 US businesses, more than triple OpenTable's quantity in the US and continues to add thousands of businesses each month. The company is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District and backed by Avalon Ventures. For more information visit http://pingup.com. Follow us on Twitter:@pingupapp.
Soleo believes in helping customers and businesses make useful connections. Soleo's local search engine is designed for partners that provide consumer discovery services ranging from mobile applications to directory assistance. By helping consumers find what they need, Soleo also generates leads for merchants. As a result, Soleo is a leading provider of call-based leads in most service-oriented categories. To learn more about their Local Search API, visit www.soleo.com. Follow us on Twitter @soleoinc.