Despite anti-competitive legislation, the marketing of 'local businesses near me' is almost entirely in the domain of big corporations.
It seems almost impossible for small entities to gain any realistic kind of foothold in the globally tied world of commerce. From time to time, someone who has inside knowledge of the industry, and has become a professional at its' operation, tries to buck the trend by establishing a new company to throw up a kind of 'reality check' to those who would dominate the market.
What do we mean by this? Well, take for instance Google's domination of the Internet search sector. Despite credible alternatives such as Duck Duck Go, and Startpage.com, Google's innovation, brand awareness, and availability, have made it the undisputed king of the net.