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Google 411 -- Free Information Listings via Phone

by Tom Johnson on May 2, 2007 •
categories: technical-writingweb-design

If you call 800-466-4411, Google provides you with free business information listings, equivalent to calling information, only free. This Goog-411 service is worthwhile to enter as a contact on your cell phone so you can access it while driving. When I was lost in Seattle I called Google to connect with the place I was headed.

Here's a sample of me calling for Sam Ash music store:

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