Bizzy bows out of the local recommendations market

ReachLocal announced it was shutting down Bizzy, a local discovery service, after it failing to get enough consumer adoption. By mid-November, the mobile app and website will be shut down, the company said in a blog post.

Bizzy: Forget the Check-In; It’s About the Check-Out

Local recommendation service Bizzy is hoping users can make its personalized suggestions even better by introducing a new mechanism: the check-out. Instead of checking in to a location, Bizzy is asking its mobile app users to rate a place when they check out.