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ReachLocal Acquired By Gannett For $156M

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal is being acquired by publishing giant Gannett Co. , ReachLocal said Gannett would pay $4.60 VantagePoint Venture Partners and Rho Ventures--who own approximately 40% of ReachLocal--said it had agreed to tender their shares to Gannett as part of the acquisition deal. Gannett said it would use the acquisition of ReachLocal to accelerate its digital growth efforts.

ReachLocal Trumpets Marketing Automation Customer List

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Woodland Hills-based online local online marketing provider ReachLocal is bragging today that it has signed up 1,000 clients for its new ReachEdge marketing automation product. ReachEdge helps small and medium sized businesses with their online marketing efforts, including managing their website, advertising, SEO, lead management, and tracking of customer acquisition efforts. reachlocal marketing automation customers leads software

ReachLocal Launches Retargeting For SMBs

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal is looking to make search retargeting -- the targeting of consumers based on their prior Internet history -- available to the SMB market this morning, with the launch of a new product. The firm said its new ReachRetargeting, display advertising product will help SMBs target local consumers who have recently search for that SMB's business keywords, as well as those who have recently visited their site.

ReachLocal Strengthens Ties To Google

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the online marketing firm which helps small and medium sized businesses place online ads, has strengthened its ties into Google AdWords today, saying it has been added to the Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner (PSP) Program. Google announced the new program this morning, to help small and medium sized business connect with others to place advertising on AdWords. partner business medium small online advertising adwords google reachlocal

ReachLocal Opens Three New Offices

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of local online marketing services to small and medium sized businesses run by Zorik Gordon, said this morning that it continues to expand its presence with the opening of three new offices. ReachLocal said it has opened up direct local sales offices in Dusseldorf, Germany; Newcastle, Australia; and Columbus, Ohio. ReachLocal has an extensive local presence, which has been the keystone of the firm's business expansion.

ReachLocal Tapped By UK Government

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of local online marketing services for small and medium sized businesses, announced this morning that it has been recognized by the British Government for its efforts in the UK. ReachLocal said it received the UKTI Business Innovation Award from UK Trade & Investment, as part of BritWeek. The two said that ReachLocal launched in the UK in 2008, and has offices in London, Manchester, and Birmingham.

ReachLocal Launches Deal Platform

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the online marketing and advertising firm headed by Zorik Gordon, said Thursday afternoon that it has launched ReachDeals, a daily deals syndication platform. ReachDeals sources deals from ReachLocal's sales team, and syndicates them to multiple online publishers. ReachLocal said the platform will make it easier for publishers to integrate local deals into their own websites. reachlocal dealon daily deals reachdeals facebook

ReachLocal's Zorik Gordon On Daily Deals

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Earlier this week, Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal (www.reachlocal.com), which helps small and medium sized businesses place online ads, announced a deal to buy daily deals site DealOn.com. You're entering into a fairly crowded area, what's the value that ReachLocal adds here?

ReachLocal To Help Power Facebook Deal Test

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of Internet advertising services to small and medium sized businesses, said Wednesday afternoon that it will participate in Facebook's Deals test in San Diego. ReachLocal said it will use its existing presence in San Diego to source deals from local businesses for Facebook. reachlocal facebook deals groupon daily deal advertising local internet

ReachLocal Appoints Chief Product Officer

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal has set a new, Chief Product Officer, the firm announced this morning. The provider of services to help small businesses place Internet advertising said it named Kris Barton to the position. ReachLocal said Barton will be responsible for development of new products, and optimization of its core online marketing products. advertising executive officer product chief reachlocal

ReachLocal Opens Office In Austria

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal is further expanding its European operations today, saying that it has opened up its first office in Austria. ReachLocal said the office brings its reach in Europe to seven European countries. Austria is the fourteenth country where ReachLocal has established a local presence. ReachLocal has been in an international expansion over the last year or so, as it looks to expand its model across the world.

ReachLocal Launches Trio Of Products, Targets Home Services

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal said today that it has launched three, brand new services today, including a new website focused on the booking of home services. The new products are part of a push by the company to expand the services it offers to small and medium sized businesses, beyond its roots in helping those firms advertise their businesses online. According to ReachLocal, it has launched three new products, ReachSite , ReachConvert , and ReachCommerce.

ReachLocal Expands To 54 Offices

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of online advertising and marketing services to small and medium-sized businesses, said today that it has opened up several new local sales offices, bringing its total to 54 offices. ReachLocal, which is headed by Zorik Gordon, said the new offices is part of an expansion into new markets for the company. reachlocal marketing advertising online business

ReachLocal Expands in Amsterdam

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of services to help small and medium sized businesses advertise online, said Thursday that it has opened up a new office in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ReachLocal said it now has over 800 consultants in North America, Australia and Europe serving over 18,000 advertisers. ReachLocal relies on local representatives to help out its small and medium sized customers, and has a large network of local offices serving various markets.

ReachLocal Sees International Growth

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , which helps small and medium sized businesses place online advertising, released its results Tuesday afternoon, reporting a net loss of $4.6M ReachLocal saw its international revenues grow 76%, from $13.4M ReachLocal has been building out a network of local, international offices; local offices and representatives have been a key to the firm's strategy to growing its business. reachlocal advertising small medium business partner

Sizmek Bolsters Digital Advertising Staff In LA

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Sizmek , a developer of digital advertising technology, said this week that it has named Patrick Meehan as head of Sales in its Los Angeles office. Sizmek focuses on open ad management, helping to manage online advertising campaigns for advertisers and agencies. Los Angeles is a major center for online advertising, with other companies like OpenX, Convertro, Frequency, Rubicon Project, Airpush, ReachLocal, and many, many others in the industry based in the region.

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ReachLocal Targets Healthcare, Wellness Providers

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of online marketing services aimed at small and medium sized businesses, said late last night that it has launched a new, dedicated team aimed at healthcare and wellness providers. ReachLocal said its new team is aimed at helping those providers attract new patients, offering up tailored online marketing strategies for that segment. reachlocal health wellness patients internet marketing

ReachLocal Revenues Grow On International Strength

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of local online marketing services to small and medium sized businesses, reported strong growth in its international revenues, in addition to continued revenue growth at the company. ReachLocal reported a revenue growth of 24 percent--to $99.8M ReachLocal provides services that helps local advertisers place online advertising. reachlocal revenue growth international advertising online

ReachLocal Expands Into Germany

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal said this week that it has expanded into Germany, and has opened up a new office in Berlin. The firm, which helps small and medium sized businesses place search and online advertising, said the new office will help serve German businesses. international germany expansion reachlocalThe new office will be managed by Sascha Kronberg. READ MORE>>.

ReachLocal Looks To Buy Back $20M In Shares

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the firm which helps small and medium sized businesses place online advertising, said today that it has approved a $20M, share repurchase program. Share repurchases are fairly unusual in the technology business for companies, however, ReachLocal's stock has recently hit when it missed its Q3 estimates earlier this week, and when it said it expected to see challenges in the coming quarter. reachlocal rloc local advertising share repurchase

ReachLocal To Shut Bizzy

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the online marketing firm which helps small and medium sized business place Internet advertising, is shutting down its Bizzy local business recommendations site, according to a blog post from the site. ReachLocal had started Bizzy in November of 2010, looking to develop its own, social recommendations and check-in site. reachlocal bizzy social recommendations checkin shutdown networking network review local

ReachLocal Adds Display Advertising

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , which operates a service to help small and medium sized businesses place online advertising, said this morning that it is adding a online display advertising product to its mix. The firm said its new offering, ReachDisplay, will help local advertisers place online visual display ads on multiple web sites. Tags: display search online reachlocal advertising

Bizzy Launches Check-Outs

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In a twist to the popularity of mobile "check-in" applications, Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal's local recommendation site Bizzy said this morning that it has launched "Check-Outs", a new feature which allows users to rate and review local businesses--after visiting those businesses. ReachLocal launched Bizzy in November. reachlocal bizzy checkout checkin mobile social networking personalized recommend recommendation advertising business

ReachLocal Raises $25M, As Losses Increase

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the publicly held, online marketing provider for small and local businesses, said Tuesday that it has raised $25M in a term loan. ReachLocal said it lost $12.7M ReachLocal said it is cutting expenses and looking to return to profitability by the second half of the year. reachlocal losses local small business advertising marketing

ReachLocal Loses CEO, Founder

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In a huge shift, Zorik Gordon , the CEO and founder of Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , has resigned, the company said this morning, and the company has launched a search for a new CEO. ReachLocal, which provides online advertising services to small and medium sized businesses, said that Gordon has resigned both as CEO and member of the company''s board. According to ReachLocal, Gordon has resigned to "pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities".

ReachLocal Expands In Brazil

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal is continuing its international expansion, saying today that it has opened up its first, South American office, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ReachLocal provides help to local and small businesses to advertise their companies online. The firm said it targeted Brazil as its first country in South America, due to the rapid growth rate in that country; the firm said online advertising spend in Brazil was $804M in 2011.

ReachLocal Acquires Division of New Zealand Company

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , which helps run local, online marketing efforts for small and medium sized businesses, said today that it has acquired a divisio of a New Zealand company, the SME division of SureFire Search Limied. ReachLocal says it has been working with SureFire since 2011, when SureFire launched ReachLocal''s online marketing product to the local market.

ReachLocal Names Chief Revenue Officer

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal said this morning that it has named Josh Claman as its new Chief Revenue Officer. ReachLocal said that Claman has been at Dell for the past 10 years. ReachLocal provides a service which helps small and medium-sized businesses place Internet advertising, as well as reach out to customers online. reachlocal executive sales chief revenue online marketing advertising

ReachLocal Debuts New SMB Marketing Software

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal has launched a new suite of products this morning, saying that it is looking to help small and medium sized businesses attract, capture, and convert more customers. ReachLocal said its new ReachEdge product includes a website, lead management software, and mobile application specifically aimed at converting web site visitors into leads and customers for companies. reachlocal marketing software leads management launch advertising saas

ReachLocal Expands In Southeast Asia

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of online marketing services for small and medium-sized businesses, is expanding its reach in Southeast Asia. The company said today that it has linked up with Southeast Asian firm Webnatics in a reseller agreement, which will provide its online advertising and marketing services to local businesses in Singapore. reachlocal southeast asia expansion online marketing reseller international

ReachLocal Opens UK Office

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal said late Tuesday that it has expanded into the United Kingdom, and opened up a new office in London. ReachLocal, which provides services that help local businesses buy search engine advertising, said it has launched ReachLocal UK Ltd.,

ReachLocal Files For IPO

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal filed for an IPO this morning, saying that it is looking to raise up to $100M. Accoriding to ReachLocal, it had net income of $11.6M ReachLocal is backed by such firms as VantagePoint Venture Partners, Rho Ventures, and Galleon Group. ReachLocal operates a service which helps small businesses place online advertising. Tags: reachlocal local advertising merger acquisition

ReachLocal Opens New Offices In Canada, Germany

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Continuing its international expansion, Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , which helps local businesses market themselves online through paid search marketing and other advertising, said it has opened up new offices in Canada and Germany. ReachLocal has been active in Canada since 2008, and in Germany since 2011. reachlocal international expansion online advertising search marketing

ReachLocal Creates Ad Marketplace

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal has launched a new, online marketplace for local advertising, saying Monday that it has created a new "ReachLocal Xchange" platform which will allow websites to tap into local advertisers. According to ReachLocal, the new technology platform is targeted at both major and "long tail" Internet publishers, who want to tap into local online ads. Tags: reachlocal online advertising marketplace

ReachLocal Expands In Central, Eastern Europe

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of online marketing services for small and medium sized businesses, said today that it is expanding internationally, with a deal for a Central and Eastern European franchise. ReachLocal said the franchise will use the ReachLocal brand, business model, and technology in each of those countries. europe eastern central online expansion advertising international reachlocal

ReachLocal Buys SMB:LIVE

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal announced Friday that it has acquired SMB:LIVE , a developer of digital presence and reputation management products for the small and medium sized business market. ReachLocal said it will use the acquisition to enable SMBs to publish multimedia content to business profile pages on its site, as well as social media and other Internet sites. Tags: reachlocal smblive merger acquisition software local advertising

ReachLocal Inks Alliance With Google In UK

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , which helps small businesses buy search engine advertising, has inked a strategic alliance with Google in the United Kingdom, the firm announced today. ReachLocal opened up its UK office in London in November, as it looks to expand internationally.

ReachLocal Sees Growth In Q2

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the publicly held provider of online marketing for small and medium sized businesses, released its first quarterly results since its May IPO, saying that its Q2 revenues rose to $70.4M. ReachLocal also said it had boosted both the number of active advertiser, as well as active campaigns being run by the firm, going from 13,200 advertisers in Q2 of last year to 16,700 this year, and going from 16,100 active campaigns to 21,400 active campaigns.

ReachLocal Sets IPO Pricing Range

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal has updated its IPO pricing range, indicating this week in an updated S-1 that it expects the initial pricing of its IPO to be between $17.00 ReachLocal's IPO is being underwritten by J.P. ReachLocal helps small businesses advertise their companies on the internet. Tags: reachlocal merger acquisition local advertising

ReachLocal Expands Into Canada

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Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal announced Wednesday that the firm has expanded into Canada, and opened up a new sales office in Toronto for its online marketing services. The venture-backed firm, which helps small and medium sized businesses place Internet advertising, said that its first Canadian location will cater to local businesses in the Greater Toronto area. ReachLocal helps businesses place pay-per-click and other ads through Google, Yahoo, MSN, and others.