SOURCE: LeapFish


February 11, 2010 14:21 ET

LeapFish Hits 10,000 Alexa as Traffic Continues to Climb

Search Engine Anticipates 20 Million Plus Searches in 2010

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - February 11, 2010) - LeapFish announced today that its multimedia search engine continues to grow in user base and that it anticipates more than 20 million searches in 2010. The company reported strong early adopter growth in 2009 having reached a 10,000 Alexa rank in one year.

"We are seeing a great growth trajectory in the number of users setting their homepage to LeapFish," said David Bruggeman, Vice President of Marketing. "LeapFish's versatile homepage and its deep search results are serving as a great tool for searching the new multimedia web."

The company reported that at its current growth rate and with its new partnerships, the search engine anticipates more than 20 million searches to be performed in 2010. "Through search engine optimization, our growing affiliate network, partnerships with strategic software vendors and our continued organic adoption we are growing our user base by large multiples this year," said Behnam Behrouzi, president and CEO. "Our product advancements in 2009 have helped gear the engine for an even bigger year in 2010," he said.

In 2009 the company made substantial advancements and innovations to its growing search engine, including: real time search, deeper search results, personalized homepages, content sharing features and proprietary Twitter and Facebook applications that have helped grow the engine from an Alexa traffic ranking of 150,000 to 10,000 in less than one year. "We are the only search platform searching all that users care about in the new web with over fifty providers including Google, Yelp, Twitter, YouTube, Mashable, Topsy, Wikipedia, and many others," said Bruggeman. "The innovations and data integrations from 2009 have set LeapFish apart and are clearly reflected in our Alexa traffic ranking," he said.

The company also reported growing success with its unique ad model that boasts zero cost per click fees. "Thousands of advertisers are securing high demand keywords that can deliver ROI in just a short period of time," said Bruggeman. "Over 80% of our advertisers renew their sponsorship for one year or more," he said.

"My experience with LeapFish has been unbelievable. Since purchasing two key words from LeapFish, our website is getting quite a bit of viewing. Sales are getting much better and the exposure is larger than I ever expected," said advertiser Chad Levinger, of Temecula, California.

LeapFish plans to release a secondary ad program to advertisers this spring. For more information visit

About LeapFish

LeapFish is an evolved search engine that captures the traditional, multi-media and real-time Web, through a single, connected search platform for both searching and sharing content. LeapFish is a privately held corporation headquartered out of CARR America Corporate Center in Pleasanton, California. For more information, visit

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