SOURCE: Local.com

December 06, 2006 15:30 ET

Local.com™ Launches Local Holiday Shopping Guide in Time for Season of Gift-Giving

Local.com and Leading Retailers to Make Online Shopping Easier This Holiday Season

IRVINE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 6, 2006 -- Local.com (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search engine, has debuted a new online gift guide to make it easier for consumers to shop for holiday gifts through Local.com.

Online shoppers can access leading retailers through Local.com's Holiday Shopping Guide at www.local.com/shopping.aspx. Local.com provides information from premier retailers like Target, Toys-R-Us, Macy's, Buy.com, Avon, Overstock.com, The Gap, The Sharper Image and many others. With deep discounts and free shipping offers, Local.com's shopping site is designed to provide consumers with seasonal online shopping opportunities even after the winter holiday season is over.

Shoppers can use the Holiday Shopping Guide site to search for gifts by store or through categories like toys and games, jewelry and watches, malls and outlet stores, computers and electronics, clothing and apparel, books, movies, music, flowers, and even foods.

"Each new holiday season sees increasing numbers of consumers turning to the Web for their holiday shopping," said Jennifer Black, vice president of marketing, Local.com. "With the holiday shopping season in full swing, our new shopping guide can serve as an ideal location for consumers to find exactly what they need, quickly and easily, while taking advantage of many special discounts. We now have the ability to provide a customized online shopping experience for seasonal shopping. The guide will be expanded in time for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduations and more."

Local.com continues to add new retailers and online shopping affiliates to this new program. To join, retailers should contact Local.com by phone at 949-784-0800 or by email at advertise@local.com.

Consumers use Local.com to find highly relevant local businesses, products, services, classified ads, and even local jobs. Listings delivered provide highly relevant search results.

About Local.com

Local.com (NASDAQ: LOCM) is a Top 100 web site according to comScore. Local.com attracts approximately 10 million visitors each month seeking information on local businesses, products, services, people and jobs. Powered by the company's patent-pending Keyword DNA® and local web indexing technologies, Local.com provides users with targeted, relevant local search results. These results include special offers from local businesses, reviews from other users, local businesses' website links, maps, driving directions and more. Businesses can advertise on Local.com with subscription, pay per click, banner and pay per call ad products.

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