July 09, 2007 07:00 ET Unveils Enhanced Interactive Mapping Capabilities

Improved Driving Directions and Quick Access to Business Information Give Users More Reliable Source for Local Search

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search engine, today announced the launch of enhancements to the site's interactive geographic mapping capabilities including a streamlined look and feel and improved driving directions.'s latest maps take advantage of state-of-the-art mapping technology with maps that are larger and easier to read with more clearly defined boundary delineations and magnified names on major roads and freeways. In addition, business information and driving directions are accessible directly on the interactive map screen. The maps present a more user-friendly interface that enables users to utilize scroll zoom and "click-and-drag" capabilities. The site's new and improved driving directions also offer more detailed data, "reverse directions" and more printer friendly formats.

"According to Internet research firm comScore, 47 percent of local search users go on to visit a local business as a result of their search. Consequently, innovative mapping technology has quickly become one of the most important and popular aspects of local search," said Kim LaFleur, vice president of product management, "We are committed to providing robust core mapping capabilities to make our site even more valuable and ensure that users are able to quickly and easily find exactly what they are looking for." lists over 16 million businesses nationwide. To experience go to:

About (NASDAQ: LOCM) is a Top U.S. website attracting approximately 10 million visitors each month seeking information on local businesses, products, services, people and jobs. Powered by the company's patented and patent-pending Keyword DNA® and local web indexing technologies, provides users with targeted, relevant local search results, including special offers from local businesses, user reviews, local businesses' website links, maps, driving directions and more. Businesses can advertise on with subscription, pay-per-click, banner and pay-per-call ad products. The site's mobile service, Local Mobile™ provides local search results via mobile phones and devices. claims U.S. patent numbers 7,231,405 and 7,200,413. For more information visit:

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