SOURCE: Where 2 Get It, Inc.

November 28, 2007 10:55 ET

Where 2 Get It Launches Local Search for National Brands

"Search Locator" Delivers Business Locations as Local Search Results

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - Where 2 Get It, Inc., one of the top providers of Web and mobile business and product locator solutions for manufacturing and retail businesses in industries such as food service, sporting goods and consumer goods and electronics, today announced its new Search Locator marketing solution. Search Locator is the first service that is specifically designed to offer national business location results to consumers using local search.

The Internet is changing the way we work, the way we play, and most importantly, the way we shop. According to The Kelsey Group more than 70 percent of people randomly surveyed said they use the Internet to find local places to buy.

Darden Restaurants, owner of Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurants, realizes the importance of driving online traffic to their local restaurants.

"We are excited about the opportunity to work with Where 2 Get It using their new Search Locator solution to help us maximize our organic SEO efforts and drive qualified local restaurant traffic," said Michael Friedman, Director Interactive Marketing Services, Darden Restaurants.

The Where 2 Get It Search Locator platform is built on a combination of location-based services and proprietary technologies, and includes local directory submission, local search engine optimization, and local pay per click (PPC) advertising campaigns.

Search Locator includes development of locally optimized Web pages for national brands' locations. Leveraging high-quality traffic from major search engines and Internet yellow pages such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, Ask, Superpages, Citysearch and others, Search Locator enables national brands to gain access to new customers who are searching for local shopping resources.

"We have listened carefully to our clients and developed this product specifically to meet the needs of national brands who need a way to tap into the exploding local search space, like Red Lobster which is beta-testing the Search Locator product," said Manish Patel, CEO and Founder, Where 2 Get It.

"With millions of people going online every day to search where to buy local goods and services, Search Locator solves the last mile of search for national brands," Patel explained.

"Our integrated strategy gives national brands the top tier coverage they require, and includes organic, vertical, and paid local search. We are making local search our business, and we make it easy for our clients to compete and win in the local search space," added Taylor Norrish, Director of Product Management at Where 2 Get It.

Retailers, restaurants, and service businesses who are interested in learning more about Search Locator, including pricing and availability, can contact Where 2 Get It at 1-888-377-2767, or go to www.where2getit.com. In addition, Where 2 Get It will be hosting a five-day series of webinars on Search Locator beginning on Monday, December 10. Registration can be found at https://where2getit.webex.com.

ILM:07 Interactive Local Media & Search Engine Strategies Local

Booth #107
November 28-30, 2007
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Los Angeles, California

About Where 2 Get It

Since 1997 Where 2Get It, Inc. has helped customers locate products and services, online and locally. The company offers comprehensive Web-based product locators for manufacturers, both online and locally, as well as Web- and mobile-based business locators for, retail stores and restaurants. Where 2 Get It has more than 550 clients worldwide including Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Columbia, Reebok, Seiko, Citizen, Hoover, Electrolux, Leatherman Tools, Sony and Viewsonic. For more information, visit www.where2getit.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Vickie McGee
    VP of Marketing & Business Development
    Where 2 Get It, Inc.
    714.660.4857
    vmcgee@where2getit.com