Local Corporation’s Mobile App Wins 2013 Internet Advertising Competition’s
“Best Mobile App Award”
IRVINE, Calif. -- April 24, 2013
Local Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading online local media company, today
announced that its Local.com mobile app for iOS® and Android™ enabled devices
has won a 2013 Internet Advertising Competition “Best Mobile App Award.”
The Internet Advertising Competition Awards are produced by the Web Marketing
Association to honor excellence in online advertising, recognize the
individuals and organizations responsible, and showcase the best in
award-winning Internet advertising.
Local Corporation’s mobile app was specifically developed for on-the-go
consumers enabling them to search for information on local businesses,
including products and services. It is one of the first local search apps to
include "smart" suggestions, which proactively help consumers discover local
businesses that directly meet their needs.
“Local mobile search is expanding rapidly, so we’re especially honored to be
recognized for our Local.com mobile app,” said Carlos Caponera, Local
Corporation, vice president, consumer properties. “This award is testament to
our mobile app’s innovation, including its streamlined interface, relevant
search results and broad feature set.”
Additional features of Local Corporation’s mobile app include:
*Ability to search using keyword, location, category and voice search
*Personalized home page, with local maps and weather information
*One touch access to call businesses, view business locations, maps and
*Access to user reviews, including the ability to rate and review
*Ability to take photos from phone or device and post to reviews
*Ability to create a custom profile, save to favorites and share with
friends via social media
More information on the app and its key elements can be viewed at:
About Local Corporation
Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM) is a leading online local media company that
connects brick-and-mortar businesses with over a million online and mobile
consumers each day using a variety of innovative digital marketing products.
To advertise, or for more information, visit: http://localcorporation.com.
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