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Metromix Renews Local Search Listings Partnership with Localeze

Jan 11, 2011

Localeze Remains First Choice Among Growing Online Search Directories

Vienna, VA – Localeze, the largest business listings identity management provider for local search, today announced that Metromix LLC, a national network of local entertainment websites, owned by Gannett Co., Inc. and Tribune Company, has renewed its partnership. Localeze provides Metromix with restaurant, bar and night club business listings for Metromix’s online entertainment guides in 27 cities.

"As consumers go to the Web and use their mobile devices more to find restaurant and bar information, we are pleased to work with Metromix, a widely read resource. They truly understand the importance of accurate and standardized local search business listings," said Jeff Beard, president, Localeze. "The entertainment industry is fast-moving with a lot of closings and openings, which requires that name, address, phone number (NAP) details are managed closely."

With the renewed relationship, Metromix also has access to Localeze's premium business content, including business-verified and managed listings, which have been enhanced directly by local businesses. Localeze business listings are standardized across its growing list of more than 100 local search platform partners including search engines, social networks and personal navigation devices.

"Localeze ensures that we have comprehensive, accurate entertainment venue coverage in key markets," said Jim Marzullo, vice president of operations and business development, Metromix LLC.

Metromix is a national network of local entertainment websites targeting 21- to 34-year-olds with information on where to go and what to do. Metromix LLC was formed through a joint venture between Gannett Co., Inc. and Tribune Company, two of the country's largest media companies.

About Localeze
Localeze is the largest business listings identity management provider for local search. As a trusted partner, Localeze maintains direct, authorized relationships with local search platforms, national and regional brands, channel partners and local businesses. The company provides businesses essential tools to verify, manage and enhance the identity of their local listings across the Web. Through these relationships and access to authoritative local business information, Localeze is the largest provider of trusted, enhanced online local business listings in the local search industry. Localeze is a privately held company headquartered in Vienna, Va. For more information visit www.localeze.com