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LocalLaunch Acquired by R.H. Donnelley
Brett_Tabke




msg:3075079
 4:56 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

[locallaunch.com...]

Big congrats to Justin and the crew.

In a move designed to significantly bolster its local online search marketing capabilities, R.H. Donnelley Corporation (NYSE: RHD) announced today that it has purchased LocalLaunch!, a Chicago-based company that specializes in providing Internet search products, platforms and fulfillment solutions to local advertising providers.

R.H. Donnelley's acquisition of LocalLaunch! adds approximately 40 Internet marketing professionals who are highly skilled in developing innovative search engine marketing and optimization products that help connect businesses with consumers who are searching for goods and services online.


 

Webwork




msg:3075104
 5:21 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Very smart, well timed move by RHD. Someone at RHD has their thinking cap on.

Smarter still if RHD structured (incentivized) the deal so as to hold onto that talent pool. The company IS the talented people.

Congratulations to Mr. Sanger, et. al.

So, when is RHD going to sponsor a booth at a PubCon? ;)

ryan26




msg:3075107
 5:24 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats Justin & team.

ken_b




msg:3075109
 5:27 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congratulations to all involved.

Sports Workout




msg:3075116
 5:30 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

A brilliant move. Why didnt I think of it first!:) j/k.

Congrats to all involved, especially the handful of folks I know personally that are involved with LocalLaunch.

earlpearl




msg:3075120
 5:34 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats Justin!

gopi




msg:3075151
 5:46 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats Justin!... Anyone in the know care to post the dollar details?

inbound




msg:3075157
 5:48 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Justin and the team deserve it, a really nice bunch of people that happen know what they are doing. It made sense for a big player like RHD to buy them rather than wait for LocalLaunch tell sell their services to RHD's competitors.

Well done.

bakedjake




msg:3075159
 5:50 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Justin and Brad - want a job? :-D

bears5122




msg:3075188
 6:14 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats to my friends at LocalLaunch!

airpal




msg:3075190
 6:17 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congratulations to Justin and Brad, both are very helpful guys willing to share their knowledge with others, and it's a pleasure to see them succeed!

martinibuster




msg:3075195
 6:22 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congratulations Justin!

Cheers!
Clink-Clink.

JeremyL




msg:3075205
 6:31 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Wow, nice move. Glad to see Justin will still be running the day to day.

Robert Charlton




msg:3075214
 6:34 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congratulations to Justin and the great team at Local Launch! Congratulations too to RH Donnelley. They just made a very smart move.

maherphil




msg:3075221
 6:38 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

whoa, yeah i had heard rumors of this...nice work team LocalLaunch!

stuntdubl




msg:3075255
 7:02 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Very good news for all involved. Congrats to both sides.

loco




msg:3075274
 7:27 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Better late than never. Yellowbook was first with click forward, then Superpages with Inceptor. Now only SBC/bellsouth is left with no apparent partner- yet. I bet pretty soon, newspapers will be doing this as well.

carguy84




msg:3075309
 7:52 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

I've read their site twice now, and still have no clue as to what they do. It might be the most poorly written description of what they offer, I've ever read.

Can some one break it down for me? It sounds like they take offline advertising agencies and provide them with tools to cross sell web space to their clients. Which if that's the case, then by all means, copy-paste-save right over the existing About Us section ;)

Thanks,

Chip-

caveman




msg:3075312
 7:54 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Great news, congrats Justin, Brad et al!

werty




msg:3075398
 8:56 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats LL! Knew it was bound to happen sometime!

jimsthoughts




msg:3075414
 9:12 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats to a bunch of great folks!

Buddha




msg:3075428
 9:31 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats guys!

AdWordsAdvisor




msg:3075450
 9:43 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

My first post ever in this forum, but I simply couldn't resist. Congrats Brad!

AWA

sugarrae




msg:3075564
 11:52 pm on Sep 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats Justin and Brad.

Chicago




msg:3075591
 12:16 am on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thanks guys. We appreciate it.

We aren't going anywhere. This is our space. LocalLaunch is our company. And this is our community.

We'll see you in Vegas if not sooner.

Justin

earlpearl




msg:3075615
 12:56 am on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

So guys, what will it cost for local advertising in Dexonline and how will it rank in G, Y, and MSN!

Kirby




msg:3075646
 1:31 am on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats Justin. Nice to see the good guys win again.

eWhisper




msg:3075673
 1:59 am on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thank you for all the support. It's been a great day.

A big thanks to the entire LocalLaunch family. Many hang out, read, and post here at WebmasterWorld.

See everyone in Vegas.

Brad

lorenzinho2




msg:3075762
 4:55 am on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

Way to go Justin and Brad!

(drinks on you guys in vegas)

mipapage




msg:3075924
 10:14 am on Sep 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

Congrats you two!

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