Localeze to Provide Business Listings for Facebook Places

Vienna, Virginia (PRESS RELEASE – August 21, 2010) –  Localeze, the largest business listings identity management company for local search, announced its Enhanced Business Registry, which includes 14 million business listings, will be featured in Facebook Places.

“Facebook is quickly becoming an important piece of a local business’ footprint giving them more visibility for current and potential customers,” said Jeff Beard, president, Localeze. “Facebook Places is a very powerful social tool for businesses and consumers alike.”

Facebook will use Localeze’s premium business content, including nearly 600,000 business-verified and managed listings, which have been enhanced directly by local businesses, to offer accurate data for people to easily share where they are with friends on Facebook, find friends who are nearby and discover new places from a mobile device.

“Utilizing Localeze’s authoritative and business-managed listings, Facebook will provide an unsurpassed user experience, limiting the possibility of people entering an incorrect or incomplete business name, address or phone number (NAP) when checking in,” said Beard. “Localeze premium business listings, is a trusted, accurate source, and gives people the convenience of pre-populating business listings information with the opportunity to add valuable user generated content.”

The largest business listings identity management company for local search, Localeze provides keyword rich, verified and current local business content to local online search directories, vertical local search engines, social networking search sites, mobile search applications and Internet Yellow Pages.

About Localeze

Localeze is the largest business listings identity management company 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, Virginia. For more information visit www.localeze.com.

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