Local.com in Hitwise Directories ‘Top 10′

Local.com announced that “the company received a Hitwise U.S. Top 10 Award. The company’s leading local search site, http://www.local.com, ranked fifth – up from seventh place in December 2007 – in the Business and Finance, Business Directories online industry category based on the market share of U.S. visits received from January through March 2008.”

Here were the other sites in the category as ranked by Hitwise:

Business and Finance – Business Directories
1 maps.google.com
2 www.yellowpages.com
3 www.whitepages.com
4 local.yahoo.com
5 www.local.com
6 www.infospace.com
7 yellowpages.superpages.com
8 virtualearth.msn.com
9 www.switchboard.com
10 www.yellowbook.com

Local.com continues to grow and, bit by bit, improve the user experience — though there’s considerable room for growth there.

Here are Compete.com data:

Compete.com local sites

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