New service makes it even easier for consumers to find the best local merchants in their community; merchants can now monitor and improve their online perception and local influence
SAN RAMON, CA – March 28, 2013 — Reply.com, the leading marketplace for local advertisers and owner of one of the nation’s largest local directories, MerchantCircle, announced today Merchant Scoring, a new service that empowers consumers to quickly identify the top service providers in their area based on a patent-pending scoring algorithm. Merchant Scoring simplifies a consumer’s search process by eliminating the need to sift through many reviews on multiple sites and helps merchants better understand and improve their presence and local influence on MerchantCircle and across the Internet.
“Until now there hasn’t …
Financial executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience joins the leading marketplace for local advertisers
SAN RAMON, CA – February 25, 2013 – Reply.com, the leading marketplace for local advertisers, today announced that David Wittenkamp has joined the company as chief financial officer. Wittenkamp has more than 25 years’ experience as a financial executive at rapid growth technology firms and also public companies. “David is an experienced CFO with decades of experience with high-growth technology companies,” said Payam Zamani, founder and CEO of Reply.com. “He is also an entrepreneur at heart, so his expertise will be highly valuable to Reply.com as we further establish ourselves as the marketplace of choice for local marketing. We’re thrilled to have David …
Acquisition of HomeGain further strengthens Reply.com’s local advertising marketplace and will provide HomeGain advertisers access to significantly more consumer traffic
SAN RAMON, CA – FEBRUARY 4, 2013 – Reply.com, the leading online marketplace for local advertisers, today announced that it has acquired HomeGain. HomeGain has been one of the top visited real estate websites for over a decade and has thousands of real estate agents and brokers as its advertisers. Reply.com, which currently serves over 25 million locally targeted consumer visits per month (more than 20% of which are real estate consumers), will provide the current HomeGain advertisers with access to significantly more prospective buyers and sellers.
“We are thrilled to be adding HomeGain advertisers and consumers to our marketplace,” said Payam Zamani, founder …
The leading marketplace for local advertisers reaches 1 million auctions per day and 26 million local consumer visits per month
San Ramon, Calif. – January 15, 2013 – Reply.com, the leading marketplace for local advertisers, today announced that Chris Mancini has joined the company as its chief marketing officer. Reply.com also announced that it has reached 1 million auctions per day and 26 million local consumer visits per month across all of its properties. These increases point to the success of Reply.com’s marketplace for local advertisers, which is recognized as the most effective way for local advertisers to reach their target consumers.
Mancini brings over 12 years’ experience in performance-based online marketing operations and management. Prior to joining Reply.com, Mancini spent two …
Luncheons change lives. You want proof? On Tuesday, some of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest took time off from their busy schedules to attend Reply.com’s second annual Holidays with a Purpose benefit. On hand to share their own experiences with philanthropy were Lauren Bush Lauren, the CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects, and long-time Mona Foundation supporter Rainn Wilson, from NBC’s hit show The Office.
While attendees mixed and mingled Reply.com CEO, Payam Zamani invited Lauren and Rainn to discuss the concept of universal philanthropy, and share how they have inspired others to get involved.
Lauren shared her inspiration for FEED projects, “When I come back from a trip with the …
With the spirit of giving wafting through the crisp holiday air, our CEO, Payam Zamani’s innovative perspective on business and giving caught the attention of NPR’s David Brancaccio.
Last Thursday, while families nationwide were gathering to say thanks, Payam shared his vision to bring out universal philanthropy, “It’s not so much about the amount that is given, but that we all care.” Silicon Valley is a melting pot of people who have all benefitted from the generosity of others. Sharing his own story of escaping religious prosecution in Iran through the generosity of a foundation in New York. Recognizing that philanthropy comes in all shapes and sizes, we believe that all companies have the capacity and duty to give back and …
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December 4th luncheon benefit will promote universal philanthropy among the Valley’s tech companies
San Ramon, Calif. – October 24, 2012 – Reply!, the leading marketplace for locally-targeted advertisers, is kicking off Silicon Valley’s season of giving by hosting its second annual invitation-only event, “Holidays with a Purpose,” which will benefit the FEED Foundation and the Mona Foundation. The event will be held on December 4th at 12pm PST at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, CA.
“The event has two key purposes – support the valuable work of these great foundations and promote the idea of universal philanthropy. The hope is that every company and every professional in Silicon Valley and elsewhere will incorporate philanthropic giving into their holiday activities. Regardless …
With Economic Concerns Still Paramount, Reply! Survey Reveals Largest Growth Opportunities in Advertising Services Are in Mobile; Small Businesses Favor Mitt Romney Over Barack Obama by 2 to 1 Margin
SAN RAMON, CA, Oct 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Reply!, the leading marketplace for locally-targeted advertisers, today issued the results of its eighth Merchant Confidence Index, a survey of local business owners across the country sharing their confidence levels about the current economy, their expectations of future revenue and their assessment of marketing services. The data shows that economic concerns are still weighing heavily on small businesses, with nearly 60 percent of respondents stating that they believe the U.S. economy was better off four years ago than it …
New product enables large national brands to build a robust local online presence
San Ramon, Calif. – September 13, 2012 – Reply!, Inc. today announced the launch of MerchantCircle Branded Profiles, a new product that enables large, national brands and organizations to build locally-targeted pages for their members on MerchantCircle.com, the nation’s largest online network of local business owners.
By building their locally-targeted online presence with MerchantCircle Branded Profiles, national brands offering local services can build a more robust online presence and more efficiently reach local customers. As one of the top six destinations for local searches, MerchantCircle.com can dramatically increase new customer acquisition for its members. For example, an insurance company can launch profiles for each one of their local agents, …