Berkeley, CA (10-1-09) – Kevin Rockwell, a local business owner, is making a challenge to community businesses across Berkeley.  He believes he can show them how to get more for their advertising dollar – even in today’s economy.

Online local search has been proven to be the first thing people do when they are looking for local businesses.  In fact, according to DMNews “35% of ALL searches [on the internet] are local”.

Because more and more people are performing searches online before they ever leave their homes, Kevin Rockwell is helping local businesses get their name in front of those internet surfers.

Kevin Rockwell recently launched a website, , and has started attracting many local brick and mortar businesses who want to improve their chances of getting found on the internet quickly.

“Brick and mortar businesses know that marketing and advertising is important to continue even during the toughest times but they do look for ways to save.  And that’s exactly what we’re giving them.”, says Kevin Rockwell.

Using his directory,, local businesses will get instant advertising in the online directory with just a few clicks.  It’s easy and simple.  There are no long forms or creative advertising needed.

It’s perfect for any size businesses looking to save a few dollars on advertising and improve their overall customer reach.

Offline stores now have the opportunity to purchase premium listings that will get more eyes on their ad.  And as the owner says, “The more eyes you get on your business at the time your prospect is interested, the better opportunity you have to get more customers.”

All the local companies who participate will be one step ahead of their local competition.  Since more and more people are searching online for local businesses it makes it obvious that more owners will start leveraging local search to their advantage. provides space for a detailed description that makes it effortless for anyone who visits your listing to know exactly what you provide.  It is a perfect opportunity for your company to make that internet surfer an offer they can’t refuse.

These listings for local businesses will be served up for all the local communities and optimized just for Berkeley.   The added value a directory such as this brings to local businesses is tremendous and helps get your company in front of your ideal client faster.

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