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Sorry Gordon reach local found CEO.
And director and I love the sound of this sort thank you for being here.
Reach local explained the concept and emotional value -- use of this sure will reach local -- company was found about nine years ago and specifically designed around trying to solve for local how he's offline businesses have been digitized themselves we focused historically on marketing absolutely generation.
-- -- on Google getting them on on FaceBook on display advertising.
Always you know the last couple of years -- a real move away from just marketing to actually the transaction these local service transactions happening online so that really sparked this to think.
How could we make that better not just BM will drive the lead.
To a merchant and then having that that transaction happen and offline world.
How can we actually have that transaction occur complete online and that's the -- Genesis of of an -- that we just released.
Or officially announce -- local local club local kind of acts as a Yelp did you like the home services take it's a lot more than -- and -- in a sense will we actually do is here Yelp is is a directory to find a resting in -- often and you in Iraq for that -- we actually going to local market.
And we actually screen merchants ourselves we background check them criminally background check them.
And if in fact is about 10% of these guys don't even pass the criminal back that's interesting and frightening at the same time it it was a little bit.
Which -- then also going to pre negotiate pricing we make all of the skews standardize.
We make the whole thing transparent and then we put the whole booking and buying process on line.
So literally because we've pre screened merchants.
We know that they're good we know that the prices are that you could literally go to club local -- the gap and say I need a plumber we'll show you the times that are available to our time -- click the button.
And the plumber is gonna be on the way what used to take a ton of research but right right shopping.
A ton of calling around and then a ton of it at a loss receipts is -- done and a little crisis these -- that do you negotiate.
Yes it's -- deviant -- you know gonna get the guys says.
While looking outcasts at 200 bucks and section 400 what's unique about -- -- is -- consumer are actually transact in with office we are subcontracting the -- so.
When the prices are there there's of the -- local prices and they can't be changed by it but by the merchant.
-- really interest -- that.
-- -- we look at this opportunity you know there's about a trillion plus dollars worth of local service transactions from that are occurring offline we believe they're all gonna happen online.
But today there really happening with the zero pricing transparency you tell me how much you should be playing for plumbing in New York City.
It doesn't exist but we as consumers have been so used to having that ability.
To find prices for travel right retail we're bringing that pricing discovery pricing transparency standards -- To local services great concept -- you've been testing out this -- local.
-- that was slightly yes I launched in Dallas in July of houses and being received I think it's been received tremendously well we've driven thousands of transactions we've been running a local media in the market.
About 45% of our customers have reviewed us.
And of those reviews 75% of them have given a spot starts today they really appreciate the fact that how quickly they can actually order some of the -- things we also do is.
When the technicians actually en route to to the appointment up.
They're all -- ipads and they status themselves and route and you get on your under Smartphone and notification says he's in route he's -- 29 minutes away and you that you track -- rival while.
I -- think of the cable guys that'll be that between eight and five -- And you've lost a complete day well that's you know we believe it is really step back and look at the whole process instead happily make each step better from.
-- to call how much is it gonna cost and then really digitize in the whole booking and buying process and we've come up with something we think that's that's fundamental fundamentally better than what exists -- that.
Well exhort his stock is up more than 60% year of the year and received several recent upgrades are enormous what -- in twelve countries is that right yes that -- local business I mean way to go from him what's fueling this growth well local is a huge huge destruction tell it to us local is up there with.
Desktop to mobile in terms of large opportunity -- so.
You know we've been building an asset of the last nine years we have 800 sales people 20000 plus clients that we do lead generation for.
What I'm -- that's it is really the future of our company we -- -- move from just marketing to actually powering the transaction through things such as global local.
As well yesterday we announced that we're taking that -- local technology in allowing merchants to actually.
Purchase that as a SaaS products that they can actually do that for their own customers so.
We really want a power of the world's local commerce transactions and that was a big step and that's what our analyst -- was about yesterday very good -- -- club locals going to be available.
-- -- -- Dallas and San Francisco's an X market we're getting a lot of requests to have -- in New York idea around the the but we're we're taking it -- we really -- -- perfect the model but the ages two to propagate this process.
Across the land fantastic stuff -- portion reach local its co-founder and CEO thank you much continued success to use five.
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