We set out to find a technology company with knowledge & commitment. One look at LocalEngine and we were interested. Now that DowntownMiami.com has launched with LocalEngine's platform, we know we indeed found the ONE Silvia Morales - President, Downtownmiami.com
LocalEngine makes it possible for media companies to organize local information and provide an interactive, personalized and vertically-focussed media experience to users online. Get the functionality of a high-end content management solution usually reserved for major corporate owned websites at a fraction of the cost.
Complete suite of tools to allow you to create & manage editorial content. Publish stories, breaking news, events, photos & videos, bookmarks, reviews & more. Combine powerful automation & syndication features with a clean & flexible design to create an impact. Whether you are a local newspaper, TV or radio broadcaster, geodomainer; our CMS has the features you need to drive traffic, keep people coming back and capitalize on your website.
Build your brand by encouraging your readers to participate in contests & sweepstakes - sponsored by your advertisers. Reward your loyal users via referral programs. User-engagement features like discussion forum, classifieds, opinion poll, comments, reviews, ratings & more will help your organization build open communities around your content, collaborate with your readers and create new content channels; rapidly growing your audience and site traffic.
Social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter; Media sites like CNN & Huffington Post; e-Commerce sites like Groupon & LivingSocial; Marketplaces like eBay & Oodle - they are cumulatively generating terabytes of content every day! LocalEngine helps you tap third-party content using content aggregation & curation tools to create relevant information for your audience; emphasize local context and value-added analysis of the third-party content.
SEO & SMO
Search Engine Friendly URLs, both for listings and for search queries in addition to meta tag and keyword management, adding keywords to a description field for each cateory, sitemap, as well as other factors that help boost your site's search engine ranking.
Optimized for Social Media platforms like FaceBook, Twitter, Yahoo & Google+ for users to share content with their friends; deep integration to facilitate site registration & participation in creating user-generated content.
Local businesses find local media sites extremely helpful in precisely targeting potential customers most valuable to them, and are excited about opportunities to advertise.
- Flexible business directory solution with multiple-listing formats; featured, sponsored or free listings. Set your own pricing, workflow & other specifications.
- Opportunities in local marketplaces; specialized directory solutions for Classifieds, Events, Real Estate, Weddings, Nightlife, Restaurants and more
- Accept & Publish Advertorials (paid content)
- Integration with OpenX & DoubleClick to serve banner ads (display advertising)
- Integration with affiliate programs like Expedia (Hotels & Cabs)
Local e-commerce is single biggest opportunity for local media companies. You are in a unique position to create value for both; local businesses and your readers.
Partner with local merchants and host your own group buying platform; offering good deals will ensure that your customers will keep coming back for more!
Partner with local merchants to start an exclusive club where members enjoy special offers & discounts at your merchant-partners; restaurants, hotels, spas, theaters, pubs, concerts & more. Sell annual memberships to your readers and create a recurring income stream.
e-Commerce solution that allows you to set up an online store and easily sell goods. It lets you organize your products, customize your storefront, accept credit card payments through payment gateways, track and respond to orders — all with a few clicks of the mouse.