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DexKnows.com Remains Top Local Search Site in 14-state Area
Jan 07, 2008 (08:01 AM EST)


CARY, N.C., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.H. Donnelley , a leading print and online local search company, today announced that DexKnows.com(TM), its comprehensive, feature-rich local search site, remained the top local search site in the 14-state area* where Dex is the official print directory for Qwest. According to comScore, DexKnows.com (formerly DexOnline.com) was the most used local search site in this area in terms of number of searches, accounting for 24 percent of all searches during the quarter. This marks the fifteenth consecutive quarter DexKnows.com led the market.

"With millions of searches being conducted at DexKnows.com every week, our advertisers have another powerful tool to connect with ready-to-buy consumers," said Jeff Porter, general manager, DexKnows.com. "DexKnows.com continues to serve as a trusted, reliable source to help consumers quickly and easily find relevant information about businesses in their local communities and is an important part of our Triple Play offering, which helps advertisers leverage our print and online local solutions to reach more of the active buying market."

R.H. Donnelley will soon launch DexKnows.com in all of its markets across its 28-state footprint, allowing consumers and businesses across the country to take advantage of the site's many features. New features recently added to DexKnows.com include comparison shopping, itinerary planning, ratings and reviews and other personalization tools that provide users with useful information on area businesses. Additional enhancements are planned throughout 2008 to deliver an even stronger consumer experience, plus help local businesses drive more traffic to their advertisements.

Helping Local Businesses Reach More Customers

R.H. Donnelley's interactive offerings are essential to its Triple Play(TM) solution suite -- an integrated set of products and services that efficiently and effectively extend the marketing reach of local businesses. Spanning multiple media platforms -- print Yellow Pages directories, DexKnows.com search site and the major search engines (e.g. Yahoo!(R) and Google(R)) via the Company's Dex Search Marketing(R) tools -- Triple Play delivers local businesses' advertisements to a wider set of ready-to-buy consumers.

About R.H. Donnelley

R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads. Consumers depend on the company's reliable, trusted, local business content to deliver the most relevant search results when they are seeking local goods and services. For more information, visit http://www.rhd.com http://www.DexKnows.com and .

* Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

CONTACT: Peter Larmey of R.H. Donnelley, +1-919-297-1521, peter.larmey@rhd.com

Web site: http://www.rhd.com/ http://www.DexKnows.com/