Local.com Experiences Record Traffic in Q3 2009

Local search site Local.com saw record traffic in the third quarter of 2009. During the quarter, 66 million unique visitors checked out the site and network, up 5% from the 63 million uniques of the second quarter. The traffic was up 22% over the third quarter of 2008, which saw 54 million monthly uniques.

Organic traffic came in at over 28 million unique visitors for the quarter, up 4% from the same quarter in 2008.

September 2009 alone saw 23 million unique visitors, a record for Local.com and its network.

"Overall and organic traffic on our site and network are key performance indicators for our business, and we are pleased that we continue to make progress in these areas," said Heath Clarke, Local.com chairman and CEO.

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.