Just Dial Services Launches India's First Local Search Engine

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Just Dial Services, India’s premier telephonic search company announces the launch of India’s first cutting edge local search engine -- http://www.justdial.com. Just Dial local search website provides users access to any local information across leading cities and multiple categories with extremely relevant search results instantly. Just Dial also offers listings for businesses, enabling focused outreach via increased visibility for prospective customers optimizing their advertising revenues.

Just Dial is an open search application which gives users the liberty to define their search whilst supporting it with intelligence that picks up synonyms and phonetics, rendering much more effectiveness and ease-of-use.

“Pursuant to the success of our telephone based search service, we saw the need to expand our services to reach users via multiple tools, which would make local searches convenient, fast and highly accurate for consumers. With the proliferation of Mobile phones and Internet, JustDial.com aims to make local search information available at the click of a button”, says V.S.S. Mani, Founder & MD, Just Dial Pvt.Ltd.

Unlike generic search engines, JustDial allows consumers to search for any local information by categorizing the query into the company/ name or product/ service, local area (within cities) and even by price, giving the user extremely relevant and tailored results.

Just Dial local search services can currently be availed of by using the:

•    Internet on http://www.justdial.com -- for 14 cities (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Ernakulum, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Vadodara & Vizag)

•    Telephone by dialing 3999 9999 -- from over 30 cities across India.

•    Mobile by sending an SMS to 3999 (launching shortly)

For consumers looking to find ‘Chinese restaurants’ in a suburb of Mumbai - Bandra, the user gets a results page instantly, on a host of relevant options along with price ranges (and soon with Menu cards). One of the most popular searches is the movies category where Just Dial not only allows you to get show timings at nearest theatres but also provides links to online ticket booking sites. With a few simple clicks of the mouse users can easily search and book their movie tickets and head straight for the theatre.

About Just Dial

Just Dial Services was founded in 1994 with a vision to bring out revolutionary concepts in the field of information search media. The company’s commitment towards constant innovations in the world of information search services has led to its numero uno position in the space -- India’s first choice for a quick search and easy to find information search system.

Just Dial currently has its own offices in 11 cities which are in major metros and Tier II cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Coimbatore, Vadodara & Jaipur. The product offering caters to consumers via internet, telephone and SMS on mobile phones (launching shortly). Just Dial services are accessible from 45 cities through the phone. Just Dial services receive approximately 26 million phone calls a year.

Just Dial employs over 2500 personnel across 11 cities and is listed in the Limca Book of Records as the largest private information service provider on telephone in India. For more information please visit http://www.justdial.com.

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