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  • flankenking flankenking Aug 15, 2013 6:20 AM Flag

    Most undervalued Nasdaq Share

    Key Takeaways from Q2’13 of Local Corp with idiotic low 38 million market-cap

    • Increase 2013 guidance:
    » Revenue between $95 million and $97 million
    » Adjusted EBITDA of at least $5.4 million

    • Sequential revenue growth up 6% to $22.7 million in Q2 from $21.5 million in Q1

    • Adjusted EBITDA up 72% to $1.2M in Q2 from $685K in Q1

    • Record Mobile traffic was 34 million MUVS for Q2

    • Sold Spreebird daily deals business, expect $600K annualized improvement in earnings and cash flow

    • Continued expansion of our highest gross margin business – Network ex TAC up 118% from Q2 2012

    • Completed a $5 million convertible note financing in April 2013

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    • stuartverticordiousb Sep 29, 2013 7:39 PM Flag

      Corrupt fraudulent site to the bone!!

    • Yelp has only the 2.4-fold revenues of Local Corp, but the 99-fold market-cap

      Income Statement of Local Corp (Market Cap = 44.61 million):

      • Sequential revenue growth up 6% to $22.7 million in Q2 from $21.5 million in Q1

      • Adjusted EBITDA up 72% to $1.2M in Q2 from $685K in Q1

      Income Statement of Yelp (Market Cap = 4,400 million)

      • Net revenue was $55.0 million in the second quarter

      • Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of 2013 was approximately $7.8 million, compared to $1.6 million for the second quarter of 2012.

    • Fraudulent site with fraudulent user's that write fake reviews in order to extort business owners into payinf=g for advertizing to bring filtered reviews back or remove fake bad one's

      Stoppleman sucks balls!

    • Sole voting power of Goldman Capital Management = 2,809,700 shares

      Washington, D.C. 20549
      SCHEDULE 13G
      Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
      (Amendment No....) ........................................
      (Name of Issuer)
      Local Corporation
      (Title of Class of Securities)
      (CUSIP Number)
      (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of
      this statement)
      September 25, 2013
      Check the appropriate box to designate the
      Rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
      [ X] Rule 13d-1(b)

      (1)Names of reporting persons. I.R.S.
      Identification Nos. of above
      persons (entities only)
      Goldman Capital Management Inc.
      (2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a
      group (see instructions)
      (3) SEC use only
      (4) Citizenship or place of organization
      New York
      Number of shares beneficially owned by each
      reporting person with:
      (5)Sole voting power 2809700 Less

    • After the deal of Local Corp with Microsoft you should hurry with your change: Sell all your extreme overvalued shares of Yelp at once and buy for the amount shares of extreme undervalued Local Corp.

    • Bottom line is one penny away from breakeven.

      Local has grown revenue by a compound annual rate of 26% since 2008. Operating expenses in the most recent quarter have been drastically reduced and its bottom line is one penny away from breakeven.

      Source: Seaking Alpha - Markman Hearing Could Open The Door To Future Revenue Streams For Local

    • Business directories powered by Local Corporation include…

      Arizona Daily Star
      Boston Herald
      Canton Rep
      Daily Herald - Utah
      Daily Princetonian
      Daily Tarheel
      East Valley Tribune
      Honolulu Star Advertiser
      Journal Star
      Knoxville News Sentinel
      LaCrosse Tribune
      Naples News
      Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
      Santa Ynez Valley News
      St. Louis Post-Dispatch
      Star Banner
      The Arizona Republic
      The Commercial Appeal
      The Dispatch
      The Gazette
      The Record Searchlight
      The State Journal-Register
      Treasure Coast
      Ventura County Star
      Vermont Today
      Washington Post

      CORPORATE OVERVIEW | 3Q2013 Less

      That are only few from 1,600 member of the network.

    • I believe, that the naked shortsellers by Local Corp are big heip for a change - but you should hurry, because the shortsquezze by Local Corp is very near.

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    • Growth Strategy (Source: Newest Presentation) of Local Corp

      • Grow margins in O&O business (largest revenue stream)
      - Margin optimization via new SEM tools
      - Gradually ramping in the UK

      • Grow revenues in Network (highest gross margin revenues)
      - Expand number of sites via business development team (more traffic)
      - New products planned including world-class local shopping channel
      - Optimize monetization leveraging new testing platform

      • Developing opportunities
      - Local display network – leveraging our existing Network
      - Microsites (insurance,HVAC, alarm systems and more) – leveraging our platform
      - Improved monetization vialead generation – monetization improvements
      - Mobile – leveraging our platform

    • "Reason 1: the fundamentals (of Yelp) don't look attractive at all. I understand that companies like Yelp should trade like a start-up company and investors shouldn't worry too much about fundamentals. Yet, I can't help but notice that the company has never been profitable and that its chances of being highly profitable in the future are slim. Every time Yelp is able to grow its revenues, it ends up growing its expenses at an even faster rate. Yelp has a large sales department and the company's revenue growth barely keeps up with expenses. For example, in 2009, Yelp generated $25.81 million in revenues, but it spent $22.58 on administration and sales, and another $3.24 million on research and development. Next year, Yelp's revenues jumped to $47.73 million whereas its operating expenses jumped to $57.24. In 2011, as the revenues grew to $83 million, operating expenses grew to $99 million. Last year, Yelp generated $137 million in revenues and spent $156 million to generate that revenue. Year to date, Yelp generated $101 million in revenues, but spent $106 million on operations. At some point, the company's revenues will have to grow a lot faster than its expenses do, but this has never happened in the company's history. Yelp currently trades for 14 times its expected revenues and infinity times its earnings (since it doesn't have positive earnings or positive operating income)."

      Read the complete text on Seeking Alpha

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      • Reason 4: Yelp's relationship with small businesses is deteriorating. Yelp has a lot of angry customers and they are pretty loud and clear about their anger. More than 700 small business owners have filed FTC complaints with Yelp over a variety of issues. Even in Yelp's on page, the company is rated as 3 stars, down from 4.2 stars last year. There are tens of news stories where local business owners claim that Yelp's sales people approach them with promises of ............

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