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August 24, 2010

SIM Partners Signs Agreement With Stanley Steemer for Interactive Marketing Services

By SIM Partners

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ – SIM Partners, a full-service interactive marketing agency, today announced it has signed an agreement to provide digital marketing services for Stanley Steemer International, a leading provider of residential and commercial cleaning and restoration services. Stanley Steemer will utilize SIM Partners’ Local Search Platform to help consumers quickly find online information about more than 150 of its franchise and corporate cleaning locations across the country.

SIM Partners’ proprietary Local Search Platform, the No. 1 referrer of new business traffic to Fortune 1000 customers, is used by more than 15,000 businesses in the U.S. The robust and scalable platform is easy to implement, enables businesses to manage Internet content quickly and simply and delivers three to five times greater return on investment than pay-per-click advertising.

The platform integrates social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook and incorporates best practices for generating online consumer reviews.

Columbus, Ohio-based Stanley Steemer is a nationwide leader in residential and commercial cleaning services. In addition to cleaning carpets, the company also offers upholstery cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, air duct cleaning, hardwood cleaning and emergency water damage restoration.

“We chose SIM Partners because its expertise in local search marketing is unsurpassed, as is its flexibility in working with us to design a customized solution,” said Gavin Meyers, Internet Marketing Manager at Stanley Steemer. “SIM Partners went the extra mile in addressing our specific needs, incorporating our company branding in online profiles and integrating with our CRM system so we can track all leads generated from their Local Search Platform.”

“Local search marketing is one of the most important and cost-effective areas of online marketing right now,” said Jon Schepke, SIM Partners’ CEO. “More than 20 percent of all searches have a local focus. And consumers doing geo-targeted searches are more likely to purchase.”

“SIM Partners’ Local Search Platform has a proven track record of getting businesses with multiple locations to the top of the results list quickly and affordably so they can take advantage of these trends,” Schepke said. “We’re experts in optimizing Internet content and distributing it to more than 100 search engines and online directories to help clients increase web traffic and acquire more customers.”

About Stanley Steemer International

For more than 60 years, Stanley Steemer has been providing cleaning and restoration services for both residential and business environments. They offer multiple services, including carpet cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, upholstery cleaning and air duct cleaning. They also provide water damage restoration services and carpet sales and installation. The company has more than 300 locations throughout the United States and is based in Dublin, Ohio. For more information, visit www.stanleysteemer.com.