GateHouse Media Announces Partnership to Enhance Local Search

March 11, 2008

Article by: Search Initiatives LLC & eLocal Listing

Fairport NY. October 1 2007 – GateHouse Media Inc. (NYSE: GHS) announced today that it partnered with Search Initiatives LLC to provide local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services for customers of its daily and weekly newspapers. SEO will allow GateHouse’s online readers to more efficiently search for information on the major search engines.

"We are pleased to partner with Search Initiatives in what we see as the fast-growing local SEO space in a best-in-breed internet solution " said GateHouse Media CEO Mike Reed. "We believe the alliance will put GateHouse in a position to significantly enhance online revenue
opportunities and work towards our goal of increasing our share of revenues that come from our online businesses.”

GateHouse Media Inc. headquartered in Fairport New York is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by its 86 daily publications. GateHouse Media currently serves local audiences of more than 10 million per week across 20 states through hundreds of community publications and local websites.

GateHouse Media is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GHS."

Search Initiatives LLC is headquartered in Nashua NH with its eLocalListing SEO division based in Temecula CA. Search Initiatives provides search technology ecommerce and Search Engine Optimization products to newspaper publishers and local business across the US.

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