Yalwa Business Directory Expands to 10 New Countries

Yalwa launches its online business directories in 7 Latin American and 3 English speaking countries this week, offering small business owners a free local advertising platform on the Internet.

Wiesbaden, Germany, December 24, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Yalwa extends its global reach to ten new countries: Jamaica, Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates are now available in English, and in Latin America, the Yalwa business pages are accessible in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, El Salvador, and Panama. With this expansion, Yalwa is meeting the high demand for online marketing platforms in more locations as expressed by their users.

The Yalwa sites (http://www.yalwa.com/) offer local business directories on which small business owners can list their company for free and include pictures as well as HTML and clickable links to their own website. The Yalwa business pages offer more than a thousand different categories, making it easy to specify exactly what kind of products or services the listed businesses offer.

“We are expanding Yalwa in new countries to meet the growing demand of our users in these young and dynamic markets,” says Klaus Gapp, CEO and founder of Yalwa, and adds: “Our international team with its cultural and professional diversity is well equipped to accommodate our new communities. We are proud to contribute to the success of local business owners in so many countries around the world.”

With the latest additions, the Yalwa business directories are now available in 38 countries worldwide.

About Yalwa: The German startup company Yalwa offers two local websites based on the philosophy that local web applications should be free, trusted and easy to use. Yalwa, a free business directory and Locanto, a free classifieds site are both offered in 38 countries worldwide, covering five different languages (Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish).

Currently, the Yalwa websites reach more than five million unique visitors per month.

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Ms. Saghar Tawakol
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