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2014-06-25 23:16:37

Today, HomeAdvisor reaches a significant milestone of 15 years in business. Golden, Colo. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Today, HomeAdvisor reaches a significant milestone of 15 years in business. Launched in 1999, HomeAdvisor has grown from an Internet start-up to a company with global reach. HomeAdvisor is headquartered in Golden, Colo. and has operations in Lenexa, Kan., Evanston, Ill. (Craftjack), Canada (HelpedBy.ca), France (123devis.com and Travaux.com), the U.K. (Servicemagic.co.uk), and...

2012-08-17 23:02:22

According to a BuildZoom survey of remodeling professionals, 40% project an increased investment in Google AdWords over the next year. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Between the recent US housing crisis and declining efficacy of traditional forms of advertising, it has been an interesting several years for home improvement professionals. As the housing market continues to normalize, the demand for home improvement services has rebounded however many contractors are still...

2011-04-27 06:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowner remodeling activity remains down while spending on home maintenance and convenience services continued to make gains in this tough economy, according to a nationwide survey released today by a leader in home improvement. ServiceMagic released its 2011 first quarter home improvement data and nationwide survey results showing that for the fourth consecutive quarter, demand for convenience services such as lawn and garden care; cleaning...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceMagic, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) announced today that Chris Terrill has been appointed CEO of ServiceMagic, Inc. Craig Smith has been named President of ServiceMagic and CEO of ServiceMagic International. ServiceMagic co-founders Rodney Rice and Michael Beaudoin will continue to serve as Co-Chairmen of ServiceMagic. Mr. Terrill previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Ecommerce at...

2010-11-04 07:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New home improvement data and nationwide survey results released today by ServiceMagic show that in the third quarter of this year, demand for additions and remodeling projects decreased, while demand for necessary high-cost maintenance and repair services saw gains. The data is collected from ServiceMagic's Q3 2010 Home Remodeling and Repair Index, containing information compiled from 1.5 million service requests received through...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.