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Move launches new WelcomeWagon site

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Move Inc. (formerly Homestore) today launched, featuring an online local business directory that combines information about local businesses and service professionals with consumer reviews and special offers for movers and their neighbors. Businesses that advertise in the Welcome Wagon Gift Book receive premium placement in the new business directory and can enhance their online listing with special offers, Web site addresses, e-mail addresses, logos and business descriptions, the company said. The gift book is distributed to millions of movers in more than 2,600 communities each year, Using the new Web site, more than 12 million business listings are searchable by keyword and address, city and state, or ZIP code. Users can narrow down their search by selecting from more than 3,700 business categories. Consumers can read and write reviews, and make recommendations about any local business. Interactive maps at the new site allow users to plot multiple businesses, zoo...