- Atlanta, Georgia
- Kudzu.com is a directory enabling homeowners to plan projects and solve home-related problems through expert videos and contractor reviews.
- Tom Bates
- Search Engine, SEO, Social Media, Local, Location Based Services
Kudzu.com is a website that helps 20 million homeowners a year plan projects, solve problems -- and choose highly rated contractors in their area. In addition, Kudzu.com powers the "find a pro" directory on HGTV.com and DIYnetwork.com.
Launched in 2005, Kudzu.com offers home product guides, project planning videos, 4 million consumer reviews and detailed profiles built by local service businesses. These profiles include specialties, descriptions, photos and video.
Kudzu.com also features more than 27,000 local deals -- updated daily. And displays a BizCheck Approved badge on businesses validated by Experian to be in good financial health.
In addition, the site encourages businesses to share their "green credentials" including environmentally-focused certifications and ecologically-based efforts such as paperless record keeping/billing, recycling and the use of non-toxic products or green vehicles.
Kudzu.com reviews and business profiles are seamlessly linked to users Twitter and Facebook accounts and are distributed on more than 100 major TV, radio and newspaper websites, as well as on Cox.net, the homepage for Cox High Speed Internet customers.
Kudzu.com is owned and operated by Cox Search, Inc., a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company. Cox's businesses include Cox Communications, Manheim, AutoTrader.com and Cox Media Group.
Current Team (4)Update
|Jun 1, 2010||TechCrunch - Kudzu Interactive Raises $7M To Bolster Growth Of Digital Ordering Service Snapfinger|
|Apr 24, 2009||Search Engine Land - Yelp Allows Business Owners To Talk Back On Site|
|Apr 10, 2008||TechCrunch - Angie’s List Gets $35 Million in New Investment From Battery Ventures|
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P.O. Box 10535
Atlanta, Georgia 30348