LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SearchCore, Inc. (OTCQX: SRER), a technology-based Internet marketing services company that connects consumers with brands, products and services, today announced the re-launch of Tattoo.com featuring an improved user interface and design.
Tattoo.com currently has over 16,000 tattoo shop listings with approximately 5,000 shops actively providing content and updating their shop listing page and artist profiles. Since the re-launch in early March, Tattoo.com users have uploaded over 50,000 images of tattoos and the site's Facebook page has received over 1.1 million "likes". With the recent unveiling of Tattoo.com's improved design, the site has seen a substantial increase in user engagement and active tattoo shop listings. As a result, average page views per user increased with the average user spending an additional 1 minute and 15 seconds longer viewing and engaging with the site.
"Tattoo.com is the most comprehensive and complete database of tattoo shops and artists available on the Internet today," said Jason Brady, SearchCore Vice President of Marketing - Tattoo. "Our team is working hard to create the best possible user experience imaginable. We're achieving this through the constant increase of new images, videos and stories."SearchCore Chief Strategy Officer Brad Nelms commented, "We are proud of Tattoo.com and believe the resulting positive metrics and increase in user engagement bodes well for future acceleration of the brand. As the premium domain of the $2.3 billion U.S. tattoo and tattoo removal industries, Tattoo.com is quickly becoming the de facto finder site for all constituents in this growing industry." Tattoo.com Announces Promotional Partnership with Documentary Film Tattoo Nation SearchCore also announced that Tattoo.com has entered into a promotional partnership with the producers of the upcoming documentary film Tattoo Nation, The True Story of the Ink Revolution. The film, opening in theaters on April 4, follows three renowned tattoo pioneers, Charlie Cartwright, Jack Rudy and Freddy Negrete, as they revolutionized the world of ink with their innovative tattoo style. The film stars some of the most talented tattoo artists in the industry today, as well as influential actors, musicians and artists including Danny Trejo, Travis Barker, Ed Hardy and Franco Vescovi. As a promotional and brand-integrated partner, Tattoo.com will produce a series of web videos featuring top names in the tattoo industry, including those featured in the film. The videos will be streamed exclusively on Tattoo.com during the month of April.