WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReachLocal, a leader in powering online marketing for local businesses, today announced that it was named Google's Innovation Champion in the company's 2016 Canada Sales Channel awards. The award honors the Google Premier Partner that has demonstrated strong innovation in acquiring, retaining, or growing existing customer accounts. This award highlights ReachLocal's innovative ReachCode software, which it provides to clients free of charge, in order to track media campaign results and to implement additional solutions directly to a client's website, such as live chat software or retargeting advertising, based on each client's needs. "At ReachLocal, we infuse innovation in everything we do, and we are proud of our unique combination of technology, data, and service that drives results for local businesses across the globe," said ReachLocal CEO Sharon Rowlands. "Thanks to innovative technologies like ReachCode, we continue to provide not only the latest in search campaign tracking, but also enhanced capabilities that enable us to seamlessly implement a wide range of solutions for our clients." ReachLocal's full suite of digital marketing solutions are powerful yet easy to use. The solutions are designed to help local businesses quickly understand what marketing works, improve response time to new leads across a variety of channels, and stay in front of existing relationships to drive repeat business. About ReachLocalReachLocal helps local businesses grow and operate their business better with leading technology and expert service for our clients' lead generation and conversion. A subsidiary of Gannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:GCI), ReachLocal is headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calif. and operates in four regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America. For more information, visit www.reachlocal.com.