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INTERNET.COM SIGNS E-COMMERCE AGREEMENTS WITH NOWONDER, SCREAMINGMEDIA, TELEKOMNET AND WORKEXCHANGE.COM
(New York, NY--January 24, 2000)-- internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today announced that it has signed exclusive e-commerce agreements with NoWonder, TelekomNet and WorkExchange. internet.com also announced it has renewed its current e-commerce agreement with ScreamingMedia.
The alliances with internet.com provide another high-profile channel through which these companies can reach some of the most qualified professionals within the Internet industry. Users of internet.comÕs network of Web sites will have access to the state-of-the-art products and services offered by each of these commerce partners. The internet.com network and its related media properties currently serve over 150 million "total" views per month, which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views. Over 2 million unique users visit the internet.com network monthly.
"We are pleased to add these companies to our expanding e-commerce partner program and look forward to strengthening their brands and increasing traffic to their sites," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "internet.com attracts an audience of Internet industry and Internet technology professionals that is ideal for these type of e-commerce offerings."
The NoWonder support marketplace at www.nowonder.com matches users with the appropriate tech support provider from a cast of thousands in 100 countries around the world - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. NoWonder has helped more than a million online users -- at home, at small and medium businesses and in large corporations -- get fast, effective and personal tech support.
ScreamingMedia, based in New York, NY, is a leading content network on the Internet, aggregating relevant, real-time content from a wide array of providers and delivering it to hundreds of clients every day, seamlessly integrating it into the look and feel of their Web sites. Using proprietary "harvesting" and filtering technology, ScreamingMedia streams more than half a million articles monthly to hundreds of clients, including AOL (NYSE: AOL), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Healtheon (Nasdaq: HLTH) and Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW).
TelekomNet, based in Cambridge, MA, is the online vertical hub for the networking and telecommunications industry. The site is the Internet's most complete B-to-B site for networking and telecommunications professionals. In addition to direct e-commerce, the site includes discussion groups, a used equipment auction, articles and columns from IT professionals, and a comprehensive library of networking and telecommunications information.
WorkExchange, based in Santa Clara, California, is a central exchange for work which links its partners to form one of the largest networked marketplaces on the Internet. Through the WorkExchange network, employers and job seekers can find, secure and manage full-time, part-time and project work online. By linking over 30 partners including portals, job sites, staffing agencies and small business sites, WorkExchange has gained critical mass through a unique business model that aggregates fragmented online project markets into a central exchange for qualified job seekers and employers.
For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.
About internet.com (http://www.internet.com)
internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), based in New York, New York, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 90 Web sites, 71 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2 million unique visitors that generate more than 90 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 150 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding internet.com Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Prospectus dated June 25, 1999, Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year, when available.
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