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INTERNET.COM ADDS B2BEXPLORER, FREEDISKSPACE.COM, QWEST, SEARCHBUTTON.COM AND VERZA TO EXPANDING E-COMMERCE PARTNER PROGRAM
(New York, NY--March 28, 2000)--internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced that it has signed exclusive e-commerce agreements with B2Bexplorer, FreeDiskSpace.com, Qwest, Searchbutton.com and Verza. Each company will expand their reach throughout the internet.com network of Web sites and related Internet media properties, which currently serve over 120 million page views and over 180 million "total" views per month to over 2.2 million unique visitors.
"Our Commerce Partner Program continues to experience tremendous success and this expansion further enhances our position as a leading provider of Internet industry information and resources. We look forward to providing our partners access to the most influential purchasers of Internet and computing products and services on the Web," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.
B2Bexplorer is a business-to-business community providing content, communications and commerce solutions for large and small businesses. The Web site provides Web enabled tools to set-up and establish electronic marketplaces, manage corporate procurement and participate in B2B auctions and marketplaces.
FreeDiskSpace.com provides a free service allowing users to upload, download, store and share their files easily on a private secure virtual hard drive. This virtual hard drive provides the convenience of being accessible anytime and from anywhere, and provides a vast array of tools and services to help users manage files.
Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) is a leader in reliable and secure broadband Internet-based data, voice and image communications for businesses and consumers.
Searchbutton.com is a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) for Web site search and reporting and related Web site management services, offering a complete range of solutions to meet the needs of personal, small business and corporate Web sites.
Verza, a VC-backed Dutch-American start-up, provides a powerful and comprehensive package of online payment technology and services for small Internet merchants. Verza assists small Internet businesses to improve profitability and expand their marketing through turnkey solutions and its unique reseller program.
For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.
internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM) based in New York, NY, 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 103 Web sites, 124 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate more than 120 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 180 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, 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.
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