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(New York, NY - March 30, 2000) - Bertelsmann Online International Vice President of Marketing & Branding Ernst Boesch will keynote's Affiliate Solutions 2000 ( on April 26 at May Fair Inter-Continental Hotel in London, England, announced today. Bertelsmann Online is one of the top three e-commerce services in Europe and is a leader in affiliate marketing.

Affiliate Solutions 2000 explores affiliate marketing, a type of Internet marketing pioneered by (Nasdaq: AMZN), and utilized by industry leaders (Nasdaq: BNBN), eToys, Travelocity, Music Boulevard, and American Greetings. The event, which is presented by, The Internet Industry Portal (, is co-sponsored by, Commission Junction, iMeditation,, 404 Found! and The event will include panel discussions, workshops, exhibits and a networking reception. Affiliate Solutions 2000 will also be held in New York City and San Francisco during the year.

"There are thousands of affiliate marketing programs available on the Web. Affiliate Solutions assembles the collective expertise of the leading players in the field to explore this next evolution in online advertising -- an industry that analysts predict will be a multibillion dollar business," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.

Bertelsmann Online ( is one of the world's leading online retailers of books and music with online stores in Germany, France, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland. Boesch joined BOL International as Vice President of Marketing & Branding in January 1999 and is responsible for the international coordination of all online and offline marketing and retention activities, as well as the development and implementation of BOL's global branding strategy.'s Affiliate Program has been tremendously successful in gaining widespread recognition among Web site owners who earn commissions for purchases made via links from their sites.

Other speakers confirmed for the event include executives from e-commerce giants Dynamic Trade,,,, BeFree and Linkshare.

Registration Information:
To register online for Affiliate Solutions 2000 or for more information, visit the event Web site at ( ; or To register by phone call Debbie Barnes at 203-662-2857 or fax your order to 203-655-9582.

About ( is part of, The Internet Industry Portal, and is the leading search engine for revenue-sharing programs.'s database includes descriptions and ratings of nearly 2,000 affiliate/bounty programs, including Amazon, CDNow, Barnes & Noble and One and Only Internet Personals. Unlike other search engines, gives program managers extensive database tools to monitor clickthroughs and update their listings in real-time.

About 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. 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.'s global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, with its related 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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For more information contact:
Steve Rubel
Schwartz Public Relations
(212) 677-8700 x23
[email protected]

Nicole Catalano
(212) 547-7939
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