INTERNET.COM ADDS WIRELESS INTERNET AND ASP RESOURCES CHANNELS, AND SEVEN INTERNALLY DEVELOPED WEB SITES
(New York, NY-June 8, 2000)-- internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM, http://www.internet.com), The Internet Industry Portal, today announced the launch of two new vertical content channels along with a number of new internally developed Web sites to serve various segments of the Internet industry. The new vertical channels are Wireless Internet Resources, which covers all devices and technologies necessary to deliver content without a hard-wired connection, and ASP Resources, which serves the Application Service Provider industry. The new sites that have been added include: BSDToday.com, ApacheToday.com, InternetIPOLinx.com, InternetLawLinx.com, GIF.com, SQLCourse2.com and The List of WebHosts.
The ASP Resources Channel (http://www.aspresourceschannel.com) includes ASPnews.com (http://www.aspnews.com), ThinPlanet.com (http://www.thinplanet.com) and ASPIsland.com (http://www.aspisland.com). The introduction of the ASP Resources Channel is sponsored by Interliant (http://www.interliant.com).
"In order to serve the informational needs of our growing audience of Internet professionals, we constantly monitor shifts and developments in the Internet industry and have responded by making a number of acquisitions in the important Wireless and ASP content areas," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.
InternetIPOLinx.com (http://www.internetipolinx.com) provides the latest Internet-related IPO news culled from sources like InternetStockReport.com, the Associated Press, Reuters, CNN, the San Francisco Chronicle and others. This site is part of the Internet Stocks/VC Channel.
InternetLawLinx.com (http://www.internetlawlinx.com) provides the latest Internet-related legal news and development culled from sources like InternetNews.com, Reuters, Bloomberg, CBS MarketWatch, Hoovers and others. This site is found in the Internet News Channel.
GIF.com (http://www.gif.com) provides tools, tips, and techniques for creative professionals and is their one stop shop for gif and jpeg graphics. GIF.com is part of the Web Developer Channel.
SQLCourse2.com (http://www.sqlcourse2.com), a unique SQL Tutorial, is the "sequel" to the highly successful SQLCourse.com site and will provide users with more advanced easy-to-follow SQL instruction and the ability to practice what they learn online with immediate feedback. This site is part of the Internet Technology Channel.
The List Of WebHosts (http://www.webhosts.thelist.com), The Definitive Web Host Buyer's Guide, helps users find Web hosts, personal Web hosts, and co-location facilities by services offered. This site, which is part of the Internet Lists Channel, has Verio Corporation (http://www.verio.com) as its launch sponsor.
"While we have generally exhibited a 'buy vs. build' strategy in growing our vertical Internet industry content channels, we will continue to fill our users' demand for new content with internally developed sites if the specific area is not being well served. These site launches are excellent examples of this approach," added Meckler.
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 123 Web sites, 171 e-mail newsletters, 117 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.4 million unique visitors that generate more than 130 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 185 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, South Africa, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. internet.com, with its related internet.com Venture Funds I, II and III, is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of internet.com, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.
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