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INTERNET.COM ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF PRACTICALLYNETWORKED.COM AND THE LAUNCH OF FOUR NEW INTERNALLY DEVELOPED WEB SITES
(New York, NY- October 4, 2000) - internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced that it has acquired PracticallyNetworked.com (www.practicallynetworked.com) and added four new internally developed Web sites to serve various segments of the Internet industry. The four newly developed sites include ASP-Lists.com (http://asp-lists.com), InternetCareerResources.com (www.internetcareerresources.com), InternetPRGuide.com (www.internetprguide.com) and MutualFundsCentral.com (www.mutualfundscentral.com). The launch of InternetCareerResources.com is sponsored by Guru.com and the launch of ASP-Lists.com is sponsored by Sprint. These new sites bring the total number of Web sites to 137 on the internet.com Network.
"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 adding to our vertical niches to stay ahead in this fast-paced market," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "The acquisition of PracticallyNetworked.com and the launch of these four sites continues internet.com's expansion of editorial coverage of the Internet industry and will be valuable resources for our user audience as well as for internet.com."
PracticallyNetworked.com (www.practicallynetworked.com) provides practical, easy-to-understand help for small network builders. The site contains the most complete "How-To" information for setting up small networks on the Internet. PracticallyNetworked.com guides users through the whole process from setting up and debugging their network, through selecting a sharing method, to securing their newly secured Local Area Network (LAN). Users can also find extensive troubleshooting information, tips on getting special applications to work through firewalls, product reviews on Hardware Routers, Wireless and HomePNA LAN products and more. PracticallyNetworked.com can be found on internet.com's Internet Technology Channel.
ASP-Lists.com (http://asp-lists.com) makes it easy for professional Application Service Providers (ASPs) to discuss and debate issues critical to the ASP industry. Users can select from a wide range of pertinent business and technical discussion lists and digests. ASP-Lists.com is where Application Service Provider professionals gather to discuss different aspects of running a successful ASP business. ASP-Lists.com is the world's largest forum for ASP business professionals to ask questions, share ideas and review resources. This site is part of internet.com's ASP Resources Channel.
InternetCareerResources.com (www.internetcareerresources.com) is the ideal Web site for the Internet job seeker or established dotcommer who wants information on how to
find, apply for, get and succeed at a dotcom job. This easy to use Web site is broken down into useful categories including: Get the Skills, Find a Career, Land the Job, Climb the Ladder, Life Experiences and Discussion Forums. InternetCareerResources.com is part of internet.com's Internet Resources Channel.
InternetPRGuide.com (www.internetprguide.com) offers public relations tips and strategies for Internet professionals on PR topics such as press release writing, distribution and trade shows. Specifically, InternetPRGuide.com offers PR insight, Media Guides, Wire Services, Briefs, and PR tips and links. InternetPRGuide.com can be found on internet.com's Ecommerce/Marketing Channel.
MutualFundsCentral.com (www.mutualfundscentral.com) provides timely intelligence for fund investors. Features on this site include a WebFund Report, Fund News, Top Mutual Funds, Top No-Load Funds, Best Performing Funds, Best Performing No-Load Funds, Internet Mutual Funds, Technology Funds, Fund Performance and Ratings, Mutual Fund Research and Companies, No-Load Mutual Funds, Index Funds, Mutual Fund Basics and Top Mutual Fund Sites. This site can be found in internet.com's Internet Investing Channel.
internet.com Corporation (http://www.internet.com), the Internet Industry Portal, is headquartered in Darien, CT. It 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 132 Web sites, 250 e-mail newsletters, 136 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate over 150 million page views monthly. Total "views," which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are over 200 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions for Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Español, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, 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 the Ad Sales department at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858. For Venture Capital information, contact Kirk Holland, Vice President, Business Development, [email protected] or (650) 745-3636.
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Mary Ann Boland
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