INTERNET.COM LAUNCHES PHOENIX.INTERNET.COM, IT'S NINTH REGIONAL SITE, TO SERVE THE SOUTHWEST'S INTERNET BUSINESS COMMUNITY
(New York, NY- October 16, 2000)- internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today launched a new bureau to cover the thriving Internet market and community in the greater Phoenix area. The site is available at Phoenix.internet.com (http://phoenix.internet.com) and joins eight other regional sites launched by internet.com.
"While the Internet virtually eliminates geographic boundries for businesses, the need for regional Internet news and resources has only intensified," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "Phoenix.internet.com marks our ninth regional site and will serve as a gateway to the Southwest's developing Internet community."
The site will be under the direction of Managing Editor Sandra Kay Helsel, who brings with her over a decade of high-tech editorial experience to internet.com. Helsel has held top editorial positions at VR World, Multimedia Review, IRIS Universe Magazine and VR News. She has also authored numerous books, market directories and textbooks. "The Great American Southwest, with Phoenix as the hub, is experiencing dynamic growth and expansion with the Internet industry keeping pace. It's a significant opportunity to be part of this growth with Phoenix.internet.com's coverage," says Helsel.
The availability of internet.com's regional news content in the Phoenix area is the latest in a series of regional expansion initiatives in the U.S. including recent launches in Miami (http://miami.internet.com), Los Angeles (http://la.internet.com), Silicon Valley (http://siliconvalley.internet.com), Boston (http://boston.internet.com), Washington D.C. (http://dc.internet.com), Seattle (http://seattle.internet.com), Chicago (http://chicago.internet.com) and internet.com's pre-existing atNewYork.com site (http://atnewyork.internet.com) serving the Internet scene in New York's Silicon Alley. internet.com also has nearly two dozen international sites and plans to roll out several other bureaus in coming months.
Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of internet.com, 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.
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Mary Ann Boland
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