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INTERNET.COM ADDS GOTO AND MICRO WAREHOUSE TO ITS COMMERCE PARTNER PROGRAM
(New York, NY-November 9, 2000) - internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced that it has added two new partners to its commerce program by signing agreements with GoTo, Inc. (http://www.GoTo.com and at major sites across the Web) and Micro Warehouse, Inc. (http://www.warehouse.com). internet.com works with each of its commerce partners to increase their traffic, generate additional revenue and support their brands by promoting their brands, products and services to our audience of over 3 million Internet professionals.
"We are pleased to form strategic alliances with leading companies such as GoTo and Micro Warehouse in order to leverage the power and value of our audience," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "We're confident that their commerce offerings will be well received by our communities of Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, just like our current partners' products and services. We will continue to form strategic alliances with top-tier companies seeking to reach the most influential purchasers of Internet and computing products and services on the Web," added Meckler.
GoTo (Nasdaq: GOTO) makes introductions between the customers of its Web site partners and the best businesses, products and services on the Internet. GoTo provides a set of e-commerce services to Web site partners, such as Web site search, comparison shopping, and auction search. In addition to consumer-focused offerings, GoTo offers directory search and auction services for business portals. GoTo has access to millions of unique users through its tens of thousands of affiliates, which include American Online, Terra Lycos, CompuServe, EarthLink/MindSpring, Microsoft, Netscape and InfoSpace/Go2Net. GoTo has relationships with approximately 32,000 active, paying advertisers, who place their product, service and information offerings through each of GoTo's services. During the third quarter of 2000, GoTo completed approximately 114 million paid introductions, each of which represents the successful match of a user need with an advertiser offering. GoTo is headquartered in Pasadena, California and a showcase site of its services can be found online at http://www.GoTo.com.
About Micro Warehouse, Inc.
MicroWarehouse, Inc. (http://www.warehouse.com) is a multi-billion dollar leading direct marketer of brand name personal computers, computer software, accessories, peripheral and networking products to commercial, education, government and consumer customers. Its Warehouse.com Web site offers a safe, secure and easy-to-use online ordering and reporting center providing the latest top name-brand computer solution products and services. Currently, Warehouse.com hosts over 100,000 customer visits each business day to provide an easy online way to select, compare, purchase and track computer product orders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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 owns and operates a network of 148 Web sites, 268 e-mail newsletters, 136 online discussion forums and over 100 moderated e-mail discussion lists that generate over 170 million page views monthly. Total "views," which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are over 230 million per month. According to NetRatings, internet.com has nearly 3 million unique users in the United States alone. Over 25% of internet.com's views are from outside of the U.S. internet.com's global presence includes editions for Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey 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 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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