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INTERNET.COM ADDS MIGHTYWORDS, SYNAPSE GROUP, INC. AND YELLOWONLINE.COMTM TO ITS COMMERCE PARTNER PROGRAM
(New York, NY- May 24, 2001)-- internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet & IT Network, today announced that it has added MightyWords, Synapse Group, Inc. and YellowOnline.comTM to its commerce partner program. internet.com works with each of its partners in an exclusive commerce relationship to increase their traffic, generate commerce revenue and support their brand.
"We are pleased to form strategic alliances with leading companies such as MightyWords, Synapse Group, Inc. and YellowOnline.comTM in order to leverage the power and value of our audience," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "We're confident that these commerce offerings will be well received by our communities of Internet industry and information 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.
MightyWords is a premier source for mid-length, must-have, need-to-know digital content in the business and technical categories. MightyWords has created The Mighty Network by enabling distribution partners to seamlessly offer their own collections of MightyWords titles from their Web sites, effectively helping them earn non-advertising-based revenues. MightyWords and its distribution partners bring to market material - including technical briefings, executive white papers, research reports, business essays and health resources - that until now has been unavailable to the public because its length or subject has not adhered to traditional publishing and distribution rules.
About Synapse Group, Inc.
Synapse Group, Inc. is a leading independent provider of customer acquisition and management services for publishers of consumer magazines in the United States. Synapse's distribution channels are built upon networks of affinity marketing partners, including some of the most recognized brands in the United States. Synapse enables their affinity marketing partners to use magazines as a marketing tool to add value to their customer relationships.
YellowOnlineTM one of the Internet's premier venues for the display of yellow pages advertising, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. It is a global leader in online yellow pages display advertising, and publishes over 500 online business-to-consumer and business-to-business directories across the United States and West and Central Africa. It features over 11 million listings and display ads and 10,000 categories from which to choose. Its adaptable print-to-Internet yellow pages display know-how is offered to yellow pages publishers around the world. YellowOnlineTM makes available a broad spectrum of products and services at the click of a mouse with the familiar format of the printed yellow pages. According to WebTrends, YellowOnlineTM has over 2 million unique visitors per month. For business, yellow pages transition and advertising opportunities, contact Jacob Stettin, COO, at [email protected] or at (213) 637-3214.
internet.com Corporation, the Internet & IT Network, is headquartered in Darien, CT. It is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and information technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com owns and operates a network of 160 Web sites, nearly 300 e-mail newsletters, over 400 online discussion forums and more than 100 moderated e-mail discussion lists that generate over 275 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 350 million per month. According to NetRatings, internet.com has 3.2 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 Asia, Australia, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom. internet.com also produces over 20 offline seminars on Internet and IT-specific topics that are aligned with our network of Web sites and e-mail newsletters.
Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Network 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.
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding internet.com Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Prospectus dated June 25, 1999, Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year, when available.
For more information contact:
Mary Ann Boland
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
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