Redwood Shores, California – (The Hosting News) – June 27, 2007 – Online community toolbar developer, Conduit, has arranged for a new series of partnerships, with over 20 of the top web hosting companies, to provide the web hosting companies with a free, value-added offering for customers that seek increased web site traffic and revenues, in addition to better branding and user engagement.
Web hosting companies included in the new partnership, include: PowWeb, AWARDSPACE, BizLand, BlueDomino, Bravenet, DomainHost International, Easy CGI, Easyspace, eHost, EntryHost, FatCow, FreeYellow, HostCentric, HyperMart, IMOutdoors, Lycos Europe, Networks, PureHost, ReadyHosting, USA.NET, Virtual Avenue, Xeran Technologies and zoomshare have selected Conduit’s award-winning platform for inclusion in their suite of marketing tools for web hosting customers.
The Conduit-powered community marketing solution toolbar features include:
- A 24/7 real-time connection with users, no matter where they are on the web
- Improved user loyalty and stickiness
- A boost to traffic
- Bolder branding on the users’ browser
- Increased ROI and a new revenue source
Lycos Europe is one of the leading European internet destinations, operating a pan-European network of websites in seven languages, from Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland.
Holger Thiemann, Product Director of Web Hosting Europe for Lycos remarked, ”With Conduit, a large number of people can be supplied simultaneously with relevant information. Especially eShop operators benefit from Conduit, because now they can not only make news and links available, but can also send their offers to their customers’ monitors, even when those customers are not on their website.”
One of the first domain and web hosting companies in the UK, Easyspace remains a force in the world of domain and web hosting today, with more than 200,000 web hosting clients.
Brian Tait, Online Marketing Manager at Easyspace offered, ”At Easyspace, we’re always looking for new ways to increase site traffic and improve user loyalty for our customers. We are delighted to offer Conduit’s powerful but free service in our suite of promotional tools. Conduit lets our customers build and deploy high-impact community toolbars that are a powerful and free way to connect with users real-time.”
Anna Love, Director of Network Marketing at web hosting company Bravenet commented, ”By offering a community toolbar as a service rather than as software, Conduit has made the breakthrough to allow Bravenet to fulfill this critical need. It’s refreshing to see Conduit’s commitment to the highest ethical and technological standards combined with great service for Bravenet and its members.”
Dan Richfield, CEO of easyCGI added, ”Community Toolbars are a wonderful way for our publishers to stay in touch with their users. The toolbar you can now build using Conduit not only has the power to promote a sense of community among visitors to your website, but also drives traffic to your website.”
Ronen Shilo, CEO of Conduit noted, ”Our partnerships with web hosting companies represent a natural convergence of values and objectives; namely, to offer website publishers effective tools to help them engage their users, drive traffic, and enhance web presence. Our community toolbars give web hosting clients a revolutionary website marketing tool, and enable web hosting companies to both extend their client offerings and establish a new revenue stream.”
Conduit has forged several strategic partners beyond web hosting companies with website design firms, digital marketing firms, companies offering marketing tools, and product partners. For more information on Conduit’s strategic partnerships or to become a partner, please visit: www.conduit.com/partner/default.aspx.
Conduit is a platform for building online communities via community toolbars. Online publishers can use Conduit to quickly and easily create a free community toolbar to persistently connect and engage users via the browser. Consumers can use the myConduit toolbar to search and subscribe with one click to web communities. Conduit’s goal is to deliver community loyalty and web site traffic for over 130,000 publishers, including major brands such as Major League Baseball, Fox Carolina TV, Greenpeace, RE/MAX, TechCrunch, Blogdigger and small and medium organizations in 112 countries around the globe. Conduit’s innovative search monetization model allows the service to be completely free and without adware, malware and spyware. The company is privately-held with headquarters in Israel and Redwood Shores, CA.
To learn more about the community toolbar, please visit: www.conduit.com/Wizard.
For more information about Conduit, please visit: www.conduit.com.