Montreal, Canada – (via THE
HOSTING NEWS) – August 10, 2005 – Mamma.com Inc., a leader in Internet search
and online advertising, has announced an agreement with InfoSpace Inc. that
will provide Mamma.com’s search advertisers with distribution on all InfoSpace
properties, including Dogpile, WebCrawler, MetaCrawler and InfoSpace.com.
InfoSpace will also provide distributed search results to be placed on the Mamma.com
search engine beginning August 1, 2005. In the terms of the deal, InfoSpace
will supply search results from some of the leading search engines on the web.
The distribution of InfoSpace paid links on Mamma.com is expected to increase
the number of paid clicks to InfoSpace’s paid search distribution network and
increase search revenues for both companies. Mamma.com’s metasearch engine,
www.mamma.com, has a unique audience of approximately 2.3 million users (Comscore
Media Metrics May 2005).
Guy Faure, President and CEO of Mamma.com commented on the new partnership,
”Mamma.com and InfoSpace have had successful technology partnerships in
the past, and we are looking forward to beginning a new type of partnership
where we can create revenue and user satisfaction together. Providing both targeted
paid search results to appropriately answer commercial searches and returning
premier web search results from some of the top engines will generate value
to our loyal users.”
Richard Pelly, InfoSpace’s Vice President – Search Distribution Sales and Strategic
Partnerships added, ”We are very excited to commence this agreement with
Mamma.com. Mamma.com’s metasearch engine provides a distinct distribution channel
that will help us extend the reach of our distributed search solution.”
For further information on Mamma.com please visit: www.mamma.com.
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