Los Angeles, California – (The Hosting News) – April 4, 2007 – Online media company, iNET Interactive has announced the acquisition of two online directories from TechPad Agency, LLC. The websites, Cheap Hosting Directory and Website Host Directory, are leading resources for consumers and small businesses seeking to research and select web hosting services. The sites will be incorporated into iNET Interactive’s network which already features some of the most comprehensive and authoritative sites serving the web hosting and web development sectors including
Web Hosting Talk,
and Host Voice.
Troy Augustine, President and CEO of iNET Interactive explained the strategy behind the acquisition, ”Cheap Hosting Directory and Website Host Directory are two high-quality properties that complement our existing portfolio. They complete the picture by delivering traffic in the ”shared” and ”affordable” niches. We now have the ability to provide a full spectrum of services to our clients in the web hosting industry, from consumer-oriented, budget offerings all the way through to the most complex and expensive hosting services.”
Under the terms of the asset purchase, the principal partners at TechPad Agency will continue to work with the acquired sites in a long term consulting role. In particular, the content development expertise of TechPad Agency will be further leveraged across the iNET Interactive network of sites. TechPad Agency will also continue to run its flagship property, The Hosting News while branching into broader Internet ventures. The acquired sites were purchased for an undisclosed sum and both companies look forward working together to provide an ever-evolving array of services.
Dan White, CEO of TechPad Agency commented, ”We look forward to working with one of the top names in web host marketing. Working together, the iNET Interactive and TechPad Agency teams will undoubtedly take the growth and influence of these websites to a much higher level. This event clearly marks a win-win opportunity for iNET and the web hosting community at large. It is a tribute to the TechPad Agency team that Website Host Directory and Cheap Hosting Directory are well positioned as top authority websites in web hosting marketing.”
Ben Fisher, Co-Founder and Vice President of TechPad Agency LLC added, ”We feel very strongly that iNET Interactive will be able to take care of the two properties and advertisers with as much care as we have. We are looking forward to dedicating our time to The Hosting News as well as other technology websites.”
TechPad Agency, LLC is a full resource advertising and marketing agency, specializing in products and services for the web hosting industry. TechPad Agency was founded by individuals with many years of experience in the hosting industry. Since 1996, the owners have run and operated companies that deal with hosting, design and Internet marketing. For further information, please visit: www.techpadagency.com.
iNET Interactive is an online media company operating a portfolio of community-driven websites serving specific vertical markets. The company operates and manages some of the most prominent web development, internet service, and technology enthusiast properties on the Internet. For more information, please visit: www.inetinteractive.com.