Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – February 23, 2007 – Website and Internet services company, Web.com, Inc., has formed a strategic partnership with nationwide Internet Yellow Pages services firm, YP Corp., to cross-market their respective services to new and existing customers nationwide. Specific financial terms of the multi-year deal are not available.
Jeff Stibel, President and CEO of Web.com remarked, “We have been impressed with YP’s new business model and our partnership enables Web.com to expand its national reach into the small business market on a local level. The marriage of websites and web services with online directory listings is a strong value proposition that allows small business owners to be heard both locally and nationally.”
As part of the partnership, Web.com will provide comprehensive web sites to the YP.com customer base. In addition, certain new Web.com customers will receive a basic enhanced listing within the YP.com directory structure and will be able to receive additional offers from YP.com. Web.com and YP.com will work together to actively market and sell their complementary services.
Daniel L. Coury, Sr., CEO of YP Corp. added, “We are focused on providing our customers with services that improve and expand their businesses. Through our partnership with Web.com, we are excited to offer a complete suite of powerful online services to help customers establish, market and maintain a strong web presence for their business. We view these accretive web services as highly relevant to our customer base.”
YP Corp. is America’s Local Online Yellow Pages, offering businesses a web presence and marketing system. The Company offers an Internet Advertising Package, which provides advertisers preferred placement in yellow page search results and their own Mini Webpage where they can provide potential customers with details about their products and services.
Web.com, formerly Interland, Inc., offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing, developer hosting, and e-mail resources, since 1995.More than 4 million websites have been built using Web.com’s proprietary tools, services and patented technology. As one of the longest-standing leaders in the website hosting industry, Web.com offers proprietary, point-and-click technologies and expert support professionals to ensure simplicity and ease-of-use at every step of the process. Distribution Partners include: Yellow Pages directories, broadband services, telecommunications, retail, and others. Strategic distribution partners include: R.H. Donnelley, Dex Media, EarthLink, British Telecom, Terra Lycos, Thomas Publishing, Ambassador Yellow Pages, Hawaiian Telcom, Encore Software, Office Depot, CompUSA, Amazon.com, and Monster Worldwide. Technology Partners include: Cisco, Compaq, Foundry Networks, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Lycos, Macromedia, Miva, Microsoft, Network Associates, Openwave, PayPal, RealNetworks, Red Hat, Staples, Sun Microsystems, VeriSign, Verizon, VERITAS, Yahoo, and WebTrends.
Web.com has been honored with the following accolades:
- Deloitte, Technology Fast 50 Winner, 2005 and 2006
- Excellence in Technology 2005 Awards â€“ Ecommerce, SmallBusinessComputing.com
- # 12 on Deloitteâ€™s 2004 Technology Fast 500
- #1 Web Design, Development and Services Company 2005, Atlanta Business Chronicle
- Frost and Sullivan Market Leadership Award 2003
- Who’s Who in Technology 2003 and 2004, Atlanta Business Chronicle
For more information about Web.com, please visit: www.web.com.