Feb. 22, 2007
ATLANTA and MESA, Ariz., Feb. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading destination for websites and web services, and YP Corp. (OTCBB:YPNT), a leading provider of nationwide Internet Yellow Pages and related services, today announced a strategic partnership to cross-market their respective services to new and existing customers nationwide. Specific financial terms of the multi-year deal are not available.
"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," stated Jeff Stibel, President and CEO, Web.com. "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."
"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," said Daniel L. Coury, Sr., CEO of YP Corp. "We view these accretive web services as highly relevant to our customer base."
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.
About YP Corp.
YP Corp. is America's Local Online Yellow Pages(tm) and offers businesses a simple and affordable way of creating a web presence and marketing their products and services to local audiences online. The Company offers an Internet Advertising Package, which provides advertisers preferred placement in yellow page search results and their own Mini Webpage(tm) where they can provide potential customers with details about their products and services.
Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), is a leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. Since 1995, Web.com has been helping individuals and small businesses leverage the power of the Internet to build a web presence. More than 4 million websites have been built using Web.com's proprietary tools, services and patented technology. For more information on the company, please visit www.web.com or call 1-800-WEB-HOST.
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