JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com Group, Inc., (Nasdaq:WWWW) a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, has signed an authorized reseller agreement with Scoot, a leading local search company in the United Kingdom, to provide a full range of its website services to Scoot customers. Under a multi-year agreement, Web.com will offer Scoot customers domain registration, hosting, website design, mobile websites and more.
"We are delighted that Scoot customers will have the opportunity to benefit from our extensive experience and proven track record in creating effective online solutions for small businesses," said David Brown, president, chairman and chief executive officer of Web.com. "Over the years, we've introduced a wide-range of offerings that helps level the playing field for small businesses when they compete with larger companies online, and we look forward to extending that expertise into the UK with the highly-regarded Scoot network."
Scoot is the first participant in the recently launched Web.com Authorized Reseller Program and will begin to offer Web.com's services in October 2013.
"Crafting this partnership with Web.com is another step forward for Scoot as we strive to be a one-stop-shop for our customers," said Mark Livingstone, chief executive officer of Scoot. "We are committed to offering our customers best-in-class products and services to meet their specific needs, and with Web.com's product set and know-how, we have found the perfect companion provider for our global suite of leading online directories."
Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com is a global domain registrar and further meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products, eCommerce solutions and call center services. For more information, please visit www.web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit Web.com's Small Business Forum.
The Scoot Network is a leading search company with an average of 4 million unique visitors and 7 million searches every month. Giving you much more than a name and address, the Network provides users with in-depth information about local businesses. Scoot powers business directories for Touch Local, The Independent, The Sun, Ask Jeeves and The Mirror, giving advertisers the added value of being found on multiple leading search websites. Scoot has developed products and services that are designed specifically to support local businesses generate new customers and help them grow.
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CONTACT: Web.com John W Herbkersman Senior Director, Public Relations and Corporate Communications [email protected] 904.251.6297 Simon Woods Senior Director, Business Development - International [email protected] +44 (0) 1733 757880 Scoot Katrina Brownless Senior Marketing Executive [email protected] 01642 356161