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Website Pros Acquires and eBoz, Inc.

May 2, 2005
JACKSONVILLE, FL (May 2, 2005) - Website Pros, a leading provider of Web services and internet solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), today announced the acquisition of and eBoz, two companies offering internet marketing products and services to the SMB market.

"Businesses need an effective online strategy to be successful on the internet. Website Pros is a one-stop shop that provides comprehensive, affordable website and online advertising solutions that help our customers create and maintain an effective internet presence," said David Brown, CEO of Website Pros. "The acquisition of and eBoz gives us the opportunity to offer additional internet marketing services to our over 47,000 small and medium-sized business clients." provides customer leads to locally and regionally focused businesses. Their services are offered through subscription-based packages that include local pay-per-click advertising, online yellow pages, and search functions. helps connect businesses with qualified prospects with powerful online solutions that let customers self-track the return on their marketing investments.

"As an extension of the Website Pros family of services, will be able to offer the full range of internet solutions to our customers, including custom website design. At the same time, Website Pros' customers will benefit from expanded local and regional advertising options," said Todd Walrath, CEO of

eBoz is a technology innovator that integrates a variety of online marketing services into user-friendly Application Service Provider (ASP)-type platforms that allow business owners to promote, market, and profit from their websites. Services include banner advertisements, pay-per-click campaign management, and search engine optimization.

"The combination of our intuitive ASP technology with Website Pros' high-touch customer service is a win-win for our small and medium-sized business customers who gain the most advanced tools and services to compete on the Web," said Raymond Myers, CEO of eBoz.

About Website Pros, Inc.
Website Pros, Inc. is a leading provider of website building tools, services, and internet solutions. The company offers a comprehensive suite of website design, customer support, and technology tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Additionally, Website Pros partners with enterprise companies to help them build stronger, more profitable relationships with their business customers.

Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Website Pros is privately held and is funded by Insight Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and Crosspoint Venture Partners. On April 27, 2005, the company filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the initial public offering of its common stock. Website Pros can be reached by calling 1-800-GET-SITE. More information is available at

About is a premier provider of subscription-based online advertising services dedicated to helping businesses reach local customers online. More information is available at or by calling 1-866-LEADS-12.

About eBoz, Inc.
eBoz, Inc., based in California, is a technology innovator designing, developing, and providing advanced website promotion and marketing products and services to the small and medium-sized business channel. More information is available at