|August 11, 2003
Zoovy Teams with DealTime to Offer Merchants the Reach and Power of the World's Leading Shopping Search Engine
| Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2003--Zoovy Inc., a leading provider of online auction management and e-Commerce solutions, today announced it has completed its integration with DealTime, the leading shopping search engine and premier consumer reviews and ratings platform.
The integration allows Zoovy's thousands of merchants to easily launch measure and optimize their customer acquisition campaigns on DealTime.
Through the integration, Zoovy has effectively linked its product management tools to DealTime's robust shopping search engine, enabling Zoovy's customers to rapidly deploy pay-for-performance marketing campaigns and tap the large quantity of high quality leads that DealTime delivers.
"With more than 11 million unique monthly visitors, DealTime is the ideal channel for merchants seeking to quickly drive additional sales," said David Steel, CEO of Zoovy Inc. "This integration makes it a snap for our merchants to establish and successfully manage DealTime campaigns and represents another critical step toward our goal of providing a 'one-stop shop' for auction and eCommerce merchants."
"We are very pleased to extend this instant functionality to Zoovy's customers," said Iggy Fanlo, chief revenue officer with DealTime. "Merchants using the integrated solution can easily leverage our engine to present their offerings to the more than 15 percent of online shoppers we reach every month."
DealTime is the leading shopping search engine and premier consumer reviews and ratings platform. The company's uniquely helpful shopping services, located at www.dealtime.com, www.epinions.com, www.shopping.com and www.dealtime.co.uk, enable more than 11 million unique monthly visitors to compare products, prices and merchants while using Epinions' trusted consumer reviews and ratings to make smart buying decisions. It's The Smart Way to Shop the Web(TM).
The company is a premier provider of targeted direct marketing services, connecting merchants and manufacturers with pre-qualified buyers and partnering with search engines, portals and service providers to effectively monetize Internet traffic. DealTime Ltd. is privately-held and backed by key strategic and financial partners including August Capital, Bain Capital, Benchmark Capital, Bertelsmann, Goldman Sachs, Israel Seed Partners and others. DealTime, DealTime.com, Epinions, Epinions.com and the DealTime and Epinions logos are registered trademarks of DealTime Ltd. and its subsidiaries.
About Zoovy Inc.
Zoovy Inc., your fastest pathway to online profits(TM), provides e-commerce software and services that incorporate a multi-channel sales strategy designed to reach more customers and drive more sales. Designed for high volume selling, Zoovy's products integrate with dynamic online marketplaces that include popular Web sites and auction marketplaces like eBay. Zoovy offers complete online storefronts and automated auction management tools for both small merchants and large wholesalers/retailers. For more information, call 877-966-8948, or visit www.zoovy.com