edgeio and HarvestINFO agree to partnership

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HarvestINFO announced today that it has entered into an agreement with edgeio to distribute newspaper classified ads through the edgeio network. Here is the press release.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Media Contact:
Ron Hutson, Vice President of Sales
HarvestINFO, Inc.
513.701.3000 ext. 276


ron.hutson@harvestinfo.com

edgeio and HarvestINFO partner to enable
wide distribution of newspaper classifieds.

edgeio and HarvestINFO provide wide ranging
distribution of classifieds and merchandise to
shoppers – driving traffic to local newspaper sites.

LOVELAND, OH, June 20, 2007
HarvestINFO and edgeio announced today that the
companies have partnered to enable broad
distribution of classifieds and merchandise
advertising across the edgeio network to enable
shoppers to find the products and services they
desire and drive traffic to local newspaper web
sites. The distribution arrangement enables
newspapers to gain greater visibility for their
advertisers and additional traffic to the online
advertising.

Joe Rueth, CEO at HarvestINFO, states that
"HarvestINFO is proud to announce our partnership
with edgeio. We look forward to working with edgeio
to further promote our newspaper customers ability
to add value for their advertisers and drive
additional traffic to the local website."

Keith Teare, CEO at edgeio said, “Classified
listings belong where people read their content.
Today’s Internet has millions of sites where people
show up and read. By partnering with HarvestINFO,
together we can enable newspaper originated listings
to show up alongside relevant Internet content and
drive traffic to the newspaper’s web sites. We are
excited to be working with HarvestINFO”.

About HarvestINFO, Inc.
HarvestINFO, Inc. provides leading edge local
search, online shopping, and online advertising
technology solutions for hundreds of media clients,
representing 50 publishing groups, worldwide. Since
1996, HarvestINFO has delivered solutions that
enable media clients to strengthen their commitment
of service to local advertisers and consumers, and
compete in their local marketplace. For more
information on what HarvestINFO can do for your
local franchise, please visit

www.harvestinfo.com

About edgeio

edgeio is a leader in online listings platforms. The
company’s vision is to provide an open platform that
enables listings providers, advertisers and other
content providers to interact with users across all
platforms. Products include edgedirect, edgeio.com
(and its Chinese sister site mulu100.com) and edgeio
marketplaces plus a rich set of APIs. edgeio is
based in Palo Alto, Calif. and was founded in 2005
by Keith Teare, the company’s chairman of the board
and chief executive officer, and Michael Arrington,
a member of edgeio’s board of directors. For more
information see
www.edgeio.com/
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One Comment on "edgeio and HarvestINFO agree to partnership"

  1. Keith Teare
    Chris Heath
    23/07/2007 at 3:35 am Permalink

    Great, classifieds don’t need only be limited to the local distribution area of a newspaper as people further afield may be interested to move to that area or want to buy an item from the seller not in their locale. This may be a boon to the mail service too!

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