Juno and yesmail.com Form Marketing Alliance
Business Wire - August 24, 1999 08:21
NEW YORK and VERNON HILLS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 1999--Juno Online Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JWEB) and yesmail.com, a provider of permission e-mail marketing services, today announced that the companies have entered into a marketing alliance that will promote yesmail.com's services to Juno's millions of subscribers. Juno users will have the opportunity to sign up for offers and promotions in any of more than 250 categories through banner and pop-up advertisements shown on the Juno(R) service. Under the terms of the alliance, Juno will receive a share of revenues generated through its subscribers' use of the yesmail service.
"We're excited about this partnership and the opportunity it represents for mutual long-term growth," said Dave Tolmie, CEO of yesmail.com. "Juno is a real player on the Internet, with a great deal of experience and one of the largest membership bases in the industry."
"One of our goals is to provide our members with value-added services that match their personal needs and interests," said Charles Ardai, Juno's president and chief executive officer. "yesmail.com shares this goal, and working with them represents not only a source of revenue for us but also an additional source of highly targeted offers for our members."
About Juno Online Services, Inc.
Juno Online Services, Inc. is a provider of Internet-related services to millions of computer users throughout the United States. The company offers several levels of service, ranging from basic dial-up Internet e-mail--which is provided to the end user for free--to full, competitively priced access to the World Wide Web. Since the launch of Juno's basic e-mail service in April 1996, more than 7.2 million total Juno accounts have been created. Juno's revenues are derived primarily from the subscription fees charged for certain billable services, from the sale of advertising, and from the direct sale of products to Juno subscribers.
yesmail.com is a provider of comprehensive permission e-mail direct marketing solutions. Based in the Chicago area, yesmail.com is a privately held company that advocates "best practices" for permission e-mail marketing and has implemented privacy and security practices that meet or exceed those of leading industry organizations, including TrustE, BBBOnline, Direct Marketing Association (DMA), and the Association for Interactive Media (AIM). For more information, contact www.yesmail.com, 1-888-932-8600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release may be deemed to contain forward-looking information. Any forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements, including without limitation any statements as to future events or future financial results of Juno, may be significantly and materially impacted by risks and uncertainties. In evaluating such statements, readers should specifically consider various factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those indicated, including without limitation factors described in Juno's reports and documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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