Site Assurance Seal Goes Beyond Trust, It Assures the Entire Online Experience

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Site Assurance is offering a 3-month free trial for Webmasters who take advantage of this service by December 31, 2004 and they even waive the setup fee.

With the recent public release of the Site Assurance Seal program online shoppers can now rest assured that sites bearing this seal have been inspected for Authenticity, Privacy, Support Availability and Longevity and retain a complete report just a single click away.

Site Assurance raises the bar for independent third-party "seal" and "certification" programs by combining many of the best features with a unique method for determining critical other factors. They are also offering a 3-month free trial for Webmasters who take advantage of this service by December 31, 2004 and they even waive the setup fee.

In today's online marketplace consumers need the tools to help identify the various types of criminal element proliferating the Internet. An example of this criminal activity is the 'fly-by-night' Webmaster. An unethical Webmaster can launch a Web Site on a Monday market the site on major search engines using 'pay-per-click' advertising for a week earning tens of thousands of dollars and then disappear completely leaving the consumer with limited or no recourse. Equally as bad are those criminals who "spoof" a web site, creating a copy that draws some or all of a Web Sites' visitors and then illegally collecting personally identifiable information including credit card data, social security numbers, etc.

Site Assurance helps to protect a consumer by providing them with the tools they need to check out a merchant before they provide them with any information. "Not only do we test to see if the Web Site is Authentic", states Erik Bowman, president, "we verify that they offer a Privacy Policy; a method for consumers to reach them for Support; as well as a unique method for determining how long their web site has been active, what we refer to as Longevity."

Site Assurance does have competition for third-party seal programs; however, they have taken the best features of each, added valuable features not available anywhere and kept the price point low enough to allow even the smallest merchant site to participate.

Currently Business Owners can add the Site Assurance Seal to their web sites free for 3 months, just in time for the holiday rush. Normally there is a $19.95 setup fee plus a $5.95 monthly maintenance fee. The service is available now at http://www.siteassurance.com.

Setup is easy. Simply copy some text onto your home page, save it, view your web page through a web browser, click on the new icon that appears and complete the short form. Site Assurance then runs a certification report for your web site and your done! The entire process should take less than 5 minutes.

About Site Assurance

Site Assurance provides consumers with a un-biased; independent source for assuring that a participating Web Site meets certain criteria defined to enhance the consumers' online experience. Site Assurance Site Assurance is a BMGI Ventures company.

About BMGI Ventures

Founded in 2000, BMGI Ventures is in the business of taking business and product ideas from concept to profitability. We do this in a few different ways including direct investment, incubation, joint ventures and partnerships. Although we occasionally do invest in unsolicited ventures, the majority of our business comes through professional referrals from trusted parties. We tend to work best in the process automation arena, regardless of industry and we always attempt to leverage existing investments in order to reduce overhead. Recent investments include Vertical Answer (http://www.verticalanswer.com), Healthistics (http://www.healthistics.com) and AccountWell (http://www.accountwell.com).

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