CUnet Announces Educational Marketing Partnership with iWon and Excite

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CUnet announced that it will be the content provider for the interactive education channels of the portal brands Excite (http://www.excite.com) and iWon (http://www.iwon.com). CUnet an industry leader in the Performance based Educational Marketing sector, leverages the power of its growing network of “Media” Driven education directories to provide the most cost effective means of advertising to over 1800 (non-profit & for-profit) campus & online schools. Under this partnership, CUnet will provide custom Education content & commerce channels for both Excite and iWon.

CUnet announced that it will be the content provider for the interactive education channels of the portal brands Excite (http://www.excite.com) and iWon (http://www.iwon.com). CUnet an industry leader in the Performance based Educational Marketing sector, leverages the power of its growing network of “Media” Driven education directories to provide the most cost effective means of advertising to over 1800 (non-profit & for-profit) campus & online schools. Under this partnership, CUnet will provide custom Education content & commerce channels for both Excite and iWon.

The Education Channels, expected to launch this summer, will leverage CUnet's comprehensive Education Directory, extensive education article library, and suite of useful tools. Designed to help prospective students, adult learners, and parents research & identify colleges and universities that meet their specific needs. This includes an education search/college directory; online schools section; a scholarship wizard; financial aid information; free career assessment; test prep, newsletters, 1200+ article content library and College Wizard/course agent.

"CUnet is delighted to have been chosen to serve the education information, research & commerce needs of Excite and iWon’s substantial user base. Additionally, our private labeled EDU channels will create substantial “education targeted” advertising inventory & opportunities for the Excite and iWon portal advertising group, AJinteractive. Over the years Excite & iWon have clearly established themselves as successful destinations for educational advertisers, the additional placement opportunities will be welcomed by educational advertisers, currently on the waitlist." said Tom Ferrara, CEO of CUnet.

"CUnet will allow Excite and iWon users to access one of the most useful Education offerings available online, directly from their homepage," said Jon Brod, SVP, Portals for Ask Jeeves, Inc., the owner of Excite, iWon and AJinteractive. "Its EDU channel solutions provide a comprehensive suite of features, tools and breadth of content that we look forward to sharing with our many loyal members beginning this summer."

About CUnet:

Wyckoff, New Jersey based CUnet, has solidified its reputation as an industry leader in the Educational Marketing and managed services industry. CUnet currently provides over 1800 campus/schools with performance based Educational Marketing, Lead Generation, and vendor management services. Leveraging the flagship http://www.CollegeandUniversity.net portal and over 1225 media driven Education Channels it powers for geographically targeted TV networks, newspapers, and career portals, CUnet has become the destination of choice for schools seeking branding, lead generation, and student recruitment. CUnet provides schools with unrivaled access to specific, relevant education leads that convert to starts. CUnet's "private partner networks", lead management/partner tracking systems combined with their "Master Vendor" managed service offering, makes CUnet the obvious choice for those desiring cost effective performance based lead generation and student retention solutions. The CUnet network of education portals has a reach of over 1.5 million unique Education Seekers each month. Contact CUnet: http://www.cunetcorp.com/contactus.asp

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