Minnetonka, MN (PRWEB) May 1, 2006
CoolestCity.com, a leading local search portal serving both business and consumer communities on the Internet, and BizBar.com, a leading provider of branded, dynamic toolbar applications, today announced a strategic alliance under which CoolestCity.com will launch and distribute toolbars individually customized and branded for each of its 175 local U.S. Coolest City search directories.
“The new CoolestCity Browser Toolbars will allow us to expand our local communities beyond the boundaries of our websites, communicate with our Directory users in real time, provide quick access to all of Coolest City’s value-added content in real-time, including information about local restaurants, businesses, entertainment and travel. Additionally, the toolbar will provide our users direct access to the BizBar’s world-class search capabilities and thousands of instant offers and discounts from our own local advertisers.” Said George Ramus, CEO of Coolest City. “This Alliance is very exciting.”
“The Alliance is unique,” explains Scott Long, CEO of The Entrepreneur’s Place, the parent company of BizBar.com. “By partnering with CoolestCity.com, we exponentially Increase our reach and have the opportunity to really showcase our new local Internet search capabilities. It’s a turning point for us. We know what it takes to support a community toolbar solution on a national and international level. The next step was to empower local business partners with our environment under their own branding. With a vast B2B business network, CoolestCity.com is a perfect partner for our toolbar solutions. It’s truly a win-win proposition.”
http://www.bizbar.com provides and hosts a free, customizable toolbar wizard. Their user-friendly online application enables web communities to create and promote their own community toolbars. The BizBar solution increases community stickiness and monetizes community search traffic. http://www.bizbar.com is part of the Entrepreneur's Place Community, one of the largest business portals serving the entrepreneurial community on the Internet. Entrepreneur’s Place includes, among other destination websites, http://www.mergerplace.com, http://www.bizclassifiedsplace.com and http://www.thebizplace.com in partnership with an unequaled global network of branded business websites.
http://www.coolestcity.com is a National and International Network of local Business Directories owned and operated by Ramus Brothers Media, Inc., a full service Communications agency that offers online marketing products and services consisting of ad networks, opt-in email lists, banner advertising, streaming video, web design, web hosting, image hosting, graphic design, logo design, data base building and flash commercials. ?RB.M. provides consumers through out the world, with a resourceful B2B database in The U.S., Europe and The U.K.