It demonstrates our commitment to providing the most encompassing suite of online marketing products and services available in today's competitive environment. The acquisition is consistent with our strategic plan of providing high value-add solutions that can be applied across our large and growing customer base.
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Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2007
Website Pros, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSPI), a leading provider of comprehensive website technology, services, and Internet solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the planned acquisition of substantially all of the assets and select liabilities of privately held Submitawebsite, Inc., a search engine optimization company. Terms of the transaction, anticipated to be completed on March 31, 2007, were not disclosed. With the acquisition of Submitawebsite, Inc., Website Pros will strategically enhance its positioning as the comprehensive "one-stop shop" for superior and affordable website and online marketing solutions.
Submitawebsite is a leader in natural Search Engine Optimization (SEO), a process aligning a website's code and content with strategic keyword phrase targeting, ultimately improving a website's search engine positioning. Through a combination of proprietary technology and in-depth knowledge of the Internet and search engines, Submitawebsite's SEO services have proven to significantly increase natural search engine rankings.
Small and medium-sized business customers need a high placement in searches to avoid being lost in the clutter. The acquisition of Submitawebsite will allow Website Pros to easily and affordably incorporate advanced SEO processes into its core small business services, creating more website traffic and greater value for customers. Submitawebsite customers will benefit from Website Pros' professional website design and comprehensive online marketing services.
"The acquisition of Submitawebsite will allow us to leverage and deepen relationships with both companies' customer bases," said David Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer of Website Pros. "It demonstrates our commitment to providing the most encompassing suite of online marketing products and services available in today's competitive environment. The acquisition is consistent with our strategic plan of providing high value-add solutions that can be applied across our large and growing customer base."
Submitawebsite's reputation of high work standards, top-of-the-line industry products, competitive pricing, and 24-hour customer service has enabled it to service more than 1 million websites with free search engine submission and other popular webmaster tools. Submitawebsite provides SEO management services for approximately 500 clients in nearly every industry, and provides consulting and other services for many more.
Submitawebsite will continue to operate as a separate brand of Website Pros, and will retain its name and URL (http://www.submitawebsite.com). The Submitawebsite operations will remain in Scottsdale, Arizona.
"We are very excited about joining a best-of-breed company like Website Pros, says Joe Griffin, Jr., President of Submitawebsite. "By combining the companies, we will be able to affordably and effectively service the full spectrum of the small business customer's online marketing needs."
This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" that are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates" or words of similar meaning. These statements are based on our current beliefs or expectations and there are a number of important factors that could cause the actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements, including without limitation, our ability to maintain our existing, and develop new, strategic relationships, our ability to integrate any acquired businesses, the accounting for acquisitions and those risks set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in Website Pros' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available on a Website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov. Website Pros does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
About Website Pros, Inc.
Website Pros, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSPI) is a leading provider of website building tools, Internet marketing, and lead generation solutions that enable businesses to maintain an effective Internet presence. The company offers a full range of Web services, including website design and publishing, Internet marketing and advertising, search engine optimization, customer support and technology, and leads generation, meeting the needs of a business anywhere along its lifecycle - from those just establishing a Web presence to more sophisticated online e-commerce sites.
Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Website Pros can be reached by calling 1-800-GET-SITE. More information is available at http://www.websitepros.com.
About Submitawebsite, Inc.
A leader in Search Engine Optimization and Placement since 1997, Submitawebsite, Inc. offers cutting edge search engine marketing and placement solutions including Natural Search Engine Optimization, Link Popularity Building, Pay-Per-Click Management, Site Analytics, Conversion Analysis, among others. With retention rates of more than 75 percent, Submitawebsite, Inc. stands alone in the search engine-marketing arena. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, more information can be found at submitawebsite.com.