TheGoogBlogs and Wattpad Announce a Strategic Alliance Between the Two Companies

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Wattpad's FeedM8 brings the mobile masses to TheGoodBlogs community of bloggers

TheGoodBlogs, a global leader in blogger community, and Wattpad, the creator of FeedM8 and a global leader in advertising-supported mobile services, announce a strategic alliance between the two companies. Through the strategic alliance, FeedM8 will enable TheGoodBlogs community of bloggers to mobilize their blogs, enabling them to reach the mobile masses. FeedM8 will also utilize TheGoodBlogs recommendation technology for its users to discover new blogs.

Founded in 2006, TheGoodBlogs is a distributed community of bloggers who actively promote each other to their readers. By embedding the TheGoodBlogs widget on their site, a blogger can recommend other blogs of interest within the community to their visitors. A different and fresh set of blogs are shown each time. With the network effect, TheGoodBlogs can help bloggers reach far more bloggers than any other means and the service is free. Today, TheGoodBlogs has already served close to 100 million blog promotions. More information about TheGoodBlogs is available online at

"TheGoodBlogs service is all about reaching out to a broader audience," said Vernon Lun, Co-founder of TheGoodBlogs. "With FeedM8, bloggers can now further extend their reach to 3 billion mobile users effortlessly."

Launched in August 2007, FeedM8 is already helping numerous bloggers and web content publishers to mobilize and monetize their content. For bloggers, the one-step sign up process of FeedM8 Publisher Network takes just a few seconds. FeedM8 automatically creates a phone model specific version of the blog in real time for display. The transformation takes into account handset specific capabilities and dramatically reduces mobile network bandwidth required to support rich Internet traffic. This delivers optimal speed, presentation, usability and content quality across mass-market handsets and high-tier handsets with full HTML browsers. FeedM8 also includes mobile appropriate advertisements and splits advertising revenue with the bloggers. The bloggers can earn even more by becoming an affiliate.

"TheGoodBlogs is a very popular community for bloggers," said Ivan Yuen, Co-founder of Wattpad. "Partnering with TheGoodBlogs will introduce FeedM8 to thousands of bloggers and help them to mobilize their blogs."

About TheGoodBlogs:
TheGoodBlogs (TGB) provides an innovative service to the blogger community by helping bloggers promote each other every time readers visit their blogs. Bloggers and their readers can now discover new blogs and connect with other bloggers without leaving the blogger's webpage. Each TGB member can promote other blogs in the network through TheGoodBlogs widget, their personal TGB profile page and TheGoodBlogs website. Members can create their own communities to keep track of blogs they like and to recommend them to their readers. TheGoodBlogs conversation feature also allows members to tag their blogs with unique conversation tags which tie blog posts across multiple blogs.

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About FeedM8:
FeedM8 helps bloggers and content publishers extend their reach and introduce a new source of revenue. Utilizing its patent-pending technology, FeedM8 transforms any blog or feed-enabled website into a mobile website in real time so it can be accessed on mobile phones with mobile appropriate advertising included. FeedM8 finds advertisers and shares ad-revenue with content publishers. Mobile users can now access any feed-enabled website with a rich mobile user experience, without requiring any download or installation on their existing handsets. FeedM8 fully supports over 1000 active handset models and all mobile browser standards.

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About Wattpad:
Wattpad was founded in 2006 to lead the revolution of advertising-supported mobile services. In April 2007, Wattpad officially launched Wattpad Story Sharing Community. The world leading community now boasts 70,000 stories uploaded and 15 million pages delivered to mobile phones. In August 2007, Wattpad launches its new service, FeedM8. FeedM8 mobilizes and monetizes any feed-enabled websites. FeedM8 brings content publisher, advertisers and mobile users together in one simple and innovative service.

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