BizBuySell.com Partners with Gannett to Bring Business for Sale Listings to 83 Community Newspaper Web Sites

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BizBuySell.com's nearly 50,000 business for sale listings and over 400 franchise opportunities will be searchable through Gannett's community newspaper web sites, giving extensive exposure to business brokers and sellers.

During a time when finalizing the sale or purchase of a business can be a difficult task, our partnership with Gannett will dramatically increase the exposure that BizBuySell.com provides to our customers, and will help get more deals underway.

BizBuySell.com, the Internet's largest marketplace for buying or selling a small business, announced today that it has partnered with Gannett Co., Inc. to bring its database of nearly 50,000 business for sale listings and over 400 franchise opportunities to the online editions of the company's 83 daily newspapers.

BizBuySell.com is now powering the business for sale search functionality on the web sites of the Detroit Free Press, The Indianapolis Star, The Arizona Republic and The Honolulu Advertiser, to name a few of Gannett's larger properties. Relevant listings will be made accessible to visitors through the "classifieds" sections of the web sites.

"Adding Gannett to our list of national distribution partners will allow us to provide a whole new level of exposure to our customers' business for sale listings," says BizBuySell.com General Manager Mike Handelsman. "During a time when finalizing the sale or purchase of a business can be a difficult task, our partnership with Gannett will dramatically increase the exposure that BizBuySell.com provides to our customers, and will help get more deals underway."

With the addition of Gannett's 83 community newspapers, BizBuySell.com now has over 125 distribution partners across the United States, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, American City Business Journals and many others.

"By working with BizBuySell.com, it will be easier than ever to deliver targeted, useful local information on small businesses for sale on our web sites," says Dan Donaghy, Senior Vice President of Sales for Gannett Digital Ventures. "With more and more people considering buying businesses over other employment options during these tough times, we're excited to be able to provide our audience with comprehensive access to local business for sale listings and franchise opportunities."

About Gannett:
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites; CareerBuilder.com, the nation's top employment site; USATODAY.com; and more than 80 local MomsLikeMe.com sites. Gannett publishes 84 daily U.S. newspapers, including USA TODAY, the nation's largest-selling daily newspaper, and more than 700 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom's second largest regional newspaper company with 17 daily paid-for titles, more than 200 weekly newspapers, magazines and trade publications, and a network of Web sites.

About BizBuySell.com:
BizBuySell is the Internet's largest and most heavily trafficked business for sale marketplace, with more business for sale listings, more unique users, and more search activity than any other service. BizBuySell currently has an inventory of over 47,000 businesses for sale, and more than 650,000 monthly visits. BizBuySell also has one of the largest databases of sale comparables for recently sold businesses and one of the industry's leading franchise directories.

BizBuySell was founded in 1996 and acquired by LoopNet, Inc. in 2004. LoopNet operates the largest commercial real estate listing service online, with more than $495 billion of property listed for sale and 6.1 billion square feet of space for lease. With over 3 million members, LoopNet attracts the Internet's largest community of commercial real estate professionals.

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