Simple Website Creation Meets Simple Community Creation

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The millions of users on Yola.com, a website creation service, are now able to quickly embed Tal.ki forums and add instant community to all their sites.

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Today's partnership with Yola.com will lead to the next generation of social interactivity on individually created websites.

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Tal.ki, the embeddable forums service, announced today their first partnership with the fast growing, website creation service, Yola.com.

Tal.ki recently launched their embeddable forums services in April 2010 and have been growing at a rate of over 50 new communities per day. It is expected that this new partnership with double the rate of communities created.

Today's announcement means that the millions of website creators on Yola.com can now add a community forum to their site in a matter of seconds. For a website creator, it's as simple as 'dragging and dropping' the Tal.ki Forums plugin from the Advanced Widgets toolbar directly onto their page. The forum will automatically match the colors and layout of the page. Paul Bragiel, Tal.ki's CEO said "Today's partnership with Yola.com will lead to the next generation of social interactivity on individually created websites."

Tal.ki forums are unique in that once added to a website, they make it very easy for visitors to join and start participating in a conversation. Unlike typical forums, visitors do not need to create a new account profile, instead, they choose to login with their favorite social networking service, such as facebook, twitter, google, yahoo, wordpress, and a handful of other providers.

A Tal.ki forum allows a website owner to instanly add community functionality to their website. While there are many existing collaboration tools, from wikis, to blogs, to tweets, a forum still serves the unique experience of online community discussion. Where any member has the ability to start a new topic of conversation and generate a discussion from the rest of the community. This is opposed to the top-down approach through blogs and commenting systems for visitors.

Features available in this partnership:

  • An Easy-to-use Admin Panel embedded directly into the website
  • Private and Public forums
  • Email Notifications on new replies
  • Automatic Security Patches and upgrades
  • Permalinking support for sharing topics easily between members
  • Traditionally forum BBCode posting
  • Uploading images and embedding other media, such as video.

Example of Tal.ki embedded into a Yola site:
http://globalofftopic.yolasite.com

About Tal.ki
Tal.ki is a service for creating and embedding a forum into an existing website. Forums grow faster on Tal.ki compared to traditional forum software thanks to it's simplicity for members to join by using their Facebook or Twitter logins. Tal.ki was launched out of Lefora.com, now home to over 100,000 forums. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For additional information, please visit http://tal.ki/

About Yola, Inc.
Yola offers a free website creation tool that empowers small businesses, non-profits and everyday users to easily create professional quality websites. Yola's intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of content including YouTube videos, Google Maps, PayPal shopping carts and many more without needing any technical skills. Privately-held Yola, backed by Reinet Fund, is the recipient of numerous industry accolades including The Industry Standard 100, a Fast Company Fast 50 Reader Favorite and BusinessWeek's 50 Best Tech Startups. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. For additional information, please visit http://www.yola.com or call 415-227-0250.

Media Contacts:
Paul Bragiel
CEO, Tal.ki
paul(at)tal(dot)ki

Vincent Lauria
VP of Product, Tal.ki
vincent(at)tal(dot)ki

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