With 10 million RSS feeds pulled every month, PRWeb's position as a leader in RSS will further solidify the Netvibes Ecosystem's position as the web's foremost collection of personalized media content
Lanham, MD (Vocus) July 13, 2007
Vocus, Inc (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, and Netvibes, the pioneer of the personalized homepage today announced a partnership to provide Netvibes' millions of users with quick and easy access to news and multimedia content from Vocus' online news distribution service, PRWeb.
"We are constantly looking for opportunities to extend PRWeb's vast network of online distribution channels," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer of Vocus, Inc. "Through the Netvibes partnership, our PRWeb customers will see an increase in the online visibility of their news and an expansion of their audience."
PRWeb news releases and podcasts will be available through the Netvibes Ecosystem as well as the newly created PRWeb Universe, a PRWeb-branded customizable news page within Netvibes.com. Netvibes' AJAX-based technology allows users to easily create their own customized homepage by dragging and dropping content into different locations, giving users the ability to easily add the PRWeb RSS feeds to their specialized homepages.
In addition, visitors to PRWeb will have the ability to create and upload a news feed to a Netvibes account with the click of a mouse.
"With 10 million RSS feeds pulled every month, PRWeb's position as a leader in RSS will further solidify the Netvibes Ecosystem's position as the web's foremost collection of personalized media content," said Netvibes Founder and CEO, Tariq Krim.
Netvibes pioneered the personalized homepage, an alternative to traditional Web portals. With millions of users in more than 150 countries, Netvibes lets individuals assemble all in one place their favorite websites, widgets, blogs, email accounts, social networks, search engines, instant messengers, photos, videos, podcasts, and everything else they enjoy on the Web. Founded in 2005 by Tariq Krim, Netvibes has offices in Paris, London and San Francisco. Media Contact: Vincent Chang, vincent @ antennagroup.com
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by over 1,800 organizations worldwide and is available in five languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
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