REDMOND, Wash. — June 5, 2007
What: Microsoft® Office Live (http://www.officelive.com), a provider of Web-based services for small businesses, will make it even easier for small companies to get their businesses online, not only with easy and affordable do-it-yourself tools but with “do-it-for-me” help as well. As part of that new focus, Microsoft Office Live has announced that it is teaming up with Website Pros Inc. to provide Web site design and search engine marketing services. Website Pros is a leading provider of Web site design and Internet marketing, having fulfilled more than 400,000 Web sites and online marketing programs for small and medium-sized businesses.
While many Microsoft Office Live customers enjoy maintaining an online presence with the product’s intuitive online hosting, design, marketing and selling tools, some would like extra help. Website Pros will provide customers with a consultant to assist with Web site design as well as search engine marketing. Website Pros can also help people take their already existing Web site to the next level in terms of site sophistication and design.
Microsoft Office Live continues to unite with companies that can further help its worldwide business customer base of over 350,000 to attract new customers, generate repeat business and easily manage their business online by providing the tools to establish a Web presence as well as a variety of easy-to-use and affordable business applications.
When: During the month of June, Microsoft Office Live plans to offer the following special Website Pros Web design package:
Five-page, professionally designed Microsoft Office Live Web site that can be updated at any time
Submission of the Microsoft Office Live Web site to MSN®, Google, Yahoo! and 100 other search engines each month
Unlimited consulting with a Website Pros design and marketing consultant during the first 30 days of the subscription, and then monthly check-ins with the consultant
A toll-free number and call tracking reports
Pack of 250 free printed business cards with URL and e-mail addresses sent directly to the small business
Monthly listing in Yahoo! Yellow Pages
Customers pay only $79.95 a month for all these services. Website Pros will design a Microsoft Office Live Web site for existing Microsoft Office Live Basics, Office Live Essentials and Office Live Premium customers; standard charges apply to Essentials and Premium customers.
Where: More information is available at http://www.officelive.com.
About Microsoft Office Live
Microsoft Office Live is a complete, affordable set of easy-to-use Internet-based software and services that helps small businesses attract new customers, keep in touch with existing customers and easily manage their business from virtually any location. By combining the power of software plus services, Office Live helps small businesses establish a professional Web presence, stay in touch with their customers, and easily access company information from one complete online location. More information is available at http://www.officelive.com.
About Website Pros
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 lead 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 www.websitepros.com.
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