Interest!ALERT And Nando Media Partner To Offer
Free News And Affiliate Content Service; Real Time ASP News Service Pays Sites
To Offer News
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24,
2000--Interest!ALERT today announced the availability of a new ASP service that
allows sites to select news content by topic, incorporate it into their sites
and be paid affiliate fees for visitors who view news.
There are two primary offerings which both pay affiliate fees. A free "News
Headlines, Summaries and Stock Quotes and Stock News" service and a logo
co-branded service. Prices for a site to brand personalized news with their
logos start at less than $200 a month.
In addition to
News, Entertainment, Health and Sports coverage provided by Nando Media, the
interactive media division of The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI), Interest!ALERT
also provides syndicated content and links from sources such as iSyndicate,
Rolling Stone, Dr. Koop and others.
attraction of the Interest!ALERT offering is that sites can incorporate news or
news headline services in a couple of minutes and receive affiliate fees ,"
stated Karan Eriksson, president of Interest!ALERT. "We offer an entry level
free News headline and summary service that pays affiliate fees up through
extensive, branded, personalized content engine services that scale to millions
"The second major attraction is being able to
brand news with your look and feel at a price that any site can afford," said
Eriksson. "Branding, coupled with our affiliate fees, allows sites to make money
right away." Competitive news branded offerings start at $3000 a month or more
and do not offer affiliate programs or an easy to hookup ASP
"Nando Media has offered the Interest!ALERT
personalized news and email services for years and has thousands of customers,"
said James Green, president and publisher of Nando Media. "This new
Interest!ALERT ASP service, provides a way for us to continue to extend the
Nando Media brand and to reach new customers."
Interest!ALERT Free News service with affiliate program is available immediately
Interest!ALERT personalized news and email delivery is also available to
visitors of Nando Media at http://www.nandotimes.com/tools/
About Nando Media
Nando Media is the interactive media
division of The McClatchy Company, with corporate headquarters in Sacramento,
Calif. (USA). McClatchy publishes 11 daily and 12 non-daily newspapers including
the Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune, the Sacramento (CA) Bee, The Anchorage (AK)
Daily News, The Tacoma (WA) News-Tribune and The News & Observer (Raleigh,
Nando Media is a pioneer in Web-based publishing and
a leader in providing continuously updated news and information on its products
and across many affiliate web sites. Located in Raleigh, N.C. (USA), Nando began
publishing news on the Web in July 1994. It draws its information from a variety
of sources, including Agence France Presse, AP, SportsTicker, Tribune Media
service and others.
Interest!ALERT, part of the CP Software
Group in Folsom, Calif., is a developer of intelligent text recognition
software. Interest!ALERT has developed partnerships with leading online content
providers, World Wide Web search and retrieval vendors and Internet Systems
Integrators to fulfill the vision of personalizing the
Note to Editors: Interest!ALERT is a
trademark of Interest!ALERT
Karan Eriksson, 916/985-4445, ext. 232
James Green, 919/836-5700
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: INTERNET PUBLISHING SOFTWARE MARKETING AGREEMENTS