Archive of April 2001

Roving Launches Web Affiliate Marketing Program (PR Newswire) Roving Software Inc. today launched their web affiliate marketing program aimed at increasing the reach of its Constant Contact(R) email marketing manager. The affiliate program enables web professionals and site owners to introduce Constant Contact to their website customers and earn commissions on free trial users and […]

Microsoft, Qwest ink Net access pact (CNet)…The agreement also calls for Qwest to promote its services on several MSN Web sites as well as on Microsoft’s small-business portal bCentral…. – Apr 26 1:00 PM ET My spin: This is a win / win for Qwest and Microsoft. MS gets exposure for its services on Qwest […]

Homestead Technologies and Switchboard Team Up to Make Online Yellow Page Ads Available to Small Business Members (PR Newswire) Switchboard Incorporated, leading provider of directory technology and Nearbuy(SM) locally targeted e-marketing solutions, and Homestead Technologies Inc., a leading provider of Web site building services, today announced that Switchboard will be the Internet yellow pages provider […]

NetObjects, Inc. Announces Financial Results for Its Second Quarter of FY2001 (PR Newswire) NetObjects, Inc., a leading provider of e-business solutions and services for the small business market, today announced financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2001. – Apr 26 4:30 PM ET My spin: Netobjects lost a ton of money this quarter…I […]

OfficeMax Sees No Material Effect on Current Year’s Results from Gateway Computer Wind-Down (PR Newswire) OfficeMax, Inc. said today that it does not expect any material effect on this year’s operating results from Gateway, Inc.’s apparent intentions to phase out selling Gateway computers in OfficeMax stores. My spin: I had really liked the Office Max […]

Celestix is advertising their Whistle Interjet like all in one server – email, file sharing and I guess Web access sharing. I wish Celstix well. But if IBM recently shut down their Whistle Interjet project…I wonder if Celestix can succeed? Mabye Celestix will be able to sell it better than IBM was able to though.

Smart Partner reported that a company, Learning Worlds, has created a program called “Attacher”, that reminds you if you’ve forgot to send attachments in your emails. As the Smart Partner article says, “..This is just one instance where technology goes too far.” This ridiculous, $9.95 program, checks your email messages for words such as attach […]

DSL.net Signs Agreement With VitalLink Business Systems, Inc. (Business Wire) DSL.net, Inc., a direct provider of high-speed Internet access solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses, has signed an agreement with VitalLink(SM) Business Systems, Inc., a leading vertical service provider of Internet-based management tools for restaurants, bars and nightclubs. – Apr 24 1:09 PM ET My […]

Special Interest Blvd back at Macworld Expo NY(MacCentral) …Small Business: products, applications and services geared toward Mac-based small businesses. Sci-… – Apr 23 7:21 PM ET My spin: I guess in my world it’s all PC’s for small biz. But I bet there’s a good number of small businesses who use Mac computers. I don’t […]

Qwest Communications Achieves Record Customer Service Results For First Quarter 2001 (PR Newswire) Qwest Communications International Inc., the broadband Internet communications company, announced today the company’s first-quarter 2001 service results in the 14-state local service area were the best in five to seven years for residential and small-business customers. – Apr 23 7:05 AM ET […]