News Column Teams With Google, Inc.

January 7, 2003

SUWANEE, Ga. (PRNewswire via COMTEX) --, a leader in online small business and franchise advertising portals, announced today the signing of a long-term advertising agreement with Google, Inc., the "World's Largest Search Engine."

This long-term contract provides "top of page" placement to under a variety of business opportunity and franchise keyword terms. These keywords incorporate hundreds of variations on "franchise," "business opportunities" and "small business opportunity."

Already established in the online advertising industry, receives a high ranking on Alexa Internet, Inc., the Internet Data Collection Company that gathers information and tracks Internet visits to websites. Alexa Internet, Inc. then ranks sites on the Internet, based upon visitor traffic. The more traffic a Web site receives, the lower their ranking number. has quickly risen to the top of the Alexa Internet, Inc. ranking system and has eclipsed most of their competitors. has a current Alexa Internet, Inc. ranking under 8,000.

Paul Stiles, Director of Public Relations for, commented, "Google is a global leader in search and search monetization. As a result of our premium positioning on search terms associated with small businesses, business opportunities and franchises, we anticipate a significant increase in our already skyrocketing traffic. Our exclusive Google exposure will ensure end-users finding us and in turn, facilitate their search for their desired franchise."

Stiles continued, "After a careful review of the most commonly searched on terms, we found that many end-users seeking to buy a business opportunity or franchise typically confuse the two and search on three or more terms associated with both investments. With premium placement on Google on search terms relevant to franchises and business opportunities, our advertisers are now assured even more franchise buyers."

About is a franchise and business opportunity information site designed to allow franchises to advertise their offerings to potential franchisees and investors. Founded in late 2001, produces significant visitor traffic and generates substantially qualified lead flow to their valued advertisers, and pertinent information for their end users who are searching for a new business opportunity or franchise.

Source: Copyright (C) 2003 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved.

Story Tools Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters