SOURCE: ShorePoint Systems

October 12, 2006 10:58 ET

ShorePoint System Enables Using Instant Messaging as a Revenue Stream for Businesses

DAYTON, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 12, 2006 -- ShorePoint Systems, an emerging provider for services over IM, announces a new service that allows consumers to add instant messaging as an additional revenue channel to their online services.

"Instant messaging provides immense potential as an integrated, cost-effective business tool. Businesses are taking advantage of cost and integration advantages of IM in support and sales channels today. By providing this service, we believe that business-to-consumer and consumer-to-consumer customers can integrate our services as a revenue channel. We provide seamless integration into their current revenue stream," says founder Rajan Annadurai.

Current IM users and businesses using IM, who want to charge for their time communicating, currently do not have an end-to-end solution required to schedule sessions, monitor, and seamlessly collect revenue. ShorePoint Systems offers a complete system for existing community builders/portals looking to adding value by offering this service. The patented technology provides the ability for IM users to securely, easily and quickly charge for time communicating with other IM Users. It's a seamless solution for experts within communities to utilize this service.

The solution empowers community sites/portals by offering a premium consumer oriented service under their own brands. ShorePoint's mission is to provide consumers the widest range of choices in IM-based services. ShorePoint Systems is currently offering this service to several social networking, tutoring, support, entertainment portals. The solution currently supports Skype. Future releases will support Google Talk. ShorePoint is also in talks with other leading IM providers.

About ShorePoint Systems

ShorePoint Systems is a start-up providing innovative IM-based services for seamless business integration. Shorepoint's latest service brings to market the complete integrated revenue-generating model for IM users. ShorePoint's intuitive and easy-to-use solution works with Skype and is the most convenient way for consumers to monetize instantly when communicating with other IM users. The ShorePoint System was started by executives from Vonage, Intel and ipNetfusion. ShorePoint Systems was founded in 2005 and is based in New Jersey. For more information, visit

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