SOURCE: WebVisible

December 16, 2008 08:00 ET

Bill Lupo Named WebVisible Vice President of Sales

Internet Entrepreneur Brings Wealth of Local Search Marketing Experience Plus Strong Sales Leadership

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - December 16, 2008) - WebVisible, Inc., a worldwide leader in local online advertising, announced today it has named Bill Lupo its vice president of sales. Lupo brings to his position extensive experience growing profitable ventures through search-based marketing and will leverage his successes to build, direct and manage WebVisible's direct sales force and oversee customer support in the local merchant channel.

"We're extremely pleased to have Bill on board," said Kirsten Mangers, chief executive officer at WebVisible. "He brings strong leadership and solid experience building direct sales teams from the ground up and managing them to a high level of success. His unique background and perspective will make him a valuable member of our strategic management team as we continue to build our sales channels."

Prior to joining WebVisible, Lupo was a regional sales leader at Yodle, where he built and managed a successful direct sales team. In strategic partnership sales at AltaVisa/Shopping.com (eventually sold to Overture), Lupo directed the company's top producing team and worked to develop the cost per click (CPC) model used throughout the Internet industry.

"WebVisible is known throughout the industry as a first-to-market innovator," said Lupo. "I'm thrilled to become a part of an organization that seeks to help small businesses around the world acquire new customers in the continually evolving Internet environment."

WebVisible is a global leader in local interactive advertising, offering simple and affordable Internet marketing campaign management for small and midsize businesses, with an emphasis on proven return-on-investment. The company's proprietary Geneva™ software platform automatically manages the entire lifecycle of order management, deployment and optimization to ensure the maximum amount of exposure for each individual merchant.

About WebVisible

Established in 2001, WebVisible is known as the premiere expert in leveraging the power of the Internet to help businesses around the world acquire new customers. Through partnerships with many of the largest media organizations (international yellow pages, newspapers, online service providers), local chamber of commerce groups and Internet companies, WebVisible's patent-pending technology provides simple and scalable pay-per-click, banner ads, call-based products and ROI measurement tools with predictable pricing and guaranteed results. For more information, visit www.webvisible.com or call (949) 502-5757.

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