SOURCE: Commerce Online Inc.

September 17, 2009 09:00 ET

Commerce Online Inc. Appoints Internationally Acclaimed Entertainment Executive Russ Regan to Board of Advisors

Mr. Regan to Expand Company's Reach Into Entertainment and Multi-Million Dollar Infomercial Merchant Services Sector

PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - September 17, 2009) - Commerce Online Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CMIB) (, a leading company specializing in both bricks and mortar and wireless merchant payment solutions, today announced the addition of Mr. Russ Regan to the Company's advisory board.

Recently Mr. Regan served as Vice President of Music Licensing with Instant Media Network, the world's largest provider of music content and services to the lodging industry and brings to Commerce Online a track record of success in the entertainment industry that spans over four decades. Mr. Regan has headed up labels such as Motown, 20th Century and Polygram records and is directly credited with playing a key role in the success of dozens of recording artists, including super stars Elton John, Neil Diamond, Barry White, Olivia Newton-John, The Beach Boys and finding the song "That's Life" for Frank Sinatra. Mr. Regan started with Berry Gordy at Motown and promoted many other legendary artists including Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and Smokey Robinson. He is one of only a few record executives in the world who has had a number one record in each of the last four decades and during his career has racked up sales of over one billion records worldwide. Mr. Regan also supervised the soundtracks for "Flashdance," "Chariots of Fire," "The Karate Kid," "Spinal Tap," and "A Chorus Line."

"Having an icon like Mr. Regan as part of our advisory board and working side by side with him is truly a unique honor and privilege to us at Commerce Online. The doors that continue to open for our young company simply because of his accomplishments and reputation in Hollywood will soon propel us into a major provider of merchant services to the entertainment, infomercial and pay for view space. Already in his first month with the company, we have grown our merchant processing services through our alliances to over $400,000 a month credited to Mr. Regan. Our strategy of providing merchant services to product infomercials through Mr. Regan's contacts could account for millions in revenues and sales of these products worldwide through celebrity product endorsements and credit card services," stated Michael Friedman for Commerce Online.

"Being a part of a start-up like Commerce Online and seeing what they have accomplished in the short time they have been public, truly brings back the entrepreneurial spirit in me. I am looking forward to working with the company and making the proper introductions within the entertainment sector to uniquely set Commerce Online apart from any other company within the merchant services industry," stated Mr. Regan.

About Commerce Online Inc.

Commerce Online Inc. ( is positioned to become a market leader in both online and wireless merchant payment solutions. The Company offers a full spectrum of secure and reliable transaction processing solutions using traditional, Internet Point-of-Sale (POS), e-commerce and mobile (wireless) terminals in conjunction with Industry Alliance Partners. The Company's Alliances provide electronic payment processing suite of services enabling merchants to accept all major credit and debit cards, as well as ATM cards and ACH check drafts for payment whether a retail, service, mail-order or Internet merchant. As an industry leader, Commerce Online is dedicated to delivering comprehensive services, such as merchant account activation, gateway connections, Web development and social network engines to a worldwide client base.


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