eDoorways Corporation

December 28, 2009 08:30 ET

eDoorways Spreads Holiday Cheer With Christmas Release of First Doorway

"SOLVE" Beta Version 1.0 Makes Debut Just After Midnight (CST) Christmas Morning Making Launch Possibly One of the Best Gifts Shareholders May Have Received in 2009 From Publicly Traded Social Media Search Platform

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - December 28, 2009) - Launching a little after 12:00 a.m. (CST) this past Friday morning Christmas Day, the eDoorways Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EDWY), a web-based consumer problem-solving gateway, lifestyle information source, and online business-to-consumer marketplace, has successfully released and operated the long awaited beta version of its first doorway, "SOLVE" v1.0, over the Christmas week-end. Initially covering businesses in Austin, Texas, but allowing international access, the "SOLVE" doorway is designed to facilitate the connection between the consumer and the providers of those goods and services who are looking to meet those needs, connecting real people with real solutions in "real-time."

In a statement given on Christmas Morning, Gary Kimmons, Chairman & CEO of eDoorways, said, "We are extremely thrilled about our being able to give to our shareholders what we consider the best gift we could possibly offer this holiday season."

What a gift it was. With many interested users logging on within the first hours, news of the doorway's launching rapidly spread all over social networks, investor message boards and other social media outlets throughout the wee hours of the morning without the company making any effort of formally alerting the general public of the event.

"This event is the culmination of two years of perseverance and in recent months, the diligent and efficacious collaboration of various professionals," states Kimmons. "We are extremely happy and excited by the success the 'SOLVE' doorway has already had within the first 48 hours of the Beta v1.0 launch. In Austin, Texas, right now, people with needs can use our real-time connectivity social networking platform to utilize intelligent search capabilities to get those needs met by businesses that are best suited to deliver."

Following the successful roll-out in Austin, which includes at least 4 additional versions of the beta slated for 2010, v2.0 thru v3.0 (ETA -- late February 2010 to 4th Quarter of 2010) the company has committed itself to adding three major American cities to the "SOLVE" doorway before the end of 2010. Mr. Kimmons believes that it is more than feasible to add 8-10 metropolitan areas per year. In addition, a large number of sign-ups have come from outside the Austin region, suggesting that the platform could experience a viral expansion that would accelerate the use and expansion of "SOLVE," making it a national prospect in a quarter of the time initially envisioned.

The live beta version includes premium connectivity between businesses and consumers. In release v1.0, consumers will be able to ask questions and initiate searches. Businesses or Solution Providers with the most relevance will be returned in the top spots of the search list. During this first phase, a Solution Provider will need to be online to get a good search ranking. This is to ensure the company gets the "real-time" chat functionality fully ironed out prior to shifting over to its "Ping" system -- which notifies offline Solution Providers of PowerKey queries.

Regarding the current functionality of "SOLVE" Beta v1.0, Kimmons summarized his previous statements as, "The primary functionality of 'SOLVE' is built around the city of our initial roll out, Austin. Yet still, we've permitted global access to the platform.

"Also keep in mind that in our allowing the public's participation in the 'acceptance testing process,' Beta v1.0 is susceptible to minor bugs, inconsistencies or shortcomings that may or may not be noticeable. These include limited browser compatibility -- currently supporting only Internet Explorer and Firefox, as well as queries only resulting in those relevant service providers who are located within a 50-mile radius from the person who initially made the inquiry. Thus, if you're not located in Austin, you're likely to get back zero results.

"These items for example are very temporary matters that may be rectified before all of the current Austin-based pre-registrants actually initiate their new accounts. Most of the current business will not become active until this week beginning today as our Christmas release has likely caught most off guard. Nonetheless, most minor items will be addressed during the next week. All other issues should be covered in Beta v2.0 which is set for release during late February of 2010."

The second version of the "SOLVE" beta, v2.0, will include the Offline Notification for Service Providers. This will allow a Service Provider to be "pinged," receiving offline notification that a question has been asked regarding their PowerKeys without requiring them to be logged into eDoorways. This release will also include enhanced search features for the consumer.

Sources close to the matter indicate that the company's intention is to fully develop the 'SOLVE' beta (final beta being v3.0, expected to be the first true representation of eDoorways operating as one of the earliest Web 3.0 service offerings within an open source environment) in addition to releasing the "LEARN" doorway, both in 2010. The "LEARN" doorway, which will initially launch nationally with global access, will allow educational courses on any topic to be created in a collaborative effort through a proprietary learning technology.

eDoorways urges users to use the "Feedback" boxes located on the site to give the company honest opinions, make suggestions or leave comments. It is requested that all correspondence be as specific and detailed as possible.

Kimmons concluded, "I would like to take this opportunity to thank our shareholders for their patience and support during the last several months. I believe that, when they see the platform in action, they will be more than satisfied. Moreover, as it evolves and expands, I am confident that 'SOLVE,' 'LEARN,' and the other doorways will exceed all expectations."

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