SOURCE: Texterity

May 23, 2007 10:03 ET

eWEEK Taps Texterity as New Digital Magazine Supplier

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 23, 2007 -- Texterity, Inc., a leading provider of digital magazine solutions, has been selected as the new digital magazine supplier for eWEEK, the magazine with the largest digital circulation. In addition to eWEEK, Texterity was selected to provide digital editions of two other Ziff Davis publications, Baseline and CIO Insight. Starting with the April 2, 2007 issue Texterity began delivering eWEEK to over 65,000 digital readers per week.

Ziff Davis is a leading integrated media company that publishes seven magazines for technology and gaming enthusiasts. eWEEK is a weekly publication that provides readers and advertisers with customized editions, offering the opportunity to split the edition into customized content for vertical, regional or demographic markets. Texterity compiles customized digital editions of each issue in accordance with eWEEK's specifications. In addition, eWEEK will also be using Texterity's RSS integration, blog permalinks, and Look Inside the Magazine circulation-building programs.

"We chose Texterity because they are an industry leader with the technology and the experienced staff to manage the complexities of our program," stated Karl Elkin, group publisher and vice president. "From generating split editions to integrating with our fulfillment company, Texterity provides the expertise, programs and rapid response we require. With the switch to Texterity, we are moving our digital magazine experience forward with the addition of a richly featured browser solution, RSS, blogging permalinks and a customized sample program to increase reader options and leverage the full benefits of digital editions as a cost-effective circulation-building tool."

"Ziff Davis has top-tier publications and we are thrilled to work with these great titles," stated Martin Hensel, president of Texterity, Inc. "Our goal is to help Ziff Davis maximize their online circulation-building efforts, cost-effectively expand their readership and create additional revenue opportunities through digital editions."

Using Texterity's Published Web Format (PWF), subscribers can view the magazine with any standard Internet browser. No plug-ins or software downloads are required. Texterity's PWF imaging technology provides the fastest loading time and the sharpest text. It enables numerous capabilities such as multimedia content, RSS, search functions, YouTube integration and digital archive global search.

About Texterity, Inc.

Texterity (www.texterity.com) is a leading provider of complete digital publishing solutions. With the most flexible solution in the industry, publishers can choose a custom program ranging from basic services to fully outsourced solutions with innovative circulation-building programs. Named to the "EContent 100" as one of the "100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry," Texterity provides the only true no-download solution. Top publishers such as Time, Inc., Dow Jones & Co., CMP, Penton Media, PennWell Corporation, Hearst, Condé Nast, Ziff Davis Media and IDG all utilize Texterity to provide a rich viewing experience using only a standard web browser. Privately held, Texterity is headquartered in Southborough, MA.

Texterity, TextCafe, Published Web Format, Digital Delivery Made Simple, and the Texterity logo are registered trademarks or service marks of Texterity, Inc.

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