Netfirms Inc.

Netfirms Inc.

June 30, 2005 12:00 ET

NETFIRMS GIVES 25,000 FREE WEBSITES TO CANADIAN BUSINESSES

Leading Canadian web hosting company celebrates Canada Day with free tools to help small and medium-sized Canadian companies get on the Web Attention: Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 30, 2005) - Netfirms kicks off its Canada-wide giveaway of 25,000 business-class websites on July 1, 2005. In July and August only, Canadian businesses can receive the Netfirms Advantage Business Website Bundle for free. The package includes everything needed to get a business website up and running on the Internet - including a free .ca / .com domain name.

More Canadians than ever have access to the Internet, with 64 per cent of Canadians using the Internet for purchasing decisions (Forrester Research) - yet only 40 per cent of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses have websites (StatsCan).

"Website ownership has never been more important for small businesses and is now considered an essential tool for success," says Thomas Savundra, president of Netfirms Inc., "Now businesses can experience first hand, and risk-free, just how easy and affordable it can be to launch a business-enhancing website."

The giveaway includes the company's most popular all-inclusive plan, the Netfirms Advantage Business Website Bundle, with everything needed for a business website:
- a free .ca / .com domain name
- 3 months free web hosting
- business e-mail
- e-commerce capabilities
- a free CD filled with useful design software
- instant website publishing tools
- Google AdWords coupon to build site traffic

About Netfirms Inc.

Netfirms, Inc., founded in 1998, is the premier provider of web hosting solutions and technology to successful small and medium-sized businesses, home office, entrepreneurs and individuals worldwide. Netfirms hosts more than 1,200,000 websites - delivering trust, quality, and reliability each and every day. With global headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Netfirms is one of the largest web hosting companies in the world.

In Canada, the company is a national leader in affordable business website services including domain name registration, web hosting, e-mail and e-commerce. /For further information: http://www.netfirms.ca/123/ IN: ECONOMY, ENTERTAINMENT, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, TRADE

Contact Information

  • Christopher Hebert, Marketing Manager, Netfirms Inc.
    Primary Phone: 416-661-2100 ext. 260
    E-mail: chrish@netfirms.com