SOURCE: Wyndstorm

September 10, 2007 11:11 ET

Online Advertising Company Selects Wyndstorm to Deliver Viral Marketing Programs

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - Seed Corn Advertising has selected Wyndstorm, a provider of turnkey social networking solutions, to build and host a unique online community to support their viral marketing programs.

With this agreement, Seed Corn will be able to provide a dynamic social network, specifically tailored to meet the needs of their planned online marketing programs. The contract is valued at $5 Million over 24 months, based on Wyndstorm hosting and managing the online community custom-tailored for Seed Corn. Slated for launch January 2008, Seed Corn plans to roll out their social network for advertising-based promotions. A key reason for selecting Wyndstorm is the ability to customize the wyndstorm™ social network application with unique customer-specific features, including interactive multi-user gaming, location-based advertising, personalized avatars, specialized community-specific currency and other high impact features that enhance viral marketing value. Creating a safe and secure environment is important to Seed Corn, and Wyndstorm provides automated moderation and screening to ensure users are able to meet, interact and have fun in a safe place.

"Our partnership with Wyndstorm provides our online marketing program with a feature-rich online community that will offer a safe place for online socializing and play among members around the world -- one of our core fundamentals," according to Seed Corn President, Andrew Stern. "With Wyndstorm, we will be able expand our advertising programs to include promotions through our online community, leveraging the power of personalized ad placement, word-of-mouth viral marketing, with significantly higher page-view conversion rates. Wyndstorm solves our need for a customized social network solution that includes the latest technologies for creating an environment from which we can roll-out numerous targeted online marketing campaigns, without having to build it ourselves," continued Stern.

"We welcome the opportunity to partner with Seed Corn on this rewarding program. Providing a safe environment that enables Seed Corn to create highly successful online advertising programs, based on a community that is safe and fun, is what wyndstorm™ is all about," said Marian Sabety, President and CEO of Wyndstorm. "We are looking forward to working with Seed Corn to create a promotions platform that provides significant value to both community users and Seed Corn's advertisers," Sabety continued. "Seed Corn represents the type of online advertising based company that our wyndstorm™ social network can help further grow," said Sabety.

About Seed Corn

Seed Corn Advertising, a Los Angeles-based company, is an established leader in providing online advertising in a variety of mediums, including e-mail, banner, pop-under, search, video and lead generation. Seed Corn leverages over 40 Million unique names from their marketing database and over 80 affiliates and publishers for effective message delivery. For more information about Seed Corn Advertising, visit www.seedcornadv.com.

About Wyndstorm Corporation

Wyndstorm Corporation, a Washington D.C.-based company, provides turnkey social networking solutions that include social media, interactive gaming, and click-to-call applications, so that affinity marketing companies can meet time-to-market pressure in delivering online entertainment that leverages viral marketing. Using the wyndstorm™ hosted application, clients can rapidly tailor and privately brand custom social media programs by selecting from over 50 pre-built modules. wyndstorm provides search, security, click-to-call, location-based advertising management, consumer-posted content, payment processing, and other value-add features that provide high value collaboration and interactive programming for private branded, viral marketing. For more information about Wyndstorm Corporation, (formerly YFonGlobal, LLC), visit www.wyndstorm.com.

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