June 08, 2010 08:00 ET
ReputationDefender Acquires Ziggs.com
Bringing Online Reputation Management to Professionals
REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - June 8, 2010) - ReputationDefender, the world's leading online reputation and privacy management company, has acquired Ziggs.com, a social networking site for business professionals. ReputationDefender will introduce Ziggs.com users to its entire product line of reputation and privacy management services, enabling them to better manage and maintain their online identities. Ziggs.com users will be given unique offers to take advantage of MyEdge, ReputationDefender's solution for improving one's online identity by controlling one's personal search engine results.
"Our mission is to make managing one's online reputation easier," said Owen Tripp, COO of ReputationDefender. "We were interested in Ziggs.com because of its similar approach to helping professionals build and maintain an online presence. Moving forward we will work to enable Ziggs.com users to more completely take the reins of their digital lives."
"Our mission with Ziggs.com has always focused on fostering a community of like-minded professionals who acknowledge the value of creating and maintaining a professional online identity," said Tim DeMello, founder and CEO of Ziggs.com. "Early on we recognized ReputationDefender as the leader in the space. Joining ReputationDefender now makes it easier for our community of users to manage their online reputations across the entire Internet."
Effective today, Ziggs.com customers are invited to enhance their online professional reputation management strategy by leveraging the suite of services provided by ReputationDefender. Ziggs.com customers will be able to continue enjoying the features and benefits offered by the Ziggs.com platform. Visit http://www.reputationdefender.com/ziggs to learn more.
ReputationDefender is the pioneer and global leader in the emerging field of online reputation and privacy management. The privately held company has advanced technology, unique business processes and a suite of products designed for all consumer segments -- including professionals, small business owners, students, social Web enthusiasts, parents and more -- that make it easier to control online reputations and protect against Internet stalking, identity theft/impersonation and other online threats. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with an office in Munich, ReputationDefender serves customers in over 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.reputationdefender.com.