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April 12, 2011 09:05 ET

Website Builder Yola Expands European Presence: Announces Partnership With switchplus Swiss ISP

Yola to Offer Its Easy Website Tools and Hosting Services to Swiss ISP Customers in Switzerland, France, Germany and Italy

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2011) - Expanding its European presence, Yola (www.yola.com), the award-winning website builder announced today a partnership with switchplus Swiss ISP to provide website creation and hosting services to its individual users and commercial customers in Switzerland.

By partnering with Yola, switchplus will offer users a professional website with its .ch domain, provide the latest website builder technology, regular product updates and new features, with no back-end maintenance needed by the user for the latest website functionality. The Yola and switchplus offer is available in four languages -- English, French, German and Italian -- and will start at 99 francs a year.

"The partnership with switchplus is our first with an ISP, and is our initial step for further growth in the European ISP market, building on our already growing base of European customers," said Vinny Lingham, Founder and CEO of Yola. "Together with switchplus, we are enabling its customers to create a professional website and grow their online presence."

Yola offers easy-to-use tools for creating a professional website fast, with no technical knowledge needed. It is designed to help small businesses and individuals establish an online presence, to grow their business and connect with customers digitally.

Designed to be fast and easy, Yola website creation tools will now be included in switchplus hosting packages. Users will be able to use the Yola tools, buy their domain from switchplus, activate their site-building tools through a switchplus dashboard and then start creating their online presence with Yola in just minutes. Through the HomePageTool, Yola offers switchplus users the capability to integrate social media, blogs, forums, online payments all into their personalized website.

Yola offers switchplus users a wide selection of design templates to choose from, unlimited pages on their site, site traffic statistics and more. No software installation is needed and everything is centrally managed and stored at switchplus. Additional information can be found at www.switchplus.ch.

About Yola

Yola is an award-winning website builder that makes it easy for small businesses, non-profits and everyday users to create a website, with no technical knowledge needed. Yola's professional templates enable small businesses to create an online presence with an easy-to-use and flexible website builder, and hosting package. Yola has over 5 million registered users, 4 million published sites and is localized and translated in six different languages -- English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and Cape Town, South Africa. For additional information, visit www.yola.com or call 415-227-0250.

About switchplus

switchplus offers fast and uncomplicated internet products for private individuals and commercial customers. It specializes in the registration of domain names and the hosting of websites and e-mail. switchplus is a subsidiary of the SWITCH Foundation, a non-profit that handles all Swiss domain registrations.

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