WebVisible

March 27, 2006 11:05 ET

WebVisible Powers Canadian Yellow Pages Group with Local Business Online Advertising Services

SAN JOSE, Calif. and MONTREAL--(CCNMatthews - Mar 27, 2006) -

Canadian Yellow Pages Group to Put Local Advertisers Online with WebVisible's "White Label" Products and Services

At today's "Drilling Down on Local" advertising conference in San Jose, Calif., WebVisible announces a partnership with Canadian Yellow Pages Group ("YPG") to bring WebVisible's "white label" local online advertising products and services to Canadian markets.

In an effort to bring additional value to their local business customer base, YPG will begin selling a local keyword search-based product. This product will be sold by YPG's sales force to local businesses in packages that are customized to fit any budget.

During the pilot program conducted over the past four months, the product performed well in Ontario, motivating YPG to expedite a rollout into additional markets, including Vancouver, greater Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

Irvine, Calif.-based online advertising provider, WebVisible, will provide YPG with "white label" products and services, sold directly to the customer by YPG, under the well-known Yellow Pages™ brand. WebVisible manages the back-end campaign management and simple account set-up with their automated Geneva Software. This solution provides YPG with an easy, low-cost, quick-to-market service that they can roll out right away.

"Yellow Pages Group is an innovative company that consistently delivers value to their customers," says Terry DiNatale, a founder of WebVisible. "We are pleased to be selected to support them in expanding their value story to include local search."

About WebVisible(SM)

WebVisible's local advertising products and services, sold by the local ad sales professionals of yellow pages, newspapers and online marketers, bring visibility to millions of local business Web sites that would otherwise be lost in a vast Internet landscape. The WebVisible service suite includes local search, locally targeted banner advertising, Pay-Per-Call and Click-to-Call services. In addition, the WebVisible service provides a Web-based proprietary order entry and campaign reporting application, affording easy self-management of order input, processing and reporting.

The service supports local resellers with sales training, product positioning and merchandising to increase resellers' product line, revenue, and consumer loyalty.

A service of SME Global Solutions (incorporated in September 2001), WebVisible evolved in 2005 as a collective of local market professionals with more than 150 years experience in local market advertising and product development. The service is sold by Fortune 500 companies including Bell Operating Companies, newspaper publishers and ISPs worldwide.

SME Global Solutions Inc. is a privately held company with funding from Redpoint Ventures.

WebVisible, a service of SME Global Solutions Inc., has headquarters in Irvine, Calif. with offices in Atlanta, Ga.

For more information, please visit www.webvisible.com or call 949-502-5757.

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