July 16, 2008 13:00 ET

WiZiQ Launches First Premium Service for Its Online Education Marketplace

New Premium Service Gives Professional Education Service Providers Enhanced Marketing Opportunities and More Advanced Teaching and Collaboration Tools in the Virtual Classroom

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - WiZiQ ( today announced that it has expanded its popular online learning platform with the launch of a new premium service which for the first time gives teachers, tutors and other educators greater control over their virtual classrooms and enables more effective promotion and management of their teaching and tutoring services.

Additionally, with the new premium service, WiZiQ members can:

--  Access advanced features in the virtual classroom like private chat.
--  Brand virtual classroom with their organization name.
--  Display personal contact info such as a phone number on their profile
    (with the free version, contact can only be made through WiZiQ).
--  Collect and keep track of payments from their contacts.
--  Get featured listing in search results.

"E-learning is altering the face of the entire educational industry, worldwide," said Harman Singh, founder and CEO of authorGEN Technologies. "WiZiQ helps subject experts reach a broader audience and enables learners of any age or interest instantly connect with the best teacher for their education needs. By expanding our platform with a new premium offering that allows educators to earn income from their expertise, we're directly responding to requests from our teacher and tutor community."

WiZiQ is an online teaching and learning platform that brings learners and teachers together across the world. The Flash-based virtual classroom is completely web-based without software download requirements and works on any web browser and with any operating system, including Windows, Mac, and Linux. It is equipped with live audio/video, text chat, document/whiteboard sharing, and session recording capabilities. The platform also offers other key collaboration tools such as a rich content library, a test section, searchable teacher profiles, and free public sessions hosted by experts.

WiZiQ's premium service is available now for an annual charge of $49.95. To get started, sign up for free at

About WiZiQ

WiZiQ is dedicated to enhancing the online learning experience of students around the globe. Its web-based educational solutions enable students, teachers, and tutors to connect regardless of geographic location and create new learning opportunities beyond the conventional classroom. WiZiQ is a subsidiary of authorGEN Technologies and has offices in Raleigh, North Carolina and Chandigarh, India. For more information, visit

Contact Information

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    Miiko Mentz
    FutureWorks PR