SOURCE: Zippi Networks, Inc.

December 15, 2008 07:00 ET

Zippi Expands to Meet Increasing Demand in 2009, as National 24/7 Call Center Support Goes Live to Support 877-Go Zippi Services

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2008) - Zippi Networks, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZIPI), turning America's "Clutter into Cash," today announced its partnership with nationally acclaimed call center provider Apple Tree Answers, www.appletreeanswers.com. Apple Tree has built a solid reputation and has been awarded ATSI's Award of Excellence from 2004 - 2008, an Inc. 500 fastest growing company status for three consecutive years, as well as several other notable achievements in the call center market place. Zippi's partnership will leverage Apple Tree's service excellence to provide the highest quality service along with convenience for consumers without the limitation of time zones, for all 877-Go Zippi hotline callers.

Zippi provides a service that is much needed in today's ever changing economy, and by building awareness of the Zippi service the company anticipates it will begin to see a very organic type of growth in the amount of "Zipsters" (home based business owners) that will be eager to join the network and service these consumers. There are two groups of target customers for Zippi, those with items to clear out and turn to cash, and those who wish to sell those items for a commission. In many cases Zippi has found that one consumer may fit the profile of both, with product of their own to sell as well as many friends and family, Zippi manages the entire system and allows them to profit from product sales and their very own home based business.

Robert A. Rositano Jr., CEO Zippi Networks, Inc., stated, "Our message is very timely and our business model is sound, shining the spotlight on our service now requires that we are prepared at an operational level to handle the calls, and that is where Apple Tree comes in. Zippi has always been all about 'Clutter Out...Cash In' which means providing a consumer with a hassle free way of checking the eBay value of a particular item or items lying around the house, then scheduling a pick up and sale of that item. It is only now that our front end service can scale nationally on a 24/7 basis, which is very big for many consumers in today's economy. Best of all we are finding that leading with the 877-Go Zippi services provides us with a road map of how quickly we need to expand 'Zipster' growth in specific markets. With pre-screened items priced and queued up for sale in the Zippi pipeline, it will truly make the proposition of becoming a "Zipster" and home based business owner that much more attractive, we are very excited about 2009."

About the Company:

Zippi™ Networks, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZIPI), headquartered in San Jose, Calif., has created a revolutionary business process (three US Patents Pending), together with the ease of hand-held mobile technology, social networking, and the ability to recycle that empowers a new generation of online sellers. Founded in 2006, Zippi promises to engage consumers with an easy toll free telephone number designed to allow everyone an easy hassle free way of selling items online; by phoning 1-877-GO-ZIPPI an item owner can receive a quick "mini appraisal" through the "Ask Zippi" appraisal system. Zippi connects this appraisal with the appropriate Zipster (eBay seller) which handles the entire transaction.

The strength of the eBay community resides in eBay's very own message "the power of all of us," until Zippi each and every eBay seller has been very careful not to give away selling secrets, creating competition within the eBay marketplace. Zippi embraces the power of many, allowing each "Zipster" to build teams on eBay with "Zippi TeamBuilder™" allowing a Zipster to scale earnings and eliminate competition by building team members, which has never been allowed within the eBay community, until now with Zippi!

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as results of various factors including the ability of the company to successfully commercialize its new technologies and service offerings. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements, which may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Zippi is a trademark of Zippi Networks, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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