June 23, 2006 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Web hosting provider Web.com (http://www.web.com) has signed an agreement with Encore, a Los Angeles-based interactive publisher, to sell its website creation software in retailers throughout the USA. Outlets will include Office Depot, CompUSA and Amazon.com.
"Web.com offers customers simple and powerful website software utilizing proprietary and patented technologies that allows them to easily design, create and post their website online in a matter of minutes," suggested Web.coms President and CEO Mr. Jeff Stibel. "By leveraging Encore's impressive retail relationships, Web.com now has a strong presence among some of the top retailers in the world. These outlets attract a very healthy mix of small business owners and consumers -- our core customers."
Web.com's Site Builder and Hosting Suite provides users with domain name registration, a website, and a full year of web hosting. After a year of free service users are billed a monthly fee to maintain their website, keep it hosted, and renew their domain name. Those purchasing the package receive $75 credit towards Google AdWords to assist in marketing their completed website.
"We are very excited to partner with Web.com to bring a truly complete website solution to retail for the first time. The unique nature of this product -- bundling a website builder, domain name registration, web hosting, and Google search marketing at a sub $100 price point -- makes it a very compelling customer offer," added Encore CEO Mike Bell.