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Beyond.com Network Expands Geographic Niche by Partnering with Reply! Inc.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – February 2006 - Beyond.com, Inc., the largest niche career network for business professionals, partnered with Reply! Inc. to power career centers for their online trade brand, Connecting Neighbors. Connecting Neighbors’ geographically-targeted neighborhood websites now offer job posting and resume searching services to local employers, while providing area residents job search, continuing education and career management resources.
Beyond.com career centers will increase site stickiness, adding value to the geographically-specific information Connecting Neighbors currently provides for their residents. The partnership with Connecting Neighbors will allow Beyond.com to greatly expand their network and provide targeted information and services to more local employers and job seekers. “This mutually beneficial partnership is a great asset,” states Rich Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com. “By geographically targeting neighborhoods nationwide, we will attract more of the passive job candidates that employers are seeking. We will also be able to provide relevant career, business and life solutions to a larger, more diverse community of consumers.”
“The integration of Beyond.com into our neighborhood websites is a terrific resource for our sponsors and residents,” explains Sean Fox, Executive Vice President of Real Estate for Reply! Inc. “Incorporating a place for residents to search for employment in their communities strengthens the value of their neighborhood website and monthly newsletter.”
Beyond.com is a network of more than 11,000 niche industry websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and network tools for every stage of their career, business and life. Services and resources include: careers and recruitment, education, certification and training, search engines, and life management and networking tools.
About Reply!, Inc.
Reply!, Inc. is the leading provider of online services for consumers, helping to make life's big decisions easy. Reply!'s online brands, (iMotors; RealtyNow; AgentConnect; Connecting Neighbors), provide superior performance-based customer referral services to automotive dealers, real estate agents, mortgage brokers and lenders, home improvement providers, and insurance brokers.