Content Commerce

As the Internet continues to evolve, consumers are getting used to the fact that the Web no longer provides a free ride and are beginning to pay for a wide range of online content. To capitalize on this trend, AT&T partnered with Accenture to launch its PrePaid Web Cents Service.

Posted Jun 09, 2003

Yaga, Inc., a provider of advanced payment services for digital content and online businesses, has announced that Ziff Davis Media's, an online destination for technology buyers, is using Yaga's Digital Content Payment Solution to power the Web site's Utility Library.

Posted Jun 06, 2003

ECNext, a provider of technology and services for selling and delivering commercial business information via the Web, has been selected by Webbolt to build, manage, and promote the site for selling business news, research and intelligence reports, and other high-value information.

Posted Jun 03, 2003

Not only is it exceedingly simple to buy listings by keyword and phrase, search engine pay-for-performance is now a billion dollar industry and the fastest growing form of advertising anywhere. Now whenever and wherever a business- or consumer-related search is entered, the results are likely to include ads.

Posted May 23, 2003

Yaga, Inc., a provider of payment technology and services for digital content and online businesses, has announced the opening of its newest office in London.

Posted May 13, 2003

Conchango and Tridion are partnering to provide companies with a solution to manage econtent‚ in order to drive multi-channel commerce.

Posted May 02, 2003

The Kiplinger Washington Editors has selected Javien Digital Payment Solutions, a provider of Internet credit card processing and billing for the online publishing market, to provide the payment processing technology for premium archive purchases.

Posted May 02, 2003

Whether online or off, content providers adore the subscription model…and for good reason. Getting a user to commit to content at a bundled price is about as sweet a transaction as one can imagine. Yet more efficient, “friction-less” micropayment systems—for vendors and consumers—could open up whole new revenue models.

Posted Apr 23, 2003

In an effort to offset budget cuts, the Woodland Public Library in Woodland, CA has come up with a unique fundraising scheme: they have opened an Internet shopping mall.

Posted Apr 18, 2003

WARP Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of WARP Technology Holdings and a provider of Internet application acceleration solutions, has announced a partnership with Mirror Image Internet, an ebusiness provider of managed content delivery, ecommerce, and Web services, and a subsidiary of Xcelera Inc.

Posted Apr 11, 2003

AT&T has introduced the AT&T PrePaid Web Cents Service, a new, secure, payment alternative for consumer purchases of online digital content.

Posted Apr 04, 2003

EasyAsk, provider of Synchronized Search and Navigation, has introduced a new version of its solution featuring merchandising and analytic capabilities.

Posted Feb 18, 2003

WebSideStory, Inc. has announced that, the online news and information site for The San Diego Union-Tribune, has doubled the number of monthly unique visitors and increased advertising revenues by more than 50% since implementing its HitBox service two years ago.

Posted Jan 24, 2003

WeatherBug has unveiled an "On-Demand" online advertising model that is designed to allow users to change their sponsor at will.

Posted Jan 24, 2003

ECNext, a provider of Web marketing and commerce technology for market research firms and business publishers has announced that Outsell, Inc., a research and advisory firm focusing exclusively on the Information Content (IC) industry, has selected ECNext as its solution provider for its commerce Web site.

Posted Jan 24, 2003

FIRSTGATE Internet AG, a European content commerce company, known in the US as FIRSTGATE Internet Inc, has introduced the click&buy system.

Posted Jan 21, 2003

Blackwell's Book Services, a book supplier to the library market, has announced that its Collection Manager purchasing system for libraries now includes a full-text preview feature powered by ebrary, a provider of information distribution and retrieval technology.

Posted Dec 20, 2002

ECNext, a provider of market expertise and Web commerce services for business publishers and advisory firms, has announced the appointment of Chris Skudder as chief executive officer.

Posted Dec 10, 2002

IBM has announced that it is working with the National Geographic Society to digitizing more than 10,000 of its images of culture, adventure, and nature and to make them commercially available worldwide.

Posted Dec 03, 2002

Verity Inc. has announced that Sharper Image Corporation, a specialty retailer, has selected search technology from Verity for its ecommerce Web site.

Posted Nov 26, 2002

En Pointe Technologies, Inc., a provider of information technology products and services, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Tabin Corporation, a Chicago-based regional reseller of technology products and services.

Posted Oct 15, 2002

Sandlot has released EclipseNet 6.0, the latest version of its subscription management software that is designed to enable businesses to track and control processes such as marketing, billing, distribution, customer service, and access control.

Posted Oct 08, 2002