One eCommerce -ONCE- in Strategic Partnership With Alliance Media.
Agreement Represents Estimated Sales of Better Than $10 Million Over Next 12 Months
One eCommerce Corporation (OTCBB:ONCE) today announced it has entered into a broad-ranging strategic technology and marketing partnership with Alliance Media Group, a leading Yellow Pages sales organization.
Under the agreement, Alliance Media will offer its customer base of over 33,000, One eCommerce's Merchant.Point(TM) ecommerce solution, enabling them to establish a business presence on the Internet. According to Ken Martin, senior vice president of Alliance Media, this agreement represents estimated sales of better than $10 million over the next 12 months.
"One eCommerce's product line adds a whole new dimension to our business," said Martin. "Our Yellow Pages sales force will now be in a position to offer our customers the ability to sell their products over the Internet. Our relationship with One eCommerce allows us to remove the price and technical know how barriers to eCommerce, and enhances the value of our Yellow Pages." Additionally, the two companies will establish regional city guides under the brand name, NetCity Limits. Plans call for a first launch of NetCity Limits in San Antonio and then a roll out to more than 20 other major markets across the United States.
David Carolan, president and CEO of One eCommerce, stated "By entering into this agreement with Alliance Media, we now have over 100 sales people applying their knowledge and understanding of working with businesses and providing them with electronic commerce within portals oriented to the local markets."
Recently, One eCommerce announced Merchant.Point - a line of ecommerce solutions, providing easy access to Internet commerce for businesses of all sizes.
Merchant.Pointis unique because it offers a complete set of building blocks for ecommerce, including a comprehensive range of services which extends from concept to implementation of a database-driven Web site, including an electronic order entry system and accounting interface, ongoing system support and site management.
Alliance Media Group, an independent yellow page directory publishing company, was founded in 1997 by Charles Smith and Kenneth Martin. The company currently has nearly 100 employees with plans to add to that number as the group acquires new markets. Key members of the Alliance team have over 100 years of collective yellow pages publishing experience. The company employs the latest in publishing technology with extensive use of high quality graphics, design, and special features in all its directories.
Founded in 1995, One eCommerce Corporation is a CCSP (Complete Commerce Service Provider), serving mid-size business customers with electronic commerce solutions, web-based inbound call centers, web hosting, and electronic marketing services. Through partnerships with MATRAnet, Callware Technologies, Novell, Cisco, Compaq, AT&T, HP, Intel and Microsoft, One eCommerce Corporation ensures the delivery of the highest quality solutions to its clients.
Investors should carefully consider the information contained in this press release before making an investment in the Common Stock. Information in this release contains "forward-looking statements" that include certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from the future results covered in such forward-looking statements. Other factors also could cause actual results to vary materially from such forward-looking statements.
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|Date:||Apr 27, 1999|
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