August 26, 2008
Relocation.Com Teams With HGTV’s FrontDoor.Com to Offer Consumer Moving Services
Relocation.com boosted its online footprint today with the announcement of its latest partnership with FrontDoor.com, powered by HGTV. Free moving quotes from Relocation.com's high-quality moving professionals will be available to FrontDoor.com users through the Moving tab (http://www.frontdoor.com/move).
Relocation.com also will provide FrontDoor.com with original articles from its relocation experts and additional moving-related content that helps further engage consumers, providing everything from packing tips to planning tools to money savings tips for their upcoming move.
According to Relocation.com's 2008 consumer survey, 66 percent of recent movers searched for their moving professionals online. Working with FrontDoor.com is consistent with Relocation.com's strategy of partnering with the leading real estate, apartment and other relocation websites to help better engage consumers at the point in time that they are seeking information and moving-service professionals for the move.
"Despite the challenges in today's real estate markets, consumer interest in the real estate sector hasn't waned. Working with a leading consumer media property such as HGTV's FrontDoor.com is a natural fit for us," said Greg Hebner, CEO, Relocation.com. "We know that consumers are using the Internet as a primary source for finding moving services, and this partnership is a great way for us to extend the reach of our unique moving content and resources with one of the Internet's most visited real estate destinations."
Relocation.com content is available now on FrontDoor.com.
"We are dedicated to providing users with a robust real estate resource that pulls together in one place everything needed to find and then settle into a new home. Working with Relocation.com will allow FrontDoor to provide our site visitors with additional high quality, original content as well as access to moving professionals," said Vikki Neil, vice president of real estate at Scripps Networks, parent company of FrontDoor.com.
Relocation.com is the largest online marketplace connecting consumers who are moving locally, nationally or internationally with professionals that can best service their needs. Working with many leading moving and storage companies, Relocation.com provides free quotes from quality, professional companies who can service consumers during their upcoming move. It is focused on helping make the relocation process easier and less challenging for the 40 million people moving each year. Relocation.com offers comprehensive information, tools and resources to help consumers compare, connect and learn about products and services from hundreds of relevant providers. Ranked No. 18 of the top 50 media companies on the 2008 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies, the company was founded in 2000 by online moving industry pioneer, chairman Sharon (Ron) Asher, and is based in New York. For more information, visit www.relocation.com.
FrontDoor.com (http://www.frontdoor.com) is an online real estate listing service powered by HGTV, the No.1 source for home-related media content. The site currently offers more than 3 million listings of homes for sale and partners with other leaders in the home shelter category including Realogy Corporation, Prudential Real Estate and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World(TM). In addition to providing users with the latest real estate listings, FrontDoor houses expert HGTV advice and videos along with original Web series and a comprehensive library of engaging, interactive tools, guides and information.