October 27, 2008
Warp 9 Launches ClearanceBooks.Com
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warp 9, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: WNYN) , the premier provider of robust e-commerce platforms and services, today announces that its client, F+W Media, Inc. has launched the business-to-consumer (B2C) site ClearanceBooks.com (http://www.clearancebooks.com/) on the Warp 9 Internet Commerce System (ICS) platform.
"We're very excited to roll out this new online store with Warp 9. The fact that this site was launched in under 30 days -- especially including design, product data, and all the other components that go into it -- is quite a feat. The Warp 9 team did a great job to meet our aggressive launch schedule, enabling us to be up in time for the holiday season," stated Eric Svenson, Director of eCommerce for F+W Media.ClearanceBooks.com is the second website property F+W Media has launched with Warp 9 in the last 30 days.
The new website features:
-- An integrated approach to leveraging product data to push out to Comparison Shopping Engines (CSEs) such as Shopzilla, NexTag, Become.com, Googlebase, Shopping.com, Pricegrabber, Smarter.com, Sortprice, Yahoo, and others.
-- Warp 9's Suggested and Directed search features along with filtered and full-text searching.
-- More granular reporting of Google, Yahoo, MSN, and other search engine search terms, showing a breakout of Natural and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) versus Pay-Per-Click (PPC) contributions.
Warp 9 powers some of the most successful e-commerce websites for retailers such as http://www.magellans.com/, Craft Supplies USA flagship site http://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/, and Spiegel Brands' http://www.carabella.com/, http://www.ablambdin.com/ and http://www.shapefx.com/.
About F+W Media
F+W Media, Inc., (http://www.fwmedia.com/) formerly F+W Publications, Inc., is the leading enthusiast-focused media company, delivering to passionate consumers the content and community they desire regardless of platform. The Company offers high quality magazines, books, events, digital and online products to a number of targeted communities, including art, writing, design, outdoors, lifestyle, woodworking, crafts, horticulture, genealogy, and automotive. F+W Media stays true to its mission to inspire, inform, and connect communities.
About Warp 9
Warp 9, Inc. (http://www.warp9inc.com/) is the premier provider of enterprise-class e-commerce solutions and services to mid-sized businesses in the catalog and retail industry. With a proven track record and years of experience in the industry, Warp 9's comprehensive and scalable suite of software platforms and technologies for online catalogs, e-mail marketing, and interactive visual merchandising help businesses leverage the Internet to increase sales. Offered on a fully managed Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, Warp 9 products deliver unique benefits to its customers by reducing total cost of ownership, lowering upfront cost, providing faster time to market and being a one-stop-shop for all things e-commerce. Known for its outstanding customer service, Warp 9 powers some of the most successful e-commerce sites for companies like Magellan's and Spiegel.
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Warp 9, Inc.
CONTACT: T. Harris, +1-805-964-3313, ext. 103, for Warp 9, Inc.
Web site: http://www.warp9inc.com/http://www.clearancebooks.com/http://www.fwmedia.com/