E-Commerce Times Expands News Syndication Deal with iSyndicate

The E-Commerce Times today announced that it has expanded its news headline syndication deal with iSyndicate, to include full-text news story distribution in addition to headline syndication.

Under this agreement, the E-Commerce Times will provide full-text story content for placement on corporate Web sites through the iSyndicate network of affiliates. iSyndicate already makes E-Commerce Times news headlines available for syndication to over 6,000 affiliates worldwide. The E-Commerce Times and iSyndicate will share revenue derived from the content distribution.

“The industry-wide demand for our e-commerce news and special reports content has been phenomenal. This agreement represents another milestone in our trend of rapid expansion through content deals and headline news syndication,” said Ric Kern, associate publisher of the E-Commerce Times. “We’re pleased to expand our relationship with iSyndicate and look forward to delivering our content to their network of affiliates, in addition to our own news affiliates we’re already serving.”

“We’re pleased E-Commerce Times has extended its syndication strategy to include our licensed content service, allowing iSyndicate’s customers and member affiliates to embed full-text articles within their Web sites,” said Joel Maske, president and CEO of iSyndicate. “As the Web continues to evolve into a highly specialized, interdependent marketplace for information, content providers like E-Commerce Times, who leverage the most innovative, targeted distribution opportunities and technologies, will thrive among the next generation of Web content sources.”

About the E-Commerce Times

The E-Commerce Times is a free online publication offering breaking news and analysis, special reports, success stories, and expert advice for selling online. Readership includes corporate management, stock investors, industry analysts, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. E-Commerce Times news headlines are available under syndication to thousands of affiliates worldwide and on major portal sites like Yahoo!, Excite, AOL, and Prodigy. 

About iSyndicate

iSyndicate is the Web’s leading content syndication service. Today, the company distributes content on behalf of over 100 media companies, including The Associated Press, Yahoo!, CNET, Reuters NewMedia, ZDNet, and CBS Sportsline, and has strategic partnerships with and MSN LinkExchange. iSyndicate delivers content to over 15,000 affiliated websites, including INVESCO, Fidelity, Tektronix, and Dole. The company is based in San Francisco and is backed by Scripps Ventures and Labrador Ventures.

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