Webhosting Companies Add Value to Their Service Package and Earn Additional Revenue by Helping Every Customer Build a Professional Web Presence
TORONTO, CANADA, June 16, 2004 — Tucows Inc. (OTCBB:TCOW) today announced the general release of the latest addition to its comprehensive line of wholesale services – Tucows Website Builder. The service enables companies offering webhosting to add value to their service packages. Several existing Tucows service providers, including Host Europe one of Europe’s largest web hosting companies, have already committed to launching the service.
“Service providers have been asking us to offer them a wholesale website building tool so they can efficiently grow their core hosting businesses by making it easier for customers to build and maintain websites,” said Elliot Noss, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tucows Inc. “With Tucows Website Builder every customer can build a professional website without knowing HTML or possessing the skills of a webmaster.”
Tucows Website Builder is an advanced solution that has the following benefits:
* Users can produce outstanding websites, with just a web browser following a few simple steps.
* Users are guided by an intuitive wizard system.
* Users can choose from more than 10,000 website templates and utilize the site editor tools to build their website to their requirements.
* The service offers packages of functionality and users can scale their website as their requirements grow. A company can start with a simple contact page and grow into offering a complete e-commerce enabled site.
The service is extremely cost effective for small and medium sized organizations looking to build a website.
One of the first service providers to sign-up for Tucows Website Builder was Host Europe. “We are continually working to add additional value to our hosting packages. We need to provide our customers a full choice of features at competitive prices,” said Abby Hardoon CEO, Host Europe. “Tucows Website Builder had everything we were looking for: easy interfaces and thousands of templates for our customers plus the administrative tools, performance and customer control we need to delivery a quality service. ”
Tucows has designed the Website Builder service with a number of features to allow service providers full control of their retail business. The service provider can present localized offerings to an unlimited number of target markets in up to eight languages. Service providers have complete control over the customer experience through the powerful application administrative interface. All end-customers’ websites are hosted on the service provider’s systems.
Tucows Website Builder is available immediately. Interested service providers can visit http://resellers.tucows.com/wholesale_services/webpublishing/
Tucows Inc. is a leading provider of wholesale Internet services and back office solutions to a global network of more than 6,000 web hosting companies, ISPs and other service providers. As the largest ICANN-accredited wholesale domain name registrar, Tucows offers a suite of complementary internet services including: domain name registration and management, digital certificates, email services and web publishing services. Tucows back office products, including the Platypus Billing System and customer relationship management solutions, enable service providers to automate and enhance their service offerings. Tucows also distributes software and other digital content through its global network of affiliates offering more than 40,000 software titles. For more information, please visit: www.tucowsinc.com.
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