WEB.com and LegalZoom.com forge partnership
Companies to Cross Market Services and Create a One-Stop Destination for Small Businesses Web Service and Legal Needs
ATLANTA & LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2006 - Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: WWWW), a leading destination for websites and web services, and LegalZoom.com, the nation's number one online provider of comprehensive legal documentation services, announced today that they have forged a partnership to market their services to their respective customer bases. The partnership allows both companies to jointly market various web and legal services that appeal to small businesses and consumers. Specific financial terms of the agreement are unavailable.
"Web.com and LegalZoom.com formed an alliance because we see tremendous opportunity providing small businesses and consumers with turn-key web and legal services in a one-stop shop environment," said Jeff Stibel, President and CEO, Web.com. "Web.com strives to be a resource for small businesses. Through our alliance with LegalZoom.com, Web.com's customers can obtain legal documents for a myriad of business functions including incorporation, copyrights, trademarks and patents."
LegalZoom.com offers consumers and small business owners an easy and convenient outlet to prepare legal documents such as living wills, prenuptial agreements, LLCs, incorporations, trademarks, copyrights, and patents without the cost of an attorney. Simple menu selections and questionnaires help direct customers through the process of creating customized legal documents that fit their specific requirements. Prices can range anywhere from $35-$499 depending on the service selected, and all documents are reviewed for consistency and completeness before they are filed with the proper government agency.
"We believe that having a strong presence on the Internet for your business is just as important as taking the proper legal steps to create and protect it," stated LegalZoom.com CEO, Brian Liu. "At LegalZoom.com, you can start your own business, patent your invention, trademark your slogan and now create your own website. We are excited about this new relationship and will look forward to providing Web.com's customers with value-added services for their business."
LegalZoom.com is the nation's number one online self-help legal document service. Co-founded by attorney Robert Shapiro in 2001, LegalZoom.com (www.legalzoom.com) lets consumers and small business owners take care of common legal matters online without needing a costly attorney. Legal documents available through LegalZoom include: Wills, Living Wills, Incorporation, LLC Formation, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Divorces, Prenuptial Agreements, Small Claims, Trademarks, Copyrights and more. Legalzoom.com is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice or counsel.
Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: WWWW), is a leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. Since 1995, Web.com has been helping individuals and small businesses leverage the power of the Internet to build a web presence. More than 4 million websites have been built using Web.com's proprietary tools, services and patented technology. For more information on the company, please visit www.web.com or call 1-800-WEB-HOST.
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