PHOENIX, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- NewsGator Technologies, Inc., the leading RSS platform company, announced today the general availability of NewsGator Hosted Solution (NGHS) from the DEMO 2006 Conference. NGHS is the only turn-key RSS aggregation solution for publishers, media companies, content and other service providers that allows great editorial control and flexibility for NGHS clients, and an intuitive and comprehensive vehicle for their online users to personalize their news and information. Newsweek.com, SFGate.com, the online website of the San Francisco Chronicle, and Macworld.com are among the companies who will be launching the private label NGHS in the coming weeks. "Online publishers are looking for new ways to differentiate and offer customization to their users," said J.B. Holston, president and CEO of NewsGator. "NewsGator Hosted Solution is a turn-key, fast way to add the feature-rich RSS aggregation to any online brand." The Power of RSS Feeds within Existing Web Sites The NewsGator Hosted Solution brings news, business, entertainment, sports and dozens of other categories through a personalized RSS reader accessible from within existing sites. Publishers, media companies, content providers, financial services companies, professional services firms and any other company that wants to provide customized news to their online visitors can benefit from NGHS. Some key features include: * A Wealth of Content Choices -- In addition to allowing companies editorial control over the content they recommend to their online users, NGHS offers an index of hundreds of thousands of feeds across a wide range of subjects, enabling companies and their subscribers to access an almost limitless collection of content. * Expanded Revenue Opportunities -- Since readers can aggregate online content from one central location; they are likely to stay on that Web site for longer periods of time. This increased stickiness can lead to greater revenue through higher advertising rates, more selling opportunities and higher retention and loyalty Hosted Solution Offers Rapid Implementation, No Management Hassles NGHS comes with built-in templates to help customers get up and running quickly. Simply add-in basic HTML and CSS code, choose the content and be off and running in as few as a couple weeks. Since the product is hosted at the NewsGator Data Center, there is no need to manage software or servers. "I am excited to see this leading edge new product on-stage at DEMO 2006," said Chris Shipley, DEMO executive producer. "NewsGator is showing that RSS enables a practical and useful way for companies to provide greater value to their customers and increase brand loyalty." About NewsGator Private-Label Programs NGHS is one of four offerings in the company's suite of Private Label programs. Also included are NewsGator Downloadable Apps (branded downloadable RSS aggregator based on NewsGator's leading Windows and Macintosh desktop applications), the NewsGator Licensed API, and NewsGator Consulting Services. Detailed information about the suite of NewsGator Private Label products is available at http://www.newsgator.com/PrivateLabel.aspx. About NewsGator Technologies NewsGator Technologies is the leading RSS platform company providing Enterprise, private label, and consumer RSS solutions across a broad range of products. Consumers, businesses, and enterprise customers can subscribe to NewsGator's services and read all their news over the Web, in Outlook, on their mobile phones, via FeedDemon (PC), and NetNewsWire (Macintosh), NewsGator serves hundreds of thousands of subscribers and feeds 24x7, with full synchronization across all channels. NewsGator is a privately held company and is headquartered in Denver, CO. Visit us on the web at www.newsgator.com. About the DEMO Conferences The annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring and U.S. Robotics, helping them secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information on the DEMO conferences, visit www.demo.com.
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