Buy.com(R) Announces Free Web Site Hosting for Affiliates

New 'StoreBuilder' Tool Offers Turnkey Solution to Create Customized Sites

Jan 20, 2010, 09:00 ET from Buy.com

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore™, today announced Beta availability of StoreBuilder, a free, step-by-step program that builds professional e-commerce sites for Buy.com affiliates and makes it easier to earn commissions on product sales.

The StoreBuilder tool is the first of its kind to offer extensive functionality from a Retail Marketplace to Commission Junction partners, at no cost to affiliates, such as seamless, real-time Buy.com pricing updates. Other key features include a Web page showcasing Buy.com's top-selling products, including its thousands of third-party Marketplace sellers, with banners and text links included.

"The StoreBuilder program provides affiliates with an easier route to promote the millions of name-brand products available on Buy.com and through Buy.com's Marketplace – from laptops to HDTVs to toys and more," said Neel Grover, CEO and president of Buy.com. "We are creating stronger partnerships with our affiliates through this added resource, giving them greater potential for increased commissions and enabling Buy.com to drive new product sales."

Buy.com is currently piloting StoreBuilder with a few select affiliates and plans to roll out the program to all affiliates later this year.

Buy.com's industry-leading affiliate program, "Affiliate Connection," offers participants commissions on all sales from Buy.com, regardless of product category or price. To learn more, please visit http://www.buy.com/corp/affiliate.asp?loc=13895.

About Buy.com

With more than 12 million customers, Buy.com is a leading retail marketplace, focused on providing its customers with a rewarding shopping experience and a broad selection of high-quality technology and entertainment retail goods at everyday low prices. Buy.com offers millions of products in a range of categories, including consumer electronics, computer hardware and software, cell phones, books, music, DVDs, games, toys, bags, fragrance, home and outdoor, baby, jewelry, shoes, apparel and sporting goods. Founded in June of 1997, Buy.com is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California. Buy.com® and The Internet Superstore™ are trademarks of Buy.com Inc. Buy.com currently competes with retailers or manufacturers such as Wal-Mart, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy and Dell.

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