Collaborates with Flixmedia Ltd. to provide QuikClips.
San Francisco, Calif. June 4, 2007 - CNET Channel, a property of CNET Networks, Inc., today announced its partnership with Flixmedia Ltd. at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo Spring 2007. This new partnership expands upon CNET Channel's vast quantity of product data to deliver solutions that facilitate e-commerce sales, decrease product returns, and increase customer satisfaction.
The CNET Channel QuikClips service provides manufacturers with the ability to manage and improve the quality of product information about their latest offerings. Online shopping sites can now easily leverage the power of television-style promotional product videos to provide their customers with detailed, interactive product information and help them feel confident about their buying decisions.
CNET Channel delivers tremendous value as an aggregator of best of breed content and e-commerce services. Now, CNET Channel expands its range of rich content with Flixmedia's QuikClips: these are sixty- to ninety-second promotional videos with multi-language voice-overs that highlight the capabilities and features of products. The rich content provided by the QuikClips extends beyond the full motion video to include both 360-degree image rotation and zoom-all integrated in the same player window for maximum effect.
"We are excited to collaborate with Flixmedia to deliver new solutions to the growing online marketplace," said Steve Parrott, GM, CNET Channel. "Product video has become more of a necessity than a novelty in retail sales on the Web, and CNET Channel's rich content solutions will enable our customers to truly engage their customers and let consumers make confident purchasing decisions."
"The partnership with CNET Channel extends Flixmedia's global network of leading etailers to the US via a proven and reliable content partner" said Scott Lester, CEO, Flixmedia. "Our goal has always been to provide simple, automated integration of product videos for etailers and instant, global distribution of our manufacturers' videos.
"We are excited to collaborate with Flixmedia to deliver new solutions to the growing online marketplace," said Steve Parrott, general manager, CNET Channel. "Product video has become more of a necessity than a novelty in retail sales on the Web, and CNET Channel's rich content solutions will enable our customers to truly engage their customers and let consumers make confident purchasing decisions."
CNET Channel QuikClips are currently available for the North American market. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
About CNET Channel
CNET Channel (www.cnetchannel.com), a division of CNET Networks, is the world's leading independent source of product information, supporting both online catalogs and traditional sales processes with detailed content on over 3.2 million technology products worldwide. Over 2,100 high technology manufacturers and channel businesses in 35 national markets depend on CNET Channel to deliver world-class content solutions that maximize their sales effectiveness and minimize the cost and complexity of providing accurate and useful product information. Customers include Best Buy, CDW, CompUSA, Dell, HP, Insight, OfficeMax, Sony, Tech Data, Zones and many more.
About CNET Networks, Inc.
CNET Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNET, www.cnetnetworks.com) is an interactive media company that builds brands for people and the things they are passionate about, such as gaming, music, entertainment, technology, business, food, and parenting. The Company's leading brands include CNET, GameSpot, TV.com, MP3.com, CHOW, ZDNet and TechRepublic. Founded in 1992, CNET Networks has a strong presence in the US, Asia, and Europe.
Flixmedia Ltd (www.flixmedia.eu), a leader in online video production and distribution; produces, hosts and delivers complelling product video clips called 'QuikClips' for manufacturers. The QuikClips are delivered to consumers via the websites of a growing network of international etailers. QuikClips are produced for 7 categories including; Home & Garden, Home Entertainment, Mobile and Tech, in multiple languages and shown in over 15 countries. Flixmedia is headquartered in London, UK. For more details about Flixmedia, visit www.flixmedia.eu 'Flixmedia' and 'QuikClips' are registered trademarks of Flixmedia Ltd.