RealTime IT News and Excite Team Up for E-Mail Promotion

Online print shop and Excite Inc. are teaming up for a special promotion that gives Excite e-mail users the opportunity to design and order 100 professionally printed business cards from free of charge.

The companies said it is the first Internet promotion that provides free business cards for signing up for an e-mail service.

"Offering free business cards to Excite e-mail participants provides Excite with an innovative way to attract and keep customers," said Royal P, Farros, president and CEO of "The cards offer a tangible way to promote the e-mail service while giving consumers the chance to find out how easy and convenient the service is to use."

The promotion will be limited to 10,000 customers, and includes those who currently have Excite e-mail accounts as well as new e-mail customers. Excite visitors will access via a special page link that takes them directly to a business card template containing the user's Excite e-mail address. The business cards have a retail value of $14.99 and customers need only to pay for shipping. also markets letterheads, envelopes, labels, personalized Post-It Notes, gift items such as t-shirts, mouse pads and clocks, and promotional products including customizable golf balls and Polo shirts.