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Egghead in Marketing Deals With, Infobeat said it entered into marketing agreements with and, integrating sales of's computer products through each of the partners' Web sites.

Earlier this year, announced marketing partnerships with GeoCities, CNET, Yahoo!, and USA.Net. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Based in New York, is an online community with over 1.3 million members. The site focuses on social dynamics integrating personal home page building tools, chat rooms, special interest groups, e-mail, discussion forums, and a marketplace.

InfoBeat, an e-mail publisher, recently launched InfoBeat MarketPlace, an incentive-based online mall. To attract visitors, shoppers will receive free unlimited access to e-mail-based cartoons, columnists and crosswords. Site traffic will also be driven via links embedded on the three million e-mail messages which InfoBeat delivers to its subscribers each day.