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Egghead in Marketing Deals With TheGlobe.com, Infobeat

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

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

Based in New York, TheGlobe.com 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.