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BizClicks.com Outsources E-Mail to USA.NET

E-mail and messaging services company USA.NET formed an outsourcing partnership with BizClicks.com, a site for home office and small business operators.

BizClicks.com's customers will be offered USA.NET's Web-based e-mail messaging services. Financial arrangements between the companies were not disclosed.

"This partnership is a big win for small businesses everywhere. By 2002, the SOHO population is expected to reach 36 million and their IT spending is expected to exceed $70 billion," said John Gerdelman, president and CEO of USA.NET. "BizClicks.com has a tremendous opportunity to establish a strong presence in this emerging market by providing value-added e-mail services."

"Outsourcing our e-mail to USA.NET gives us a world-class, branded e-mail service and enables us to focus on what we do best -- providing small and home businesses with a one-stop online shop for their Internet needs," said Thomas Howard, president of BizClicks.com.

BizClicks.com is a small business search engine site that also small and home offices an end-to-end solution for establishing an online presence and tools to promote their Web sites, including animated banner ads and Internet access service.