RealTime IT News Signs Marketing Pact with sixdegrees

E-commerce outsourcing and direct marketing company Inc. signed a multi-year, strategic marketing agreement with sixdegrees, a developer of Web-based products that help people build virtual communities.

The agreement will enable to provide e-commerce technology and online shopping offers to the 2.6 million members of the sixdegrees service. Financial arrangements were not disclosed. will promote its merchants' products on the sixdegrees Web site and in turn, provide sixdegrees users with access to's merchant and customer base. Additionally, will offer sixdegrees users membership in the MyShopNow.comprogram, a collection of personalized, pre-stocked storefronts that offers incentives in the form of a cash back rebate on purchases.

"Our products, services and online shopping network will complement the goals and vision of the sixdegrees Web site," said Anne-Marie Savage, executive vice president, e-commerce services of