RealTime IT News Launches Marketing Program Tuesday introduced an affinity marketing program, which will allow companies to offer their personal free intranet solution to their small business clients.

The free intranet portal said the new initiative will cater to telecommunications companies, Internet service providers and Web-based business services. licenses a fully functional, OEM version of the intranet solution for delivery under the partner's own brand.

The intranet portal solution provides partners' users with everything they need to quickly and easily create their own intranet -- from must-have collaboration applications and custom news, to personalized vendor services.

The first partner to sign up for this service is By offering its own custom-branded intranet service to its small- and medium-sized business users, expects to benefit from increased site traffic, improved stickiness, and shared revenue streams generated from advertising and e-commerce transactions.

"By creating third-party champions for our offering and imbedding our functionality in their sites, we're translating the highly successful tool of affinity marketing from the financial world to the Internet," said Steve Crummey, co-founder and chief executive officer.