VentureDirect Worldwide Claims 500 Percent Online Growth

Direct marketing and media firm VentureDirect Worldwide said its
online divisions have grown by 500 percent in the first nine months of 1999 compared
to the same period last year.

VentureDirect currently has four online divisions: Online Media Planning and
Buying, Opt-in Email Marketing, the @dVENTURE Network and The Free Forum Network.

The Online Media Planning and Buying division has clients that include and, among others. The Opt-in Email Marketing division
claims three million opt-in email addresses in a variety of categories.

The @dVENTURE Network, VentureDirect’s Internet advertising network, now
includes more than 3,600 Web sites, the company said.

The Free Forum is
VentureDirect’s network of free offer sites designed to generate qualified
sales leads, drive traffic to advertisers’ sites, and create brand awareness.

Free Forum has grown to 20 sites with more about to be launched.
VentureDirect online services clients now include, Saatchi &
Saatchi, Avenue A, CD Now,, PC Flowers & Gifts,, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.

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