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February 1, 2000 - 1-800-Hosting.Com To Provide ShopSite To Its Small Business Customers

BURLINGTON, MA - February 1, 2000 -- Open Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMKT), the market-share leader in Internet commerce software, and, serving as a link to the Internet for small- to medium-sized businesses, today announced that will be bundling ShopSite software with its e-commerce packages.'s e-commerce packages, starting at $34.95 per month, allow non-technical customers to turn their Web site into a revenue generator quickly, easily, and cost effectively. Customers with more technical ability will also find the tools they need to create an online store that is more customized. All packages include domain name registration, web based e-mail accounts, SSL (Secure Socket Layer), technical support, and plenty of disk storage and data transfer to run their online business.

" is completely focused on giving our customers the best Internet services available," said Derek Wilson, co-CEO and co-Chairman of "By offering ShopSite to our customers, we are enabling small businesses to ease onto the Web with an easy to use e-commerce solution that helps them create and run successful, well-designed stores over the Internet."

"We're pleased to be working with to help small businesses get their business up on the Internet with an easy, no-fuss solution," said Keith Lietzke, vice president of product marketing, Open Market, Inc. "By offering ShopSite to their users, is offering them an exceptional opportunity to get their business on the Web, while providing the highest quality service to insure their success."

About serves as a link to the Internet for small- to medium-sized businesses by offering Web site hosting, e-Commerce solutions, Web design, search engine promotion, co-location, dedicated servers, and audio/video streaming. The company has established its own state-of-the-art Network Operations Center in the West End of Downtown Dallas. Their climate- controlled facility maintains redundant power and multiple high-speed Internet backbone connections for reliable and secure Web hosting. For more information about's services, please visit the Web site at or call 1-800-HOSTING (467-8464).

About ShopSite

ShopSite, Inc. is a private company based in Orem, Utah, and has provided electronic commerce software for the small- to medium-sized business since 1996. The company's eCommerce software is an online shopping cart system that is extremely powerful and easy to learn. With ShopSite software, merchants can manage their online stores entirely, regardless of their technical background-there's no HTML coding required.

ShopSite is sold by hundreds of reseller partners, including hosting companies such as GoDaddy, Bluehost, LexiConn, pair Networks, HostMonster, and Merchant web sites using ShopSite include: Tony Packos, Worksman Cycles, Metolius Climbing, W+S Water Safety Europe GmbH and thousands of others.

The ShopSite family includes five products:

  • ShopSite Express™ add up to 10 order buttons to your website or blog
  • ShopSite Starter™ for merchants just starting out or stores that don't have many products.
  • ShopSite Manager™ offers an unlimited number of products and pages, Custom Templates, data upload and download, Store Search, and more.
  • ShopSite Pro™ for stores that need advanced features such as Coupons, Digital Downloads, Gift Certificates, Customer Registration, and Inventory Tracking.
  • ShopSite Enterprise integrates with database servers such as MySQL and MariaDB so that large stores get the highest performance and can use 3rd party tools to access the database for custom integration options.

A comprehensive list of features in all ShopSite products can be found at

ShopSite is server-based software that works with existing Web browsers, which means that merchants do not need to download or install anything on their desktop in order to create and manage a ShopSite store. Merchants can preview a demo version of ShopSite and obtain pricing information by visiting

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