, a new service for businesses and for publishers that is designed to reduce costs and increase ROI while improving news quality for a better user experience.
Kelly joined Maxtor from iSyndicate
Corporation, a San Francisco-based global provider of Internet syndication infrastructure and application solutions, where he was chief operating officer.
That transformation has included a strategic reworking of the company's vision and its operations, he says, noting that the acquisition of competitor iSyndicate
last August helped cement YellowBrix's position in the enterprise space as a comprehensive provider of content infrastructure solutions.
For fresh, targeted, written content, there are content packagers, like Screaming Media and iSyndicate
. You tell them your topics of interest--maybe it's investing or economic trends--and they retrieve the relevant articles from a variety of sources.
, a San Francisco-based provider of content syndication services and technologies on the Internet, has appointed Steven Dietsch to the position of chief financial officer.
Its press release boasted of special ties to CBS News, America Online, C-SPAN, United Feature Syndicate, and Isyndicate
. It also noted an equity and content agreement with Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation and NBC, to produce a TV series.
"She has really created a clear personality for the site," says Jeff Thomas, a marketing team leader at iSyndicate
, an online syndication service based in San Francisco that provides Goosehead with content like its movie page.
Healthnotes Newswire, a weekly electronic newsletter distributed by iSyndicate
, will allow a more timely response to and commentary on current research and media trends.
Sagebrush has partnered with leading education and information companies, including Bookreporter.com, The New York Times Learning Network, Northern Light, Publishers Weekly.com, Salon.com, Scholastic, Excite, Dell, and iSyndicate
.com, in order to expand Ednow.com's educational offerings.
With portals like Healtheon and Drugstore.com betting that pharmaceuticals and medical information will be the next big ecommerce category, OnHealth Network company has signed with Advance Internet Inc, iSyndicate
and Planet Direct to distribute its own content through their services.
In 2001 it bought iSyndicate
and in 2004 FluentMedia.
For example, last April, iSyndicate
laid off nearly half its staff.