Ask Jeeves expands syndication network

Ask Jeeves Inc. said Thursday that Clear Channel Online Music & Radio and The Motley Fool are new syndication partners of the company.The Oakland-based search engine (NASDAQ: ASKJ – News) said that the addition of these partners, along with its other syndication partners including CNET Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: CNET – News) and Virgin Radio UK, means that Ask Jeeves reaches nearly 25 percent of the total online population, according to Nielsen/Net Ratings (May 2005).
In a statement, Tim Ogilvie, vice president of business development, specializing in portal and software applications for Ask Jeeves, said, “In addition to our ‘out-of-the-box’ syndication solutions, the Ask Jeeves team works with partners on customized solutions tailored to the partner’s specific needs and market opportunity. Customized solutions enable us to design an offering that is tailored specifically for their target market, making the search and online experience more relevant and useful for their particular audience.”

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