Tripod.com Introduces New Website Builder With Twitter Contest

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripod.com, one of the longest-running web publishing sites and property owned by Lycos, Inc., introduces a newly updated website builder, Zeeblio.

In celebration of this release, Tripod is giving away multiple prizes (which includes two iPad 2's) through a Twitter contest. People can enter to win one of four prizes by visiting the contest page on Tripod's new website at www.tripod.com/contest.

Christopher Cummings, Director of Product Management at Lycos, talks about what makes this website builder so unique... "This robust and intuitive tool features an extremely easy-to-use interface that is built with the consumer in mind. Unlike other web hosting companies, Tripod's website builder is homegrown. That means our customers don't have to wait eons for their needs to filter down to a third party and maybe get addressed. We're in direct contact with our customers, and we constantly update and improve Zeeblio based on their feedback and market needs."

With Zeeblio's Media Manager, users can add images, video, flash, documents, and audio simply by dragging and dropping while uploading and organizing in one location. Zeeblio also helps users promote their site by making it simple to add Meta tags, Google Analytics or Webmaster Tools. No matter the experience level, Zeeblio helps customers build their ideal website and publish it in a matter of minutes.

Be sure to stay tuned for additional updates, as there are even more exciting things happening at Tripod over the next couple of months!

About Tripod

Tripod has been helping people grow online since 1995. Whether it's for a small business, organization, or personal website, Tripod provides the tools and services to build a professional-looking website. Our "easy to do-it-yourself" mentality is what has allowed us to remain a popular website building destination.

About Lycos, Inc.

Lycos is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive network of social media web sites that foster online communities.

Lycos has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best in class search services to provide a powerful and relevant search experience for its users.

Times change, and Lycos has changed with them, evolving into digital media power house with two major divisions

Lycos, is a network of easy to use community and social sites. Lycos's award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. The Lycos Network of sites and services include Lycos.com, Tripod, Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and Lycos Mail. Integrated, these sites help in bringing people together to interact, conduct commerce, have fun, and experience the best the Internet has to offer, is in our DNA. We offer 40 Local Sites in 120 Languages with a community spanning across 177 Countries. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.

Lycos employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide, including the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Sweden, Serbia, Israel, China, Thailand, Panama, India, Emirates, Russia and Australia, and with representatives or partners in Spain, South Africa, and The Netherlands.

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Date: 2011-10-24