NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2000--Mail.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAIL), a leading
global provider of Internet messaging services to the consumer and business
markets, today announced the Company's opt-in e-mail service, Special Delivery,
has grown approximately 73 percent in the fourth quarter over the third quarter
of 1999, reaching the 6 million mark for weekly opt-in e-mail marketing opportunities.
By the beginning of December 1999 Mail.com had over 10,000,000 established email
boxes. When users register for a mailbox with Mail.com, they have the option
to subscribe to promotional e-mail services. Mail.com will only send marketing
ads and informational mailings to those who have indicated a desire to receive
the mailings. Approximately 20% of Mail.com's user population is signed up to
receive the marketing mailings.
are willing to pay a higher advertising rate to Mail.com due to their large
registered mailing base. Mail.com is growing rapidly and their revenues will
continue to grow as the existing client base grows. Expect Mail.com's user base
to grow to 15 million by the 4th quarter of 2000.
Mail.com is a good free online e-mail service, which allows the end user to
elect to receive mailings or block them entirely. The registered users do receive
good offers from advertisers coupled with free e-mail, making it a win win situation.
If you are looking for a secondary free e-mail account, take a look at mail.com.