THEFREEDICTIONARY.COM SERVED ITS 200 MILLIONTH VISITOR THIS WEEK
The popularity of one of the best online reference destinations is accelerating
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., October 17, 2005—Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world’s largest online database of reference information (www.thefreedictionary.com), today announced it has surpassed 200,000,000 unique visits since the launch of the website in the spring of 2003. Nick Simonov, co-founder and president of Farlex, said, “In the past twelve months, TheFreeDictionary.com's user community has grown and is now topping 10,000,000 monthly user visits. Our user base has grown significantly since the launch of the website in 2003. And our rate of growth is accelerating. This is a reflection of the tremendous value our reference website offers.”
Farlex credits its success to a continued focus on the search needs of the user. Simonov added, “Our ability to understand and meet the unique and specific search needs of the reference community sets Farlex and TheFreeDictionary.com far apart from others in the industry. New and exclusive search capabilities and reference - specific content motivate the ever-growing audience of learners to use TheFreeDictionary.com first to solve their reference-specific information needs. Advertisers and publishers will benefit from an even larger target audience and increased visibility for their content and services as our search engine will further engage prospects and keep them coming back again and again.”
Launched in the spring of 2003, TheFreeDictionary.com has quickly grown to become one of the best reference sources on the Web. From its beginnings as a simple dictionary of everyday terms, TheFreeDictionary.com has incorporated medical, legal, and computer dictionaries, a thesaurus, an encyclopedia, a literature reference library, and a search engine, all in one place. A prime online vehicle for active information seekers, TheFreeDictionary.com was accessed by more than 200 million visitors.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley PA. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex’s flagship websites,
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