THEFREEDICTIONARY.COM WELCOMES 350,000,000th VISITOR
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 10, 2006—Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world’s most comprehensive online database of reference information (www.thefreedictionary.com), announced that it has welcomed its 350,000,000th visitor since the website’s launch in the spring of 2003. Nick Simonov, co-founder and president of Farlex, said, “We are so glad that a large audience continues to explore and utilize our site. We take enormous pride in the service we provide, and we work hard to ensure that our users are satisfied. It is extremely gratifying to see those efforts appreciated by 350,000,000 visitors.”
TheFreeDictionary.com has come a long way since its launch two and a half years ago. It debuted as a simple, free online dictionary catering to U.S. customers and has evolved into one of the most authoritative reference sites on the web, serving English-speaking users all over the world. Today, TheFreeDictionary.com offers access to English, computing, medical, legal, and financial dictionaries, a thesaurus, several encyclopedias, and more. In January of 2006, Farlex launched a fully customizable personal homepage at www.TheFreeDictionary.com. The expanded functionality came as a direct response to user feedback and has become enormously popular.
Simonov believes the site’s continued success is attributable to Farlex’s emphasis on continual improvement, as well as its responsiveness to user needs. “We value feedback and truly work to provide the features and services that our visitors request. We are constantly working to make TheFreeDictionary the best reference resource on the web.”
Launched in the spring of 2003, TheFreeDictionary.com has quickly become one of the most comprehensive reference resources on the Web. From its beginnings as a simple dictionary of everyday terms, TheFreeDictionary.com has grown to include medical, legal, and computer dictionaries, a thesaurus, several encyclopedias, a literature reference library, and a search engine. A prime online vehicle for active information seekers, TheFreeDictionary.com has been accessed by more than 350 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, TheFreeDictionary.com and TheFreeLibrary.com, contain over one million pages of literary and reference materials from the world’s most respected sources.
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