March 24, 2010
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA, March 24, 2010 - Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world's most comprehensive database of online reference material, is pleased to announce that Sandi O. of Albert Lea, Minnesota, has won TheFreeDictionary.com's Kindle Sweepstakes, held to celebrate the launch of TheFreeDictionary Community Toolbar. Sandi will receive a free Kindle wireless reading device courtesy of Farlex, Inc., and Conduit.
“We felt that the Kindle was a particularly appropriate prize for this sweepstakes because it is an innovative device that streamlines content and is built for convenience, attributes that are also hallmarks of our new Community Toolbar,” said Nick Simonov, co-founder and president of Farlex, Inc.
TheFreeDictionary Community Toolbar provides users with instant access to many of the site’s most popular features—including daily educational content, vocabulary games, TheFreeDictionary Language Forums topics feeds, and Twitter feeds—from anywhere on the Web. The toolbar also has an e-mail notifier feature, local weather information, and a radio player. Because the toolbar is customizable, each user can adjust it to best suit his or her needs. It is free to download and use, integrates seamlessly with various browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari), installs in seconds, and requires no registration.
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, financial, and computer dictionaries, a multilingual dictionary tool, 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 1.9 billion visitors.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex's flagship websites, www.TheFreeDictionary.com and www.TheFreeLibrary.com, contain over five million pages of books, periodicals, and reference information from the world's most respected sources.
Conduit enables web publishers to distribute their offerings directly and through its global network of more than 200,000 publishers and their 60 million users. Conduit is the inventor of the SaaS platform that allows web publishers to create and distribute their content and products on a custom community toolbar using all the leading operating systems and Internet browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. The free, powerful Conduit platform has earned the prestigious TRUSTe Trusted Download certification. With the Conduit Open™ initiative, launched in 2009, Conduit is creating new distribution opportunities by simplifying the sharing of content and applications via community toolbars across the World Wide Web. The platform has been adopted by major brands such as Fox News, Habbo, iWin, Major League Baseball, NHL teams, Softonic, TechCrunch, and Travelocity, as well as thousands of small and medium organizations in 120 countries around the globe. If you want to Conduit Your Site, visit: www.conduit.com.
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