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1&1 Supports US Veteran Entrepreneurs

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PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 1 &1 Internet Inc., www.1and1.com, a global leader among Web hosting companies, today launches its '1 &1 Veteran Appreciation Program' in support of all United States' troops. The first campaign of its kind in the Web hosting industry, the program provides veteran small business owners with a 1 &1 MyWebsite Plus package free for 6 months.  The all inclusive website package provides entrepreneurs with an effective platform for getting their business online quickly and easily.

"While in service, military men and women risk their lives for their country every day," said Oliver Mauss, CEO of 1 &1 Internet.  "Therefore, we would like to show our appreciation by offering assistance to them to achieve their new career goals.  By providing US veterans a foundation for creating and growing their own business using the Internet, they will be better positioned to conquer the business world."

1 &1 MyWebsite allows business owners, with any level of technical knowledge, the ability to create a professional website in a matter of minutes.  Without the need for software, SMBs can manage and edit their website content at any time with an internet connection.  With a wide range of professional and easy to use features, like sector specific images and text, optimization for mobile devices and social media functionality, users can efficiently create an online presence and promote their business on the Web.

"For any veteran that is trying to be a business owner, a solid infrastructure and reliable vendors that can help you grow and succeed are key," said Santiago Valdizan, a US veteran and owner of Joint Technology Solution Inc., www.jtsi.net.  "As a small business, 1 &1 MyWebsite has provided me the opportunity to interact with potential and existing clients on a level that my competitors cannot.  The website gives my customers a clear insight into who Joint Technology Solution, Inc. is and advertise our most recent work contracts.  I am living proof that 1 &1 MyWebsite can help accomplish these goals.  1 &1 has made my life easier and my company stronger."

Veterans can sign up for 1 &1 MyWebsite Plus package at veteran.mywebsite.com and provide accepted forms of military identification upon ordering.  Available to new customers only, the first 6 months will be free of charge and then be charged at $19.99/month thereafter.

Websites, Web hosting, and Web marketing. Easy as 1 &1.  Find more about 1 &1 Internet at www.1and1.com.

About 1 &1 Internet Inc.:


1 &1 Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable public company with a market cap of $3 billion. 1 &1 was founded in 1988 and hosts more than 11 million domain names, while more than 70,000 servers run in the company's five state-of-the-art, green data centers. 1 &1's global community is approximately 11 million customer contracts strong. The company's U.S. headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, Pa. For more information, visit www.1and1.com or success.1and1.com or contact the company at 1-877-GO-1AND1, on Facebook, or Twitter @1and1.












CONTACT: Kelly Meeneghan Phone: 610-560-1526 Fax: 610-560-1511 press@1and1.com

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