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Bizzingo Engages Joe Theismann as Spokesman(March 16, 2012)
FLEMINGTON, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- Bizzingo, Inc. (OTCBB: BIZZ), a business-to-business social media company, announced that entrepreneur and former NFL star quarterback Joe Theismann has joined the company as spokesman.
Theismann played 12 seasons for the Washington Redskins, where he was a two-time Pro Bowler and quarterback of the team's victory in Super Bowl XVII. He was selected the NFL's Man of the Year in 1982 and won the league's Most Valuable Player Award in 1983. Theismann was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003. Following his retirement from football, Theismann was a sportscaster for ESPN. Currently, he co-hosts the weekly "Playbook" show on the NFL Network, and is an entrepreneur and businessman with ventures including a restaurant in Washington, D.C.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Joe to the company. His assistance will be invaluable as we move forward with building our identity in the business community," said Douglas Toth, Bizzingo chairman and chief executive officer. "In addition, he will bring opportunities through the affiliations with which he is associated to the Bizzingo network."
Bizzingo is developing a search and social network created especially for businesses, to find each other easily, communicate with sales prospects and vendors, and engage cost-effectively with a global business network. Bizzingo's search engine is designed to return only business results. Features include the ability to input "tags" that accurately identify a business. Bizzingo provides companies with the resources to promote their business within an affiliate group, as well as the ability to leverage and expand a brand, product or service. Companies also will have crowd purchasing power from the network to provide discounts on goods and services.
"Unlike other social networks for individuals and consumers, Bizzingo is a business-to-business network created for companies to communicate with each other," Theismann said. "I believe Bizzingo will help level the playing field, particularly for smaller companies that will have expanded capability to reach prospective business customers."
About Bizzingo, Inc.
Bizzingo is a global social media company that has developed Bizzingo.com as a unified business-to-business social network. Bizzingo is a search and social network designed especially for companies. The Bizzingo network will allow businesses to cost effectively introduce their product or service to a global network of business users; leverage and expand their brand and image; connect all their relationships together; and effectively communicate their marketing message to a targeted audience. It was created for businesses to use social networking as a utility to market, build customer interaction, and sell goods and services more effectively.
Bizzingo will provide a channel to negotiate transactions devoid of personal networking clutter, creating the ideal platform for business via social networking. As the first true business-to-business social platform, Bizzingo also is designed to allow businesses a way to find each other by keyword and view promotional information, as well as synchronously communicate with their users. Bizzingo's profiling system will create one of the most detailed business databases in the world, delivering targeted search engine results. For additional information, visit www.bizzingo.com.
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