Broderbund to Provide Genealogy Content to Excite Users

Posted on August 17, 1998

Broderbund Software, Inc. and Excite announced that they are joining forces to put genealogy resources at the fingertips of Excite users. The new Genealogy Section on the Lifestyle channel of Excite will include co-branded content created by Broderbund's developers for genealogy websites. Excite users will have free access to: Internet FamilyFinder, Genealogy SiteFinder, Genealogy "How-To" Guide, Biography Writing Assistant and articles and advice.

"Excite offers consumers tools that they can use in their daily life. Our deal with Broderbund fits with that strategy by enabling us to provide valuable research tools to the growing genealogy market," said Brett Bullington, Executive Vice President of Excite. "Broderbund is the acknowledged leader in publishing genealogy data and providing useful Internet searching tools for family history enthusiasts. We selected them to develop our new Genealogy Section so that we could guarantee our users that we'd provide them with access to more of what they demand: the best Internet tools available."
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