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ClassesUSA Joins Inc.com and FastCompany.com As Exclusive Provider Of Online Higher Education Information
Staten Island, NY April 27, 2005 -- ClassesUSA, the Webs leading online education portal, has joined Inc.com and FastCompany.com as an exclusive provider of information and resources about online higher education opportunities. Approximately one million adults are expected to enroll in a fully online distance education program this year, most with the goal of furthering their career endeavors. Inc.com and FastCompany.coms readership consists of professionals and entrepreneurs dedicated to advancement.
ClassesUSAs wealth of resources, both content- and directory-based, enables FastCompany.com and Inc.com users to pursue online higher education opportunities by degree and career-specific programs from more than 100 of the nations top accredited colleges and universities. Additionally, bi-monthly content updates offer Inc.com and FastCompany.com users an inside look at the online learning experience. Articles document real-student stories and incorporate suggestions and strategies from education and career experts.
The pursuit of a degree or certificate online is a growing facet of higher education, explains Jordon Keltz, CEO of ClassesUSA. This partnership allows us to bring an unmatched depth and breadth of resources to Inc.com and FastCompany.com that directly connects users with educational opportunities to help shape their futures.
According to Ed Sussman, managing director for FastCompany.com and Inc.com, "Inc.com and Fastcompany.com readers are passionate about learning. They are often on the front lines and welcome ways they can add to their knowledge base in a format that is complementary to their busy, vibrant lives. Online education is a convenient and rewarding way to incorporate education into their hectic schedules."
The agreement enables ClassesUSA to further enhance its reputation as the most trusted and recognized brand providing professional adults with access to online higher education. ClassesUSA currently powers similar content areas for America Online and MSN.
ClassesUSA.com, the Webs leading online higher education portal, enables professionals to find an online degree or certificate program best suited to advancing their professional goals. Each month, approximately 1.5 million adults visit the site, which boasts more than 100 accredited college and university partners. Since entering the online higher education marketplace in 2001, ClassesUSA has fostered strategic content partnerships with sites such as AOL, MSN, and others, and has built a reputation as the most trusted and recognized brand providing professional adults with access to online educational opportunities. ClassesUSA is also the publisher of Online Degrees Magazine, a bi-annual national publication designed to empower adults considering distance learning as the tool to use to advance themselves both personally and professionally.
About Fast Company:
Founded in 1995 and published monthly, Fast Company (www.fastcompany.com) covers ideas, trends and individuals devoted to managing change in today's economy. The magazine was acquired in 2000 by Gruner + Jahr USA, one of America's largest magazine publishers.
Inc. (www.inc.com), the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. It provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Inc. is also the only publication that focuses on small-to-medium size businesses responsible for more than half the nation's gross domestic product and 70% of its new jobs.