RepairPal and Belo Interactive Corp. Announce Content Distribution Partnership
Delivers Auto Repair & Maintenance Content to Millions of Consumers
May 27, 2009 – Emeryville, Calif., RepairPal (www.RepairPal.com), the award-winning destination for free auto repair estimates, and Belo Interactive, Inc. (www.belointeractive.com), one of the nation's leading media interactive companies, today announced a content distribution partnership. RepairPal's proprietary content, including the RepairPrice Estimator, will be distributed across Belo's and A.H. Belo's extensive media properties, reaching millions of consumers.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with Belo Interactive's world-class media organization. This continues RepairPal's momentum as the leading provider of free, unbiased auto repair and maintenance information," said David Sturtz, CEO and co-founder of RepairPal. "Working with the Belo companies, RepairPal can help millions more consumers have confidence in their auto repair decisions."
The partnership will enable Belo and A.H. Belo to include online access to the RepairPrice Estimator and proprietary auto repair content in dozens of their online media properties. "With RepairPal's auto repair and ownership content, we'll increase the engagement and value we deliver to our visitors in this challenging economic environment," said April Wilson, Director of Product Management, Belo Interactive Corp.
RepairPal has received prominent national media recognition from Consumer Reports, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The New York Times, CNET, AARP, The Washington Post and major TV broadcast networks. Awards and accolades include PC Magazine Top 100 Undiscovered Web Sites, LAPTOP Magazine Top 50 Web Tool, New York Times' App of the Week, and Apple's Staff Favorites.
Award-winning RepairPal is an automotive resource delivering free, "instant" RepairPrice Estimates via the Web and its popular iPhone mobile application. RepairPal provides accurate auto repair and maintenance information available anytime, anywhere, with knowledge provided by ASE-certified mechanics, and a comprehensive user-rated directory of auto repair shops and dealerships. RepairPal's patent-pending system provides over 23 billion unique repair price estimates, including 98% of passenger vehicles and every zip code in the U.S. Founded in 2007, RepairPal is headquartered in Emeryville, CA. www.RepairPal.com.
About Belo Interactive, Inc.
Belo Interactive, Inc. is the Internet subsidiary of the nation's 9th largest media company, Belo, and is taking the lead in delivering relevant news and information to a uniquely educated and affluent Internet audience through 35 award-winning Web sites. Belo Interactive Media sites offer continually updated news coverage, breaking stories and extensive original content, as well as a growing suite of cultural, community and commerce services.