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CastleWave, LLC. Purchased by Crexendo Business Solutions

CastleWave, a three year-old boutique online marketing firm with offices in Provo, Utah and New York City, has been sold to Crexendo Business Solutions in a combined cash and stock deal.

New York, NY – February 13, 2010 (PressReleasePivot) — CastleWave, a three year-old boutique online marketing firm with offices in Provo, Utah and New York City, has been sold to Crexendo Business Solutions (a wholly-owned subsidiary of iMergent Inc.) in a combined cash and stock deal.

CastleWave specializes in search engine marketing and optimization; Crexendo Business Solutions is an e-services company that facilitates businesses looking for a trusted partner to manage their eCommerce or lead generation offering, web design and build, as well as search engine optimization / management and other online promotional needs.

The acquisition gives Crexendo an accomplished team of SEO and SEM account managers, a blue chip client base, and a growing sales channel. CastleWave’s technology ( http://www.castlewave.com/search-engine-optimization.htm ) will enhance the already powerful Crexendo search engine tools and further the effort to automate marketing in this vertical.

“We are excited to be a part of Crexendo and iMergent. We know our customers will receive an even higher level of service with the added resources we gain through this purchase,” said Will Braunstein, co-founder of CastleWave.

Clint Sanderson, President of Crexendo Business Solutions said, “We are excited that we have been able to add many of the superb CastleWave people together with CastleWave support and development process to Crexendo. These additions will help us deliver world class products and services to our customers.”

CastleWave ( http://www.castlewave.com/ ) was founded in December 2006 by David Fishman, Rich Christiansen, Will Braunstein, and Ron Porter. The company has not taken any outside investment and has been profitable from inception.

During their tenure at CastleWave, Ron Porter and Rich Christiansen completed a business book titled “Bootstrap Business”. ( http://www.castlewave.com/the-story.htm ) CastleWave was founded based on the principles in the book, taking $5,000 to create a multi-million dollar company. “This acquisition puts an ! down for the book. It has been a great ride and fun to see the principles in the book proven out,” said Rich Christiansen.

About CastleWave:
CastleWave is an Internet marketing firm with expertise in search engine optimization and an understanding of local small business SEO. CastleWave provides services in software engineer outsource, affiliate marketing, web site design and development, link building, mobile marketing, and related fields. CastleWave is the choice in SEO for Warner Music Group, the New York Times, S&K Menswear, ShopAtHome.com, and other high- and low-profile clients. CastleWave is available at CastleWave.com and by phone at 801.375.7500.

© CastleWave, LLC, 2009.

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