US Interactive (www.usinteractive.com), an agency with offices in New York and Philadelphia, is starting a Washington, D.C., office with plans to open others this year. It named Laura Koehne, former Web site coordinator for PSINet, Herndon, Va., account supervisor.
InfoBeat launches e-mail services
InfoBeat (www.infobeat.com) today releases three new services: InfoBeat Express, a solicited e-mail delivery for businesses; InfoBeat Select, an e-mail content aggregator for online publications including MSNBC and Red Herring; and InfoBeat MarketPlace, an incentive-based online mall.
In other news
Online community The Globe (www.theglobe.com) is expected to announce today an agreement with EarthLink to offer co-branded Internet access. Co-branded Internet software CD-ROMs will be distributed with theglobe.com as the default home page. . . . Push media company PointCast (www.pointcast.com) today releases new services on its Web site starting point EntryPoint. Sponsors include the U.S. Postal Service, CNET's Snap! and N2K's retail site Music Boulevard.
In "Web ratings lists make or break some ad deals," (April 13, P. 26), the article should have stated that MediaMetrix is the only measurement service that accurately counts America Online users. RelevantKnowledge and NetRatings both note in their reports that AOL users are under-represented on their panels, and traffic on AOL.com is undercounted.