Ziff-Davis' ZDNet today opens ZDNet Inter@ctive Investor (www.zdii.com), a free site offering investment news and data on tech companies. The ad-supported site will include reports from Ziff-Davis; The Red Herring, a tech business magazine partly owned by Ziff-Davis; investor site The Motley Fool; and Nordby International, which provides financial data.
Phys opens Fitness area
CondeNet's Phys (www.phys.com) launches a new area today called Fitness, adding to its existing Nutrition content. Fitness is the second in a planned series of "building block" content areas that will be rolled out in 1998. Still to come are mental health, sexual health, medicine and pregnancy. Initial advertisers are Hewlett-Packard Co. and community site goodcompany.com.
InfoBeat starts e-commerce
E-mail publisher InfoBeat (www.infobeat.com) expands into commerce with a deal announced today with retailer Cendant Corp. InfoBeat will receive a fee for each subscriber who signs up for a free trial membership on Cendant's site NetMarket (www.netmarket.com). InfoBeat subscribers, meanwhile, will receive incentives for participating.
In other news
Interactive agency Organic won Best of Show in the Web Marketing Association's WebAwards (www.webaward.org).