USA.Net, Xoom enter deals with MyPoints

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USA.Net struck a deal with incentive marketer to offer incentives to users of [email protected], USA.Net's Web-based e-mail service. MyPoints by [email protected], billed by USA.Net as the first incentive program for a free e-mail service, will allow [email protected] users to earn loyalty points for sending and receiving e-mail, adding to their address book, buying premium services, and reading and responding to e-mail and Web-based ad offers from sponsors. Points can be used for frequent-flier miles, gift certificates and prepaid phone cards.

Separately, and MyPoints will develop XoomPoints, a buyer loyalty program that will reward Xoom users for Web shopping, responding to e-mail ads, clicking on banners and filling out surveys. Xoom is a consumer site that's merging with and NBC sites to form NBC Internet.

Copyright August 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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