FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq:QNST), a leader in online performance marketing services and technologies, today announced that it has signed a 10-year partnership agreement with All Web Leads (“AWL”) to be the exclusive provider of click product technologies and management to AWL. AWL is the largest online customer acquisition marketing company focused on the U.S. insurance industry and recently acquired the Bankrate Insurance customer acquisition business.
“We are excited about our long term, strategic partnership with industry-pioneer QuinStreet,” said Bill Daniel, CEO, AWL. “We believe this partnership will deliver a more effective online experience for the consumers we engage every day, and help our insurance clients better connect with shoppers looking for their products. QuinStreet’s industry-leading advertising platform is the perfect complement to AWL’s local insurance agent-focused data and call product offerings. Our partnership will set a new standard for scale and performance in the insurance industry.”
“We are proud to partner with AWL and their excellent management team,” commented Doug Valenti, QuinStreet CEO. “Together, we bring the largest media network and broadest set of best-in-class customer acquisition products, technologies, and services to the insurance industry. We intend to leverage those combined capabilities into better consumer experiences, client results, and online channel growth.”
Conference Call Today at 1:30 p.m. PT
QuinStreet will host a conference call and corresponding live webcast at 1:30 p.m. PT today. To access the conference call, dial (888) 299.7209 for the U.S. and Canada or +1 (719) 325.2435 for international callers. The webcast will be available live on the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://investor.quinstreet.com and via replay beginning approximately two hours after the completion of the call until the Company's announcement of its financial results for the next quarter. An audio replay of the call will also be available to investors beginning at approximately 5:00 p.m. PT on February 9, 2016 by dialing (888) 203.1112 in the U.S. and Canada or +1 (719) 457.0820 for international callers, using passcode 918969#. This press release is also available on the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://investor.quinstreet.com.
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About All Web Leads
AWL, and its brands All Web Leads (www.allwebleads.com) and insuranceQuotes (www.insuranceQuotes.com), is the premier customer acquisition marketing company focused on the U.S. insurance industry, serving over 30,000 insurance carriers and local agents. The company delivers real-time, targeted, high-quality consumers to top insurance producers. AWL’s technology-driven approach to online marketing helps bring together agents with qualified customers who are actively searching online for insurance products. The company's award-winning insurance leads, calls and clicks programs lead the industry in conversion, qualification and volume according to recent surveys. The company is headquartered in Austin, TX.
QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq:QNST) is one of the largest Internet performance marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. For more information, please visit www.QuinStreet.com.
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