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About.com 2013 Readers Choice Awards Open for Nominations

          About.com 2013 Readers Choice Awards Open for Nominations

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --About.com has opened the nomination
period for its sixth annual Readers' Choice Awards, which honor the best
products, features and services across dozens of categories.

Beginning today through February 11, readers can nominate their favorite
can't-live-without-it product or service, such as the best budget hotel,
gardening book or wireless provider. Five finalists from each category will be
selected by Guides from About.com and will advance to the final round of
voting. From February 19 to March 19, 2013 About.com readers will be able to
vote for their favorite finalists. The winner in each category will be
announced on March 27, 2013.

"The Readers' Choice Awards give our readers a chance to share their knowledge
of and passion for the best products and services they've come across over the
course of a year," said Margot Weiss, managing editor, About.com. "Each year
we are impressed by readers' enthusiasm and involvement with the awards
program, which directly speaks to their engagement with their favorite topics
on About.com."

Recipients of the Readers' Choice Awards will have the opportunity to display
the coveted About.com Readers' Choice Awards badge on their Web site.

This year, the About.com Readers' Choice Awards categories include: computing
& technology, education, electronics & gadgets, entertainment, food & drink,
health, industry & trade, hobbies & games, home & garden, jobs & careers,
local, parenting & family, people & relationships, religion & spirituality,
sports & recreation, style and travel. Additionally, for the first time ever,
About en Espanol will be participating in this year's awards.

To learn more about this year's Readers' Choice Awards program, submit
nominations or access important dates throughout the awards nomination and
voting process, visit http://awards.about.com.

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About The About Group
The About Group comprises the Web sites About.com, ConsumerSearch.com and
CalorieCount.com. About.com is a valuable resource for content that helps
users solve the large and small needs of everyday life. ConsumerSearch.com
analyzes expert and user-generated consumer product reviews and recommends the
best products to purchase based on the findings. CalorieCount.com is an online
resource that helps users solve the everyday challenges of losing weight and
living a healthy lifestyle. The About Group is part of Ask.com, which is owned
and operated by IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).

SOURCE The About Group

Website: http://www.about.com
Contact: Bridget Stachowski, +1-212-204-1984, bstachowski@about.com