Company Press Release
Wednesday June 30, 10:42 am , Eastern Time
Jones Naughton to Unveil GoOn-line.com E-commerce Business
Grand Opening Set for Mid-July
Massive Marketing Blitz to Accompany GoOn-line.com Grand Opening
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 1999--Jones Naughton
Entertainment, Inc. (OTC BB: JNNE), announced today that GoOn-line's
e-commerce Web site, http://www.GoOn-line.com, will be unveiled
Tuesday, July 6, 1999 at 9:00am ET.
The official Grand Opening of the Web site, scheduled for
mid-July, will trigger a major marketing blitz announcing the
full-featured GoOn-line.com e-commerce Web site.
GoOn-line.com will initially showcase approximately 100 quality
products. Most of these products will feature streaming video and all
will feature streaming audio.
Streaming video and audio will be viewable via GoOn-line.com's
incorporation of RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK - news) streaming media
technology. Viewers will be able to enjoy RealAudio® and
RealVideo® clips from the GoOn-line.com web site with just the click
of a mouse.
The GoOn-line.com Web site currently provides links to download
RealNetworks software which will allow users to enjoy all of the
innovative ideas that will be included on the GoOn-line.com site.
Products available for sale at GoOn-line.com can be purchased
using major credit cards over our secure Web site. GoOn-line.com's
vendors will drop-ship orders within approximately three business
GoOn-line will offer vendors unique turnkey service on in-house
Netfermercial productions. With GoOn-line's complete, custom-built
production studio, new product ads can be written, shot and on the Net
in streaming video and audio in less than two hours.
SERVICE PROVIDERS include:
- LinkShare Corporation (http://www.linkshare.com): the leader in
harnessing the power of the web for e-commerce for clients such as
Dell Computers, CBS Sportsline, Borders, OfficeMax, PetQuarters and
1-800-FLOWERS. Linkshare will serve GoOn-line.com as an independent
third party, tracking and verifying customer referrals and
transactions, and managing related revenue structures.
- Website Results: specialists in increasing target-market
traffic to their clients' Web sites since 1996 and an industry leader
in online marketing and promotion. Website Results focuses on
directing interested visitors from the major search engines on the
Internet (Yahoo, Excite, Alta Vista, HotBot, Infoseek, Lycos,
WebCrawler, Northern Light, etc.) to their client companies. Website
Results' clients include REI, Mobil, PenTex, Reebok, and CyberCash.
Website results will assist in funneling Internet buyers to
GoOn-line's e-commerce Web site.
- Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO - news) and 3COM Corporation (Nasdaq: COMS - news): GoOn-line.com has equipment and routing agreements with these
companies to assure continuous uninterrupted service to GoOn-line's
- Pacific Bell and Qwest Communications (NASDAQ: QWST - news) will be
GoOn-line's Internet providers, assuring transmission quality and
PRODUCT SUPPLIERS include:
- Fifth Avenue Channel Corporation: Hosted by Ivana Trump, Fifth
Avenue offers a wide variety of products and financial services
through its e-commerce Web site http://www.5thAvenueChannel.com,
through major home shopping channels and through other Web sites via
its E-commerce Solutions Division.
- Guthy-Renker: One of the world's largest television
response-driven companies, Guthy-Renker's International boasts annual
sales of over $350 million. GoOn-line.com's e-commerce web site will
feature streaming video of Guthy-Renker's nationally recognized
infomercial products including Personal Power by acclaimed
motivational authority Tony Robbins, the Principal Secret skin care
line featuring Victoria Principal, Vanna White's Perfect Smile
whitening system, Judith Light's Proactiv skin rejuvenation solution
and Bruce Jenner's Power Trainer.
- Cosmopolitan Industries: Product supplier to merchandising
leaders including Kmart, Costco, FingerHut, Damark and Ubid.
- Innovative Concepts: Tool products supplier to such major
retailers as Sears, Meijer's and Target, as well as television
- The Carefree Trader: An artistic collection of knives, earrings
and necklaces crafted in a Southwestern motif. The Carefree Trader
(widely known for fine quality and artistic design using sterling
silver and the finest stones) has created a limited edition turquoise,
lapis and coral knife which will be available on GoOn-line.com.
GoOn-line President Scott Claverie believes the extensive
preparations and associations with major Internet players will pay off
for GoOn-line. ``Joe Naughton understood the necessity of proper
planning when he began this project. We have aligned ourselves with
top-flight players in e-commerce to help us raise the bar on the
interactive shopping experience.''
About Jones Naughton Entertainment, Inc.
Jones Naughton Entertainment, Inc. is an information technology
concern focused on combining traditional marketing methods with the
latest advancements in Internet technology. Through its GoOn-line
Kiosk Division, Jones Naughton provides interactive Internet,
advertising and media buying services to a growing number of clients
across the country.
Jones Naughton has also begun installing Internet kiosks in
various hotels and is aggressively pursuing kiosk agreements with a
number of national hotel chains.
Jones Naughton recently acquired GoOn-line.com, a Chico,
California-based Internet company specializing in the production of
streaming video infomercials over the Internet. GoOn-line.com offers
Internet products and services to consumers via E-commerce solutions
available on the World Wide Web. GoOn-line.com is in the late stages
of developing a virtual shopping mall Web site that will feature
products that have traditionally only been available from infomercial
companies advertising on broadcast television.
Jones Naughton's growing list of Internet service and e-commerce
suppliers and partners includes: Icom Networks, Inc.; Nicom
Telemanagement, Inc.; DoubleClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCLK - news); Guthy-Renker,
Inc.; RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK - news); LinkShare Corporation; PDQ
Internet Services, Inc. and Website Results, LLC.
This press release contains forward-looking statements made
pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Act of 1995. Expression of future goals and similar
expressions reflecting something other than historical fact involve
risks and uncertainties. The actual results the company achieves may
differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such
risks and uncertainties.
Jones Naughton Entertainment, Inc.
Joseph Naughton, Chairman
Web site: www.jnne.com
Scott Claverie, President
Web site: www.GoOn-line.com
James Cannon, Director
PMR and Assoc.
Patrick M. Rost, Investor Relations
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