Rusbiz.com begins total modernization of its portal based on Web 2.0 conception

Moscow, Russia. Rusbiz.com, a leading B2B portal announced today beginning of entire portal redesign. The new-look Ajax and Python powered Rusbiz.com homepage launches in test mode on December 1, 2007. The new homepage design is a definite upgrade from Web 1 of the 90’s to Web 2. At the same time, there will be new services added to the site, such as social and business networking.

Although total portal revamp will take a lot of time for testing and optimization, Rusbiz team is aimed at Ajax friendly interface from the very beginning. From now on, Rusbiz homepage, the start point for upgrade has a simple user-friendly layout, larger and detailed search box and much easier access to all parts of the website. In the future, as the entire Business portal will modernize, users will also get opportunities to have Rusbiz online shops and corporate sites embedded into Web 2 concept.

As part of the process, Rusbiz offers special promotion to all members – free premium membership which gives such business instruments as online supply chain management, online shop, article publishing and others. These value added features will be able to help find new partners and potential business contacts. For individuals premium membership will mean better exposure to a business world and ability to make personal contacts on B2B portal as an important member of business community.

“We believe that our idea to combine business and individual social networking will bring more opportunities to members than separated communities, said CEO of Rusbiz.com Dr. Nowshade Kabir. As our new features include enhanced search box, clear division into categories, re-designed navigation and collective intelligence elements, all types of members will be able to benefit from the portal use at the same time. In the future we plan to add customization options and other elements of the new generation websites. All potential users are invited to register free of charge at www.rusbiz.com and explore our features.”

RUSBIZ.COM is a global B2B portal with eMarketplace, eCatalog, Trade Leads listings, Internal Messaging System, Deal Management, Web Store Builder, Discussion Boards, Company Directory and many other advanced features and services.

Press contact:
Natalie Volkoff
press@rusbiz.com