New York (July 10, 2006) — About.com, the top 10 content Web site and largest publisher of original content on the Web, announced today it has added several distinctive special interest sites to its ever-expanding offerings.
About.com provides practical consumer information and advice written by a network of 530+ expert “Guides.” The following sites were recently launched at About.com:
- Gifted Children http://giftedkids.about.com/
A parent of a gifted child, Carol Bainbridge uses her training in psychology and education to develop an enlightening site to help parents nurture gifted and talented kids.
- iPod http://iPod.about.com/
Megan Manser channels her passion for the latest audio-visual technology, and the iPod, in particular, to demystify the process of owning and using an iPod.
- Kidney Diseases http://kidneydiseases.about.com/
The National Kidney Foundation estimates that 20 million Americans have chronic kidney disease. Brian J. Lipps, M.D. offers essential information about kidney disease, including risk factors, symptoms, tests, and treatments.
- Restauranting http://restaurants.about.com/
Dream of opening up your own restaurant? An industry veteran, Joyce Weinberg presents an insider’s perspective on how to successfully own and operate a restaurant.
- Ruby http://ruby.about.com/
Learn the latest in this highly portable, object-oriented programming language with software developer Tim Kuntz.
- Southeastern U.S. for Visitors http://gosoutheast.about.com/
Travel writer Claudine Williams devotes this site to revealing the beautiful destinations of Southeastern U.S.
- Treo http://treo.about.com/
A passionate user of the Treo, Albert Heurung divulges the secrets to maximizing productivity with a Treo PDA.
About.com visitors can rely on Guides to offer an informed perspective, speaking with authority, passion, personal experience and real field knowledge.
For About.com: Lisa Langsdorf, 212-204-1467 email@example.com