RocketLinks, Inc. Selects Google to Provide Search Services

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 1999 – Today, RocketLinks, Inc., a new pay-per-placement search engine, announced that it has selected Google, a developer of next-generation search services (, to provide supplemental search at This partnership is hugely instrumental in positioning RocketLinks as a leading paid-rank search engine on the web.

RocketLinks is one of the fastest growing pay-per-placement search engines on the Internet. RocketLinks has incorporated Google WebSearch into its site to increase the breadth of web sites RocketLinks users can surf for information and services. RocketLinks chose Google based on its superior search technology and relevant search results. The Google partnership supports RocketLinks commitment to be the chief paid-rank search engine and to enhance the user experience.

"We are extremely excited to incorporate Google WebSearch into our site," said Lance Laifer, CEO of RocketLinks. "Together, RocketLinks and Google provide web surfers with the best search experience on the web. RocketLinks users will be able to find commercial sites related to their search and supplement those results with Google’s web crawler technology."

"Google is delighted to be the provider of choice for web-wide search services on the RocketLinks search site," said Sergey Brin, Google President and co-founder. "Our advanced search technology is designed to provide unprecedented levels of relevancy and speed in returning results. Google WebSearch complements RocketLinks’ pay-per-placement search engine by providing its visitors with a robust, reliable solution for finding information the web."

RocketLinks was founded in October 1999 as an advertiser-driven search engine that serves up the most relevant commercial sites to a query. Google was founded in 1998 to create a new generation of powerful, scalable search engine products to improve the user experience of searching the web. RocketLinks and Google are both privately held companies.

For more information regarding RocketLinks please contact the company at 212.268.8390 or write RocketLinks at


RocketLinks, New York
Lance Laifer, 212/268-8390