WebVisible Ties With Franchise Service Firm

Irvine-based WebVisible, the provider of local advertising services for the small and medium sized business market, said today that it has linked with a provider of technology for franchise organizations and franchisees. WebVisible said it is in a strategic alliance with IFX Online, which provides technology to the franchise industry, to boost local online marketing for IFX's customers. Financial details of the deal were not announced. WebVisible explained that IFX Online will offer access to WebVisible's technology platform to its network of two hundred franchisors, representing more than 29,000 franchisees. WebVisible provides marketing services to help local businesses place ads on search engines.