Posted on April 29, 2008

FraserNet Launches First and Only Search Engine Dedicated to Finding and Promoting Black-Owned Businesses

Press Release, PRWeb (Ferndale, Washington), April 28, 2008

FrasetNet, the leading on-line business network for Black professionals, will launch FraserNetsearch, a cutting-edge client side search engine and business network that delivers ultra-fast, relevant results to its users. Using technology developed by tyBit, Inc., this state-of-the art technology will allow the creation of an interactive networking culture by supporting one another and building wealth.

Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 28, 2008—Founded in 1987, FraserNet ( is the oldest and leading online business network for Black professionals worldwide reaching over one million professionals and business owners each year. It has helped its members garner thousands of jobs and over $500 million in new business. FraserNet has evolved, grown and will launch FraserNetsearch, a cutting-edge client side search engine and business network that delivers ultra-fast, relevant results to users. Using technology developed specifically for FraserNet and its members by tyBit Inc. to promote their products and services and achieve their professional objectives, this ‘state of the art’ technology will allow the creation of an interactive networking culture by supporting one another and building wealth. FraserNet will release to the public FraserNetsearch at its annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia, June 18-21, 2008. The PowerNetworking Conference is the largest networking training conference in Black America.

“FraserNetsearch provides our community unparalleled access to the people and resources they need to succeed,” said George Fraser, Chairman and CEO of FraserNet. What distinguishes FraserNetsearch from other so-called black search engines is the fact that advertisers are predominately African American-owned businesses and the internet advertising network is relevant to their local, national and international businesses. This means regardless of the location of the user, the business owner can promote their product and service information on the Internet. This creates a global market for African American owned businesses and the consumers they are trying to reach. Whether they are located in downtown Cleveland or on the continent of Africa, Black businesses and professionals can be found easily on FraserNetsearch. FraserNetsearch is customizable, unifying search results from multiple data sources, where users search the web anonymously and securely with real time protection from malware and spyware.

“We are excited about the opportunity to work with the global community and our members; at the same time we are open to any businesses that want to advertise on FraserNetsearch. We will be able to develop interactive ad campaigns using images, video, music, and text content. Moreover, the FraserNetsearch platform provides a tool to comparison shop online for the best deals,” said George Fraser.

About FraserNet: George Fraser, Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, is one of the new voices for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on networking, building effective relationships and economic/business development. Mr. Fraser is the author of three critically best sellers: Success Runs In Our Race; The Complete Guide to Effective Networking in the Black Community, Race For Success; The Ten Best Business Opportunities for Blacks In America (selected as one of ten best business books of the year by Booklist) both published by HarperCollins in 1994.1998. His latest book is titled Click: Ten Truths for Building Extraordinary Relations (McGraw Hill, 2008). Mr. Fraser also publishes the award-winning SuccessGuide Worldwide: The Networking Guide to Black Resources. He founded the annual PowerNetworking Conference, one of the largest gatherings of Black professionals, business owners and community leaders in America. UPSCALE magazine named him one of the “Top 50 Power Brokers in Black America.” Black Enterprise Magazine called him “Black America’s #1 Networker” on a cover issue. Personal growth “guru” Stephen Covey called Mr. Fraser a “masterful teacher.” TV host and journalist, Tony Brown called him a “visionary with the rare combination of leadership and management skills.” Mr. Fraser is featured in the New York Times-bestseller, Masters of Networking.

About tyBit: Clarence E. Briggs III, Chairman, CEO and President, and his team understand the business battlefield and how to operate successfully in the web industry. tyBit management is experienced, consisting of former military officers and non-commissioned officers, many of who have led thousands of personnel and managed millions of dollars in resources. Briggs founded AIT in 1996 and tyBit Inc. in 2006. Through his strategic vision and focus on customer service, AIT has grown to become one of the world’s largest privately held and profitable web hosting providers. Briggs is the recipient of local and national awards for economic achievement as an entrepreneur. Briggs has served on the Board of Directors for the Reeves School of Business at Methodist College in Fayetteville, North Carolina and is a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation. He also served as a member of the Fayetteville Area Economic Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce. Prior to starting AIT, Briggs served as an infantry officer in the United States Army for 12 years, reaching the rank of major. Briggs graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska/Lincoln and was the Distinguished Military Graduate. He later earned an M.A. in Strategic Studies and Public Policy Analysis from The Ohio State University. Briggs has published several articles and one book on leadership, and another book on his Army experience in Panama.