Web Marketing to Play Crucial Role in Technology Sector''s Recovery

NEW ORLEANS, November 2, 2006 -- Schipul - The Web Marketing Company (www.schipul.com) has announced that the Louisiana Technology Council (LTC) has selected the Tendenci association management system to power its new Web site. The organization''s leadership considers the new site, www.ltc-la.org, an important step in helping the LTC realize its vision of making Louisiana "Tech Capitol of the South®."

Tendenci was created by Schipul, a leading worldwide provider of Web-based solutions for membership organizations. The Web-based system automates and simplifies many of the functions of association management.

The LTC provides programs, events, organizational support and other value added services that contribute to the competitiveness and growth of Louisiana''s technology industry. The new Web site features user-friendly capabilities designed to make it easier for users to find, review and register for events.

"Tendenci''s content management system makes it easy for us to add and edit site content, which helps us keep the site updated with valuable information," said Adele Tiblier, director of operations with the LTC. "We anticipate the new Web site will play an important role in accelerating the recovery of the region''s technology industry."

In addition to an online event calendar, the new LTC Web site features a business directory and job bank, both of which enable users to conveniently post information themselves.

Tendenci leverages the global reach of major search engines such as Google and Yahoo! by automating certain aspects of search engine optimization. This increases LTC''s online visibility to individuals and businesses around the world interested in the recovery of Louisiana''s economy.

The site also makes it easy to subscribe to the organization''s e-newsletter and features integrated Really Simple Syndication (RSS) capabilities to enable anyone who wants to stay updated on LTC activities to automatically receive updates as they happen.

About The Louisiana Technology Council
Established in 1994, the LTC''s mission is to encourage the advancement of technology applications and to improve the long-term competitiveness of the New Orleans economy. The LTC has almost tripled its membership base since 2003 and has helped organizations use technology resources to their competitive advantage and has helped develop a greater technology-based industry for the area. The LTC''s definition of technology includes all industries and focuses on both the users and producers in area such as computers, engineering, communications, manufacturing, banking and investment, law, government and military. Additional information is available at (504) 304-291and at www.ltc-la.org.

About Schipul - The Web Marketing Company
Schipul - The Web Marketing Company developed and builds on the Tendenci® membership management software, which has more than 330,000 users worldwide. Schipul is based in Houston, and provides marketing services on the Internet to a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Schipul''s clients include Clear Channel Exhibits, National Pharmacy Technician Association, The Children''s Fund, Wolff Companies and DPK Public Relations. Additional information about Schipul is available at www.schipul.com and www.tendenci.com.