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Thursday, September 27, 2007

A-Z blogs for Eons

Congratulations to Amy Zuckerman, principal of A-Z International, who joins actress Jane Seymour and a couplAmy Zuckerman now blogs for Eons.come dozen other Experts and Celebrities recruited by Eons.com, the social networking site for folks on the flip side of fifty.

Eons is the brainchild of Jeff Taylor, UMass Amherst grad ('01) and former Daily Collegian business manager, whose earlier venture, Monster.com, burgeoned into the number one job search site on the internet.

Amy Zuckerman is no stranger to social networking, having created and built up Hidden Tech, an alliance of independent technical professionals and other home-based workers in the Pioneer Valley. It is her expertise in Eons.comvirtual businesses such as those widely represented in Hidden Tech that she shares in her Eons column as well as in her personal blog, Living the Virtual American Dream.

Eons has undergone rocky times of late, laying off a third of its workers earlier this month. However, if Taylor’s baby has yet to boom, it continues to address an audience still underserved on the web. Eons' attractions include the web's largest database of online obituaries with 81 million entries.

Jeff Taylor and Jane Seymour celebrate Eons' launch
Jeff Taylor & Jane Seymour

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