NORFOLK, Va., July 21 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Geeks On Call Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOCH), a premier national provider of professional IT solutions to small business and residential customers through its national network of franchise and Company-owned locations under the trade names Geeks On Call, 1-800-905-GEEK, and CallTheGeeks.com, announced today that it has become a Participating Service Provider for the Long & Foster(R) Companies' Home Service Connections(R) Program, a network of nearly 300 home-related service providers that includes local and national companies, such as movers, home inspectors, painters, roofers and contractors.
Long & Foster's Home Service Connections(R) program makes selecting home service providers easier for its customers and clients as well as the firm's sales associates. Geeks On Call will now be available to help consumers with connection and disconnection of wired/wireless networks, computer setup, data backup and security solutions.
Long & Foster customers and other Home Service Connections(R) service providers will now have access to the Geeks On Call network of certified IT professionals, offering rapid-response, on-site services geared toward improving personal and professional productivity through file security and reduction of computer downtime. Geeks On Call business services also include data backup and recovery, network solutions, troubleshooting and maintenance.
Michael Koval, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., said, "We are excited about Geeks On Call(R) joining Long & Foster's Home Service Connections(R) program. The relationship will provide Long & Foster customers a great resource for all their home technology needs by having their own personal IT department 'on call'."
Richard Cole, CEO of Geeks On Call, said, "We are pleased to have the opportunity to serve Long & Foster's customers and clients through this program. It is our hope that this relationship will not only demonstrate our professionalism and high level of service to Long & Foster's customer base, but will also drive new business to Geeks On Call franchises, helping them grow their businesses as they help Long & Foster agents build theirs."
The Long & Foster(R) Companies is the region's leading provider of real estate and homeownership services. Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., the Company's flagship, sold $35.4 billion worth of homes on 95,871 properties sold. 2007 sales for all the Long & Foster Companies totaled $61 billion worth of homes, mortgages, insurance, title insurance, and settlement services.
Geeks On Call is a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeks On Call Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOCH). Founded in 1999, the Company is a pioneer in the mobile, rapid-response on-site IT service concept. Under the trade names Geeks On Call, 1-800-905-GEEK, and CallTheGeeks.com, the Company's certified IT professionals service small businesses and residential customers through its national network of franchise and Company-owned locations. They provide computer privacy and security solutions, hardware and network installations and troubleshooting, as well as repairs, upgrades and consulting. Geeks On Call also co-markets through endorsed vendor relationships with other Franchisors, who offer GOC services to their franchisees as a value-added benefit. Over 250 independently owned and operated franchises have been granted, with new franchise and Corporate locations opening regularly. For more information, including franchising and Endorsed Vendor Program opportunities, call 1-800-905-GEEK or visit http://www.geeksoncall.com. Send an email of inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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