lunes 29 de octubre de 2012

Avira Launches Experts Market to Help Consumers Fix Computer Problems Through Experts Around the Globe


Consumers get qualified expert assistance by using key word search, profiles, ratings and reviews to fix any computer problem 24/7 online


Tettnang, Germany --- Oct. 29, 2012 – IT security expert Avira today announced its new Experts Market online platform which enables consumers to find computer geeks/experts to help them handle both the trivial and challenging problems that arise with their laptops or desktop computers. Avira has identified within its over 100 million user population a 1:10 ratio of experts versus novice users. Now Avira offers a platform for those consumers who need help and the experts who are interested in offering their help commercially to others. Experts Market is accessible 24/7 and open to any computer user (Mac OSx, Windows, or other), whether they are an Avira customer or not. If you find yourself in a bind and need help quick, this is the place to go.

For consumers, Experts Market is a much quicker solution than unplugging everything and running to the local computer store, alleviating the time users are without their device. For the experts, it’s an opportunity to realize a new revenue stream from customers who are located around the globe, and need help fixing something that is wrong on their machine. Avira has already signed up thousands of experts around the globe so they are ready to help consumers right away.

“Experts Market leverages Avira’s community, reducing the amount of time and money spent on servicing computers and generating revenue for those who can help,” explained Travis Witteveen, COO of Avira. “With a huge selection of experts from a variety of backgrounds and a wide-range of expertise, the Experts Market offers real-time solutions to computer users around the globe. If you have a computer problem at 2 a.m., there is an expert somewhere around the world that can help you.”

Pick the Right Expert

Avira’s Experts Market lets consumers receive immediate help from an IT specialist. Consumers just have to type in keywords that best describe their problem in a search bar to find a list of IT specialists with matching criteria: language, location, operating system, expertise, ratings, availability, etc. Wherever you are, in whichever time zone you may be and whatever your software problem, you will find that reliable and affordable solutions are available immediately. To find out more information about Avira’s Experts Market, please visit the website: http://market.avira.com/en/welcome.

Media Contacts:

AVIRA

USA:
Rocket Science PR, for Avira
Rich Mullikin, APR
Tel: +1 415 464 8110 x216
Mobile: +1 925 354 7444
Email: rich@rocketscience.com

Europe:
Flutlicht GmbH, for Avira
Veit Kollera
Tel: +49-911-47495-17
Fax: +49-911-47495-55
Mobile: +49-170-2252603
Email: v.kollera@flutlicht.biz

Acerca de Avira

Avira quiere que sus clientes “vivan libres” de spyware, phishing, virus y otras amenazas localizadas en internet. La empresa fue fundada hace 25 años con la promesa de Tjark Auerbach de "crear software que haga cosas buenas para mis amigos y familiares". Ahora, más de 100 millones de consumidores y pequeñas empresas confían en la experiencia en seguridad de Avira y su galardonado software antivirus, lo que convierte a la empresa en la segunda en importancia en cuota de mercado a nivel global. Avira proporciona seguridad informática para ordenadores, smartphones, servidores y redes, ofrecida como software o servicios situados en la nube.

Además de proteger en mundo en línea, el director ejecutivo de Avira promueve el bienestar en el mundo sin conexión a través de la Fundación Auerbach, que apoya proyectos de beneficencia y sociales. La filosofía de la fundación es ayudar a que la gente se ayude a sí misma.

Para más información, por favor visite www.avira.com o únase a la comunidad en www.facebook.com/avira.