Digital River Announces Global E-Commerce Webinar Series

MINNEAPOLIS — Feb. 18, 2011 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, announced an e-commerce webinar series geared for companies interested in exploring multi-channel strategies to optimize their e-commerce operations and accelerate global online sales. The free monthly webinar series will feature best practice advice from industry analysts, practitioners from some of the world’s leading multi-national companies, and Digital River global e-commerce experts.

Digital River’s experience managing global online businesses spans over 15 years, which includes work in over 190 countries with some of the biggest brands on the Internet. This year alone, Digital River will process more than $8 billion in online transactions.

“Companies running global online businesses today are under increasing pressure to find new ways to optimize their e-commerce efforts in order to drive more traffic, more profits and deeper relationships with their customer bases,” said Jim Wehmann, Digital River’s senior vice president of global marketing. “The goal of our e-commerce webinar series is to give attendees practical and actionable ideas to improve their e-commerce operations and their bottom lines.”

In February, Digital River will host a live webinar, Payment Strategies for Global Business. Throughout the webinar the presenter, Paul Bridgewater, vice president of global payments for Digital River, will address the essentials of a well-designed, online payments program. Attendees will learn how to manage an e-payments program across multiple geographies to improve conversion rates, reduce cart abandonment and drive worldwide sales. A live question and answer session will conclude the webinar.

The Payment Strategies for Global Business webinar is open to the public and free of cost. E-commerce professionals are encouraged to register for one of the two sessions offered.

Webinar dates and times:

Feb. 24, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. CST

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Feb. 24, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. CST

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Future webinars in Digital River’s e-commerce series will cover a range of topics. The next webinar in the series, which will take place in March, will explore how to access and use global online distribution networks to add value to the customer experience and multiply product revenue streams. The April webinar will uncover the top trends driving commerce purchasing behaviors across the software, consumer electronics and games markets.

For more information about Digital River’s upcoming webinars, email

About Digital River, Inc.

Digital River, Inc., a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel e-commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.

Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

Digital River is a registered trademark of Digital River, Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks, registrations or copyrights of their respective owners.

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