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Below is the original email exchange between me and Jerry Yang while he was a student at Stanford, from December 21, 1994. Yahoo! was still a hobby for him and David Filo as they worked toward their degrees. My company was not quite a year old and I was submitting my new web site to Yahoo!  At the time Yahoo! did not have a category for "Web Promotion" because the web promotion industry didn't exist yet.  It's hard to imagine that now. I had to look through my ancient retired IBM 286s in the basement to find this email. I'm glad I kept them.

From: (Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang)
Subject: Re: new category request
Date: 21 Dec 1994 11:19:12 GMT
Organization: Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University

In-reply-to:'s message of Tue, 20 Dec 1994 09:13:04 GMT

hi eric  - i will create a category for web promotion and place
you in it.

jerry yang



   Can you help me create new category for Web promotion services?
   Yahoo does not have one.  The closest match is at

   I haven't fouind any other companies that do what I do, so
   any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated.

   Thank you,

   Eric Ward
   NetPOST - Web Promotion Services


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