All Press Releases for May 23, 2011 Announces Expansion of Industry Guide Program for Website Recommendations

Social Search Site enhances ability for users to find websites related to a specific interest or activity.

    WASHINGTON, DC, May 23, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sherpia Inc., today announced the addition of several Industry Guides that now share website recommendations on, a social search site which allows its users to find relevant and recommended websites for their personal interests or activities based on reviews from others they trust. In addition to Industry Guides, an individual may limit search results to recommendations from those they trust including friends, co-workers, or others. The set of interest-based activities in Sherpia include online shopping, travel, music, and dozens of other categories.

Sherpia is pleased to welcome Common Sense Media, which is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families, as well as Bestcovery, which is a trusted source that helps you quickly find the best of everything, as Premier Industry Guides. They join SheFinds, Very Best Sites, and as Premier Industry Guides. Additional industry guides added to the program include Good Car Day, which specializes in car sites, My Lifestyle Diet, which focuses on healthy living sites, and Photography Business Tips, which provides recommendations related to photography. "We are excited to continue the expansion of our Industry Guide Program, which allows our users to easily learn from organizations that are clear leaders in providing high-quality, in-depth recommendations on all the best websites across a variety of categories," said Kevin Whelan, Founder of Sherpia, Inc. "We see our users wanting the advice of not only friends & family but also industry experts whose mission it is to find the best sites and tools on the Internet."

Although users can easily browse the site and read reviews without signing up for the service, registration is required in order to build out a personal network of guides and to review websites. Users can register either directly through the site or through Facebook Connect and easily find results by selecting a specific interest. Results are organized based on either relevancy to the user or overall score from a user's network of guides, which may include Industry Guides. "We are pleased to offer another mechanism for our Industry Guides to reach an expanded audience that will be interested in the great content they have to offer," added Mr. Whelan.

About Sherpia:
For those desiring a more insightful and personalized online experience, Sherpia is the simple and innovative recommendation search engine that delivers relevant results by using your social network as trusted references. Launched in March 2011, Sherpia lets users discover and share sites matching their personal interests including online shopping, travel, hobbies, music, and dozens of other categories. And since individuals trust the opinions of others they know and respect - Sherpia users select their chosen guides (including industry experts, if desired) to make their results more relevant. For more information please visit or send an email to [email protected].

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