Experts on JustAnswer® Projected to Help Thousands During the Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26, 2008

Largest Expert Answers Site Helps People Get Insight from Doctors, Lawyers, Mechanics, 24/7

San Francisco, CA – November 26, 2008

– While most businesses are closed on Thanksgiving, Expert answers site JustAnswer will be in full effect as Doctors, Lawyers, Mechanics, and other Experts will be diligently providing answers to those with questions at all hours. With more than 20,000 Experts sharing information in more than 70 categories, the JustAnswer platform makes it simple for users to receive help with medical questions, seek car repair advice from auto mechanics, and obtain insight from lawyers.

Despite the country's economic woes, Black Friday quickly approaching, and layoffs at its peak, more than 4.5 million passengers are planning to travel this Thanksgiving, creating tension and anxiety. According to the American Psychological Association, nearly half of Americans report that their stress level has increased over the past year, with 30 percent rating their average stress level as extreme. In addition, JustAnswer has experienced a 17.5 percent traffic spike in its Health category in the past 30 days alone. Most popular question topics include stress, anxiety and high blood pressure. The JustAnswer Legal category also saw a jump in traffic with a 15 percent increase in unique page views, with most popular questions focusing on layoffs, unemployment and severance.

As Americans drive to spend the holiday with loved ones and overdose on tryptophan, life continues to happen on turkey day as car problems, physical and mental health issues and legal inquiries surface. Saving time and those increasingly hard earned dollars, Experts on JustAnswer will be available online, putting inquiring minds at ease by empowering them with do-it-yourself answers.

"Whether it is a health, car or legal need, getting answers to important questions accurately and quickly is critical," said JustAnswer Founder and CEO Andy Kurtzig. "Experts on JustAnswer know what it’s like to be on the flip side and are waiting to provide timely answers online."

Sample questions:

Health Neck tendon popped out of place and it's painful to swallow

LegalSenior real estate paralegal recently laid off

Car2000 Dodge Dakota starts in cold weather, but stalls immediately

JustAnswer operates on a price per question basis, with the average question costing $15. For additional information, visit the JustAnswer web site and view the question list.

About JustAnswer

JustAnswer® serves as an online platform where more than 17 million registered users receive answers from 20 thousand doctors, lawyers and other people that JustAnswer collectively calls Experts. Millions with questions come to the site for affordable and timely insight in more than 100 categories, ranging from Medical to Legal. The JustAnswer network enables registered Experts to provide answers within minutes, to help ensure customer satisfaction. Partners include big brand companies such as Chilton® and Del Monte®. For more information about the company, please visit the JustAnswer web site or view real-time questions online now.

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