Overstock.com Launches O-minders, a full-featured Gift Reminder Service Powered by BigDates.com

Kurt Peters

San Ramon, January 12, 2006-BigDates.com, the leading provider of outsourced Reminder Service Solutions, today announced a licensing agreement with Overstock.com® (NASDAQ: OSTK), one of the largest and fastest-growing online retailers in the U.S. Overstock.com recently launched O-minders, a free reminder service powered by BigDates.com, which provides its customers with the ultimate in shopper convenience.

O-minders offers consumers much more than a typical reminder service. In addition to email and mobile phone reminders for important dates and holidays, the reminders suggest specific and appropriate Ecards and Overstock.com products for each gift recipient based on their age and gender.

According to Overstock.com’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, Kamille Twomey, “O-minders is a god-send for consumers like me who often forget birthdays until the last minute and then overpay for gifts. With O-minders, busy shoppers can receive reminders of special dates and gift ideas throughout the year, and then send friends, family, and co-workers gifts they’ll really enjoy -- all while taking advantage of Overstock.com’s online best price guarantee.”

“With the holidays behind us, it’s a good time for retailers to focus on solutions for year-round gifting,” said Paul Love, President of BigDates.com. “Overstock is the perfect candidate for our reminder solution because it has great breadth of product (i.e. appropriate gifts for every occasion), a strong brand, and millions of loyal customers. Needless to say, we are very excited about our relationship with Overstock and what it signifies for BigDates.”

About BigDates.com
BigDates.com, Inc., a California Corporation, is the leading provider of Reminder Service Solutions. BigDates technology powers the Reminder Services for AmericanGreetings.com (NASDAQ: AM), BlueMountain.com, Birthday-Reminders.com and BigDates.com. BigDates technology platform allows its partners to quickly and confidently launch a powerful, scaleable and flexible reminder service in less than 60 days. Find out more at: http://www.bigdates.com/solutions

About Overstock.com
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online "closeout" retailer-offering discount, brand-name merchandise for sale over the Internet. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative inventory liquidation distribution channel. Overstock.com, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ National Market System (NASDAQ: OSTK) and can be found online at http://www.overstock.com.

Mindy Rosso, Vice President, Marketing
Tel: 925-866-4110 x1110
Fax: 925-806-0952


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