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The Moody Blues and Paid, Inc. to Offer Fans “Story Tellers” VIP Fan Experience Packages, Expanded Fan Community and Web Site

Paid Inc. (Business Wire) - 31 August 2009

The Moody Blues and Paid, Inc. to Offer Fans “Story Tellers” VIP Fan Experience Packages, Expanded Fan Community and Web Site

Paid Inc logoBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The perennially popular British progressive rockers the MOODY BLUES are teaming up with Paid, Inc. (OTCBB:PAYD) to create VIP fan experience packages for future tours that will thrill their fans. Paid’s celebrity services team has taken over management of the Moody Blues web site (www.MoodyBluesToday.com) and fan community, with plans to substantially expand both.

The Moody Blues have millions of fans who have followed them over the past three decades. They are very excited to be working with Paid to offer creative VIP fan experiences that deliver a night with the Moody Blues that is second to none.

Most fans can only dream about getting those rare and highly coveted tickets in the first four rows at a concert and hearing firsthand anecdotes of the amusing -- and often unbelievable -- things that happen during the course of a concert tour or recording session. The Moody Blues will be making these dreams come true on future Moody Blues tours with the help of Paid’s celebrity services team which specializes in VIP fan experience management and ticketing. For the first time, the Moody Blues VIP package offering will include the exclusive opportunity to hear the band members share stories from their decades-long careers in a casual concert-hall setting before the concert. VIP packages will feature a variety of options that may also include back stage tours, the opportunity for fans to be photographed on stage before the concert, a premium ticket in the first four rows of the venue, a photo book of their VIP concert experience, an autographed band photo, early access to the merchandise booth and a great bag of swag filled with more exclusive merchandise items to commemorate the night.

To be among the first to be personally notified of giveaways, contests and VIP package availability, sign up for the official Moody Blues fan mailing list free of charge at http://www.MoodyBluesToday.com.

“The Moody Blues have seen and done just about everything in their brilliant and very successful reign in the music industry,” said Keith Garde, president of Paid, Inc. celebrity services. “We’re very pleased that The Moody Blues are enlisting our expertise in delivering the industry’s best fan experience packages, web site management and fan community services to their fans.”

Paid will be invigorating the fan club by offering exclusive “fan club member only” content on www.MoodyBluesToday.com that may include reports from band members on the tour, behind the scenes photos and video, and contests and special offers. Paid will also expand the official Moody Blues fan community web site to include more interactive content for fans to communicate with one another and post questions for the Moody Blues to answer as well as access news and information, interviews, videos, photos, and more.

For more than 30 years, the Moody Blues have set the standard in classic rock music with chart topping albums such as “Days of Future Passed” (one of the most successful commercial releases of all time), “Seventh Sojourn” and “Long Distance Voyager,” and scores of best selling singles like “Tuesday Afternoon” and “Nights in White Satin,” “Gypsy,” “I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band),” and “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere.” With a sound loved by millions, they have sold more than 55 million albums (including 18 platinum selling records) and have topped the video charts as well with Billboard magazine Video of the Year “Your Wildest Dreams” and a perennial favorite live performance video “A Night at Red Rocks.”

The Moody Blues continue their reign of popularity, playing to sell-out crowds spanning multiple generations. In April 2008, the new Hard Rock Park theme park opened its doors with a ride called “Nights in White Satin – the Trip” incorporating a multi-sensory experience set to a re-orchestrated version of the ride’s namesake song. The band is currently on a North American tour that runs through September.

About Paid, Inc.:

Paid, Inc., publicly traded under the ticker PAYD, is a one-stop brand management and marketing resource to music, entertainment and sports personalities and organizations, and offers AuctionInc™ online shipping calculation and shopping cart software employing its patented technology to streamline ecommerce. Known for quality and customer service, Paid offers turnkey online, mobile, social media and traditional marketing campaigns, as well as award-winning video & film production, VIP ticketing, web site design, merchandising, ecommerce and fan community management programs. More details are available at www.paid.com.

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Statements in this news release looking forward in time involve risks and uncertainties, including the risks associated with the effect of changing economic conditions, trends in the markets, variations in the company's cash flow, competition, celebrity programs, business development efforts, technology availability and cost of materials and other risk factors. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are discussed in the Company's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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