PHOENIX, Sept. 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMergent, Inc. (AMEX:IIG), a leading provider of e-commerce software, site development, web hosting and search engine optimization for businesses and entrepreneurs, discussed results of a contest they held at Brigham Young University (BYU) where students were provided free website hosting and a chance to build and run an e-commerce website using the Crexendo web building platform. All the students who entered the contest were full time students and were required to carry a full course load. Seventy student teams entered the competition, 17 completed and published websites by the contest deadline. The results showed that 13 of those 17 teams managed to in the contest time develop an e-commerce website which was profitable. All the teams were allowed to retain their website after the contest and many are intending to continue to use their websites.