MediaBistro Cashes Its Check

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MediaBistro.com is one of the more useful web properties in my sphere. So I’m pleased to see its founder, Laurel Touby, cash in.
According to The New York Times, Jupitermedia of Darien, CT has agreed to pay $23 million for the site.
“This company is a true Internet success story,” Ms. Touby said. “This started as an offline community, a cocktail party, that turned into this Web site that actually makes money.”

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. After working for seven agencies in five states and freelancing for several more, I ventured out on my own in 2009. Today, as head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon, I'm focused on providing effective integrated marketing solutions to mid-market clients.