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IPA Media Owner Awards 2011 Winners Revealed

The Drum, 16 Nov 2011
The first IPA Media Awards saw Specific Media, Google, YouTube, Facebook and News International all pick up trophies on the night. Read more…

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IPA Announces Winners of First Media Owner Awards

New Media Age, By Charlotte McEleny, 15 Sept 2011
The Register and Global Radio are among the winners of the first submission-based IPA Media Owners Awards. The awards combine results from the IPA Media Owners Survey along with eight submission-based awards, announced at an event last night (15 November).The awards combine results from the IPA Media Owners Survey along with eight submission-based awards, announced at an event last night (15 November). Read more…

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IPA Announces Winners of the 2011 Media Owner Awards

PR Newswire, 16 Nov 2011
Specific Media, Google/You Tube, Facebook and News International were just some of the sixteen winners announced tonight (Tuesday 15th November 2011) at the IPA’s first Media Owner Awards (the MOA) ceremony which are designed to showcase best practice from online media owners and to raise the digital standard. Read more…

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Glam Media Said to Pay $150 Million for Andreessen-Backed Social Site Ning

Bloomberg, By Douglas MacMillan and Dina Bass, 21 Sept 2011
Glam Media Inc., a provider of Internet-advertising services targeting women, will pay about $150 million to acquire social-networking site Ning Inc., according to two people familiar with the transaction. Read more…

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Glam Media Buys Ning for Social Push

AdWeek, By Anthony Ha, 20 Sept 2011 
Glam Media has just acquired Ning, the build-your-own-social-network startup co-founded by Netscape creator Marc Andreessen. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA TO ACQUIRE NING, THE LEADING PLATFORM FOR CREATING SOCIAL NETWORKS AND OWNED BRAND FAN WEBSITES

Silicon Valley Pioneer Marc Andreessen to Join Glam Media’s Board of Directors Acquisition Will Create One of the Largest Social Media Content Companies with over 240 Million Users & 100,000 Publishers —Creating the First Paid, Owned & Earned Media Platforms … Continue reading

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Glam Media Buys Ning Social Media Platform

AdAge, By Cotton Delo, 20 Sept 2011
Vertical media company Glam Media is acquiring Ning, a platform allowing users to build custom social websites, for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced today. Read more…

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Glam Buys Ning

The New York Times, By Evelyn Rusli, 20 Sept 2011 Glam Media announced late Tuesday that it had purchased Ning, a social network co-founded by the venture capitalist Marc Andreessen. Read more…

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Ning Gets Acquired by Glam Media

CBS News, By Josh Lowensohn, 20 Sept 2011
Social media company Glam announced today that it has acquired social Web site builder Ning. The two companies say the deal will create a network that serves 240 million users and 100,000 publishers. Read more…

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Glam Media Enters Social Network Buzz with Ning Deal

The Wall Street Journal, By Emily Steel, 20 Sept 2011
Internet company Glam Media Inc. is trying to get in on the social networking craze with the acquisition of Ning Inc., a company that helps websites build social networking features. Read more…

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Glam Media Acquires Ning In Ad-Social Publishing Tie-Up; Andreessen Joins Glam Board

ForbesBy Tomio Geron20 Sept 2011
Glam Media, a women-focused online content and advertising company, has acquired social network creator Ning, in a large advertising and online media tie-up. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA APPOINTS WARNER BROS’ MALCOLM ATTWELLS AS NEW COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

London, UK — April 28, 2011 — Glam Media, the leading vertical media company with the #1 global reach for women online, today announced that Malcolm Attwells is joining the company as UK Commercial Director. Malcolm joins the UK team at … Continue reading

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Glam to Open First International HQ in London

Media WeekSara Kimberley14 April 2010
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, is opening international headquarters in the UK as it looks to expand in to Italy, Spain and Asia. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA ANNOUNCE RAFT OF SENIOR HIRES

London, UK — February 25, 2011 — Glam Media, the leading vertical media company with the #1 global reach for women online, today announced the expansion of its senior creative services team in the UK with three new appointments. Tony Mehmet … Continue reading

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Glam Media Ramps Up UK Sales Team

The Media BriefingBy Sara Kimberley25 Feb 2011
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, has ramped up its UK creative commercial team following its global sales expansion. Read more…

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Glam Media Ramps Up UK Sales Team

Media Week, By Sara Kimberley24 February 11
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, has ramped up its UK creative commercial team following its global sales expansion. Read more…

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Glam Media Ramps Up UK Sales Team

Brand RepublicBy Sarah Kimberley24 Feb 2011
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, has ramped up its UK creative commercial team following its global sales expansion. Read more…

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Glam Media Launches Video Player at London Fashion Week

Netimperative.net24 Feb 2011
Media firm Glam Media has launched GlamTV, a video distribution and advertising platform, at London Fashion Week. Launching with exclusive coverage from the event, GlamTV will engage audiences with bespoke video content and enable publisher partners to monetise content with advertisers. Read more…

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Traditional Media Owners Start to Dominate Online

Media WeekBy Arif Durrani, 23 February 11
Traditional media and information companies have begun to reassert their expertise in the digital space over much of the last decade, according to research from UKOM/Nielsen. Read more…

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Big Increases for Travel and Property Sites in Top 100 Online Brands

Brand RepublicBy Sam Howroyd21 Feb 11
Travel sites proved to be popular online destinations throughout January, according to the latest UKOM/Nielsen data. Read more…

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Brands Strut Their Stuff at London Fashion Week

Media WeekBy Nina Rosandic21 Feb 2011
This year’s London Fashion Week is once again attracting the attention and marketing spend of leading brands eager to cash in on one of the highest profile fashion events of the year. Read more…

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Retail Receives Welcome Boost in Top 100 Online Brands Figures

Media WeekBy Sam Howroyd28 January 11
Christmas and an early sales season helped drive shoppers online in December, with cards business American Greetings and the Royal Mail two of the biggest risers, according to UKOM/Nielsen data. Read more…

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Retail Receives Welcome Boost in Top 100 Online Brands Figures

Brand RepublicBy Sam Howroyd28 January 11
Christmas and an early sales season helped drive shoppers online in December, with cards business American Greetings and the Royal Mail two of the biggest risers, according to UKOM/Nielsen data. Read more…

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Ebay Mobile Revenues Topped $2bn in 2010

New Media AgeBy Jessica Davies7 January 2011
Ebay’s global mobile revenue increased by over 300% to hit $2bn (£1.29bn) last year, according to the company. Read more…

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AOL Acquires Ad Technology Platform Pictela

Brand RepublicBy Sarah Shearman17 December 2010
New York-based Pictela, which was founded in 2009, provides a platform for distributing high definition branded content and advertising. It supports video, photos and applications in real-time in a range of formats and is used by publishers including Glam Media and Hearst. Read more…

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O2 Biggest Display Advertiser of 2010

New Media AgeBy Gina Lovett17 December 2010
O2 was the biggest online display advertiser with the highest online ad spend in 2010, according to figures from Nielsen. Read more…

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Glam Media Announces Global Online Sales Force

Brand RepublicBy Sarah Shearman16 Nov 2010
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, is creating a global sales team to drive its worldwide business expansion. Read more…

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Glam Media Announces Global Online Sales Force

The Media Briefing16 Nov 2010
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, is creating a global sales team to drive its worldwide business expansion. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA CREATES NEW GLOBAL BRANDS SALES TEAM FOCUSED ON LUXURY & PREMIUM ADVERTISERS

Hires key executive from Lagardere to build the new division, based in London to deliver global advertising solutions for brand advertisers worldwide.   London, UK — November 16, 2010 — Glam Media, the leading vertical media company with the #1 global … Continue reading

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UK Online Display Ad Market Grows 34%

New Media AgeBy Charlotte McEleny3 Nov 2010
Online display advertising grew 34% over the past year in the UK, according to ComScore. Read more…

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Glam Media Will Sell E! Online’s European Ad Slots

The Media Briefing20 Oct 2010
U.S. showbiz brand E! Entertainment is selling ads to UK, French and German eyeballs, and has picked Glam Media to serve the ads. E! has operated a uk.eonline.com version of its E! Online website since 2008, albeit with the same U.S. content. Read more…

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Glam Media Will Sell E! Online’s European Ad Slots

PaidContent: UKBy Robert Andrews20 Oct 2010
U.S. showbiz brand E! Entertainment is selling ads to UK, French and German eyeballs, and has picked Glam Media to serve the ads. E! has operated a uk.eonline.com version of its E! Online website since 2008, albeit with the same U.S. content. Read more…

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E! ONLINE CALLS IN GLAM MEDIA TO COMMERCIALISE SOARING WEB TRAFFIC

- Exclusive advertising contract covers UK, Germany and France – - Addition of E! Online website bolsters Glam Media’s entertainment vertical – London, UK — October 20, 2010 — Glam Media, the leading vertical media company with more than 186 million … Continue reading

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E! Online Appoints Glam Media to Sell Ads in UK and Europe

New Media Age, By Gina Lovett, 20 Oct 2010
Entertainment site E! Online has appointed Glam Media to exclusively sell ads across the UK, German and French markets. Read more…

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British Fashion Council Streams London Fashion Week Live

New Media AgeBy Jessica Davies22 Sep 2010
The British Fashion Council has paired up with Streaming Tank to stream live videos of the catwalk shows at this year’s London Fashion Week. Read more…

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Glam Media Hires Microsoft Sales Director as MD Ahead of Fashion Week Coverage

New Media AgeBy Charlotte McEleny16 Sept 2010
Glam Media, the women’s vertical ad network, has hired ex-Microsoft and Handbag.com senior executive Jane Loring as MD, as it launches activity for London Fashion Week. Read more…

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Glam Media Hires UK Managing Director from Microsoft

Media WeekBy Sarah Shearman15 Sept 2010
Glam Media UK has hired Jane Loring, the former Microsoft specialist sales director, as its managing director. Read me…

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Glam Media Hires UK Managing Director from Microsoft

Brand RepublicBy Sarah Shearman15 Sept 2010
Glam Media UK has hired Jane Loring, the former Microsoft specialist sales director, as its managing director. Read more…

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JANE LORING JOINS GLAM MEDIA UK AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

  Former Microsoft MSN Sales Leader and Early Digital Sales Veteran to Launch Advertiser Drive Targeting Women Online   London, UK and Silicon Valley, California—September 15, 2010—Glam Media, Inc. (www.GlamMedia.com), the number one vertical media company with the largest global reach … Continue reading

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Glam Media Names Microsoft Exec Loring UK MD

PaidContent: UKBy Robert Andrews14 Sept 2010
Women’s web network Glam Media is appointing Jane Loring its UK managing director. Loring is director of specialist sales at Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Advertising in the UK, responsible for industry, product and syndication including Facebook ads, network business, search and creative solutions, Glam says. Read more…

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Glam Media Hosts Blogging Event at London Fashion Week

New Media Age, By Gina Lovett, 21 Sept 2010
Glam Media is to host its first blogging and brand network event at London Fashion Week today, ahead of plans to develop its first fashion and blogging white paper. Read more…

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Glam Media Acquires German Men’s Online Media Company Fantastic Zero

The Media Briefing10 Sept 2010
Glam Media Germany, has acquired Fantastic Zero, a leading German vertical media company for men online reaching 5. 4 million unique users, from Holtzbrinck Digital GmbH and Publigroupe S. A. One year since the launch of the German men’s vertical, Brash. de, Glam Media is focused on expanding the Brash Media brand with the Fantastic Zero sites targeting. Read more…

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Glam Media Extends Blog Network

Media Week, Sarah Shearman, 23 July 2010
Online publisher Glam Media aims to expand its presence within the family and parenting blogger community and increase its number of monthly unique users by one million by the end of the year. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA TO TAKE ON DISNEY WITH BLOG RECRUITMENT DRIVE

London, 20 July 2010: Glam Media, the vertical media company with 17.9m monthly UK unique users and the second largest online reach to the family and parenting audience, has named Susanna Scott, of blog A Modern Mother, their Family and … Continue reading

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UK Facebook Ads Rocket 33% in a Year

The Media Brief19 July 2010
According to ComScore data, Facebook served 19.7 bn ads in the UK during May 2010, up from 11.8 bn a year before. Read more…

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UK Facebook Ads Rocket 33% in a Year

Media WeekBy Arif Durrani19 July 2010
The number of ads on Facebook has rocketed by a third in the last year as marketers increasingly look to harness the world’s largest social networking site. Read more…

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Brands Flock to Back UK’s Mummy Bloggers

Financial TimesBy Maija Palmer5 July 2010
The practice of brands working with bloggers has become so…advertising on her blogs, consultancy work for brands who want to engage with mummy bloggers… Read more…

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Glam Media Launches Google DoubleClick Rival

The Media Briefing, 10 June 2010
The platform claims to provide brands with the opportunity to multi-target engaging ads for the first time across display, mobile, video, iPhone, iPad and smartphones. It also aims to provide greater insight, deliver better ad opportunities and evaluation for all publishers and advertisers. Glam is also launching an open “Advertising Apps Platform” that provides API’s with integration of ad tech. Read more…

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Glam Media Launches Google DoubleClick Rival

Brand Republic, By Sara Kimberley, 10 June 2010
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, is challenging Google’s DoubleClick by launching its first ad serving platform, GlamAdapt. Read more…

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Glam Media Launches Rival to Google DoubleClick

New Media AgeCharlotte McEleny10 Jun 2010
Glam Media has launched its first ad-serving platform as a challenger to Google’s DoubleClick. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA LAUNCHES GLAMADAPT—THE INDUSTRY’S FIRST THIRD GENERATION AD SERVING PLATFORM BUILT FOR BRANDS BRINGING EMOTION & ACCOUNTABILITY TO DISPLAY ADVERTISING

Glam Introduces the First “Advertising Apps Platform” with AdMeld, Bluekai, comScore, Dynamic Logic, Eyeblaster, Pictela, Pointroll, Quantcast and SymphonyIRI Group as Anchor Partners Silicon Valley, California and New York, New York—June 9, 2010—Glam Media, Inc. (www.GlamMedia.com), the number one vertical … Continue reading

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Ebay Launches First Content Site to Push Outlet Fashion Store

The Media Briefing27 May 10
Ebay is launching its first content site, using third-party contributors including writers from Glam Media to promote its Ebay Outlet store. Read more…

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Ebay Launches First Content Site to Push Outlet Fashion Store

New Media AgeBy Charlotte McEleny27 May 2010
Ebay is launching its first content site, using third-party contributors including writers from Glam Media to promote its Ebay Outlet store. Read more…

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Glam Media Kicks Off International Expansion Plans Following First Steps into France

New Media Age, By Charlotte McEleny, 15 April 2010
Ad network Glam Media is launching an international team to lead growth outside the US after it generated $50m (£32.5m) in VC funding. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA OPENS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN LONDON, CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION ON THE HEELS OF RECENT $50M FUNDING

Ernie Cicogna Named GM Glam International to lead Global Operations London, England; Silicon Valley, CA and New York, NY─April 14, 2010─Glam Media, Inc. (www.GlamMedia.com), the number one vertical media company with the largest global reach for women online, today announced … Continue reading

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Glam Media Expands European Operation

Media Week, Sara Kimberley, 16 March 2010
Glam Media, operator of women’s website network Glam.com, is launching a French operation following a recent $50m funding. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA, WOMEN’S LIFESTYLE LEADER, LAUNCHES IN FRANCE

Microsoft MSN France Co-Founder Jean-Pierre Levieux and Internet Pioneer Orianne Garcia to Lead French Subsidiary Paris, France; Silicon Valley, California and New York, New York—March 15, 2010—Glam Media, Inc. (www.GlamMedia.com), #1 global media company for women online, today announced the launch of Glam Media … Continue reading

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Mydeco Builds Social Network Activity Ahead of Full Launch

New Media Age, By Jennifer Whitehead, 25 February 2010
Homes website Mydeco is boosting its social networking activity as it plans to finally move out of beta testing towards the end of 2010. Read more…

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Mydeco Appoints Ad2One to Sell Online Ad Space

New Media Age, By Suzanne Bearne, 23 Feb 2010
Mydeco, the online homewares and furniture store, has appointed agency Ad2One to handle its online ad sales. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA RAISES $50 MILLION IN PRIVATE EQUITY MEZZANINE FINANCING

Aeris Capital Leads The Round With Burda Digital Holding & Mizuho Capital Glam Media Continues To Buck The Trends, Growing Over 35% In Top Line Revenues– Reaching EBITDA Profitability in the North American Region and Posting a Surprising EBITDA Break-Even … Continue reading

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Women Turn to Web Ahead of Other Media to Find Advice and Support

New Media Age, By Charlotte McEleny, 21 January 2010
The Internet is the most important medium for women, according to a study by ad network Glam Media and Survey Interactive. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA BREAKS INTO COMSCORE TOP 10 OF UK ONLINE MEDIA

Monthly Unique Users tops 17m, more than doubling Glam’s reach a year earlier. Glam Media, vertical media pioneer and number one in global reach for women online, has become a comScore Media Metrix Top 10 web property in the UK … Continue reading

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My Dish Signs Up to Glam Media

Brand Republic, By Sara Johnson, 7 Dec 2009
MyDish.co.uk has joined the Glam Media UK network as part of the online media group’s food and drink channel. Read more…

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ADDITION OF MYDISH.CO.UK STRENGTHENS GLAM MEDIA’S FOOD OFFERING

LONDON, December 1, 2009: MyDish.co.uk, the “Facebook for food lovers” recipe sharing website, has joined Glam Media UK, the leading women’s online advertising property with 13.7m unique UK users (comScore, October 2009). The addition of MyDish.co.uk bolsters Glam Media UK’s … Continue reading

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Filofax Promotes Beauty Box in Online Campaign

Campaign, 13 Nov 2009
Filofax has chosen Glam Media, the network of lifestyle websites, to run a digital advertising campaign for a beauty gift box in the run-up to Christmas. Read more…

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GLAM MEDIA SEALS FILOFAX BEAUTY BOX CAMPAIGN

London 12th November 2009: Glam Media, the UK’s fastest growing online destination for women and men, has today announced a major digital advertising campaign with Filofax.  The campaign, designed to promote the launch of Filofax’s new Beauty Box as the … Continue reading

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GLAM MEDIA RESEARCH REVEALS VALUABLE ‘LONG TAIL’ OF WOMEN’S ONLINE MEDIA

Trust, relevance and entertainment behind success of niche sites and blogs. Research published by Glam Media, the leading women’s online advertising property with 13.7m unique UK users (comScore, October 2009), has revealed that niche websites and blogs are the most … Continue reading

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Appletiser Signs Up for Six-Month Promotion on Glam Media Network

Marketing, By Fiona Ramsay, 7 Aug 2009
Soft drinks brand Appletiser has launched a six-month digital campaign promoting itself as a lifestyle brand. Read more…

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