WebMediaBrands Acquires 10,000 Words Blog

WebMediaBrands, the parent company of mediabistro.com, has acquired the blog 10000Words.net from Mark S. Luckie. Luckie is the national Innovations Editor for The Washington Post. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

“10,000 Words is a perfect fit for the Mediabistro blog network, which attracts over 3 million unique visitors monthly,” said WebMediaBrands Chairman and CEO Alan Meckler in a statement. “Mark Luckie will continue to contribute to 10,000 Words and will help us develop other bloggers to write for 10,000 Words as we rapidly expand coverage.”

More information in the press release after the jump.

WebMediaBrands Announces Acquisition Of 10000Words.net Blog From Mark S. Luckie

(New York, NY – October 6, 2010) WebMediaBrands, Inc (Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced the acquisition of the blog 10000Words.net and related assets from Mark S. Luckie. Mr. Luckie, National Innovations Editor for The Washington Post, is based in Washington, D.C. Terms for the acquisition were not disclosed.

“10,000 Words has become one of the more important blogs in the journalism and social media space,” stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. “10,000 Words is a perfect fit for the Mediabistro blog network, which attracts over 3 million unique visitors monthly. Mark Luckie will continue to contribute to 10,000 Words and will help us develop other bloggers to write for 10,000 Words as we rapidly expand coverage.”

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, career, and educational resources about major media markets and industry verticals including new media, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, mobile, and the semantic web.

All current WebMediaBrands press releases can be found online at www.webmediabrands.com/corporate/press.html

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