Burlington, MA – January 13, 2009 – Burst Media (www.BurstMedia.com), a leading provider of online advertising services, today announced a partnership with redOrbit.com to launch a branded vertical advertising network targeting an audience interested in science, space, technology and health news. Anchored by redOrbit.com and powered by Burst Media, the network includes more than 60 science and technology-focused websites, providing a unique opportunity for web marketers to reach 22 million highly educated, affluent and influential individuals. “The redOrbit Network aggregates original space, science, technology, and health content into a single entity,” said Eric Ralls, Founder and Publisher of redOrbit.com. “The network’s audience is intellectually curious – a trait that often puts them at the cutting edge for consumer products and services. They are the ideal audience for advertisers looking to reach technically savvy consumers who not only purchase products and services, but also influence the purchases of their family and friends.”
By providing web marketers with access to so many high impact sites at once, the redOrbit Network offers minimal buying complexity. As with all Burst Network offerings, the redOrbit Network provides full transparency, detailed reporting, and dedicated service.
“Advertisers recognize the increasing need for efficient media buys across appropriate mid and long tail sites on the internet,” said Don Byrnes, EVP of Media Sales at Burst Media. “The redOrbit Network offers media buyers a way to reach this desirable audience by combining the trust and experience of Burst Network with the editorial leadership of the highly recognized mid-tail publisher redOrbit.com.”
RedOrbit, Inc., headquartered in Texas, was founded in November 2002. The web site, redOrbit.com, was launched in May 2003, with the goal of creating the largest, most unique internet community with the strongest consumer brand in the most underserved niche on the Web. redOrbit.com has since become the premier internet destination for space, science, health, and technology enthusiasts around the globe. For more information, visit www.redOrbit.com.
About Burst Media
An online media and technology company founded in 1995, Burst Media (www.BurstMedia.com) is a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers. Burst Media enables advertisers to reach finely segmented, engaged consumers as they visit Burst’s extensive number of interest-based sub-channels. Through its Burst Network and Burst Direct units, the company represents one of the broadest and deepest offerings of interest-based websites online. Burst also markets its ad management platform, adConductor™, which empowers content websites, online ad networks, and web portals to manage the complete process of ad sales and service. Burst Media is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, with offices throughout the United States and in London, UK. For more information, visit www.BurstMedia.com or call 781.272.5544.