ValueClick, Inc.'s Commission Junction Announces 2007 Wins & Records
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 10, 2007--ValueClick, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:VCLK) Commission Junction, the leading global provider of advanced affiliate marketing solutions, today announced new records and major client wins to kick off its Commission Junction University event in Santa Barbara, California. The event brings together over 600 major advertisers and affiliate publishers in a series of educational and networking events, all centered around performance-based online marketing.
In addition to its record revenues through the first half of 2007, Commission Junction announced that sales activity thus far in 2007 broke the record for new client contract signings. Among the record number of new clients are such major brand names as Air France Canada, Avenue.com, Borders, Cafe Press, Corel, E*TRADE FINANCIAL, Intuit, Lavalife, Oneida, shop.com and Tinderbox.com.
This expansion of its leadership position in the affiliate marketing industry is a tangible illustration of how Commission Junction differentiates itself from competition - with superior service, customizable performance-based solutions, and the breadth and productivity of its network of affiliates. Commission Junction uses its industry expertise, network intelligence, and client-focused events, such as Commission Junction University, to develop sustainable affiliate and consumer relationships for its clients. A driving force in the industry, Commission Junction continues to set the standard for network quality, brand compliance, and the most sophisticated reporting tools available.
"Commission Junction is pleased to be partnering with so many leading advertisers," said Tom Vadnais, chief executive officer of ValueClick, Inc. and general manager of Commission Junction and Mediaplex. "Major clients continue to select us for their performance advertising because of our ability to deliver results along with great personalized service, which is rare in this industry, especially for a company of our size. Our clients benefit from our wealth of knowledge and experience, as well as our commitment to continually lead the industry forward with the development of new technologies and solutions."
About Commission Junction
Commission Junction (www.cj.com) provides advanced performance marketing solutions that help marketers increase online leads and sales. By facilitating strategic relationships between advertisers and publishers, Commission Junction leverages its proven expertise in affiliate marketing and search marketing to drive measurable results for its clients.
About ValueClick, Inc.
ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:VCLK) is one of the world's largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. ValueClick's performance-based solutions allow customers to reach their potential through multiple online marketing channels, including affiliate and search marketing, display advertising, lead generation, ad serving and email technology, and comparison shopping. ValueClick brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick Media, Mediaplex and PriceRunner. For more information, please visit www.valueclick.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, trends in online advertising spending and estimates of future online performance-based advertising. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered an indication of future performance. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are detailed under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by ValueClick, including, but not limited to: its annual report on Form 10-K filed on March 31, 2006 and an amendment to its annual report on Form 10-K/A filed on April 21, 2006; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and Form 10-Q/A; and other current reports on Form 8-K. ValueClick undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
John Ardis, 630-922-6423
Gary J. Fuges, CFA, 818-575-4677
SOURCE: Commission Junction