ValueClick's AdRx Media Extends Reach with Premium Health Publisher Wins
eMedTV, HealthCastle.com and Hearthstone Communications Join Network
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2009-- ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:VCLK) today announced it has added three new publishers to its premium health and wellness online advertising network, including eMedTV, HealthCastle.com and Hearthstone Communications.
The new publishers join an elite group that already includes Britannica Health, HealthGrades, Healthy.net, Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary, OrganizedWisdom.com, Wrong Diagnosis and more than 50 other high quality health and wellness information sites. Collectively, sites in the AdRx Media network have a potential reach of more than 21 million unique visitors per month (comScore Media Metrix, December 2008), making it one of the largest advertising supported health entities online.
eMedTV (www.emedtv.com) features tens of thousands of articles and videos designed to educate patients about health topics and healthy living. HealthCastle.com is the largest online nutrition community run by Registered Dietitians. Hearthstone Communications operates several sites focused primarily on women's health issues, including Pregnancy-Info (www.pregnancy-info.net), Fibromyalgia Symptoms (www.fibromyalgia-symptoms.org) and GYNOB.com.
"As we continue to expand the AdRx Media network, these premium publishers add to our potential reach and the ability to more narrowly align advertisers with the content they want to be associated with," said Denise Zaraya, director, AdRx Media. "Their vast experience and expertise within the health community, their commitment to excellence, and their high volume of quality traffic are aligned with our vision to create the leading premium health and wellness ad network."
About AdRx Media
AdRx Media is the largest premium vertical online advertising network of its kind, specialized in providing health and wellness advertisers with a way to connect with consumers while they are engaged in seeking information about health related issues on targeted sites beyond the largest health properties. AdRx Media aggregates condition-specific inventory across the Internet's top health and wellness publishers, which collectively reach more than 21 million consumers per month, giving advertisers the ability to reach all of their health targets in one single, transparent buy. AdRx Media is a product of the ValueClick Media division of ValueClick, Inc.
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 e-mail technology, and comparison shopping. ValueClick brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick Media, Mediaplex, PriceRunner and Smarter.com. For more information, visit www.valueclick.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that market demand for on-line advertising in general, and performance based on-line advertising in particular, will not grow as rapidly as predicted, and the risk that legislation and governmental regulation could negatively impact the Company's performance. 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 February 29, 2008; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q; 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.
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