Mediabids Surpasses 2,100 Registered Print Publications

Publications Embrace Mediabids, the online print advertising marketplace, for the ability to sell display advertising from the web.

Winsted, CT (PRWEB) May 25, 2005 -- Mediabids.com announced today that it has registered more than 2,100 newspapers and magazines since going live in April 2003. Thousands of print publications now recognize that their customers' expectations are changing; they bank online, they make travel arrangements online and now they can purchase ads.

Mediabids' industry-leading online sales and buying process for advertising space is used by over 2,200 print publications and more than 6,000 advertisers across the country. Newspapers and magazines that sell ads via Mediabids utilize the service in different ways; to supplement primary sales efforts, sell-off remnant space, increase exposure to advertisers outside sales staff territories and more.

"Working with Mediabids.com has increased our business significantly, almost two-fold. It cuts down on the time spent on sales functions while still delivering. East West Woman magazine has gained more exposure thanks to Mediabids.com, and we are seen by a larger, more diverse group of potential advertisers." - Anita Malik, Publisher, EW Woman Magazine

"Mediabids has been a great company to work with! I know exactly what type of advertising their customers are looking for and the price they are willing to pay. It really makes my job easier," said Shannon Needham, Advertising Sales Manager, Home Business Magazine

"We use MediaBids.com to auction off extra space and to build up our classified section; in fact, 25% of the advertisements in our classified section are through sales on Mediabids."- said Andrea Afra, Free Press Houston

Mediabids facilitates the buying and selling of display ads in print publications online from your website or www.mediabids.com. Registration is free. Advertisers send payments to Mediabids immediately and we forward it to the publications, less our 8.5% commission. There are charges only when a publication sells an ad through Mediabids.

About MediaBids.com
Mediabids has developed a better way for advertisers and publications to buy and sell newspaper and magazine advertising. Mediabids, the newspaper and magazine advertising auctioneer, offers a unique opportunity for advertisers and publications to tap into new markets, increase revenues and save on costs traditionally associated with print advertising. A Connecticut-based newspaper company founded Mediabids in 1999 as a tool to streamline and enhance the relationship between advertisers and print media outlets. www.mediabids.com. Toll free - 866-236-2259.

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Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2005/5/prweb243801.htm