Digital Media Directory and RFP Service Launched through Newmediary and Digital Media Wire Partnership

Digital Media Directory and RFP Service Launched through Newmediary and Digital Media Wire Partnership

Business/Technology Editors

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 14, 2001

Entertainment, Technology and Internet communities to benefit from

strategic relationship.

Newmediary, Inc., the leading provider of online directory solutions for content and community sites, and Digital Media Wire, the daily email news organization dedicated to covering stories related to the convergence of entertainment, technology, and the internet, announced today a strategic partnership that offers businesses access to a comprehensive directory and RFP service, facilitating the connection of buyers and providers of technology and e-business services.

The digital media and entertainment communities are increasingly relying on Digital Media Wire for the most important and up to date information relevant to their industry. The integration of Newmediary’s directory and RFP tools provides Digital Media Wire subscribers the relevant business information they need daily, coupled with the resources necessary to search for and connect with these newsworthy businesses.

“Digital Media Wire is thrilled to offer our subscribers the added functionality that Newmediary’s directory solution offers in this volatile economic climate”, says Sam Solovey, of Digital Media Wire. “The Digital Media Directory will be a fantastic tool for the digital media and entertainment communities to facilitate the search for qualified solution providers and legitimate business leads.”

“The Digital Media Directory will extend the value of the Digital Media Wire beyond information dissemination to vendor selection and project completion,” said John Federman, President and CEO of Newmediary. “Whether subscribers want to keep abreast of industry information, or research companies in other industries to generate business leads, their solution will be in one place – Digital Media Wire.”

About Nemediary, Inc.

Newmediary builds and manages the largest network of online directories that enable content and community sites to extend their brand and create recurring revenue streams. Newmediary supplies its partners with private-label directories and a robust, RFP-powered search tool as well as customer support, telesales and co-op marketing programs to guarantee the success of each partner’s directory. Newmediary’s unique technology and full-service offering enables partners to generate online subscription revenues and increase site stickiness without distracting them from their core business.

Based in Newton, MA, Newmediary was founded in April 1999. The company is privately-held and backed by leading venture capital firms including, GE Equity, Advanced Technology Ventures, Commonwealth Capital, and Still River Fund. Newmediary’s management team hails from such leading B2B organizations as The New York Times Company, Digital, Engage, and Ziff-Davis.

About Digital Media Wire

Digital Media Wire is a news organization devoted to objective coverage of stories related to the convergence of entertainment, technology and the Internet. Their daily email newsletter provides readers with a timely briefing on topics including digital music, interactive television, e-publishing, online film and interactive games, with a focus on legal issues, venture capital financing and mergers & acquisitions. In addition to the publication, Digital Media Wire hosts networking events and panel discussions for the digital media and entertainment communities in Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco, as well as at film, music and interactive festivals throughout the United States, including the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas.

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