Getting a book deal seems to be the sign that a blog or new-media outlet has "made it." There is no guarantee, however, that online content in paperback form will actually sell.
The cable provider reportedly ends up paying $125 million for the women's e-newsletter company; Viacom denies it was in a bidding skirmish for the buy.
Requiring referrals for registration has kept the luxury-culture newsletter very small, but launching a Miami edition--its fifth U.S. city--will broaden its potential user base.
Glam Today will give its independent publishers some exposure and provide a new place for the company to put ads, but it's entering the same market as big players like DailyCandy.
The scenester newsletter company has put together a monthly compendium of ways to score invitations to events with free food and booze. First city served Thrillist Invites: New York.
E-mail list 'for dudes' expands beyond NYC and LA; creates Bay Area version.
A combination of editorial content and member recommendations makes up the bulk of this new site, which could essentially be described as Yelp for millionaires.
The latest e-mail list to hit New York's new-media scene, promising "a sassier shade of green," debuts in carbon-neutral style.
Owen Van Natta has formally accepted the CEO position at the start-up, according to AllThingsD. Unfortunately, social-music sites are a dime a dozen.
It might not be appropriate for the Club Penguin crowd, but their moms apparently love Ideal Bite. Disney has paid about $15 million for it, PaidContent reported.