Technorati Officially Launches Technorati Media, A Blog Advertising Network

Posted Jun 17, 2008

The blog search and ranking company, Technorati has officially launched Technorati Media.  Technorati Media is a competitor of Glam and Federated Media.  Last week, Technorati raised $7.5 million as part of their planned $10 million Series D round of funding. 

Technorati Media will be officially launching at 9AM Pacific Time today.  Technorati has tested the new service on BlogTalkRadio, BlogCritics, BlogCatalog, BlogTV, Technabob, GPSMagazine, NerdApproved, and GeekAlerts.  Some of Technorati Media’s customers include Microsoft, Sun, Sony, Visa, Scion, Chevrolet, Paramount, Universal, Fox, Best Buy, etc.

Currently Technorati Media will only be open to the large blogs, but they will be open to the smaller ones in 3 months or so.  Tony Pribyl was hired on recently as the VP of Sales for Technorati and Jennifer McLean is Technorati’s new marketing lead.  McLean came from Glam. 

Information Source:
[1] TechCrunch: Technorati Launches Blog Ad Network, Technorati Media by Michael Arrington