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(New York, NY - December 11, 2003) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that it has acquired, a business offering bid-for-position marketing services for the Web hosting industry. The acquisition provides Jupitermedia with bid-for position technology that it plans to use on its own network of Web sites and for ongoing business relationships with a number of marketers who have been using the service.

The PPCforHosts technology allows marketers to bid for placement on directory listings. Jupitermedia intends to offer this feature to advertisers on its current directories, Search Engine Marketing List ( and (

"We are excited about this acquisition as it provides Jupitermedia with a new revenue opportunity for our Online Media segment," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia. "This bid-for-position technology is a natural addition to certain of our industry leading directories," added Meckler.

Interested Web Hosting Marketers should contact Gina Calabro, Director of eCommerce at [email protected] or call (203) 662-2924.

About ( is an ever-growing searchable database of Web hosting companies accessible across a network of highly targeted partner sites. The database's search interface is seamlessly integrated into these partner sites, enabling their visitors to find a Web host. Prospective Web hosting customers visiting's partner sites search the database of hosting companies by selecting features they require in a hosting solution. The hosting companies that match the user's criteria are showcased in order according to bids placed by Web host marketers.

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology, Internet industry and graphics professionals. Jupitermedia includes the,, and Networks which include over 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that generate over 275 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Wi-Fi Planet, Search Engine Strategies and Enterprise IT Week.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties address a variety of subjects including, for example, the competitive environment in which Jupitermedia Corporation competes; the unpredictability of Jupitermedia Corporation's future revenues, expenses, cash flows and stock price; Jupitermedia Corporation's ability to integrate acquired businesses, products and personnel into its existing businesses; Jupitermedia Corporation's international and venture fund investments; any material change in Jupitermedia Corporation's intellectual property rights and continued growth and acceptance of information technology and the Internet. For a more detailed discussion of such risks and uncertainties, refer to Jupitermedia Corporation's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements included herein are made as of the date of this press release, and Jupitermedia Corporation assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements after the date hereof.


Mary Ann Boland
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
Jupitermedia Corporation
(212) 547-7939
[email protected]

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