JUPITERMEDIA'S JUPITERIMAGES DIVISION ANNOUNCES ACQUISITIONS OF BIGSHOT MEDIA AND BBM.NET(New York, NY - December 6, 2005) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media (www.bigshotmedia.com) and BBM.net (www.BBM.net) in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
"Bigshot Media's leadership position in providing stock flash footage further expands JupiterImages' range of image offerings and makes JupiterImages the number one company in the rapidly growing field of flash imagery for Web sites. Bigshot's online sales operations complement our existing flash and stock footage operations, including FlashKit.com (www.flashkit.com), the leading site for flash developers. BBM.net's royalty-free music loops in flash and other formats adds yet another dimension to our image and media offerings," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "We anticipate significant sales and business synergies between Bigshot Media, BBM.net and our JupiterImages division as well as our other Jupitermedia properties," added Meckler.
About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), (www.jupitermedia.com) headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images and research for information technology, business and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like BananaStock, Brand X, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Goodshoot, ITStockFree, Photos.com, Ablestock.com, PhotoObjects.net, Clipart.com and Animations.com; and JupiterWeb, the online media division of Jupitermedia which operates four distinct online networks: internet.com and EarthWeb.com for IT and business professionals; DevX.com for developers; and Graphics.com for creative professionals. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by nearly 20 million users and generate over 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets.
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