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(New York, NY - December 15, 2005) - JupiterResearch, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), forecasts that online display and search advertising spending will grow at an average annual rate of 10% between 2005 and 2010, driven by the media and entertainment, financial services and automotive industries. The industries slated for the most impressive growth over that time period are automotive (average 24%) and travel (average 13%). The JupiterResearch report entitled: "U.S. Category Advertising Forecast, 2005 to 2010," explores what will drive online spending for top categories and how branding-focused categories are planning to spend on online advertising.

"Agencies and publishers must educate themselves on how industry categories prioritize online advertising and tailor their pitches to different industries," said Zia Wigder, VP and Research Director at JupiterResearch. "Growing categories differ in the way they allocate funds to online advertising from their total spending." Findings show that telecom, media and entertainment, and finance are the leading categories online today and make up nearly half of all online display and search advertising spending," added Wigder.

JupiterResearch found that health and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are not big spenders online, but their focus on branding will drive them to different media to deliver their consumer messaging. CPGs will continue their focus on display advertising, dedicating 83% of their online advertising budgets to display ads in 2010. By contrast, health brands will increase their investment in search far more substantially from 2005 to 2010.

"Marketers increasingly looking for the efficiencies of online campaigns that are integrated with their off-line campaigns," said David Schatsky, Senior Vice President of Research at JupiterResearch. "Agencies that can devise and manage integrated campaigns stand to gain more from rising ad budgets.," added Schatsky.

The complete findings of this report are immediately available to JupiterResearch clients online at For additional information on the report or JupiterResearch's Online Advertising service offerings contact Kieran Kelly, Vice President of Global Sales and Client Service, at 1-800-481-1212 or [email protected]

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Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) (, 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, Bigshot Media, Goodshoot, ITStockFree,,,, and; and JupiterWeb, the online media division of Jupitermedia which operates four distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; and 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 over 30 business areas and vertical markets.

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