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Mediabistro Announces New Conference: SMOX - Social Media Optimization Expo in San Francisco and New York

New York, NY - January 13, 2011 - (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced the launch of SMOX: Social Media Optimization Expo. The conference and expo will take place in San Francisco May 23-24 and October 4-5 in New York City. SMOX: Social Media Optimization Expo will provide attendees and exhibitors with the complete lowdown on SMO, user engagement and social advertising. Featuring a diverse lineup of industry heavyweights, thought leaders and hands-on practitioners, SMOX is a must-attend gathering for anyone charged with choosing and implementing SMO tactics, strategies and solutions that gain and maintain - competitive advantage.

"SMOX: Social Media Optimization Expo fills a void in the current event landscape by providing a learning experience that is specifically aimed at the latest SMO trends, issues and opportunities.  This is true for attendees as well as exhibitors," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands, Inc.  "SMOX will be not only the most targeted SMO conference but also affordable as the registration fee will be a mere fraction of the cost of Search Engine Strategies (SES), ad:tech, and Search Engine Land events that generally cost $1200 or more.  Two days of seminars programmed by Stewart Quealy will cost $395."

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at SMOX, contact Mediabistro Senior Director of Sales Frank Fazio at [email protected] or (203) 662-2887.

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About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows and online job board services to media and business professionals. The Company’s online business includes: (i), a leading blog network providing content, career and educational resources about major media markets and industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design and mobile; (ii), providing industry leading content on Semantic Web technology; (iii) Brands of the World, Ads of the World and other related websites, providing industry leading content for creative, advertising, and design professionals; and (iv) e-commerce websites including Freelance Marketplace and The Company’s trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company’s online business.
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