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Mediabistro Announces Innovative Online Conference and Workshop on Creating Social Media Strategy

New York, NY - February 3, 2011 - (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced an innovative 8-week online conference and workshop, Social Media Marketing Boot Camp, March 23-May 11, 2011.

Keynote speakers include social media trailblazers Brian Solis (author of Engage!), Kara Swisher (co-executive editor of AllThingsD), and Mari Smith (author of Facebook Marketing).

The event bridges the best of conferences and online learning. Talks by world-class social media pioneers will be followed by interactive Q&A; sessions. Practical how-to sessions show participants how to put big ideas into immediate practice. Working closely with a small group, they'll get feedback from an advisor and make meaningful connections with the entire attendee roster.

Mediabistro runs about 20 national and international conferences per year on media and technology; its continuing education program serves 10,000 media professionals per year.

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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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