Press Releases

2009 Press

Press Releases

WebMediaBrands Launches Freelance Connect, Online Auction Service to Connect Employers and Freelancers

((New York, NY - December 2, 2009) -- WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM), the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals, today announced the launch of Freelance Connect, an online auction service connecting employers to skilled freelancers. Users can join, post projects, and submit bid proposals for free.

"Freelance Connect fills a need for budget-minded employers who need to get work done without hiring full-time staff. Freelance Connect links our community of 6 million creative and tech professionals with managers and entrepreneurs who have projects to complete," stated Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands.

With secure escrow and billing systems, Freelance Connect provides a risk-free outsourcing environment for employers and freelancers.

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands (www.webmediabrands.com), headquartered in New York, NY, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.

All current WebMediaBrands press releases can be found online at www.webmediabrands.com/corporate/press.html.

For information on WebMediaBrands contact:

Amanda Barrett
Director of Marketing
212-547-7879
press@webmediabrands.com