WebMediaBrands Announces 3rd Annual INSIDE SOCIAL APPS 2012 Conference, Focused on Developing and Monetizing on Social and Mobile Platforms
New York, NY - January 5, 2012 - WebMediaBrands Inc., (Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced that its 3rd annual INSIDE SOCIAL APPS 2012 conference will be held from February 8 - 9 at The Concourse at The San Francisco Design Center. The two-day summit will gather the world's leading entrepreneurs to weigh in on the future of the rapidly growing business of social apps, with discussions on monetization, app and game design, marketing, and distribution on established and emerging platforms.
Produced by research firm Inside Network (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc), the event is designed for developers on Facebook, iPhone, Android and emerging online social platforms, who will meet with founders and CEOs of the top social gaming, mobile, payment and virtual goods companies to address the toughest issues affecting the industry.
"There have been significant changes within the industry since last year's Inside Social Apps conference, and this year's event will reflect those changes with a prime focus on what's happening on the business side of social apps," said Justin Smith, founder of Inside Network. "In addition to the established and growing multi-billion dollar market in online social platforms, we'll devote more of the conference to addressing challenges and opportunities in the growing area of mobile platforms as well."
Conference session topics at Inside Social Apps 2012 include:
- Facebook, Apple, Google: Which Platforms Holds the Most Opportunity in 2012
- Monetizing Social Games on Facebook: Credits, Today and Tomorrow
- Social Apps for Marketers and Brands: Maximizing Audience Engagement
- Social Game Marketing on Facebook: Performance Ads and Page Management
- Investing in Mobile and Social Apps: Risks and Opportunities in 2012
About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com), headquartered in New York, NY, is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company's online business includes: (i) mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including social media, traditional media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, mobile, and the Semantic Web; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a leading network of online properties dedicated to providing original market research, data services, news, events, and job listings on the Facebook platform, social gaming, and mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) AllCreativeWorld.com, a leading network of online properties providing content, education, community, career, and other resources for creative and design professionals. The Company's online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos and premium membership services. 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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