Lee Odden

Jupitermedia sells ClickZ, Search Engine Watch, SES

Lee Odden     Online Marketing

According to news reported by MediaPost, Jupitermedia has sold the Search Engine Strategies trade shows and the ClickZ.com Network of Web sites, including SearchEngineWatch.com for $43 million in cash to London-based trade publisher Incisive Media.

“Incisive Media indicated it plans to use the acquisition to expand into the U.S. B-to-B publishing market, and to expand the search engine strategies conferences into other markets.”

Chairman-CEO of Jupitermedia, Alan Meckler will use the proceeds to make more acquisitions of stock photography and digital images companies.

This is pretty amazing. I’ll post updates as I see them.

Update: Danny Sullivan posts about the acquisition on the Search Engine Watch Blog

Tags: Jupitermedia, ClickZ, SearchEngineWatch, Search Engine Strategies

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About Lee Odden

@LeeOdden is the CEO of TopRank Marketing and editor of Online Marketing Blog. Cited for his expertise by The Economist, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, he's the author of the book Optimize and presents internationally on integrated content, search, social media and influencer marketing. When not at conferences, consulting, or working with his talented team, he's likely on a beach somewhere doing absolutely nothing.