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WM Morning Wire: 10-17-2008

Posted on 10.16.2008

Welcome to October 17th, 2008! Website Magazine staffers are putting the final touches on our November edition and like every other issue we produce - it's amazing. If you're not yet a subscriber to our print or digital edition, sign up now - it's free and is the smartest thing you can do as a Web professional.

Below are a few press release that caught our attention this morning that you too might find interesting. We'll be covering some of these releases throughout the day, but if you have a news announcement you would like to share with the Website Magazine community, please contact Website Magazine editors now.

Greystripe Furthers Commitment to Mobile Game Advertising Industry With Meaningful Insider Metrics: Greystripe has delivered these metrics with their October 2008 Consumer Insights Report, which serves as a quarterly update to answer the demographic questions advertisers may have. In this quarter’s report, Greystripe reveals a deeper look at the consumers playing their games, along with mobile gaming demographics, click-through rates and exclusive iPhone statistics, all collected from their internal database of users.

comScore Doubles the Number of Reported Web Sites in Most Countries to Enhance Measurement of the Internet's 'Long Tail': comScore, Inc. announced the availability of enhanced site audience data in the comScore Media Metrix and comScore World Metrix audience measurement services. This enhanced capability provides more robust and granular reporting across global markets and more than doubles the number of reportable sites worldwide.

New Vimeo Plus Online Video Service Makes Posting Larger Hi Def & Standard Def Content a Reality for Video Makers From Amateur to Pro: Vimeo, the web's leading showcase for user-created, standard and high definition content, expands its role as the creative center for videos with today's debut of Vimeo Plus. This long-requested, affordable enhancement of the original website offers 300 percent more storage space, even higher video quality conversions in standard definition and an array of new features that make it easier than ever to securely store, share and showcase videos.

Business Software Industry Appears to Remain Strong Despite Economic Difficulties: Capterra, a website that connects buyers and sellers of business software, has conducted a survey of its software vendors to determine the impact of the country's current financial turmoil on software buying patterns. Capterra looked at three factors: actual software sales, sales leads and website traffic.

Shutterstock's Editorial Image Collection Rapidly Expanding Thanks to Success of Red Carpet Program: Shutterstock®, the world's largest subscription-based online stock photo agency, achieved another industry milestone this week when its editorial library passed the 100,000th image mark, thanks to the success of its entertainment/celebrity photo program: Shutterstock on the Red CarpetTM.

Neulio 2.0 Enables Organizations to Leverage the Power of Structured Social Media™: Neulio, the creator of Structured Social Media™ solutions, today announced Neulio 2.0, a next-generation hosted solution for publishing multi-part, multi-format online content. Neulio 2.0's unique platform enables organizations of all sizes to leverage Web 2.0 technology for training, marketing, customer support, and other business applications. Partners with i-SAFE to Bring Online Safety Technology to the Classroom: announced today a partnership with i-SAFE, the leader in Internet safety (e-Safety) education. i-SAFE's mission is to educate and empower youth to help make their Internet experiences safe and responsible. This partnership will bring's identity management and online safety technology to 6.4 million i-SAFE-trained students and 700,000 faculty nationwide.

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