ABM News Archive - Launches

4/10/2014 - Legal/real estate media company ALM has launched ALM Brand Perspectives, a native advertising platform designed to allow marketers to seamlessly integrate their ads into the content on ALM’s websites.

4/2/2014 - Last week, Penton announced the creation of SmartReach, a new division within the company designed to draw commerce from its customer database. Penton is now the latest media organization to join the booming data business field, leveraging the information they’ve collected over years as a source of revenue.

4/2/2014 - ABM is delighted to announce that, in partnership with the IAB, we are offering a comprehensive a digital sales training certification program.

4/1/2014 - MediaFinder.com has released their roundup of magazine launches and closures in 2014’s first quarter, and the results are encouraging – 45 new periodicals were introduced during the first three months of 2014, as compared with only 27 during the same time period in 2013.

3/10/2014 - In January, Farm Journal finalized its acquisition of a majority interest in Machinery Pete, a business operated by Greg and Eric Peterson that is regarded as a leading authority on used farm equipment value.

3/10/2014 - DTN/The Progressive Farmer and Dupont Pioneer — the leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics — have teamed up to offer instant weather and market information as well as grain trading abilities to growers.

1/2/2014 - Last month, MediaFinder – Oxbridge Communications’ online database of U.S. and Canadian periodicals – announced that in 2013, 185 magazines were launched and 56 ceased publication.

11/12/2013 - During the keynote at ABM’s 2013 Executive Forum, LinkedIn executive editor Dan Roth announced a new program that offers full feeds of original content on LinkedIn, similar to an RSS feed.

10/9/2013 - More business-to-business magazines launched than closed during the first nine months of 2013, according to the latest numbers by MediaFinder.

10/2/2013 - Joel Hughes, senior vice president of e-media and information technology, explains the company's new integrated database, his thoughts on "owning the database" and more.

9/18/2013 - Watt Global Media has launched a new global database with information on the top compound feed producers around the world, produced by the editorial staff of Watt's Feed International brand.

8/26/2013 - Northstar's vp of business development and licensing, Sheila Rice, explains how recent deals allow the company to reuse data and content to drive more revenue.

8/14/2013 - This fall, IBT Media, the digital media company that recently acquired Newsweek, will dive into trade media as it premieres its first business-to-business news site, focused on information technology.

8/7/2013 - Meredith's new AgriMedia division, headed by Scott Mortimer, encompasses all of Meredith’s agri media offerings, plus marketing solutions, market research, mobile marketing and custom content options.

7/31/2013 - ThinkAdvisor, a Summit Business Media brand, has announced a new focus with customized reader content at the center of the transformation.

7/31/2013 - Next week, bXb online, an event marketing consulting agency, will premiere a new content platform for business-to-business professionals, BOB.tv.

7/10/2013 - MediaFinder.com and JEGI have released their latest figures on b-to-b media launches and acquisitions during the first half of 2013.

6/26/2013 - NewBay Media is launching of NewBay Plus, a marketing services division led by Vice President and Corporate Director Joe Braue. Braue spoke with ABM about his new role and more.

6/11/2013 - SourceMedia has launched a new brand that will join its Healthcare Group, the Health Insurance Exchange (HIX).

6/5/2013 - In mid-April, Washington Technology launched a membership program that placed nearly all of its content under a paywall. It was a necessary move as the brand expanded its content offerings.

5/29/2013 - Two year ago, Tim Bradbury, former president of new media for American City Business Journals, teamed up with other media executives to form Bedrock Business Media, a data-driven media company.

5/15/2013 - Tim Hartman, president of Government Executive Media Group at Atlantic Media, discusses the company's new “digital-first” b-to-b title launching this summer.

4/30/2013 - Ad intelligence company MediaRadar has announced new advertising solutions for e-newsletters.

4/24/2013 - How can business information startups attract investors and keep them happy? ABM talked with Rafat Ali, founder of Skift.com.

4/17/2013 - The company has debuted two new mobile marketing solutions, while consolidating its mobile offerings into single group.

4/2/2013 - Today, Marketwire announced its social rebranding. ABM has partnered with the company for five years, allowing members to distribute and target their news for free.


3/27/2013 - If we are entering the “post-PC world,” what does this mean for how are audiences are using these devices and how they want us to serve them?

3/6/2013 - Two years ago, SGC brought its web development in-house. Now the company says it’s ready to take on popular “dev shops” with the launch of a new affiliate, MediaPress Studios.

2/20/2013 - During a time when many publishers would be happy to break even, BizBash CEO David Adler is aiming to make more money than ever before through partnerships and sponsorships.

1/16/2013 - The company recently acquired a title, which increased its staff by 52 percent, says President Norm Kamikow. MediaTec is also debuting an event spinoff, the web portal HCM-TV.

1/15/2013 - During a session at Folio:’s MediaNext Conference, paidContent founder Rafat Ali shared how he’s growing his new b-to-b startup, Skift.

1/9/2013 - EIC Susan Hassler tells ABM about the brand's redesigned print publication and its new responsive website, set to premiere in May.

1/2/2013 - Originally branded as Tesoro Events, in 2009, the company started to revamp from working with publishers to produce events to a more robust b-to-b media company.

12/19/2012 - B-to-B launches in 2012 were all about digital and expertise. From apps to social networks to virtualization, ABM recaps the most interesting launches of the year.

12/10/2012 - This year, 31 b-to-b magazines launched while 16 closed, according to Mediafinder.com data.

12/5/2012 - In addition to three executive appointments, the company has announced a new social community, digital-only magazine, publication makeover and citizen reporting.

11/28/2012 - EVP and Co-Founder Marjorie Martay talks about the company's new initiative focused on creating digital content packages for clients.


11/12/2012 - Agribusiness consulting firm HighQuest Partners has launched a quarterly newsletter as a companion to its four Global AgInvesting conferences.

11/12/2012 - A new Inputs Monitor service has signed more than 1,000 retailers to report on weekly price changes for nine key ag products.

10/23/2012 - The training program features webinars aimed at providing comprehensive knowledge of the current digital advertising landscape.

10/17/2012 - Kimberly Baker, of Great American Media Services, talks to ABM about her company's new marketing services division, which specializes in social media marketing and custom marketing solutions.

10/16/2012 - SourceMedia’s Health Data Management premiered the Healthcare Innovation Center, a virtual experience showcasing products and stories on new healthcare technologies.

10/16/2012 - In a video statement, Stagnito publisher Steven Lichtenstein said Private Label will merge with Progressive Grocers Store Brands to form Private Label Store Brands.

9/26/2012 - Three years after emerging from bankruptcy protection, Cygnus CEO John French tells ABM about his corporate turnaround strategy, the company’s recent data launch and his vision for the future.

9/5/2012 - Last month, Bizo ranked 86th on the Inc. 500 list, reporting a three-year growth rate of 3,036 percent. ABM chatted with CEO Russell Glass about success in the b-to-b marketing industry, including his advice for publishers.

9/5/2012 - In July, Hanley Wood dubbed itself “in a digital transformation.” On the heels of the announcement came a series of appointments including Andrew Reid’s promotion to head the company’s digital businesses.

8/29/2012 - Two months ago, United Publications launched a newsmagazine covering security systems in the Gulf. "Our business plan is very simple," explains Brook Taliaferro, president and CEO. "It's to put a business newspaper where there isn't one."


8/22/2012 - "The indices’ purpose is to broaden and deepen our coverage of each market segment,” says David Longobardi, executive vice president and chief content officer.

8/21/2012 - New ABM member Boardroom Events is aiming to become the standard for producing hosted events. ABM talked with Founder Charles Badoian about the company model, what he believes are the fundamentals in producing events and the future of the events industry.

8/14/2012 - Editor Bill Mickey says the model -- which gives readers complimentary access to eight stories each month -- stresses the website's content value.

8/8/2012 - Last month, Edgell Communications announced Edgell Mobile Services, a new group that develops apps for live events and trade shows. ABM takes a look at its operations and what's in store for the future.

8/1/2012 - Randall-Reilly's revamped structure is now fully in place. The new collaborative structure allows the company to easily expand offerings and into new industries, says President Brent Reilly.

7/30/2012 - Telvent’s Progressive Farmer rolled out a new localized ag weather service app in June and followed up this month with a combo bundle that includes an actual iPad with a heavy duty case.

7/27/2012 - Professional Farmers of America, a division of Farm Journal Media, has launched a new subscription service to help farmers and retailers manage their margin and risk for crop inputs.

7/19/2012 - Next spring, Vance Publishing will premiere the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo, a new trade show targeted to the readers of its Custom Woodworking Business and Closets magazines.

7/13/2012 - During the first half of this year, 21 new business-to-business titles launched, according to new data by MediaFinder.com. In total, 133 magazines have premiered this year.

6/14/2012 - The Engineering News-Record will debut its Contractor Business Quarterly on July 16.

4/24/2012 - The free app, available in the iTunes App Store, offers hundreds of free courses and allows architects, LEED Aps and other AEC professionals to take tests and earn continuing education credits.

4/18/2012 - The Farm Journal service will facilitate advertising to farmers across a range of partner sites.

4/9/2012 - New division, led by Tracy Samantha Schmidt, will offer training seminars, executive coaching, social media auditing and strategic planning.

4/4/2012 - Eight b-to-b magazines launched in the first quarter of 2012 compared to 13 in 2011.

4/2/2012 - The Association of Magazine Media announced voluntary guidelines to give magazines a better way of measuring their digital editions.

4/2/2012 - The Wall Street Journal has launched CIO Journal, a news and information service aimed at technology executives.

3/15/2012 - ABM announced the launch of its Digital Transformation Initiative, an exclusive leadership forum and set of customized services for ABM members who are pioneering the next generation of digital media.

2/29/2012 - Bloomberg relaunches Businessweek with a new design created to relfect the visual and snappy read of the print edition.

2/23/2012 - Asset International plans to launch a new quarterly print publication, Philanthropy Management, next month.

2/22/2012 - Thomas Industrial Network has launched an Enterprise Solutions Group intended to boost the company’s business information and custom publishing revenue stream.

2/10/2012 - CBS Interactive brought together CNET Direct, SmartPlanet, TechRepublic and ZDNet to form CBS Interactive B2B Group.

2/8/2012 - Elsevier has launched a new journal, "Energy Strategy Reviews." The journal will be a quarterly focusing on energy strategy, planning and decision making.

2/8/2012 - Atlantic Media Co.'s Government Executive Media Group launched a new GovExec.com website.

1/25/2012 - Smart Markets is an integrated division of 1105 ECG that provides content, strategy and design services, including Web site creation, enhanced lead-generation programs, advertising creative, brand building and product launch support.

1/13/2012 - The new site will help cattle sellers connect with buyers nationwide, through free and premium listings.

1/11/2012 - BPA's new Audited Site Traffic Data Tool is available free to registered users on the BPA website.

1/11/2012 - Growingproduce.com has new interactive features, more focused navigation built around crop category and superior search capability.

1/9/2012 - MedTech Media, publisher of Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance News, will launch PhysBizTech, a multi-platform, online publication for small and medium sized physician group practices, on Feb. 1.