Engadget.com Wins EPpy Award for Best Consumer Technology Blog
New York, NY – May 7, 2009 – Engadget.com received an EPpy Award today for the Best Consumer Technology Blog at the 14th Annual EPpy Awards Luncheon. The award, sponsored by Editor & Publisher and MediaWeek, recognizes the best media-affiliated Web sites. Engadget, http://www.engadget.com, is the most visited technology blog in the U.S,* and is part of AOL's MediaGlow publishing group, http://www.mediaglow.com. The Engadget network, which also includes EngadgetMobile.com and EngadgetHD.com, attracts more than 5.5 million monthly unique visitors and 23 million page views worldwide each month, according to March 2009 comScore Media Metrix data.**
"We are honored Engadget.com is being recognized for its leading coverage in the consumer electronics space," said Marty Moe, Senior Vice President, AOL's MediaGlow. "Engadget's cutting-edge news and commentary provides useful, interactive and engaging information for consumers as they navigate through the extensive personal technology landscape."
Engadget is a Web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics. It features up-to-the-minute product and industry updates for the tech-savvy consumer. Posts cover all kinds of digital hardware, from cameras to phones, as well as industry events and company news. Engadget remains at the forefront of the lightning-fast technology news cycle, and is a leading resource for breaking news about products and services that early adopters love.
Engadget.com is the most visited technology blog* in the U.S. with 2 million monthly unique visitors and 7 million monthly page views, according to according to March 2009 comScore Media Metrix data, and is consistently ranked as one of the top 3 sites in Technorati's Top 100 Blogs. Engadget was also named as one of the most influential technology blogs by Context Analytics on its recent "Top Power 50 Most Influential Blogs" list.
MediaGlow, AOL's publishing business unit formed in early 2009, centralizes AOL's programming efforts, including AOL.com, AOL's content verticals and commerce and marketplace channels, dozens of niche sites, and state-of-the-art studios in Los Angeles and New York City. In all, MediaGlow operates more than 70 sites and attracts more than 67 million unique visitors each month, according to comScore Media Metrix. It plans to launch more than 30 new sites in 2009. MediaGlow, along with AOL's advertising business, Platform-A, and its social media business, People Networks, represent the three core businesses for AOL.
AOL is a global Web services company that operates some of the most popular Web destinations, offers a comprehensive suite of free software and services, runs one of the largest Internet access businesses in the U.S., and provides a full set of advertising solutions. A majority-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., AOL LLC and its subsidiaries have operations in the U.S., Europe, Canada and Asia. Learn more at AOL.com.
* AOL Custom Built List based on comScore MMX March 2009 data.
** Custom AOL-defined Engadget Networks report, based on comScore Media Metrix Audience Duplication report (March 2009).