Search Engine Watch, SES Shows Sold By Jupitermedia

Just announced, our parent company Jupitermedia is selling its ClickZ network
— of which Search Engine Watch is part of — and the Search Engine Strategies
shows to Incisive Media. More details in this company

press release

I’m literally about to run out the door to some meetings, so I wanted to dash
something up quick to answer and anticipate questions our readers may have.

  • The Search Engine Watch team — me, Chris Sherman, Gary Price and
    Elisabeth Osmeloski — are carrying on with our regular work as part of the
    deal. While the owners are changing, the quality content we aim to deliver to
    you is not.
  • The upcoming SES San Jose show is continuing just as before, as are other
    shows on the agenda and further shows to come.

Overall, it’s a good thing. Jupitermedia is concentrating on its images
businesses, and the deal puts us with a new owner looking to expand the work we

Here are a few more links to coverage. Gary may update as things go along.
Wish I could, but I’m literally offline through most of this week as I do visits
to the search engines ahead of our SES show:

Postscript (from Gary): Jupitermedia CEO, Alan Meckler, explains why he sold SEW and SES on his blog.

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