Monetise Wins Exclusive Deal To Offer Slide Inc Content To UK Ad Community Thursday 6 March 2008 PDF Print SuperPoke!, FunWall, & Top Friends Amongst Applications Available To Agencies and Advertisers Monetise, the UK digital media property developer which helps publishers to cultivate their business in order to achieve greater commercial value from advertising and promotion, has been appointed to exclusively manage Slide, Inc.’s UK ad sales & to facilitate the development, expansion and commercialisation of its UK operation. Launched in 2005, Slide today boasts more than 143 million global unique viewers (comScore, November, excludes Facebook). The company’s fiercely popular applications and widgets appear on top social networking & blog platforms including Facebook, Myspace, Bebo, Tagged, Hi5 & Blogger. Slide is the leading application provider on Facebook with over 85 million applications installed to date. Its portfolio of Facebook applications includes FunWall, SuperPoke! & Top Friends. “From a media perspective, Slide offers incredible scope for advertisers to leverage social media like never before,” said Edward Thomas, Head of Business Development at Monetise. Using Slide’s range of applications, brands can entertain and communicate with large audiences: they can be part of the fun, the conversation and the lifestyle that social media is all about. Monetise is now offering the full range of communications opportunities, including SuperPoke! actions, FunWall posts, Top Friends integration and so much more. Monetise has enjoyed a successful year to date with pitches, having formed ad sales partnerships with TVGuide, the UK’s largest Interactive Programming Guide and WAYN, the world’s most popular travel community, amongst others. Slide was founded by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin. Slide is backed by Mayfield Fund, Blue Run Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund. Monetise is a committed member of IASH, (Internet Advertising Sales House), the UK based digital media body which encourage best practice among online advertising sales houses through the adoption of an effective code of conduct. For more information, please visit Monetise or Slide. - Ends - About Monetise Monetise is a UK digital media property developer which helps publishers to cultivate their business in order to achieve greater commercial value from advertising and promotion. The company has two distinct audiences – publishers and advertisers – and works with each to ensure that both parties achieve best value from their digital media sales/purchasing respectively. Monetise represents a limited number of publishers to maintain high levels of service. The business also works alongside advertising agencies, enabling and facilitating best value on behalf of the agencys’ publisher and advertiser clients. Established in 2004, the company’s revenues have grown over 1000% over the last 3 years. In addition to its UK client-base, Monetise specialises in working with publishers based outside the UK, including the US, France, Australia and Italy, that wish to maximize the UK market opportunity. Monetise is a committed member of IASH, (Internet Advertising Sales House) the UK based digital media body which encourage best practice among online advertising sales houses through the adoption of an effective code of conduct. Media Contact: Pete Goold/ Philip Keightley Punch Communications Tel: +44 (0) 1858 545 959 Mob: +44 (0) 7830 236824 Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org View Release This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Punch Communications in the following categories: Media & Marketing, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.