Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Dan Abrams Plans 3 Web Sites
According Jeremy W. Peters at Media Decoder at nytimes.com, Abrams will start three online properties early next year: Mogulite, which will report on the comings and goings of famous business personalities; the Mary Sue, a technology news blog directed at women; and a job postings board intended to compete with Mediabistro.com, a widely read aggregator among media professionals.
Much of the reason for the success of Abrams’s operations has been their leanness. His five current properties — Mediaite, which covers news from the media world; Gossip Cop, which polices the veracity of gossip reports; Styleite, a fashion and beauty site; SportsGrid, which ranks athletes and teams in various categories; and Geekosystem, a technology site — operate with a total staff of about 20 people. Some sites have as few as two workers.
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Posted 12:04:00 AM