It’s a great day for bloggers alike as MSNTV has just bought ad spaces on a whopping 800 blogs via Blogads.com and even Darren Rowse at Problogger is talking about it. Right now I’m having those ads running on 2 of my websites – TheGadgetBlog and TheSmsGuide Blog
Basically MSNTV is hyping up the new shows they have with Keith Obermann on online viral weirdness, Rita Cosby on porn and Joe Scarborough on internet addiction that’s to launch on 13 December 2005.
Here’s the email I got from Henry over at Blogads.com and he seems to be very happy over the whole thing.
You got an e-mail from us this morning about a blogad purchased by MSNBC to promote its “digital day” the coming Wednesday. (Some teasers about the show in the middle of this page: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3096434/) . This is a nice way to end 2005. To give you some personal context, this is biggest blogad buy ever — 800 blogs. This is more ads than Blogads.com sold in the entirety of 2003. (The previous record was held by Audi, which ordered ads on 286 blogs last spring.) I’ll leave it to the media mavens among you to figure out the larger ramifications, but for me this is just a darn pleasant way to end a good year.
Update 13 Dec 2005
This BlogAds buy gets a mention in NY Times