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Commission Junction announces CJYou award finalists

Commission Junction Announces CJYou Award Finalists

Commission Junction Announces CJYou Award Finalists


SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sep 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --


Commission Junction, a division of ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCLK) and the leading global provider of affiliate marketing solutions, today announced the finalists of its CJYou Awards, which will be presented Wednesday, September 22nd in Santa Barbara, California at the annual Commission Junction University (CJU). The award finalists include top leaders, innovators, and affiliate marketing rookies that are part of the winning formula that makes Commission Junction the affiliate network of choice.



"This year our theme for CJU is 'Growth Starts Here' which is never more evident than in our CJYou Awards. This is a select group of advertisers, publishers, and agencies that raise the bar for the entire network. We are thrilled to recognize this year's finalists, who take our CJU tagline as a mantra all year round," said Kerri Pollard, General Manager of Commission Junction. "We look forward to celebrating the achievements of this group and announcing this year's winners at CJU. It looks as if this year's turnout is going to be the biggest yet - which lays the groundwork for even more networking and a lot of celebrating."


2010CJYou Award Finalists for Affiliate Marketing Excellence



  • Rookie of the Year, Advertiser: Awarded to a new advertiser who has achieved the highest total revenue:
    • BodenUSA

    • Discover Bank

    • HomeEverything


  • Rookie of the Year, Publisher: Awarded to a new publisher who has achieved the highest total revenue:
    • Blue Door Media

    • Natural Intelligence

    • TheCouponScoop.com


  • Advertiser of the Year: Awarded to an advertiser who has achieved the largest year-over-year increase in revenue and greatest percentage of growth:
    • Expedia

    • HP Home and Home Office Store

    • The Home Depot


  • Publisher of the Year: Awarded to a publisher who has achieved the largest year-over-year increase in revenue and greatest percentage of growth:
    • Offers.com, Published by Vertive, Inc.

    • Polyvore

    • SurfMyAds.com


  • People's Choice, Advertiser: Chosen by the publisher community and awarded to an advertiser who demonstrates the best partnership qualities and excellence in supporting publisher needs:
    • BuySeasons (BuyCostumes.com & Celebrate Express)

    • Priceline.com

    • The Home Depot


  • People's Choice, Publisher: Chosen by the advertiser community and awarded to a publisher who demonstrates the best partnership qualities and excellence in delivering value to an advertiser's affiliate program:
    • DealTaker.com

    • Savings.com

    • ShopatHome.com


  • Innovator of the Year: Awarded to an advertiser or publisher who demonstrates the most successful use of emerging technologies:
    • Freshpair.com

    • ShopStyle

    • SurfMyAds.com


  • Agency of the Year: Awarded to an agency that has excelled at fostering relationships between its clients and Commission Junction:
    • Blue Cherry Group

    • Gen3 Marketing

    • Schaaf-PartnerCentric


For more information about these finalists, please visit http://www.cj.com/cjyouawards2010/index.html


About Commission Junction


Commission Junction (http://www.cj.com) provides advanced performance marketing solutions that help marketers increase online leads and sales. By facilitating strategic relationships between advertisers and publishers, Commission Junction leverages its proven expertise in affiliate marketing and search marketing to drive measurable results for clients.


About ValueClick, Inc.


ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCLK) is one of the world's largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. ValueClick's performance-based solutions allow customers to reach their potential through multiple online marketing channels, including affiliate and search marketing, display advertising, lead generation, ad serving and e-mail technology, and comparison shopping. ValueClick brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick Media, Mediaplex, Smarter.com, Coupon Mountain and Investopedia. For more information, visit http://www.valueclick.com.


This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that market demand for on-line advertising in general, and performance based on-line advertising in particular, will not grow as rapidly as predicted, and the risk that legislation and governmental regulation could negatively impact the Company's performance. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered an indication of future performance. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are detailed under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by ValueClick, including, but not limited to: its annual report on Form 10-K filed on February 26, 2010; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q; and other current reports on Form 8-K. ValueClick undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.



SOURCE: Commission Junction


ValueClick, Inc.
John Ardis
630.922.6423
jardis@valueclick.com