April 10, 2008 .
TheStreet.com’s Personal Finance Web Site MainStreet.com Receives Webby Awards Nomination for Best Business Blog
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)
TheStreet.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSCM), a leading financial media company, today announced that the 12th Annual Webby Awards has nominated the Company’s recently launched personal finance Web site MainStreet.com (www.mainstreet.com) for the Best Business Blog of 2008.
MainStreet.com -- a free Web site devoted to making personal finance entertaining -- was launched in February by TheStreet.com in an innovative push to expand its audience and create additional advertising and sponsorship opportunities.
“It’s very exciting that after less than two months of launching MainStreet the site has been recognized with such a prestigious award nomination,” said Caroline Waxler, managing editor of MainStreet.com. “To be included among those Web sites setting the standards for the Internet today is an honor.”
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet” by The New York Times, the Webby is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Web sites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile Web sites.
The 12th Annual Webby Awards will be selected from a pool of nearly 10,000 candidates from more than 60 countries and all 50 states. Award winners will be announced on May 6, 2008, and honored in New York City on June 10th.
About TheStreet.com, Inc.
TheStreet.com is a leading financial media company. It engages audiences on video and digital platforms through some of the Web’s best known sites: TheStreet.com, RealMoney.com, Stockpickr.com, BankingMyWay.com, MainStreet.com, Rate-Watch.com and Promotions.com. Through this network, the company produces and distributes content in all areas where life and money intersect to inform, engage and activate one of the most affluent, influential audiences on the Web today.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile web sites. Established in 1996, the 12th Annual Webby Awards received a record 9,500 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; .ORG; The Barbarian Group; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.