CMP Media's TechWeb Network Visitors Select Top Ten Independent Tech Blogs

Voting Opens for 2004 Best Independent Tech Blog Readers Choice Award

PRNewswire
MANHASSET, N.Y.
Nov 2, 2004

CMP Media's TechWeb Network today announced the ten finalists for the first annual Best Independent Tech Blog Readers Choice Awards.

From October 10 - 29, 2004, TechWeb Network visitors, who are composed mainly of technology professionals at large, medium, and small organizations, were asked to nominate their favorite independent tech blogs.

Of the nearly 1,000 nominations made, the ten that received the most nominations (listed alphabetically) were:

   Alice and Bill.com
   CrackTalk
   Daily Dose of Excel
   Groklaw
   jkOnTheRun
   Longhorn Blogs
   Slashdot
   SmallBizTechnology.com
   The Enterprise System Spectator
   VARLinux

The official Voting Form, including links to the ten finalists, is located at http://www.techweb.com/blogawards/vote.html.

The ten finalists receive six months of promotion on TechWeb Network sites and face a run-off for Best Independent Tech starting November 1, 2004. The winning blog, to be announced on November 15, will also receive a $500 Starbucks Coffee Card.

For additional information on the TechWeb Network, please visit http://www.techweb.com/.

For complete rules, see http://www.techweb.com/blogawards/rules.html. No purchase necessary. Certain limitations apply.

About CMP's TechWeb Network

CMP Media's TechWeb (http://www.techweb.com/) is the network for Business Technology professionals with purchasing power. With up-to-the-minute IT-related news and information, TechWeb continues assisting business technology professionals make timely, well-informed buying decisions. CMP's news and information is created and managed by a team of experienced and talented journalists that know the IT industry inside and out. TechWeb debuted in 1994 as the first online news source for IT news and information on the Web.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmp.com/) is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

   Contact:
   Michael Grover
   CMP Media's TechWeb Network
   781.839.1213
   mgrover@cmp.com

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CONTACT: Michael Grover of CMP Media's TechWeb Network, +1-781-839-1213,
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