Break-Out Star of Web Video World

BreakLogo_12.26.gifAdAge reports online video network Break Media, which operates Break.com, is predicting “a threefold increase in advertising revenue in the first quarter of 2009.”

Daisy Whitney reports the company’s advertising base in entertainment and gaming has helped. Those sectors are not being hit as hard as the auto or financial services industries. Break’s unique visitors have jumped from 15 million at the start of the year to 50 million now. Break Media targets men 18 to 34.

By the way, if you hit the mall this day after Christmas. See how long the lines are at, say, Game Stop vs. the crowds at The Gap.