Federated Expands Long Tail Ad Empire to Wordpress

24M bloggers can opt-in to ad network

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Wordpress.com blogs just got ad-friendlier. On the heels of its acquisition of Lijit Networks, Federated Media Publishing has struck a deal to expand its ad network further, offering WordPress.com bloggers the ability to tap into its monetization tools. The opt-in service will give Federated the opportunity to represent the open source platform’s 24 million blogs and sites. Federated announced the news today at its Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. 

The news follows Federated’s Oct. 4 acquisition of Lijit Networks, a long tail ad network that’s touted itself as publisher-friendly thanks to its lack of contracts and exclusivity agreements.



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