Innovium Media Properties Corp.
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Innovium Media Properties Corp.

April 08, 2010 08:30 ET

Innovium's Investment, ScienceBlogs, Reports Double-Digit Traffic Growth for 2009 and Q1 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) - Innovium Media Properties Corp. ("Innovium") (TSX VENTURE:IN)(FRANKFURT:IH7)  reports that ScienceBlogs.com, a Seed Media Group property and the leading social media site in the science category, released traffic figures for 2009 and the first quarter of 2010 (Source: Google Analytics).

  • Visits for the quarter ending March 31 grew by 41% year-over-year to approximately 13 million, and page views topped 25 million. Monthly unique visitors grew to 2.4 million worldwide and in the US surpassed 2 million for the first time this March.
  • Total visits for 2009 grew by 55% year-over-year to 45 million and average monthly unique visitors climbed 49% to 1.9 million.
  • ScienceBlogs.com has achieved high double-digit traffic growth (at least 50%) every year since its launch in 2006.

Launch-to-Date Traffic Growth (1/2006 – 3/2010) is available at the following web link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/in0408graph.pdf.

About ScienceBlogs

ScienceBlogs (www.scienceblogs.com) is the leading social media site in the science category, with more than 130 acclaimed blogs, 11 content channels, a jobs platform, and a fast-growing audience of more than 2 million unique visitors a month. ScienceBlogs recently formed a strategic partnership with National Geographic spanning content and advertising sales. Outside the US, ScienceBlogs hosts sites in Germany (www.scienceblogs.de) and Brazil (www.scienceblogs.com.br).

About Innovium Media Properties Corp.

Innovium is a public company with one investment.

  • Innovium owns roughly 45% of Seed Media Group LLC ("Seed").
  • Innovium trades on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Seed Media Group LLC is a private company based in New York City.

  • Seed is headed by its Founder, Adam Bly.
  • Seed's goal is to be a dominant participant in the science information and technology sector.
  • Seed's global brand was built on the success of SEED magazine (print and online).
  • Seed's growth is provided by the following 3 initiatives, allied with distinct technology capabilities:

Seed Digital Media - ScienceBlogs, LLC - see above

Visualization is the dynamic and interactive graphic representation of information.

  • Develops software that is used by organizations to make their data more understandable and marketable.

SEED Magazine - "Science is Culture" is an award-winning magazine that has printed 22 issues and now publishes online.

  • The magazine has created a significant global brand and continues its mission of advancing global science literacy.

For additional information please visit:

Innovium: www.innovium.ca; Seed: www.seedmediagroup.com; ScienceBlogs: www.scienceblogs.com, www.scienceblogs.de, and www.scienceblogs.com.br; Visualization: www.seedvisualization.com; and, SEED Magazine: www.seedmagazine.com. Or email us at: innovium@innovium.ca.

Contact Information

  • Innovium Media Properties Corp.
    Neil Raymond
    Chairman and CEO
    (514) 281-0481
    ceo@innovium.ca
    or
    Innovium Media Properties Corp.
    Jamie Macintosh
    President and COO
    (416) 862-7444
    coo@innovium.ca
    or
    Innovium Media Properties Corp.
    Julio DiGirolamo
    CFO and Corporate Secretary
    (416) 862-7444
    cfo@innovium.ca
    www.innovium.ca