Book Riot is a direct, honest, fun and often funny source for knowing what to read and what is new in the world of literature. The content is comprised of humor, reviews, commentary and news on books and reading (written by Book Riot staff, established bloggers, journo types and selected guests in the space) as well as editorials on topics related to literature and the reading experience in the 21st Century. Book Riot addresses new technology in the literary space such as ereading technology and developments in the publishing industry along with what this might mean for the space, in general. All content is vetted for quality. Book Riot consists of a highly educated readership of over 400,000 uniques per month.
FactPile.com consists of readers from over 136 countries that come to help contribute to the unique content found only on FactPile. Here, readers are encouraged to submit battle requests of their favorite Video Game, Comic, TV, Book or Movie characters.
There is also a community forum, FactpileTopia, in which the audience can join and become part of the pile. FactPile has very strong social engagement, both through the comments at 95 per post on average, and through a Twitter following of over 101,000.
FoodBeast is the premier food news resource. A one-stop location for food news, culture and entertainment. Birthed from a small apartment in Orange County, with the goal of providing a clean display of current food trends, products and industry information. Written by and for the average eater. FoodBeast reaches on average 600,000 unique monthly readers and 1 million pageviews.
Get In the Hot Spot is a travel blog with inspiration, tips and ideas for people who love travel, writing and living their dream life.
Annabel Candy, writer of Get in the Hot Spot, started blogging to share her passion for travel and become a more confident writer. Two years later, over 20,000 people each month read Get In the Hot Spot, with over 145,000 visitors in the last 12 months.
Annabel’s writings have been featured in travel magazines like Escape in Australia’s Sunday Telegraph, and on some of the biggest blogs in the world including Gadling, Zen Habits and Copyblogger.
Launched in October 2010, HyperVocal is a next-generation media company. We offer our readers a comprehensive look at the complete, hyper-frenetic news cycle — purveyors of the vital and the viral, online hunters and gatherers of what’s out there you need to see and read. We’re post-partisan Internet Sherpas, groundskeepers of rationality, arbiters of reality and pseudo-nonsense. HyperVocal receives 1.5 million monthly pageviews and reaches over 900,000 unique readers.
Chris Pirillo (LockerGnome) is a personality in whom tech enthusiasts trust to answer questions and lead discussions. From his self-inspired cartoon logo to his real face on international TV, Chris’s ongoing efforts have provided timely, accurate, and reliable information to the mass market. With more people getting connected to the Internet, and an ever-increasing proliferation of decentralized media and self-controlled news sources / social media, Chris continues to remain relevant. Some quick highlights of Chris’s social media presence include but are not limited to:
• Facebook: 133k followers
• Twitter: 125k followers
• Youtube: 274k subscribers
• Google+: 1,126,000 in circles
Motoroids is one of the leading auto blogs and covers auto news, reviews, the latest happenings in the world of cars and motorcycles, industry insights, and scoops! Motoroids receives over 750,000 pageviews of auto enthusiasts a month, with a strong social media following of roughly 11,000 Facebook followers.
Plum Deluxe is an online lifestyle magazine. Our mission is to share all the little ways to celebrate today. Founded in 2007, our editorial is high quality and focused in the areas of food and drink, travel, health, home, style and fashion. Plum Deluxe readers are savvy consumers who trust us to bring them only the best.
RapDose.com provides the latest and greatest urban entertainment. Rap / Hip Hop / R&B videos, news, music, pictures and more can all be found directly on Rap Dose in a normal and mobile viewing experience. New content posted by the minute. Rap Dose is your daily fix of urban entertainment.
Launched in January of 2009 with the idea of having one writer covering each NHL team, we’ve since grown quite a bit. The Hockey Writers is now a collective of over 80 outstanding hockey writers. We publish daily, cover all the latest goings on of your favorite NHL team and do our best to provide deep analysis and insight on the game of hockey.
Twaggies is Twitter, Illustrated. Some call it the Twitter Hall of Fame… we’ve been illustrating the best tweets since 2009. Twaggies creates original comics for Mashable.com, as well as regularly syndicated over on GoComics.com and Neatorama.com.
Since 2006, Vagabondish has featured offbeat backpacking and travel news, advice, how-to tips and tall tales from around the world. We post new Features every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. New Sidelines, News and Photos of the Moment every weekday. Vagabondish has a strong rmonthly readership of over 150,000 travelers and 140,000 twitter followers.