July 30, 2008
Gorilla Nation Becomes Exclusive Worldwide Sales Rep for Zeeks – Kaboose Kids’ Site to Boost Reach of GNKids Vertical
Gorilla Nation (www.gorillanation.com), the world's largest online ad rep firm, announced today that it has been selected as exclusive worldwide rep for Zeeks.com (www.zeeks.com), a kids' gaming site owned by Kaboose Inc., one of the world's largest family-focused new media companies with leading online properties such as Bounty.com, BabyZone.com, Kaboose.com, AmazingMoms.com and Funschool.com.
Zeeks is a premier online brand that has become a favorite community for young gamers. In addition to moderated message boards and an entertainment channel with the latest trivia, gossip and reviews, Zeeks offers a wide variety of creative projects including e-cards, an arcade and Toy Shop!, where users can read about the hottest games and toys. Zeeks is a proud recipient of numerous industry awards, including the Webbie World Hot Pick, USA Today Hot Site, PC World Editor's Choice, New Media Invision Gold Award and an EMMA Award for design.
"Zeeks is an ideal addition to the GNKids portfolio, and we are thrilled to represent a property within the Kaboose family of sites," stated Angela S. Cooper, Sr. Director of Business Development at Gorilla Nation. "Not only does this win allow us to augment our offerings by providing marketers an audience of highly engaged kids and tweens, but it also highlights the necessity and value of representation in a rapidly growing online kids market."
"We look forward to leveraging Gorilla Nation's expertise in the kids vertical market to increase revenue streams for our Zeeks brand," said Craig Wallace, President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaboose Inc.
About Kaboose Inc.
Kaboose is one of the largest family-focused new media companies in the world and one of the top-five most visited family destinations online. From pregnancy to parenting, birthday parties to scrapbooking, and entertainment to education, Kaboose has the content and applications to help parents plan and share their family life. Kaboose owns some of the world's leading online properties targeting families, including Bounty.com, BabyZone.com, Kaboose.com, AmazingMoms.com, TwoPeasInABucket.com, BubbleShare.com, BirthdayInABox.com, Funschool.com and Zeeks.com. Kaboose trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "KAB."
About Gorilla Nation Media, LLC
Gorilla Nation (www.gorillanation.com) is the world's largest online ad sales rep firm. The company exclusively represents the online ad inventory of over 500 leading midtail web publishers, and sells integrated media and promotional programs to Fortune 500 brand advertisers. Working closely with its web publisher partners, GN's expertise within 35 select vertical markets provides advertising clients the ability to build high impact, rich media programs across one or more properties to provide superior audience reach. The company is committed to delivering integrated creative media programs, from concept through execution, and exceptional customer service. Founded in 2001, the company is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto and London.