Expanding Net Communities Hires Smith from AVForu
January 13, 2010 03:00 AM Eastern Time
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Net Communities, Europe’s biggest online technology advertising network and publi
news websites ITProPortal and THINQ.co.uk has hired Darren Smith to join its fast expanding sales team as an account manager.
Smith, 29, previously worked as a senior account manager at AVForums, the website and online community for home entertainmen
before that at Magicalia, the print and online general interest publisher.
At Net Communities he will operate across its advertising network of more than 300 sites, with a particular emphasis on consumer t
entertainment related clients including Nintendo, Sony, Warner Brothers and Universal Pictures direct and agencies such as MEC In
Mediacom and Starcom MediaVest.
Net Community’s network covers over 40 per cent of UK online Tech market page views*. Sites** in the Net Communities portfo
Technica, Anandtech, BetaNews, Boing Boing, CodeProject, Digg, Mashable, Public Technology and TomsHardware in addition t
ITProPortal and THINQ sites.
Smith says: “Net Communities has fantastic resources for a growing company and is incredibly professional in the way it presents cr
options to advertisers and media agencies.”
Net Communities managing director Andy Evans adds: “Our sales team has grown substantially in recent months as we’ve gained a
new advertising clients and our plan is to continue this rapid growth in 2010.
“Darren brings some valuable experience to the team and I am confident he will make a substantial contribution as we continue to gr
Notes to editors
Notes to editors:
Net Communities Limited (www.netcommunities.com) is a London-based (Farringdon), privately owned business established in 19
hybrid publisher and advertising network enabling it to deliver unique and highly successful solutions to its clients by integrating both
Net Communities publishes ITProPortal.com, a leading UK Tech news website, which a