Geeknet Launches Media Marketing Services

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| Source: Geeknet, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT), the online network for the global geek community, today announced the launch of its Marketing Services arm for the Media business, offering its clients high-impact demand-generation marketing programs and innovative ways to engage with the Company's global community of information technology (IT) professionals.

"The launch of Marketing Services by Geeknet Media gives our clients the end-to-end solutions to engage with IT decision makers at all levels," said Geeknet Media CEO Jeffrey Drobick. "Geeknet Media is the first and leading global social media destination for business-to-business technology."

"As the preferred and trusted community hub in B2B technology, Geeknet Media connects more than 40 million IT professionals. Our Marketing Services offering is designed to provide our clients with innovative ways to engage with these decision-makers through deep, meaningful, and ongoing conversations," said Ryan Lincoln, Executive Director of Marketing Services & Client Strategy. "We're excited to launch with a full suite of integrated, high-ROI marketing programs comprised of demand-generation, custom content, community development and engagement, social media, and research services. Our goal is to help our clients maximize their marketing efficacy and revenue growth with deep reach into the IT communities that tap into our social networks on a daily basis."

ABOUT GEEKNET

Geeknet is home to some of the best known brands in the geek universe, and is the online network for the global geek community. We serve an audience of over 53 million users each month and provide the tech-obsessed with content, culture, connections, commerce, and all the things that geeks crave. Want to learn more? Check out geek.net.

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