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Most Successful Digital Media Companies

How many of these companies are relevant to library strategies?

The paidContent 50: The Most Successful Digital Media Companies In The U.S.

1 Google
2 Yahoo
3 Apple
4 Microsoft
5 Netflix
8 News Corp.
9 AT&T
10 Facebook
11 Sony
11 Walt Disney
11 NBC Universal
12 CBS
12 Gannett
13. Zynga
14 Cox Enterprises
15 Activision Blizzard
16 Amazon
17 Universal Music Group
18 Viacom
19 CareerBuilder
20 WebMD
20 Monster Worldwide
21 National Football League
22 Time Warner
23 Groupon
24 Major League Baseball
25 Warner Music
26 Electronic Arts
27 New York Times
28 Hearst
29 Classified Ventures
30 Advance Publications
31 ValueClick
31 Yell Group
33 Adknowledge
34 GameStop
34 ReachLocal
35 eHarmony
36 SuperMedia
37 Hulu
38 Demand Media
38 Tribune
40 FriendFinder Networks
41 McClatchy
42 LinkedIn
43 United Online

The ranking is by revenue as a measure of success. It was developed by

I thought that it was interesting in that it is not the same list that I would have thought of for the most important or successful content companies and vendors for libraries but this does seem to speak to the consumer space quite well. It would make an interesting discussion to create a list for libraries of the most successful companies that matter to library land.


Posted on: April 5, 2011, 8:26 am Category: Uncategorized

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  1. How do I contact you? I wouldn´t mind exchanging ideas regarding libraries since we help libraries in Europe with digital preservation..
    I could not find an email, twitter, etc..

  2. My contact information is always on the last slide on any presentation posted to my blog or on SlideShare (stephenabram1)