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Federated Media Publishing powers the best of the Independent Web, combining the best-in-class ad solutions and engagement of a premium media company with the reach of a world class network.

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The unique and powerful voices of the Independent Web

Heather Armstrong

Dooce ©

dooce is one of the most widely read personal sites on the internet and has a passionately loyal following.

Erica Chan Coffman & Lauren Kolodny


HonestlyWTF is a fashion oriented lifestyle blog that publishes a daily dose of discoveries and inspirations.

Suzanne Tron


Architizer is the world’s largest network and database of architectural projects online.

Richard MacManus


ReadWriteWeb is a popular weblog that provides Web Technology news, reviews and analysis.

Gabrielle Blair

Design Mom

Design Mom is all about what you find at the intersection of Motherhood and Design.

Design Sponge

Design*Sponge is a daily design magazine devoted to all things "home".

Larry Angell


Uncrate is widely known for digging up the best of the best men’s products.

Monish Bhatia


AppleInsider launched in 1997 and quickly grew to become one of the Internet’s premier sources of information for all things Apple.

Kristen Chase & Liz Gumbinner

Cool Mom Picks

Cool Mom Picks was named “the online arbiter of cool for the swingset crowd” by Parents Magazine.

Jill Fehrenbacher


Ecouterre focuses on the changing landscape of apparel - how it is made, how it interacts with technology, how people interact with their clothes.

Jean Aw


NOTCOT is a visual filtration of ideas + aesthetics + amusements.

Zee Kane

The Next Web is the source for technology news, business and culture with a worldly perspective.

Rebecca Woolf

Girl’s Gone Child

Girl’s Gone Child is the personal blog of Rebecca Woolf, who at twenty-three got unexpectedly pregnant and has been documenting her coming-of-age journey ever since.

Karen Monterichard

Makeup and Beauty Blog

Makeup and Beauty Blog features in-depth, practical reviews of luxury and drugstore makeup, skin care products, hair products and fragrances.

Alice Yoo & Eugene Kim

My Modern Metropolis

My Modern Metropolis is where art enthusiasts and trendspotters connect over creative ideas.

Leander Kahney

Cult of Mac

CultofMac is an informative site for Apple pros as well as those new to the Mac, iPod or iPhone.

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DailyBuzz surfaces and curates the best content of the Independent Web. Each day on our homepage, “Today’s Top Nine” highlights carefully selected posts from established and emerging authors, all related to new, fresh editorially–driven themes. Additional posts from hundreds of authors are also highlighted on channel pages each day.


We created DailyBuzz as a way for publishers to have their content featured in a fresh, unique channel. By marketing the site as a one–stop–shop for the best of the Independent Web, we hope to grow your audience and expose your great content to new readers.


Our goal is to give publishers a new revenue stream, reflecting the value they create with their content. Because DailyBuzz gives brand advertisers a new way to reach influencers and their communities, we provide publishers with a source of high–quality advertisements at premium rates.

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The Independent Web is driven by ever–flowing conversations — meaningful dialogue between engaged consumers and talented publishers. Marketers have the right and a responsibility to join these conversations in a transparent and meaningful way. When they join the conversation, marketers see increased preference, higher sales, and stronger brand affinity as a result.

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DailyBuzz is a one–stop shop providing marketers an authentic and turnkey way to connect with top influencers and their audiences. Sponsorship opportunities combine authentic integration within DailyBuzz and access to our premium publisher community and over 50 million readers. Programs are tailored to support brand goals and can include content integration, distribution, outreach, and video in addition to standard IAB media.

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