AOL’s Susan Lyne on Trying to Make Bank With Online Content and More! (Video)

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Betaworks Hires Former HuffPost Publisher Balis as CRO

The New York-based tech studio is trying to monetize across all its online media platforms.

Hey, AOL Content Makers! Meet Your New Boss, Susan Lyne — And Start Thinking About Video, Right Now.

And if you’re wondering what “brand” means at AOL, the company’s new Brand Group CEO is happy to explain.
Susan Lyne AOL

Exclusive: AOL Poised to Hire Susan Lyne to Run All Content Brands, Except HuffPo

Executive musical chairs at the New York Internet company.

Exclusive: WeddingWire Says “I Do” to $25 Million in Capital

The company aspires to be the Yelp for weddings, by courting brides and the local businesses that serve them.

Condé Nast Goes Shopping, Spends $14 Million on ZipList

A shopping list/recipe planner that will help power services like Epicurious.

Martha Stewart Makes Her Home on the Internet (Video)

Apps and digital editions, how-to content and litter boxes, were all topics of discussion in a D: Dive Into Media session with Martha Stewart herself and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia CEO Lisa Gersh.

Martha Stewart on Her Changing Media Empire

“We are relentless in serving our customers where they need us, where they want us,” Stewart said, speaking at D: Dive Into Media on Tuesday.
Martha Stewart at D: Dive Into Media

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AOL Brings Balis Back to Lead Ad Sales Strategy

AOL announced today that Janet Balis is returning to the company as head of sales strategy, marketing and partnerships for AOL Advertising. Balis was SVP for sales development at AOL from 2004 to 2007 and in the interim served as president of Digital Media Strategies and then as executive vice president for media sales and marketing for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

Gilt Groupe Returns Its CEO: Kevin Ryan, Susan Lyne Swap Places

Gilt Groupe, the earliest and best known of the U.S. “private sale” shopping sites, has a new boss: Founder Kevin Ryan, who previously served as the company’s chairman, is now running the company. Susan Lyne, brought in as CEO two years ago from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, has been moved into Ryan’s old chairman slot.

Wenda Millard Out at Martha Stewart

Rocky Seas for the Online Display Ad Market?

Marthapedia–It's a User-Generated Thing!

Another Yahoo Exec Departs