Commission Junction Announces CJYou Award Winners

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – September 22, 2011 - Commission Junction, a division of ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCLK) and the leading global provider of performance-based marketing solutions, announced the CJYou Awards winners at the annual Commission Junction University (CJU).

2011 CJYou Award Winners for Performance Marketing Excellence

  • Rookie of the Year, Advertiser: Groupon
  • Rookie of the Year, Publisher: Social Growth Technologies
  • Advertiser of the Year: Norton
  • Publisher of the Year: David Ning (MoneyNing.com & CouponShoebox.com)  
  • People's Choice, Advertiser: BuySeasons (BuyCostumes.com & Celebrate Express)  
  • People's Choice, Publisher: ShopAtHome.com
  • Innovator of the Year: TrialPay
  • Agency of the Year: Gen3 Marketing

This year’s CJU broke records in attendance, with an 11% higher turnout than any of the previous 13 events. Clients and employees alike celebrated the award nominees and winners during the CJYou Awards Dinner, which included some special entertainment. “We really wanted to spice things up this year and surprise our clients. I think we succeeded when 200 CJ employees started dancing in the middle of the Awards dinner”, said Kerri Pollard, President of Commission Junction. “The look of disbelief and enjoyment on our client’s faces was priceless!”

Congratulations to our winners, you help raise the bar each year with your exceptional performance and innovation. 

About Commission Junction
Commission Junction facilitates and supports equitable, lucrative relationships between advertisers and publishers. Many of the world’s most widely recognized and highly specialized brands run their pay-for-performance programs on CJ’s platform. Whether you choose to manage your own relationships or have us manage them for you, CJ has everything you need to get started and get results.

About ValueClick, Inc.
ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCLK) is one of the world's largest digital marketing companies. Through a unique combination of data, technology and services, ValueClick increases brand awareness and drives customer acquisition at scale for the world's largest advertisers, and maximizes advertising revenue for tens of thousands of online and mobile publishers. ValueClick's brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick Media, Greystripe, Mediaplex, Smarter.com, CouponMountain.com, Investopedia.com, and PriceRunner. The Company is based in Westlake Village, California, and has offices in major advertising markets worldwide. For more information, please visit www.valueclick.com.

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This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that market demand for on-line advertising in general, and performance based on-line advertising in particular, will not grow as rapidly as predicted, and the risk that legislation and governmental regulation could negatively impact the Company's performance. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered an indication of future performance. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are detailed under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by ValueClick, including, but not limited to: its annual report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2011; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q; and other current reports on Form 8-K. ValueClick undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.