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AOL Jason Calacanis

AOL buys Weblogs

6 Oct, 2005

AOL is reported to pay $25 million for the blog network that includes Engadget, Autoblog, and around 82 others, in an all-cash deal. Calacanis says ad space on 12 of the blogs is sold out until the end of the year:

What every advertiser says to us is, ‘Please get us more traffic. We want to spend more money’.  That was one of the major factors [in selling].