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Type of business Private
Founded 2008
Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts
Industry Online advertising
Services Advertising network
Alexa rank 1,297 (November 2011)[1]
Current status Active is an online advertising network based in Boston, Massachusetts.[2] It was founded in 2008 by CEO Todd Garland.[3]


According to W3Techs, BuySellAds is used on 0.4% of all websites.[4] Based on BuiltWith Trends, grew by 39% (as of November 2011) and ranked as the 16th fastest-growing advertising company.[5]


In late 2011, acquired FusionAds, the second largest "one ad per page" advertising network, as well as BeaconAds, the largest Christian advertising network, in a deal reportedly valued under $400,000.[3] However, contradiction between's and FusionAds' advertising visions has raised compatibility issues regarding the two.[6]

Awards and recognition[edit]

BuySellAds was named as a finalist in the 2010 MITX Technology Awards.[7] was ranked as number 248 on Inc. magazine's 2012 Inc. 500, an annually-published list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, as ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a four-year period. According to Inc., BuySellAds' annual revenue increased from $550,753 in 2008 to $8.5 million in 2011. Furthermore, BuySellAds was ranked number 35 in the Advertising & Marketing industry in the Inc. 500, as well as number #11 in the category of Boston-based businesses.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "". Facebook. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Gomer, Gregory (3 November 2011). "Bootstrapped BuySellAds Buys its Own Ad Networks, Acquires FusionAds & BeaconAds". BostInnovation. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Usage statistics and market share of BuySellAds for websites". W3Techs. 8 November 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Fastest Growing Advertising Technology". BuiltWith Trends. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  6. ^ Panzarino, Matthew (3 November 2011). "BuySellAds purchases Fusion Ads, raises compatibility questions". TheNextWeb. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  7. ^ Del Angel, Katie (20 May 2010). " Online Advertising Finalists in the Technology Awards". MITX. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "BuySellAds". Retrieved 13 October 2012. 

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