Bluefin Media Announces Business Development Team

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Bluefin Media, ( announces its top notch business development team to drive new partnerships as well as continue to work closely with existing clients.

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Bluefin Media, ( announces its top notch business development team to drive new partnerships as well as continue to work closely with existing clients. The business development model is built around an innovative media marketing enterprise driven to develop and expand our best-in-class digital strategies and solutions in the B2B channel. The team will be responsible for identifying and creating business relationships with new customers to uncover opportunities to grow the client’s current business and provide solutions to address their business needs by utilizing a combination of digital marketing and lead generation techniques. Bluefin’s team will also introduce our digital properties within the entertainment, food, and fashion segment markets.

Tony Smith has been positioned as Vice President of Business Development for the Bluefin Media team. Previous to joining Bluefin, Smith was the founder of Rawhide Search Solutions and was the Vice President of Search Operations at Innovative Interactive. He has spent the last two years at Bluefin Media helping to grow the company’s success. His drive in the development across multiple verticals from entertainment, food and fashion outlets is what contributes to making the company a digital powerhouse.

Bluefin Media also endorses Derek Feniger to take on the West Coast as the Director of Business Development. With over 10 years in sales and marketing, Derek has a creative vision to connect the right people and companies to create successful business outcomes. Feniger founded a marketing/ design company called “Brains and Butter” where he worked for two years with all ranges of clients redeveloping websites and helping to develop marketing material to brand companies and products. Renaming the company Fen Media in 2010, Derek introduced TheRisingHollywood and HighFashionMagazine to Bluefin Media.

Alongside Feniger, John Monoky has been selected to Director of Brand Development at Bluefin Media for the West Coast. Previously working for Rawhide Search Solutions, Monoky began working for Bluefin Media as a Digital Marketing Associate for GossipCenter Network. With over eight years of experience in sales and marketing, John brings his understanding of the branding process and how it impacts the overall success of a company.

In addition, David Schmenk serves as the Director of Publisher Development. Schmenk graduated from the University of Tiffin studying Marketing and Management. David was also given the opportunity to study international marketing in London. David’s sales and marketing background in the software industry makes him a vital component to the development of Bluefin’s team.

“Bluefin can offer a comprehensive solution to all technical needs including: site redesign, site development, hosting and ad serving.

Our corporate lineage includes an impressive ability to promote web properties utilizing proven SEO and SEM techniques. This approach drives highly relevant users to the sites, improving end-user satisfaction and advertiser success rates,” states Smith.

Once a Publisher joins the family of Bluefin properties, the team will take every measure to ensure success is achieved by drawing from their collective knowledge of the industry and their value based client relationship skills.

About Bluefin Media

Bluefin Media was incorporated in 2003 under the name of Brand Technologies by the founders of Rawhide Internet Services (one of the top 10 SEO/SEM companies in the world that was sold to Exact Advertising in 2003). Only recently was the name changed to Bluefin Media to reflect the true nature, and spirit of the business. The company currently consists of three networks. There is GossipCenter Network (entertainment news), Fashion First Media (fashion), and Global Food Media (food). In addition, the entertainment news and fashion sites all have Hispanic versions with their own original content catering to the given demographic. Bluefin is ranked in the top 25 companies on the Internet (Quantcast 2013), and in any given month has over 50 Million unique visitors from around the world. To learn more about Bluefin Media, and what it can do for your company please visit

Contact: Sophia Fisher, Director Marketing/Public Relations

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