American Business Media announced it has augmented its Business Information Network reporting model for tabulating b-to-b ad sales. Beginning with the first quarter of 2005, BIN reports will expand the categories tracked from 12 to 22. The reports will also expand the number of magazine tracked by IMS and PERQ (which provides health care figures) from 800 to more than 1,600.
101communications acquires ETC Group
101communications has acquired the assets of ETC Group, publisher of T.H.E. Journal, which targets technology users in education. The acquisition includes the magazine's Web site; three e-mail newsletters; T.H.E. Institute, its professional development division; and EduHound, a resource directory for educators, students and parents.