High Gear Media is a vertical media company publishing engaging, premium automotive content on some of the Web’s fastest growing car websites targeting key buyer and vehicle segments.

High Gear Media’s owned and operated network of automotive destinations have over 4 million visitors monthly and include its anchor site, The Car Connection, its luxury site, Motor Authority, the fastest growing green car site on the Web, Green Car Reports; and its family site, Family Car Guide.

High Gear Media’s editorial staff and contributors have written at publications such as Car and Driver, AOL Autos, AutoWeek, Automobile Magazine, and Wired. The company’s content is syndicated to partners including Yahoo! Autos, NASCAR.com, Discovery News, SpeedTV and The San Francisco Chronicle.

High Gear Media is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. and received its funding from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and DAG Ventures.

  • Company Name:
    HighGear Media
  • Parent Company Name:
    acquired by Internet Brands
  • Headquarters:
    385 Forest Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States of America
  • 11-50 employees
Capabilities
  • Desktop Display
    • Brand Integrations
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    • Sponsored Posts
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    • Native Ads
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    • High-Impact (Takeovers, Billboards, Overlays, Sliders, Skins)
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    • Rich Media (Expandable & Non-Expandable)
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  • Desktop Video
    • In-Banner Video
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    • Pre-Roll
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    • Mid-Roll
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    • Post-Roll
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    • Video Companion Ad
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    • Outstream Video
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    • Custom Video Executions
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  • Mobile Display
    Platform Supported:
    • Android
    • iOS
    • Mobile Web
    • Mobile Rich Media (Including Interstitials & Expandables)
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    • Tablet Traffic
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    • Native & Custom Mobile Executions
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    • Requires SDK Integration
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  • Social
  • Desktop Display, Desktop Video, Mobile Display, Social
  • Web Publisher
  • Headline:
    Publisher: Automotive
  • Self / Managed Service:
    Managed Service
  • Key Differentiator
    High Gear Media is a next-generation automotive publisher that connects car-seeking audiences with content and tools to help them make better decisions.We bring together a powerful content platform, deep editorial expertise that understands how to publish for today’s Web, and three of the fastest growing automotive media brands online.Our executives have a track record building web experiences at companies like Yahoo!, Sidestep, Farechase, Google and Auto Trader.High Gear Media is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and received its funding from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and DAG Ventures.
  • Owned / Operated Properties
    Thecarconnection.com, Motorauthority.com, Greencarreports.com
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Site Traffic
  • 24042 Global Rank
  • 6293
    United States
  • 2.85M Estimated Visits
Traffic Sources
  • Search
    75.90%
  • Referrals
    11.13%
  • Direct
    9.38%
  • Social
    1.50%
  • Mail
    1.50%
  • Display
    0.59%
Geography Breakdown
  • United States
    65.82%
  • Canada
    9.47%
  • United Kingdom
    2.38%
  • Australia
    1.34%
  • India
    1.12%
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Network Data
Country Breakdown
  • United States
Desktop Display
  • 6.5M display total monthly uniques
  • 36.2M display total monthly impressions
Audience Demographics
70% male
30% female
Reviews
Online Marketing Manager
Jul 20, 2018
San Francisco
Desktop Display, Mobile Video, Connected TV, Best Pricing
Review of Advertising on HighGear Media, they have a Rate Card Cost and Pricing Models of with ad inventory in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India. Great at targeting and inventory is accessible in programmatic ad exchanges. Will use them again whenever I am looking for a Managed Service and Self-Service solution of Web Publisher.
Online Marketing Manager
Jul 21, 2018
San Francisco
Desktop Display, Mobile Video, Connected TV, Best Pricing
Review of Advertising on HighGear Media, they have a Rate Card Cost and Pricing Models of with ad inventory in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India. Great at targeting and inventory is accessible in programmatic ad exchanges. Will use them again whenever I am looking for a Managed Service and Self-Service solution of Web Publisher.
Online Marketing Manager
Jul 17, 2018
San Francisco
Desktop Display, Mobile Video, Connected TV, Best Pricing
Review of Advertising on HighGear Media, they have a Rate Card Cost and Pricing Models of with ad inventory in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India. Great at targeting and inventory is accessible in programmatic ad exchanges. Will use them again whenever I am looking for a Managed Service and Self-Service solution of Web Publisher.
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HighGear Media advertising reaches 2.85M visitors across desktop and mobile web, in countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India. Pricing models they offer are on channels such as Display, Video, Mobile, Social Advertising on HighGear Media will allow you to reach consumers in industries or verticals such as .

They are headquartered at 385 Forest Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States of America, and have advertising & marketing contacts listed on Thalamus.