Promote Your Software on the Web's Largest Download Library

Partner with CNET Networks, home to CNET and ZDNet Downloads, to drive distribution and trial of your software products. With millions of visitors and tens of thousands of content publishers represented, CNET Networks' Download library is the most active and established marketplace for digital content distribution.

Categories to Reach the Novice or the Pro
Our download library encompasses a wide spectrum of products appropriate for almost every online user. Whether you are trying to distribute Web development software or a screensaver, CNET Networks has the audience for your product

Reach Millions of Users
By marketing with CNET and ZDNet Downloads, you have the opportunity to reach millions of consumers who are looking for a hands-on evaluation of your products before they purchase.
  • 8.9 million average monthly unique users
  • 1
  • 10.5 million average daily page views
  • 2
  • 2.3 million average daily downloads
  • 2
Marketing Opportunities Designed to Meet Your Needs1
Whether you simply want to list your product or launch a major new piece of software, CNET Networks can build a program to meet your needs and budget. Our programs have different levels of listing, support, reporting, and promotion.
  • Upload Paid Services—Get your products listed on CNET, ZDNet Downloads, and our partner, MSN Downloads. We offer two basic listings programs. Find out more at where you can submit your products for listing today.
  • Pay Per Download—Bid on placement across CNET and ZDNet Downloads with our performance-based programs. You name the price, we deliver the downloads. Visit for more information about this program.
  • Download Express—For maximum exposure, the Download Express program is ideal for product launches and increasing brand awareness. With this program, your product receives guaranteed placement in targeted, contextually relevant positions.
  • Advertising—Complement your listing with targeted online advertising on CNET and ZDNet Downloads and newsletter sponsorships targeting our Download users.
Find out more about promoting your software on the largest download library today, by visiting or contacting Rob Giuffre, 415/344.2153.

1 Source: Nielsen NetRatings Q2 2003, US only. Include both CNET and ZDNet Downloads.
2 Source: CNET Networks Internal Data Q2 2003, global
3 Source: ABC Publisher's Statement, December 2002
4 Source: Computer Shopper Subscriber Study 2002
5 Source: Intelliquest CIMS Business Influencer Study V9.0


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