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BURST! Says '98 Revenues Up 258%

Burlington, MA-based Wep rep firm BURST! said it recorded a 258 percent increase in ad revenue over the previous year and turned a profit in 1998, after its third full year of business.

The privately held company said it has grown to represent more than 2,500 unique, specialty-content Web sites and is recording a combined 300 million monthly advertising impressions.

"We believe these numbers validate our unique business model of being the only firm to represent the creative and business interests of the specialty-content Web publishers," said Jarvis Coffin, co-founder and CEO of BURST!. "We embrace their diversity, and believe they are the truest definition of this unique medium, the Internet."