Throw a fistful of rice for The Knot
Revenue clocked in 24% higher at $14.8 million, but that masks the more impressive 35% spurt in online advertising, which finally makes up more than half of the company's revenue mix.
There are plenty of things to get excited about lately at The Knot. Litigation costs related to online bridal registries were lower, as The Knot and WeddingChannel.com continue to try to make nice following both parties' legal stay in January.
The Knot also continues to cash in on its golden brand status for starry-eyed fiancees. Last week, it hooked up with Cendant's
This only adds to the company's growing street cred, beyond its namesake site and related ventures. The Knot is a content provider for the likes of Comcast
True, companies like Wedding Channel, Conde Nast, iVillage
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz got married years before TheKnot.com was around, and he regrets that. He could have had a punctual person working the video camera that day. The Fool has a disclosure policy. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.