|Type of site||Online men's publication|
|Created by||Ricardo Poupada|
Chris Bellerose Rovny
AskMen. Uniform Resource Locator is an URI which also specifies where the identified resource is available and the protocol for retrieving it IGN (abbreviated and formerly known as I magine G ames N etwork is a multimedia news and reviews Website that focuses heavily on Video Not to be confused with Fox Interactive Fox Interactive Media (FIM oversees the Internet business operations of media giant News Corporation News Corporation (often abbreviated to News Corp) (,,) is one of the world's largest media conglomerate companies by Market capitalisation com is a free online men’s web portal, with international versions in the US, Canada, UK and Australia. A web portal is a site that provides a single function via a web page or site
AskMen. com was founded in August 1999 by Ricardo Poupada, Christopher Bellerose Rovny and Luis Rodrigues. August 1999 was a month with thirty-one days The following events also occurred during the month The company secured $500,000 in venture capital in 2000 while its main competitor TheMan. com obtained $17 million in financing from Highland Capital. In November, 2000, TheMan. com shut down operations, providing an opportunity for AskMen. com to become the largest men's lifestyle website online.  By 2001, AskMen. com surpassed the other websites in its category to become the largest men's lifestyle website. 
Through a combination of partnerships with AOL and MSN, AskMen. MSN (The M icro' s' oft N etwork is a collection of Internet services provided by Microsoft. com became the leader in the men's lifestyle space, though it still trailed ESPN. com and other websites in terms of total reach within the male segment on the Web, it has one of the highest concentration of males online, according to Media Metrix's @Plan.
As of February 2007, the site claims 7. February 2007 is the second month of the year It began on a Thursday and 28 days later ended on a Wednesday. 2 million unique visitors, according to comScore Media Metrix. It ranks #801 on Alexa ranking's of websites.
AskMen. com’s sections feature topics that are pertinent to men. The sections include:
Other unique sections, specific to AskMen. com, include its annual list of Top 99 Most Desirable Women, The AskMen. com Top 49 Men, and The Player’s Guide, a paid subscription sub-site.
According to Hitwise, AskMen. Hitwise is an Internet monitor which collects data directly from ISP networks com is consistently ranked No. 1 in the "Lifestyle – Men’s Sites" category, as it has over 40,000 articles available for free online.  Over the 7 years it has been in function, AskMen. com has had content partnerships with other successful Web properties such as MSN, AOL, Netscape, CompuServe, Univision, and Lycos Asia. MSN (The M icro' s' oft N etwork is a collection of Internet services provided by Microsoft. Netscape Communications (formerly known as Netscape Communications Corporation and commonly known as Netscape) is an American computer services company CompuServe, ( CompuServe Information Service, also known by its acronym CIS) was the first major commercial Online service in the United States Univision is a Spanish-language television network in the United States and Puerto Rico.
AskMen. com launched a 3-book series published by HarperCollins in May 2007, starting with their first book "From The Bar To The Bedroom"
AskMen. HarperCollins is a Publishing company owned by News Corporation. com’s message boards launched on August 9, 2001, and thus far boast over 35,000 members. Events 48 BC - Caesar's civil war: Battle of Pharsalus - Julius Caesar decisively defeats Pompey at Pharsalus Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. With over 3 million posts, the most popular topics on the boards include Men's Issues, Current Events/Politics, Love & Relationships.
AskMen. com offers the bulk of its articles for free and therefore makes its money mostly from advertising.
In June 2005, AskMen. 2005: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October com was acquired by IGN, an Internet gaming site, for $13. IGN (abbreviated and formerly known as I magine G ames N etwork is a multimedia news and reviews Website that focuses heavily on Video 5 million. IGN was then acquired by News Corporation in September 2005 for $650 million. News Corporation (often abbreviated to News Corp) (,,) is one of the world's largest media conglomerate companies by Market capitalisation PortalCurrent events News collections and sources WikipediaNews collections and sources.