Brendan Ciecko featured on the cover of Inc.

Brendan CieckoWestern Massachusetts Economic Development – September 30, 2008

Holyoke, MA – Brendan Ciecko, founder and President of Ten Minute Media, a creative interactive company, headquartered in Holyoke, MA, is featured on the cover of the October 2008 issue of Inc. Magazine. The cover feature entitled “Cool, Determined, Under 30,” describes Ten Minute Media as one of “America’s smartest new companies” and proclaims Ciecko as one entrepreneur to definitely keep your eyes open for.

The cover text highlights that “Katy Perry and Mick Jagger tapped Brendan Ciecko to make them look good.” Ciecko’s company is widely recognized for its premier website production for top names in the music and entertainment industry.

“Being recognized by Inc. Magazine is an unbelievable honor. Making it onto the cover is surreal – I hope this marks a new stage for Ten Minute Media” said Brendan Ciecko, founder of Ten Minute Media.

The article also mentions Ciecko’s investments in downtown Holyoke where the company is located. Since the feature will be seen by over one million readers, Ciecko hopes it will help promote Holyoke as an attractive location for entrepreneurial ventures, start-ups and other businesses.

The article can be found on page 98 of the October 2008 issue of Inc. Magazine (Click Here for Website Link)

About Ten Minute Media
Ten Minute Media is an award-winning creative services company that specializes in interactive design and development. Since its establishment in 2003, Ten Minute Media ( has acquired an impressive and flourishing list of major clients including, Warner Brothers, Universal, SonyBMG, RCA, and Capitol Records. With such a striking repertoire, Ten Minute Media has been gaining the attention of the national press. In 2007 Ten Minute Media received PC Magazine’s Small Business Award for innovative use of technology. In addition Entrepreneur Magazine published an article about the company in a piece titled “Making it Big.”

About Inc. Magazine
Inc., the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, delivers solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Published 12 times a year, Inc helps its 1.5 million readers by providing hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing and technology. Inc., a Mansueto Ventures LLC publication, inspires and informs, with cutting-edge coverage that reflects our readers’ energy, brashness and imagination.

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