Though this UI pattern has a singular purpose – to promote and provide links to websites within a business network – it can take various forms.
On NetTuts, the menu was a drop-down featured prominently in the top right, more recently replaced by a promotion for Theme Forest:
On sites under the Wall Street Journal umbrella, the menu runs almost the entire width of the site:
MTV uses a simple drop-down, placed near the top along with other meta content:
Gizmodo, Gawker, and their sister sites display names, photos, and even sublinks in a block at the bottom of their pages:
Though sometimes they use a smaller version:
I’m certain there are thousands of variations out there so don’t be shy about sharing what you find!