Name, Rank and Revenue Number

The question is, why can€™t the big telco publishers participate in the revenue growth? If the U.S. Military Academy that trained Generals Grant and Lee can change to meet the needs of their country, surely telco publishers can change to…

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More Confirmation of Online-Offline Trend

Late last year Yahoo! Search Marketing (then known as Overture) conducted a study with comScore to capture, among other things, the influence of search on purchases in the Consumer Electronics/Computers category. The bottom line was that search had a powerful…

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Yahoo! Video Search Goes Wide

The search world is like a hydra and video is one of the heads. Yahoo!, AOL, Google and other competitors are jockeying for position in the emerging online TV/video sector. See Stefanie Olsen's write-up. Tonight Yahoo! Video Search formally launched.…

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The Gap Between Usage and Revenues

There have been several interesting stories over the past couple of days (including in the WSJ and NY Times) about how circulation and subscriptions are declining at major print newspapers, such as the Tribune Co.'s Los Angeles Times and Chicago…

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Backfence Goes Live

Backfence went live tonight in McLean and Reston, VA. I previously wrote about Backfence's "hyper-local" strategy. It's a very interesting strategy (comprehensive local site, relying heavily on user-generated content) and will be one to watch. There are those who will…

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