Exclusive: Vehix Puts on a New Face

Vehix.com CEO Derek Mattsson announced at the company's annual summit that, starting today, it will officially be known as just Vehix. This is meant to signify its directions into many delivery mechanisms in addition to online. This includes mobile and…

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TKG Data and Analysis: Weekly Recap

In case you missed any posts last week, here is the TKG blog highlight reel. Click below to read each post in full. Interactive Newspapers? it doesn't take a journalism degree to note that 12 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth…

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Interactive Newspapers?

A strategy professor I had in graduate business school gave us some advice that I haven't forgotten. You should work for companies that specialize in your area of expertise; otherwise, you will be in a staff job and not have…

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Backfence Shuts Down

Backfence announced June 29 that it is shuttering its 13 community sites, which were in the D.C. area, Illinois and Northern California. The ambitious site raised an initial round of $3 million but never had high penetration in its communities…

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Concerns About Selective Technology

New research from Edison Media shows that television (broadcast, cable, satellite, premium) and the Internet are the most essential media to respondents' lives in 2007. Both radio and newspapers declined between the current survey and one conducted in 2002. According…

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The iPhone and Local Search, Take Two

You may have noticed we have implemented a new blogging platform that has a richer interface and more multimedia capabilities, categories and other important attributes that have become standards in the blogosphere. Part of that transition, however, involves somewhat of a…

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YPG-NZ Names New Executive Management

After four months of ownership, Yellow Pages Group of New Zealand’s owners are moving forward with the creation of a new executive management team. Among the moves, according to New Zealand’s m-net: “Dudley Enoka, who was general manager, will become the ex-Telecom…

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