TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

In case you missed them, here is a sampling of blog posts from the past week. Click below to read each post in full. MSN Video Boosts Features; Sets Sight on Local At Microsoft's recent Searchification event in Silicon Valley,…

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Serbia, Qatar and Kazakhstan

Name the three countries that ZenithOptimedia predicts will be the fastest-growing ad markets by percentage growth from 2006 to 2009. Not even your ad agency friends are likely to get that question right. I have always taken umbrage with any company that…

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Another GOOG-411 Billboard

GOOG-411 billboard sightings are getting to be as common as iPhone sightings (see recent TKG Client Inquiry Brief, Google Starts Advertising 800-GOOG-411). The most recent was found by Danny Sullivan on Lombard Street in San Francisco. But beyond being just…

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Speaking of the Industry Standard …

To follow up on Peter Krasilovsky's post on former Industry Standard editor Jonathan Weber, The New York Times reports that the defunct bubble era mag will be resurrected. This comes weeks after fellow "new economy" magazine Business 2.0 announced that…

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Finding the 'Ultimate' Local Ad Model

An interesting panel today at the SMX Local & Mobile conference attempted to find this elusive animal, although Ingenio CMO Marc Barach warned the audience at the onset not to expect the question to be answered because an answer doesn't…

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