Reserve Your Spot Now

There's an interesting "new" company that's been launched to deal with one of life's headaches and frankly an afterthought -- parking. ParkingCarma, now in beta, sets out to make sure there's a parking spot waiting for you at the local BART…

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YPG New Zealand's Yellow Goes Mobile

Joining the ever growing list of publishers striking deals with mobile phone companies, Yellow Pages Group New Zealand announced a deal with Vodefone to carry its content on the Vodefone Live mobile service. The service is expected to begin in…

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YPG New Zealand’s Yellow Goes Mobile

Joining the ever growing list of publishers striking deals with mobile phone companies, Yellow Pages Group New Zealand announced a deal with Vodefone to carry its content on the Vodefone Live mobile service. The service is expected to begin in…

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Ripple Adds Borders Books

Yesterday in The New York Times, Borders Books announced that it has partnered with Ripple to put digital monitors in hundreds of its stores across the country. By the end of February, the company expects two monitors for its Borders TV…

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Canadian Small Businesses Use Social Networks

I attended Warrillow & Co.'s Canadian conference in Toronto this morning where more than a hundred eager marketing managers gathered to hear about the latest trends in reaching the 2.3 million small businesses in Canada. John Warrillow’s opening presentation referenced…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

In case you missed any posts, here is a weekly recap of select happenings in local search, Yellow Pages and online media. Read below to read each post in full. LiveDeal Gets More Social Classifieds aggregator LiveDeal has been on…

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LiveDeal Gets More Social

Classified aggregator LiveDeal has been on a roll this year in bringing new content into the fold to become more competitive as an overall local search destination. First it brought directory listings (via YP.com acquisition of LiveDeal) to complement its…

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Social Network Ad Targeting: The Local Angle

Both MySpace and Facebook announced new ad platforms yesterday, signaling an increased interest in the ad targeting abilities of social networking. Though there are some privacy concerns with this type of targeting, both platforms will seek to utilize users' level…

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