New Kid on the Block for Canada Local Search

New Canadian local search destination Weblocal.ca has launched. The site is the product of a partnership between Canadian publisher Transcontinental and social/local pure play YellowBot (see profile). The site is one of Transcon's first moves into online local search. As…

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Blyk’s Deep Opt-In Mobile Model

Today at the Canadian Marketing Association’s Digital Digital Marketing Conference, there was quite a bit of buzz around Blyk, a Finnish mobile phone company with an interesting hybrid model for distribution. Blyk is a free mobile operator targeting young people…

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Hulu Turns 1

I didn't realize when I declared my scientific experiment to go on an all-Hulu diet this week that the site turns 1 today. It seems like yesterday that the site launched as a joint venture between News Corp. and NBC Universal…

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Online Experiment: Losing the Remote

I just paid a $300 cable bill (three months). This is partly because I’ve had little time for bills, but also because my monthly bill is over $100. That includes basic cable channels plus the $40 package that bundles HBO.…

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When Will RSS Get Some Love?

Over at the BIA Perspectives blog, Terence Thomas examines RSS adoption. It's an important time to take a look at RSS, as more readers flock online to get their news and as more consumers adopt a mind-set of empowerment for…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

Here are the highlights from the TKG blog last week, in case you missed any posts. Click below to read each post in full. Who Is Responsible for Yellow Pages' Current Woes? Jim Hail, president and chief operating officer of Hagadone…

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EveryZing: A Better Mousetrap for Video Search?

EveryZing this week launched a new video player whose features carry the company's emphasis on video search engine optimization, searchability and good content indexing. Like many of the other video search companies that employ a combination of video indexing technologies,…

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