Get a Fwix on Your Location

Fwix, a social news site that launched last summer, has just launched a local search iPhone app (via TechCrunch). It will be an all-in-one local app that aggregates latest news, blog posts, Yelp reviews, crime reports and other info that…

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Where’s the Beef?

The New York Times publishes separate sports and business sections on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. It may soon move away from separate sections altogether. This past Saturday, there was not a single display ad in either the sports or the…

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YPA Data Show Usage Drop; Recession Cited

The Yellow Pages Association released some details of its 2008 U.S. usage study, which showed a substantial drop in print references, mostly but not completely offset by online Yellow Pages usage growth. Print references, measured for YPA by KN/SRI, dropped about 8 percent…

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Of Conferences, ADD and Twitter

Thanks to everyone who attended Marketplaces 2009, and a special shout out to those who took part in the Twitter conversation. You can check out most of the tweets from the show here. Elsewhere, Andrew Shotland talks about the value…

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More Evidence of the End of White Pages

Saw this article today -- more evidence that residential White Pages are verging on extinction. AT&T has gotten the nod from Ohio's utility regulators to eliminate White Pages from co-bound White/Yellow phone books. First, stand-alone residential White Pages books will go (many…

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