Clips on Video From Thought Leaders

I had the pleasure of attending an excellent mini-conference yesterday on Digital Media Thought Leadership. The organizers were the prolific “emerging technology connection” SDForum and the venerable VC firm Sierra Ventures. (The key commercial sponsor was the law firm Nixon…

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Citysearch Scoops Up Urbanspoon

  In addition to a 22 percent year-over-year revenue decline, IAC announced during today's first-quarter earnings call that it will acquire Urbanspoon for an undisclosed amount. There are many possible synergies with IAC's Citysearch -- most notably mobile. Citysearch is…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

Here is a recap of posts from last week, in case you missed any. Click below to read each post in full. Dinan Takes Helm at Telmetrics  Call measurement pioneer Telmetrics last week named Bill Dinan president. Dinan takes over from…

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Dinan Takes Helm at Telmetrics

Call measurement pioneer Telmetrics last week named Bill Dinan president. Dinan takes over from Richard Zurawski, who will stay on the company's board and, in an unusual move, remain on the management team as CFO. I chatted with Dinan about…

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AT&T Ad Solutions Posts Challenging Q1 Results

AT&T reported its first-quarter earnings this morning, and its Advertising Solutions unit, which includes the Yellow Pages business, recorded top-line revenues of US$1.3 billion, down 10.4 percent over Q1 2008. In its earnings briefing, the company attributed the double-digit revenue…

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Live at AdTech: Some Love for Local

Neal Polachek and I are at AdTech today and tomorrow and noticing some love for local -- something traditionally missing from the mostly brand marketing-focused show. This mostly came in the form of a location-based advertising panel this afternoon. Local…

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