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Newspapers Partner With Allmenus.com for Online Food Orders

Allmenus.com, the online ordering portal with 255,000 restaurant menus around the country and 3,500 online ordering relationships, will focus on specific local markets via a new partnership program that gives a portion of revenues to newspapers or other local promotional…

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Center’d Focuses on Local’s ‘Content Overload’

Center’d started its mission in June 2008 like most city guides, albeit one largely aimed at women and planning. But over time, the local space has changed. And the site itself has refocused to meet “the missing pieces” in local.…

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Examiner.com Nears 30,000 Local Contributors

Examiner.com, the Philip Anschutz-backed site that calls itself “the insider source for everything local,” says it is likely to pass 30,000 active contributors, or "Examiners,"  within days, and 85,000 by 2011. The current tally includes 1,234 active contributors in L.A.,…

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Berry Pens Deals With Yodle, Web.com

The Berry Co. announced today new alliances with Yodle and Web.com that will add to the portfolio of online product and services Berry will offer its small-business customers. The deals are part of a new branded offering called Berry Leads…

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Hello, iPad, We’ve Been Expecting You

Minutes ago, the fabled iPad was unveiled by Steve Jobs at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco. An exciting moment: I'm at my desk constantly hitting refresh on the Engadget live blog coverage to get details. Though I've kept an open ear…

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Local Matters Unveils Search and Social Platform for IYPs

Here’s a question: How long would directory publishers sit back and let new companies such as RedBeacon, AlikeList and others disrupt the leads economy for SMBs with search and socially driven features such as Twitter and Facebook? Or Google, with…

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Elevation Buys into Yelp

Bono and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman As widely reported last week, Yelp has confirmed that it will receive a $25 million investment from Elevation Partners, which is widely known for the involvement of U2 frontman Bono among its seven partners. …

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VC Frank Quattrone: ‘Vertical Stacks of Tech’ is Trend

Venture capital king Frank Quattrone (the banker behind Amazon, Netscape and Cisco) has a message: IPOs have gotten too big, innovation is being stifled, exits are being delayed and firms need straight-forward advice, not Wall Street “casinos.” "Wall Street no…

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More on OMMA Social: Loopt on a Roll

Among the highlights of today's mobile session at OMMA Social were comments from location-based social networks Loopt and Brightkite. Both continue to evolve their product features and, by extension, the ad formats available to marketers. Loopt is on a roll…

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Mobile Takes Center Stage at OMMA Social

Today I moderated a panel at MediaPost's annual OMMA Social show in San Francisco.  A designated mobile session symbolized the topic's rising prominence relative to last year, when it was discussed (but not as much). Interest in mobile is clearly…

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Consultative Selling: Reality or Local Media Fantasy?

Having been in the trenches for the past year talking about multiproduct selling and how a consultative or collaborative sales process is a key component for selling multiple media, I keep hearing over and over again "I've been training on…

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EBay Founder Planning Local News Service in Hawaii

EBay founder Pierre Omidyar  and former eBay VP Randy Ching are setting up a local public affairs and civic news site in Hawaii, where Omidyar lives, according to a post on Omidyar's blog that was picked up by paidContent. Former…

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