YPA 2010: YP CEOs Talk Transformation

BIA/Kelsey's Charles Laughlin moderated a fascinating panel this morning featuring four CEOs from the interactive local media space. Laughlin was joined by Kimberli Lewis, CEO, Mediatel (Czech Republic); Scott Pomeroy, CEO of Berry, a Local Insight Media company; Mat Stover,…

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Happy Foursquare Day

Today is Foursquare day (4/16 is four squared). The movement started with a Florida optometrist to celebrate with meetups and merchant offers in cities that include Miami, San Diego, New Orleans, Portland and London. Interesting how a user phenomenon --…

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Twitter Turns On the Ad Engine

As reported in The New York Times and elsewhere, Twitter has taken a big step toward more substantial monetization with a new "Promoted Tweets" program. It's essentially a form of search marketing, where sponsored tweets will take the top spot…

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Cool Item of the Day: Tagxedo

A new word cloud generator is on the scene (via TechCrunch) called Tagxedo. Word clouds were all the rage a couple of years ago as one of the iconic symbols of Web 2.0. blogs and social bookmarking tools everywhere were…

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IAd: Where Do I Begin?

As reported this morning here and everywhere else in the world, Apple's anticipated iAd program was given a name and a face. First, this is big. It's a bold but logical platform for building, distributing and displaying mobile ads. Its…

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