Eniro Announces Rights Issue

Less than two months after bringing in a new CEO touted as an experienced hand in working out deals to improve a company's financial footing, the Nordics directory and search company Eniro has announced a rights issue worth SEK 2.5…

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Google Gets More Place-Centric in Local Search Results

Google today announced a rather significant change to its local search results and ranking algorithms. Dubbed Place Search, this provides more detailed information about places that match your search query and location (inferred or explicit). This means a few things. First, it's the official…

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Multiplied Media Rebrands as Poynt

Multiplied Media today announced that it will change its name to Poynt Corp. This brings the company and its branding closer to its flagship product. Poynt also continues to diversify as a broader mobile local search utility. This involves deeper…

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AT&T Ad Solutions Down 17% YTD

It's Yellow Pages earnings season again. AT&T is usually among the first out with its results, and the latest numbers show a worsening picture for its Advertising Solutions business, which includes print Yellow Pages and yp.com. The results are compounded by very…

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Bolo 2010: Agencies Focus on Their Evolution

The relationship between traditional advertising agencies and the local ecosystem consisting of local media and directory entities and their vendors has never been an important one. “Agencies” to local media have generally meant the Certified Marketing Reps who distribute and…

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