Ambassador Media Files Chapter 7

Ambassador Media Group filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Friday, citing debts of more than $10 million and assets of only $4 million. A Chapter 7 filing usually signifies a company's intent to liquidate. With $4 million in assets and $10…

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ILM East: The Boom in Social Local Media

Geoff Cramer, CEO of SocialMadeSimple Adam Japko, President of Digital Sherpa Mark Schmulen, General Manager of Social Media for Constant Contact Neil Kataria, President of newBrandAnalytics Catherine Tucker, Associate Professor of Marketing for MIT Sloan School of Management Social Local…

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ILM East: AOL’s Big Bet on Local

"AOL has a huge bet on local and Patch in particular," said Mark Josephson, senior vice president of revenue at AOL Local during our afternoon session at ILM East. Patch hyperlocal sites reach 865 communities that Josephson describes as "under…

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S.M.A.R.T. Report Highlights Mobile Video Trends

Millennial Media released its Scorecard for Mobile Advertising Reach and Targeting (S.M.A.R.T.) report today. Advertisers leveraging mobile to deliver locally relevant messages to target audiences were among the top trends. Mobile video ads became mainstream last year as advertisers shifted…

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Geo-targeted Ads Go Political With Where

Where, a location-based mobile ad network, launched its first political product this week called Donate Now. It allows people to make donations to political campaigns from a mobile ad unit. According to S&P Capital IQ Analysts, political ad spending across…

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