Online Video News Roundup

The online video space continues to see a lot of action. This is not to be confused with the IPTV space, talked about in the previous post, which involves telco-delivered video service packages (akin to cable). Online video is rather…

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Idearc Enters Social Media Age

Social media has been gaining steam over the past three years with advertisers large and small trying to find ways to harness and use popular social media sites to their advantage. Noticeably absent from the gathering has been the Yellow…

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Yellow Pages News Round-Up

I've seen several announcements in recent days and weeks in the online Yellow Pages space that are worthy of your attention. First, the European directory publishers PagesJaunes Groupe and Seat Pagine Gialle have both launched beta online classified services, offering…

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NAA Day 2: Local Search

The highlight of Day 2 of the NAA show was a local search panel. The length of sessions (90 minutes) results in a lower number of sessions than I'm used to attending, but the quality has in most cases made…

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Newspaper News Bits

There have been lots of newspaper news and announcements in and around the NAA show so far, and I imagine much more to come. Here is a sampling:  LostRemote reports that The San Francisco Chronicle is experimenting with podcasts…

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Yell.com Broadens Brand

Yell.com, which calls itself the United Kingdom's local search engine, is working with Oodle.co.uk, a search engine for local classified advertisements, which will enable people who access Yell.com to post their own free advertisements on the site. While Yell is…

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