vFlyer Launches Widgets

vFlyer today announced a new line of "widgets" that companies and individuals can use to display products on their Web sites or blogs. Previously, vFlyer's main product was a multimedia-rich "virtual flier" that let anyone create a professional looking classified…

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IYPs Embrace User-Generated Content

The newest issue of Local Media Journal, which publishes tomorrow, includes a feature on the trend toward more ratings and reviews in online Yellow Pages. The traditional concern with letting users write reviews is that negative reviews can be at…

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YPC Joins UGC Fray

YellowPages.com has taken the plunge and is offering user-generated business reviews on its national IYP. Here is the release for more details. While YPC is not the first IYP to offer user-generated reviews, its decision does provide more evidence of…

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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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UGC: To Be or Not To Be III

Sebastien Provencher reproduced a MarketWatch article on his Praized Blog that goes into great detail about most of the major trends in online social media and user-generated content. It's a nice state of the union on where these technologies are…

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