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Cox to Sell Most of its Papers, Valpak

Cox Enterprises has announced that it is putting most of its newspapers on the block, as well as Valpak, its direct mail giant. Newspapers, TV and radio currently now make up just 20 percent of the company’s revenues as it…

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Centro Buys Real Cities Brand From McClatchy

Real Cities, the national ad network owned by McClatchy, has been sold to fast rising Centro. Or at least, the Real Cities brand has been sold, along with access to Real Cities’ list of 250 national advertisers. The network’s local…

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Classified Ventures’ Value Down 13% to $338 Million

Classified Ventures, the holding company for Cars.com, Homescape, Apartments.com, RentalHomesPlus and HomeGain that is jointly owned by McClatchy, A.H. Belo Corp., Gannett Co., Tribune Co. and The Washington Post Co. is now valued at $338 million. The valuation, contained in…

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Allmenus.com Moves Up the Value Chain

Online menus are a good thing, and a number of companies, mostly regionally oriented, have tried to aggregate them and sell advertising and delivery services around them. I am a big user of MenuShark in my area.At least two companies…

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25 Ways to Use Video in Real Estate (and Other Verticals)

Scripps Network Digital's new real estate site, FrontDoor.com, has developed an impressive list of ways real estate pros can use video. Presenting at Inman's Real Estate Connect conference last week in San Francisco, VP Kelly Rourke said video is critical…

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YPG Enters U.S. Market With Volt Deal

This week Canada's Yellow Pages Group acquired directory-related assets from Volt Information Sciences for US$178 million. Volt has been a technology partner to YPG for seven years. It offers technology for database management and customer relationship management, and it also owns the independent…

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L.A. Times Kills Sunday Real Estate Section

To save costs and reduce reading time, many newspapers have begun to downsize the daily print edition, cut back pages and delete stock tables. They’ve also downsized editorial. Now, several have begun to fold in dedicated sections for various verticals,…

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Deanna Brown at Inman: ‘ITV Is Here’

New media pioneer Deanna Brown, who is running Scripps Networks Digital after stints at CondeNet, AOL and Yahoo, told Inman Real Estate Connect attendees last week that their responsibility is to make sure real estate brokers are “on mobile, the…

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Craig Newmark at Inman Real Estate Connect

Craigslist is arguably the No. 1 real estate site with real estate-oriented page views in the “low billions per month." So it makes sense to have founder Craig Newmark address the first day of the Inman Real Estate Connect conference…

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Telstra Buys Into Chinese Online Marketplaces

Telstra, the parent company of Sensis, the Australian-based Yellow Pages company, has acquired 55 percent of Autohome/PCPop, which runs Autohome.com.cn, a Chinese auto portal, and Norstar Mediatwo, a Chinese CNET-like tech site. The two properties complement Telstra’s 51 percent share in SouFun,…

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Stepup Alum Launches DriverSide, a Car Maintenance Site

There is a sudden glut of sites that allow people to register their cars and get specific service information and recommendations about them. First, there was Autobytel’s MyRide. RepairPal launched last week. This week, it is DriverSide, which is being…

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