Poking Fun at Local Video

There has been lots of talk about local merchant video ads this year, a trend pushed forward in the most meaningful way by Citysearch's May integration of video ads. We've also seen every major U.S. IYP do the same this…

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A Holiday Wish

One of the many reasons the Internet has bloomed in the U.S. is that the administration, under the leadership of Ira Magaziner, former head of U.S. Internet policy, allowed the World Wide Web to grow without putting unnecessary restrictions on…

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Citysearch and Local.com Partner Up

Local.com announced today that it will pull in and display content from Citysearch in its local listings. This will enhance Local.com's own content and bring in more ad revenues from Citysearch advertisers. Citysearch will meanwhile get more distribution for its…

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Putting Some Numbers on Online Video

WebVideoReport has started to put some numbers on the growing online video space. It joins GigaOm's NewTeeVee in exclusively covering this space, and has put out some interesting articles in the past few weeks. Choosing a Video Services Provider Web…

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Closing the Book on ILM:07

It is hard for me to comprehend, but we are finally finished with ILM:07. We were grateful to have had 650 interesting and enthusiastic attendees from all over the world, 72 stimulating speakers, a full load of sponsors and an…

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European Directories Invests in Spotzer

Amsterdam-based Spotzer, which creates multimedia video ad campaigns for small and medium-sized businesses, announced it has acquired a 10 million euro (US$14.8 million) investment from the U.S. venture capital firm Sierra Partners and European Directories, a print and online directory publisher…

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