Calacanis on Local Search

ILM:07 was fortunate to have Jason Calacanis, CEO of Mahalo, as a speaker. Always a straight shooter and a prolific blogger, Calacanis is very outspoken about his feelings about search, social media, SEO and local search. When asked about the…

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Cash Is King for Local Search Investors

Three investment heavyweights speaking today at the Interactive Local Media/SES Local conference in Los Angeles said the environment for funding is still attractive for early stage companies. However, the credit crunch looming over the market since August is having an…

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Globeandmail.com Comments on Comments

Angus Frame, editor of Globeandmail.com, presented an interesting CaseCamp study this evening in Toronto. He showed how the many twists and turns it took to implement one simple social media aspect to the site have paid off. Globeandmail.com launched its…

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ValPak.com Adds Web 2.0 Features

Coupon giant Valpak has overhauled its Web site using Ajax and other features to make its online coupons download faster and searchable by distance, maps and category. The overhaul is the 15-person division’s sixth since 1998. Valpak, "the blue envelope…

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Redesigns Aplenty

This week saw a healthy dose of Web site redesigns and feature enhancements. After Citysearch's landmark relaunch on Wednesday, Superpages.com has redesigned its search page (via Greg Sterling). Yell.com also earlier in the week launched a new look and feel…

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Yahoo! Tests New Local Search Product

GigaOm reports on a new local city guide-like product being tested by Yahoo!. It's called Our City (sounds an awful lot like Ask's new local search product, AskCity) and is being tested in Bangalore and New Delhi. From the looks…

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