XAD Ramps Up Direct Sales, Leadership

Mobile Local Ad network xAD has been on a roll. About two months ago, it announced reaching 2 billion ads, just four months after hitting the first million (a feat…

xAD: 2 Billion Served (Ads, That Is)

xAD is becoming quite the contender in the emerging crop of mobile local ad networks. Loosely in the same category as WHERE and CityGrid, the company works with mobile publishers…

XAd Pulls in $4 Million for Mobile Local Ad Network

XAd today raised $4 million from Emergence Capital in order to build out its LocalAdXchange network and its technology platform. The company continues to cross milestones including profitability and 20…

Social-Local Landscape: Are Snaps the New Check-in?

Social Media's place in the local marketing pantheon continues to be cemented in our SMB survey data.  More evidence came with Facebook's announced 40 million SMB active Pages (2 million of those…

U.S. Mobile Ad Revenues to Reach $42B by 2019

U.S. mobile ad revenues will grow from $13.3B last year to $42.4B by 2019. That's according to BIA/Kelsey's latest Local Media Forecast, released last week. The forecast is broken down…