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Pew: U.S. online classifieds use doubles since 2005

The use of online classifieds has more than doubled in the U.S. in the last four years, according to a study out today by Pew Internet & American Life Studies....

Craigslist wins a temporary break

It looks like Craigslist was smart to file its preemptive lawsuit against South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster, who was threatening to prosecute the...

Online Tuscon Citizen: HuffPo our model

TusconCitizen.com, the online only version of the former print paper, will be fashioning itself after the Huffington Post, former city editor and now co-head of...

Outsourcing experiment

The New Haven Advocate and its sister alternative news weeklies outsourced this week's content to India -- just to see what happened. The results are on the news...

The newspaper Renaissance

The Renaissance ushered in the kind of sweeping reforms across Europe that resulted in lasting intellectural and cultural change that scholars still talk about...

Back in the saddle, so to speak!

Hello everyone, it has been some time since my last post – for those of you who followed the last post, or follow me on facebook or Twitter, you know that...

Have you seen Google Wave?

Recently, when watching the Google Wave developer preview at Google I/O 2009, I found myself inspired enough to realize why it is I love launching new online...

Online 1Q ad revenue falls 5 percent

Internet advertising in the United States dropped 5 percent in the first quarter, marking the marketing medium's first downturn since 2002 when the Web was still...

Izea to pay Twitterers to hype products

When Pay Per Post first launched, it generated no end of negative publicity. The company pays bloggers to write about products. That seemed to violate the spirit...

Got news?

About 25 years ago, the milk industry launched a very clever campaign to get Americans to drink more milk. "Got Milk" featured celebrities including Christie...

AutoTrader.com expands its TV buy

AutoTrader.com plans to add ESPN/ABC to its broadcast media advertising buy, doubling its media exposure, according to MediaPost.AutoTrader.com commercials and...

vFlyer ads now appear on Kijiji

Business subscribers to vFlyer.com can now have the classified ads they create posted to Kijiji, EBay's free classifieds site.Kijiji joins other real estate, jobs,...

Saving journalism

We still can’t get away from the never ending stories and blogs about the death of newspapers, and whether e-readers can “save” newspapers. So...

Sales strategies for hyper local: What works for you?

As I discussed in an earlier post, my hope is to use this forum to generate discussion about ideas and best practices with you instead of publishing my ideas at...