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AdPerfect joins reconstituted Local Media Consortium

AdPerfect joins reconstituted Local Media Consortium

AdPerfect is the latest partner to join the reconstituted Local Media Consortium (LMC). AdPerfect will bring its four key products — online obituaries, classifieds, celebrations and retail ads — to the LMC’s 1,700 media sites in the U.S.. LMC was founded in 2006 as The Newspaper Consortium, one of the first connectors between the print newspaper business and the digital ad world. Yahoo was the...

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Monster: All HotJobs papers have migrated

Monster: All HotJobs papers have migrated

(Updated Feb. 28)           Earlier today, we posted the Monster Worldwide news release that it had completed its integration with Yahoo HotJobs, and that all HotJobs traffic was now being referred to Monster.com.           One of the things we wondered about was, had they completed the migration of all Yahoo HotJobs newspaper affiliates as well?           Short answer: Yes.           “We are 100 percent migrated,” Monster...

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Newspaper consortium? Doing well, execs say

By Sharon Hill What’s the state of The Newspaper Consortium now that Monster bought HotJobs from Yahoo? And what impact will Yahoo EVP Hilary Schneider’s pending departure from Yahoo have on the newspapers? The short answer: The consortium isn’t just chugging along under its own steam. It’s heating up the track. Neither Yahoo nor the consortium sees much reason to mess with their fundamental arrangement......

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Monster hits the ground running with HotJobs

Monster hits the ground running with HotJobs

By Jim Townsend Monster Worldwide has wasted no time getting the message out — to publishers, to recruiters, to job-seekers — that it’s now the proud owner of HotJobs. Following several months of scrutiny from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, last week Monster consummated the deal first announced in February for the $225 million cash purchase of HotJobs from Yahoo…   The deal also includes...

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Done deal: Monster owns HotJobs

Done deal: Monster owns HotJobs

(Update for fact fix in fifth paragraph.) Monster Worldwide has completed its acquisition of Yahoo’s HotJobs for $225 million cash, having met U.S. regulators’ scrutiny. Concurrent with the closing, Monster will become Yahoo’s exclusive provider of career and job content on the Yahoo homepage in the U.S. and Canada, as part of a three-year commercial traffic agreement. The deal adds about 600 U.S. newspapers currently...

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FTC asks Monster for more info on proposed HotJobs deal

FTC asks Monster for more info on proposed HotJobs deal

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has asked Monster Worldwide for additional information on its proposed acquisition of HotJobs from Yahoo. The FTC “second request” is considered pro forma, part of the regulatory process under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. In a statement, the company said it “intends to respond expeditiously to this request and continue to work cooperatively with the FTC in connection with...

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Reaction mixed on Monster-HotJobs deal

So far, reaction to Monster’s plan to buy HotJobs from Yahoo has been positive from the ad-publishing community directly affected by the deal, but rather negative from the investment community because of the upfront expense of the acquisition.  .. This content is available free to Classified Intelligence Report clients. On Wednesday, Monster announced that it would buy HotJobs for $225 million in cash. It’s spending...

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Monster acquisition of HotJobs would propel it back on top in traffic

Updated 11:20 EST 02/03/10   It was really only a matter of when: Monster Worldwide said it would buy HotJobs from Yahoo for $225 million in cash, in an acquisition expected to close by the third quarter.  .. This content is available free to Classified Intelligence Report clients. The deal also includes a three-year traffic agreement in which Monster becomes the exclusive provider of recruitment-related...

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Updated: Bing to power Yahoo search; Yahoo reps to sell into it

(UPDATED 11:00 CST, July 29, 2009) The cat well out of the bag, Yahoo and Microsoft this morning detailed a 10-year agreement to cooperate on search and search revenues, pending regulatory approval. Microsoft’s improved, renamed search engine Bing will become the exclusive algorithmic search and paid-search platform across Yahoo. Yahoo will become the worldwide exclusive sales force for both companies paid-search advertisers. (Self-serve for both...

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Yahoo’s new home page: no HotJobs?

Yahoo’s new home page: no HotJobs?

PaidContent.org shared a sneak preview of Yahoo’s new home page which is scheduled to launch before the end of 2009. But where’s HotJobs? It’s not on the main page, a dramatic change from the prominent position it has on Yahoo’s current page. It could be under the “Yahoo sites” tab, but that’s still a demotion, especially since everything else is accounted for: finance, personals, EBay,...

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