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2015

June 24, 2015
YP Makes Historic Move To Separate Digital From Print – MediaPost
DialogTech Measures Mobile Click-to-Call Marketing Activity – Enterprise Apps Today
Using Location To Turn a Browser Into A Buyer – Ad Exchanger
Five ways dealerships can drive more sales and leads – Car Dealer Magazine

June 23, 2015
DialogTech now tells companies how many dollars an inbound call is worth – VentureBeat
Whittl slices off $3.3 million in new funding – Crain's Chicago Business

June 22, 2015
Google’s News Lab Aims to Help Journalists – Newsfactor

June 9, 2015
Online Search Has Gone Mobile; Is google Inc. Ready? – The Motley Fool
Investors Put $3.5 Million Into Rinse Amid Demand for Laundry Services – Wall Street Journal

June 8, 2015
Facebook Draws Businesses Via Place Tips – MediaPost
Market Eye: One Way to Beat the Traffic – Broadcasting & Cable

June 6, 2015
Not Everyone Hates Citizens United – Slate.com

June 5, 2015
BIA/Kelsey: Google’s Going after Your Client’s Co-op Ad Money – Media Sales Today

June 4, 2015
BIA/Kelsey Report: SMBs in Retail Loving SEO, Email, and Mobile as Means to Engage Consumers – Mobile Marketing Watch
Utilize local search without impacting your national advertising strategy – 4Hoteliers
People on the Move – Washington Business Journal
Bret Kinsella: Four Charts Show Radio’s Future Is on Mobile – RAIN News
Facebook’s deal with publishers a stark reminder of digital ad gulf – The Financial

June 3, 2015
Report: SMBs see value in mobile – BizReport
Facebook’s deal with publishers a stark reminder of digital ad gulf – Pew Research Center’s Fact Tank
Status Quo Rules Top 30 Station Groups – TVNewsCheck

June 2, 2015
Radio Does This Better Than Digital – Inside Radio
The Local On-Demand Market Has Plenty Of Room For Growth – Geomarketing.com
Uber to Get Lion’s Share of On-Demand IC Revenue Estimate of $18.5 Billion – Staffing Industry Analysts
SMB Retailers Love Digital Media But Have Disconnects With Paid Search – MediaPost
Radio Warms to Podcast Phenomenon – Radio World

June 1, 2015
Mobile Surpasses Desktop in Search Queries – Search Engine Watch
Google, Yahoo Set For Rise In Mobile Search Ad Sales – Investor’s Business Daily
Small Retailers to Allocate 43% of Ad Budget to Digital Media – Radio World
Market Eye: Rich Offerings in the Commonwealth – Broadcasting & Cable
Get Outta Town, PCs! Mobile Takes Over Local Search Volume – eMarketer

May 30, 2015
Amazon’s next big bet: Blue-collar workers – CNBC.com
The new deal for LivingSocial – Upstart Business Journal

May 29, 2015
Google’s path to mobile payments runs through Chicago – Chicago Business

May 28, 2015
The Rise Of The Enterprise And National Seller – NetNewsCheck

May 27, 2015
Time Warner deal unlikely to bring Dodger games to all of L.A. – MarketWatch
Mobile Web To Be Valued At $850 Bil By 2018 – GeoMarketing.com

May 26, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $586.2M – TVNewsCheck

May 25, 2015
PennySaver’s abrupt closure leaves advertisers, workers in lurch – LA Times
Getting Your Game Plan Ready for Mobile First Search – Launch & Hustle

May 22, 2015
Next-Gen TV Benefits Well Worth The Cost – TVNewsCheck
Threadflip: 24-hour processing for online consignment shoppers – Fox News

May 20, 2015
Gray TV Acquires KOSA Odessa (Texas) for $33.6 Million – Broadcasting & Cable

May 15, 2015
Pay-TV Market Shakeup Or Shakedown? – TVTechnology
Saga To Divest WBOP Harrisonburg To Acquire WSIG – radioINSIGHT

May 14, 2015
Location is the new local – Media Update
Ad Tech Is Dead, Long Live Marketing Tech – TechCrunch
A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Building an Internet Presence – Forbes

May 13, 2015
Seven Ways to Deploy a Mobile-First Paid Search Marketing Strategy – PerformanceIN
Station Trading Roundup: 3 Deals, $7.6 Million – TVNewsCheck
Auto Industry Expected To Spend $15.1 Billion On Local Ads This Year – Driving Sales News
Local Auto Advertising: $15.1 Billion – Spots N Dots

May 12, 2015
Automotive Businesses To Spend $15.1 Billion on Local Advertising In 2015 – AllAccess.com

May 11, 2015
$1.75 Billion Coming Your Way From Auto – Radio Ink
Tier 2 Auto Still Means Old School TV, Print And Classifieds – MediaPost
Report: Look for auto brands to move local – BizReport
Radio to Get 11.6% of Local Automotive Ad Spend – Radio World
Digital Syphoning Off Local Ad Dollars – Radio + Television Business Report (RBR)
Radio’s Auto Share Stays Double-Digits – Inside Radio
Automotive to Spend $15.1 Billion on Local Ads – Radio Online
BIA/Kelsey Releases Automotive Industry Local Ad Spending Study – RadioInfo.com
‘Uberfication’ Of Everything Means Good Things For SMBs, Local Economy – GeoMarketing.com
A great American marketing machine winds down – National Post
American Idol’s influence will last long after upcoming final season – Financial Post

May 7, 2015
Reddit Goes After Video; Krux Teams Up with JUICE Mobile – AdExchanger

May 6, 2015
Starcom Media veteran Brandon Starkoff joining xAd – Chicago Business Journal
Google Says Most Traffic Comes From Mobile – MediaPost
Local Advertising to Go Programmatic – eMarketer

March 5, 2015
Groupon’s Revenue Forecast Trails Analysts’ Estimates – Bloomberg
Gurbaksh “G” Chahal’s new startup Gravity4 gobbles up another ad tech company – San Francisco Business Times
“G” Chahal’s startup gobbles ad tech company; is he targeting the startup that fired him? – Upstart Business Journal
Foursquare Expands Its B2B Offerings, Brings Back Gamification – GeoMarketing.com

May 4, 2015
How will Smartphone Growth Change Lead Generation? – LeadsCon

May 1, 2015
Report: More Viewers For Network News – Media Confidential

April 30, 2015
Mobile Ad Revenues to Triple by 2019 – Radio Ink
Local stores: The most important channel in an omnichannel universe? – RetailDIVE
Creative destruction: Newspaper ad revenue continue its precipitous free fall in 2014 – AEIdeas
Pew Research Center releases audio and podcasting fact sheets – RAIN: Radio & Internet News

April 29, 2015
5 key takeaways from State of the News Media 2015 – Pew Research Center’s Fact Tank
Customer Retention Is No Accident – How Small Business Can Get It Right – Entrepreneur
ABC News Catches NBC News in Ratings and Revenue, but Innovation Poses Challenges – Adweek
Gray Television Eyeing WAGM-TV Acquisition – GuruFocus
State of the News Media 2015 – Pew Research Center
Pew: Mobile Is Major News Vehicle – Multichannel News

April 28, 2015
VC Firms see Signpost Pointing to Growth – Fox Business

April 27, 2015
Here Are The On-Demand Companies Getting Rid Of Contract Labor – And Why – BuzzFeed
12 Digital Marketing Stats You Should Know From the Last Week – Adweek
Forecast: Local media to slide mobile – BizRepor
Video Competition Heats Up; Publishers Building Platforms – adExchanger

April 24, 2015
The new deal for LivingSocial – Washington Business Journal
Mobile Fanatics: Where Social, Video and Calls Intersect – Marketing Land

April 23, 2015
10% of Small, Local Businesses Have Purchased Twitter Ads – Adweek
Geo-Targeted Mobile Ad Revenues To Reach $18.2 Billion By 2019 – GeoMarketing.com
BIA/Kelsey: Mobile on Track to Take 11.5% of Local Ad Revenue by 2019 – Media Sales Today
Mobile Ad Spend Is Going Local – MediaPost
Gray TV Acquires Hotshot Maine Station – Broadcasting & Cable
Mobile Will Be Livin’ La Vida Local by Decade’s End – Mobile Marketing Watch
Mobile to Represent More Than 11% of U.S. Local Media Revenue by 2019 – ClickZ
Report: Mobile Driving Digital Media – Media Confidential

April 22, 2015
BIA/Kelsey: Mobile Will Grab 11.5% Share of Local Rev by 2019 – NetNewsCheck
Mobile To Become 4th-Largest Local Medium – Radio Ink  
Mobile to Reach 11.5% of Local Media Revs by 2019 – Radio Online
Google’s new mobile search algorithm favors mobile-friendly sites – BusinessofApps

April 16, 2015
Cheap content, growing reach make Snapchat a fast-rising star – LA Times
How Does Facebook Inc (FB) Make Money? – Investing Channel

April 15, 2015
Small Business Owners: Ignore Social SEO at Your Own Risk – Social Media Today

April 13, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 2 Deals, $3M – TVNewsCheck
Ad-dendum by Titir Pal: Reading digital leafs – The Financial Express
Groupon Is Undervalued by $1 Billion, Analyst Says – ChicagoInno
Where’s the love for Groupon’s ‘stealth assets’? – Crain’s Chicago Business

April 12, 2015
Groupon market value seen as high as US$6 billion with divestments – The Business Times

April 10, 2015
The rise of smartphones means calls are the new clicks – The Guardian

April 9, 2015
7 Emerging Trends in Sales That Will Disrupt Your Business – Inc.

April 8, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 5 Deals, $6M – TVNewsCheck

April 7, 2015
Square Is Using Customer Data to Create Targeted Email Campaigns for Brands – Adweek

April 6, 2015
2014’s Top Billing Radio Stations In Chicago & U.S. Revealed – Chicagoland Radio and Media

April 2, 2015
Ryan Seacrest’s KIIS-FM Tops Revenue List in 2014 as Radio Industry Holds Steady – Billboard
Revising Yelp’s Price to $53 – Forbes
Small Businesses Stall in the Adoption of Paid Search, SEO – MediaPost

April 1, 2015
KIIS Has the Highest Revenue in the US – Radio Intelligence
BIA/Kelsey Report: KIIS-FM Becomes Highest Revenue-Generating U.S. Radio Station in 2014 – FMQB  
WTOP loses top-billing crown to KIIS – Washington Business Journal
BIA/Kelsey Says LA’s KIIS Is Top Earner – Radio Magazine
BIA/Kelsey Reports 2014 Top-Billing Radio Stations; KIIS, Los Angeles Takes Honors – RadioInfo
Ratings Don’t Always Equal Revenue – Inside Radio
KIIS-FM Topples WTOP As Radio’s Highest Biller – Radio Ink
Overall, BIA/Kelsey Says Revenue Was Flat – Radio Ink
CBS Outbills iHeartMedia in Top Ten – Radio Ink
KIIS-FM Moves Up To Become The Highest Revenue-Generating U.S. Radio Station In 2014 – AllAccess.com
WBBM Newsradio still among top 10 moneymakers nationwide – Robert Feder
BIA/Kelsey: Overall Radio Revenues Steady in 2014 at $14.9B – NetNewsCheck
BIA/Kelsey: KIIS Is Top-Earning Station – Radio World
L.A.’s KIIS-FM is Radio’s Top Biller – Inside Radio
BIA: Radio on Slow Growth Pat – Radio+Television Business Report
L-A Radio: KIIS-FM Tops WTOP – Media Confidential
KIIS Becomes Nation’s Top Biller – Radio INSIGHT
We’re #10! – Rick Kaempfer
KIIS Becomes Nation’s Top Biller – media.info

March 31, 2015
10 Ways to Grow Your Business Using Social Media – Huffington Post

March 30, 2015
Conference Notebook: Brands Refining Their Local Approach – Street Fight
Mom-and-Pops Are Cool Again – Chain Store Age

March 27, 2015
Unlocking the power of place – The Guardian

March 26, 2015
BIA/Kelsey Report: Health Care Local Ad Spend Forecast Is $10.7B in 2015 – mHealthWatch
New App SalesWire Unveiled at BIA/Kelsey Conference – AllAccess.com
10+ events in advertising and startups – Mashable

March 25, 2015
MBA Careers: Disruptive Marketing Tech Opens Web of Opportunity – BusinessBecause.com
Health Care Ads Good Medicine for Radio – Inside Radio
Traditional Media Use is Healthy – Radio+Television Business Report
Google Begins SMB Outreach For Digital Presence Management, Custom Listings Hub – GeoMarketing.com

March 24, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 3 Deals, $18.6M – TVNewsCheck
Forecast: Healthcare ad spend to push local – BizReport
With Turn-by-Turn Directions, Google’s Waze App Wants to Win Mobile Advertising – Adweek
Health Care Marketers Missing Local Search Ad Opportunities – MediaPost
Facebook Rolls Out Blueprint Program For Agencies – MediaPost
From year of mobile to year of the consumer: acquiring clients in 2015 – Insurance Business

March 23, 2015
Why Facebook Buying TheFind Could Be Huge For Retailers, And Facebook – Marketing Land
Saving Money, Protecting Assets, And Click-To-Call Mobile Ads – MediaPost
BIA/Kelsey NATIONAL Three Day Conference in Dallas’ Westin Galleria on March 25 – DFW SEM

March 19, 2015
Taking Programmatic Advertising Into the Real World – Street Fight

March 17, 2015
50 Things You Need to Know About Customer Loyalty – The Customer Edge

March 12, 2015
LINKAGE: Target Doubles Down on Hispanic, Enterprise Speaks Spanish, MaxPoint Goes Public – Portada

March 11, 2015
Despite Balky Auto, 2Q Spot Seen Growing – TVNewsCheck
Renters’ negative reviews could be costly – Orlando Sentinel
Are You Listening to Your Conversations – SmartData Collective

March 10, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $1.4M – TVNewsCheck
What ‘Mobile First’ Means For Search Marketers – MediaPost
Ginny Morris is building Hubbard Radio company into a national powerhouse – MinnPost

March 9, 2015
Adobe Cloud Taps Into Phone Calls – Direct Marketing News
Essential Features That Make a Business Website Create Correct Impressions – The Trending Buzz

March 8, 2015
Social Media Huge With Hispanics – Radio Ink
The Hispanic Radio Crystal Ball – Radio Ink

March 6, 2015
Marketing Execs Must ‘Stay Tuned’ To Net Neutrality Issues – CMO.com

March 5, 2015
Calling All Search Marketers – Direct Marketing News
How to strengthen the relationship between brands and retailers – iMedia Connection

March 4, 2015
Programmatic Mobile Ads On The Rise: BRealTime Revenue Jumped 682% - Adotas

March 3, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $152,000 – TVNewsCheck

March 2, 2015
Ifbyphone Becomes DialogTech – Destination CRM
Ifbyphone rebrands as DialogTech, emphasizing voice-call options – Chicago Tribune
Mobile helping to drive CLO adoption as marketing tool – Fierce Mobile Marketer

March 1, 2015
Callers Are Ready to Convert, Make Sure You’re Ready to Talk – Business 2 Community

Feb. 25, 2015
BIA/Kelsey Survey: Could Card-Linked Offers Be the New Anti-Advertising Strategy? – NativeMobile.com

Feb. 24, 2015
SMB Franchises Rapidly Shift Media Dollars To Digital – GeoMarketing.com
Franchise SMBs to Spend ½ of 2015 Ad Budgets Online – WebProNews
Facebook Biz Strategy Hits 2M Advertisers – MediaPost
Facebook now has 2 million advertisers – Mashable

Feb. 23, 2015
Study: Franchises’ Digital Spend To Near 43% – NetNewsCheck
Study: Franchises Spend ‘Nearly Half’ of Marketing Budgets on Digital – Street Fight
BIA/Kelsey: 4 in 10 Very Small Businesses Value SEO/SEM – Media Sales Today
New Report Says CLOs Are a Powerful Marketing Tool – Mobility Marketing Watch

Feb. 21, 2015
Rebecca Cross: Learn how to tap the web to bring in more business – Daily Advance

Feb. 20, 2015
It’s never been better to be a marketer – if you embrace mobile and all its benefits – VentureBeat
Leadership Lessons from the Woman Who’s Made a Career Turning Companies Around – Fast Company

Feb. 19, 2015
Tracking Mobile Call Conversions From Google Call Extensions – Business 2 Community

Feb. 18, 2015
The Next Phase of Local Commerce – MediaPost
Making Waves In Radio – Twin Cities Business
Let’s Get Personal: Customizing the Call Experience for the Consumer – Business 2 Community

Feb. 16, 2015
How Do We Think about Location Once Location Is Everywhere? – Screenwerk
Why Leave It To Beaver Has Stations Seeing Green – Adweek

Feb. 14, 2015
The rise of the new content economy – Venture Beat
Make Your Landing Pages Work Smarter for Your Business – Business 2 Community

Feb. 9, 2015
On-Demand Local Services: The End of SMB Advertising as We Know It? – Street Fight

Feb. 4, 2015
Twitter Helps Business Promote Tweets, Enhance Campaigns – MediaPost
Raycom: Succeeding by Evolving, Innovating – TVNewsCheck  
Which Station Would iHeart Flip for Big Move? – Radio Ink
SweetIQ Helps Retailers Turn Online Searches into Offline Sales, Including Some Big Brands – Tech Vibes
Multi Location Businesses Have No Choice But to Go Mobile with Ad Dollars – Mobile Marketing Watch
Wall Street Journal Looks at Talk Radio’s Ad Problem – All Access

Feb. 3, 2015
Talk Radio’s Advertising Problem – The Wall Street Journal
Station Trading Roundup: 3 Deals, $6.2 Million – TVNewsCheck

Jan. 30, 2015
February 5 Webcast – Mobile Search & Click-to-Call – Search Engine Land

Jan. 27, 2015
As SMB Investment in Digital Increases, So Does the Need for Better Performance Metrics – Street Fight
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $547,000 – TVNewsCheck

Jan. 23, 2015
How Social Media Is Shaking Up The Stock Market: Facebook, Inc., Moko Social Media Limited, LinkedIn Corporation – US Market Buzz

Jan. 22, 2015
Facebook Rolling Out More Native Ads in 2015 – Investor’s Business Daily
Boost Ad Performance With Click-To-Call In 2015 – Marketing Land
Don’t Overlook Legacy Sellers In Digital – NetNewsCheck

Jan. 20, 2015
Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $210,000 – TVNewsCheck

Jan. 18, 2015
Katz Broadcasting To Launch Laff Diginet – TVNewsCheck

Jan. 15, 2015
Optimizing Your Pay-Per-Call Campaign – Street Fight
Top 5 Trends in Digital Out of Home – IAB

Jan. 14, 2015
Think Apps Beat the Mobile Web? Not So Fast – MediaPost

Jan. 13, 2015
Path To Next-Gen Broadcasting Not Easy – TVNewsCheck
SMB Spending Increases, Social Media Struggles, Sales Dangers – Media Sales Today

Jan. 12, 2015
The Uberification of the “1099 Economy” – Street Fight

Jan. 10, 2015
5 Best Practices For Infusing Your Business With A Mobile-First Mentality – Business 2 Community

Jan. 9, 2015
You are not too small to invest in the world wide web – Mississippi Business Journal  

Jan. 6, 2015
Matrix Solutions Webinar Shows Digital Advertising Revenue on Upswing – Mobile Marketing Watch
Indy Affiliate Switch: New Rule Or an Exception? – TVNewsCheck

Jan. 2, 2015
Search Targeting Turns Physiological In 2015 With Help From Wearables – MediaPost

 

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