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  • This Week In Hyperlocal

    This Week in Hyperlocal: June 6, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jun 6, 2014

    Happy Friday! Here’s your weekly dose of hyperlocal bits and bytes, covering the latest in digital local news. A Digital Media ‘Manifesto’: Andy Oakes, manager of Bluestripe Media Ltd. got together with some of his colleagues to produce a fabulous ‘manifesto’, focusing on the areas that the digital industry needs to address to continue to thrive. … More »

  • Publisher Shout Outs

    Hyperlocal Publisher Shout Out: My Edmonds News

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 29, 2014

      This week’s featured publication is My Edmonds News, a digital news site covering the happenings in Edmonds, Washington. We recently interviewed the site’s founder, and a valuable publisher using LYM, Teresa Wippel. During our conversation we were able to gain both insight on her experience, as well as some words of wisdom in addressing … More »

  • This Week In Hyperlocal

    This Week in Hyperlocal: May 23, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 23, 2014

    Roll into Memorial Day weekend after catching the latest in hyperlocal digital media in this week’s roundup of bits & bytes. Patch Sites Turn Corner After Sale and Big Cuts: Patch’s new owner says that they’re on the mend, pared down and profitable under a fresh leadership team. Texas ‘Indie’ Pure Play Is Hog-Tying ‘Legacy’ … More »

  • This Week In Hyperlocal

    This Week in Hyperlocal: May 16, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 16, 2014

    The latest in digital community news in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. 6 Tools Publishers Can Use to Monetize Their Business Directories: Hyperlocal publishers are frequently on the lookout for new ways to generate revenue from their sites, and one of the most straightforward strategies involves launching a business directory. This article … More »

  • Publisher Shout Outs

    Hyperlocal Publisher Shout Out: 24/7 Sports

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 13, 2014

    Check out one of the newest publishers to sign up with Local Yokel Media – 247Sports. They are an independent digital sports media company based in Tennessee, offering fans the exclusive scoop on their favorite local teams throughout the U.S., such as Clemson University and Florida State.  The site focuses on four primary areas of concentration: … More »

  • This Week In Hyperlocal

    This Week in Hyperlocal: May 9, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 9, 2014

    Digital news stays ahead of the game in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes. A.H. Belo, Journal Newspapers Revs Slip: Newspaper print advertising revenues drop in the first quarter of 2014, while digital ad revenue, considered on its own, increased by 18%. How the L.A. Times is redesigning for the mobile Web: The Los … More »

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    Local Yokel Media is a Finalist for the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 5, 2014

    Stamford, CT – May 5, 2014 – Local Yokel Media announced today it had been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and “scale ups” … More »

  • This Week In Hyperlocal

    This Week in Hyperlocal: May 2, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 2, 2014

    Check out this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes! Report – Local Media Ad Revs Will Climb to $158.6B By 2018: Local media ad revenues are set to increase 19% by 2018, according to new figures released by BIA/Kelsey, climbing from $133.2 billion in 2013 to $158.6 billion in 2018. Newspaper Companies Make Another … More »

  • This Week In Hyperlocal

    This Week in Hyperlocal: April 25, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Apr 25, 2014

    Check out the latest in hyperlocal in this week’s roundup of digital bits and bytes. Brady on Thunderdome – The Glue at the Core Was Never Able to Dry: Jim Brady, Editor-in-Chief at Digital First Media discusses Thunderdome and finding the local digital news solution. Old School Meets New School – How to Combine Traditional … More »

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    Local Yokel Media is a Finalist for the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Apr 25, 2014

    Stamford, CT – May 5, 2014 – Local Yokel Media announced today it had been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and “scale ups” … More »