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    This Week in Hyperlocal: June 20, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jun 20, 2014

    Check out this week’s roundup of industry relevant hyperlocal bits & bytes! In New Jersey, with $2 million from Knight, the Local News Lab launches to seek revenue models: The Local News Lab launched this week, supported by a $2 million grant awarded by the Knight Foundation in February. The New Jersey-based organization will incubate six local journalism sites … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: June 13, 2014

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

    Check out this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes from around the web. 7 Analytics Tools to Track Local Campaigns | 80% of marketers say they struggle to demonstrate the effectiveness of their marketing spending, campaigns, and activities. Rather than relying on DIY Excel spreadsheets and complicated algorithms, businesses are increasingly turning to outside analytics … More »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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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    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 »

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    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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    This Week in Hyperlocal: April 18, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Apr 18, 2014

    Community newspapers steal the spotlight in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes. The New Patch: One Site’s ‘Entrepreneurial’ Editor on the First 60 Days: Patch, under its new owner Hale Global, is experimenting with new approaches for structuring and operating hyperlocal news sites. One experiment is creating entrepreneurial editor-publishers for sites in the strongest markets. Longtime reporter Susan … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: April 11, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Apr 11, 2014

    Check out the latest in local news in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes. Hibu Closes Its Hyperlocal Print Magazine Unit and Lays Off Hundreds of Journalists: In 2012, the company that owned Yellow Pages changed its name to Hibu and retooled its operations. It started a community magazine unit and it grew … More »