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    This Week in Hyperlocal: January 24, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jan 24, 2014

    In this week’s hyperlocal roundup, digital companies embrace the popular saying “New Year, New You” as they project their transition goals for 2014. Now What?: An exceptionally motivational presentation created by John Paxton, CEO of Digital First Media, supporting the transition from print to digital for community news. Hyperlocal News Site EveryBlock Returns Even As … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: January 17, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jan 17, 2014

    Opportunity, opportunity is knocking at your door in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. AOL Unloads Most of Patch Local-News Site: AOL Inc. has reached a deal to sell a majority stake in its Patch local news network to Hale Global, an investment firm specializing in turnaround situations. Hyper-Local Opportunity—100 Billion Monthly Ad … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: January 10, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jan 10, 2014

    The latest scoop on Patch and *patching* up your strategy in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. No Mention of Patch in AOL Chief Executive’s End-of-Year Memo: Patch employees this week have been fretting over AOL CEO Tim Armstrong’s failure to mention Patch in an end-of-year e-mail he sent out to the entire … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: January 3, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jan 4, 2014

    Happy New Year! Let’s jump into January with hope for hyperlocal’s future in this week’s roundup of bits & bytes. Daily Voice to Add Paid Print Weeklies to Digital News Sites: The 41-site hyperlocal network will begin publication of two paid print weeklies covering Fairfield and Westchester counties on March 13. Tribune closes $2.7B deal … More »

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    The Year Ahead in Hyperlocal: A Roundup

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Dec 27, 2013

    ‘Tis the season for predictions concerning 2014’s hyperlocal and digital future. Check out our top picks in this week’s hyperlocal roundup of bits & bytes. Street Fight Staff and Friends Predict 2014′s Top Stories: As 2013 winds down, it’s clear that the landscape in hyperlocal business has shifted significantly in the past 12 months. Street Fight contributors … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: December 20, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Dec 20, 2013

    Long Live Community News! Revival & forward marching in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. EveryBlock Is Back From The Dead: Ten months after being shut down, community news website EveryBlock is being resurrected. Think local news is dying? This blogger says there’s a ‘glut’ of coverage in D.C.: Dan Silverman, founder of Washington’s popular … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: December 13, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Dec 13, 2013

    Patch resignations, advertising tips, and Ben Franklin makes his debut in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. AOL Veteran to Take the Startup Path: In the same week that Anthony Duignan-Cabrera resigns as Patch Vice President, Jon Brod-who co-founded Patch’s network of local news sites- is expected to leave AOL early next year … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: December 6, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Dec 6, 2013

    Lots of news concerning hyperlocal expansion as 2013 comes to an end. They’ve done studies, you know. 60 percent of the time, a good strategy works every time… Ron Burgundy Co-Anchors an Actual Local News Broadcast in Bismarck, N.D.– As Will Ferrell travels across the U.S. for his Anchorman 2 promotional tour he makes a … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: November 22, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Nov 22, 2013

    Strong & mighty predictions for the future of local in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes from around the web. Wonder Women Show Might at ‘Indie’ Hyperlocal Sites: Of the top 12 revenue-producing community news sites, eight have female editors/publishers/owners. This article evaluates the assets & liabilities of womanhood in the media biz. Digital … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: November 15, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Nov 15, 2013

    Hyperlocal innovators strategize & lend a helping hand in this week’s roundup of bits & bytes from around the web. A Hyperlocal Network Grows in Brooklyn – Street Fight speaks with Liena Zagare about the keys to success for her sites, and what may be next for her hyperlocal network in New York City’s hottest borough. … More »