This Week in Hyperlocal: December 6, 2013

by: Reilly O'Connor, on Dec 6, 2013 in This Week In Hyperlocal

Ron BurgundyLots 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 pit stop at KXMB-TV.

5 Signs That It’s Time for Your Hyperlocal Company to Pivot – Although Yelp, PayPal & Twitter are often mentioned as tech companies that pivoted their way to success, it’s not easy for founders to give up on the ideas they’ve been dreaming about for years, especially when it’s still possible that success could be right around the corner. Here are five signs that it’s time for your hyperlocal startup to pivot, from industry leaders who’ve been there before.

ARLnow Expands to Third Community in Metro D.C. – Reston, Va. – Independent publisher Scott Brodbeck has launched a third digital news publication in the suburbs of metro Washington, D.C. Rock on, hyperlocal!

Buttry Sees Progress for Digital First’s ‘New Model’ for Community News– Steve Buttry, the digital transformation editor at Digital First Media, discusses the “print-to-digital transformation” of the two slimmed-down “legacy” news media companies.

The New Haven Independent Seeks to Expand its Hyperlocal Mission to Low-power Radio– The New Haven Independent, which launched eight years ago amid the first wave of online-only community news sites, may soon expand into radio.

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