Media Mentions

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

Jan. 13, 2015
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
Indy Affiliate Switch: New Rule Or an Exception? – TVNewsCheck

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


Dec. 30, 2014
Phone call analytics startup CallRail rings up backing from Wain Kellum, Reggie Bradford – Atlanta Business Chronicle
Hyperlocal Execs’ 2015 Predictions (Part One) – Street Fight
2014 has been a year of more hits than misses –

Dec. 29, 2014
Is Print Media Marketing Dead, or Just Different in 2015 –

Dec. 23, 2014
Market is still hot for buying up local TV stations – Pew Research Center
Is Landscape of Search Shifting With Mobile? – NetNewsCheck
BIA/Kelsey: On-Demand Local Services to Thrive in 2015 – Media Sales Today

Dec. 22, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $30,000 – TVNewsCheck
A Hawk’s Eye for News – Broadcasting & Cable

Dec. 19, 2014
Social Referral Traffic Outshines Search, Although Budgets Remain Unchanged – Content Standard

Dec. 18, 2014
4 Strategies to Increase Pay-Per-Call ROI for SMBs – Street Fight

Dec. 17, 2014
$623 Million Changed Hands In Top 10 Deals – Radio Ink

Dec. 16, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $35,000 – TVNewsCheck

Dec. 15, 2014
Social Studies: Are ‘Follows’ and ‘Likes’ Right for All SMBs? – Street Fight
Handicapping 2015’s Mobile-Local Happenings: 5 Areas to Watch – Street Fight

Dec. 13, 2014
Hispanics reign supreme with technology and shopping – VOXXI

Dec. 11, 2014
Sears Hometown, Outlet Stores Boost In-Store Sales Through Showrooming, Local, Mobile Search – MediaPost

Dec. 9, 2014
New Program Codes for RBDS, HD – Radio World
Experts suggest local, mobile trends to watch in 2015 – BizReport

Dec. 8, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 2 Deals, $35,000 – TVNewsCheck
Market Eye: The Calm Before the Caucuses – Broadcasting & Cable
Entercom Revenue Crosses Half Billion Mark – Radio Ink
SMBs Show Appetite for Local Online Video – Media Sales Today
What’s on Tap for 2015? BIA/Kelsey Gazes into Their Crystal Ball –

Dec. 5, 2014
Is ‘Do It With Me’ The New Customer Service Model? – Media Sales Today
Card-Linked Offer Platforms Striving to Connect Merchants with Consumers – Media Sales Today
At Pinterest, a New Pitch to Small Businesses – Street Fight

Dec. 4, 2014
Google, Facebook Mobile-Ad Share Ebbing as Rivals Woo Marketers – BloombergBusinessweek
Pinterest Plans Marketing Partnerships To Expand Small Biz Services –
Getting to the Root of On-Demand Local –
On-Demand Local Services Business to Boom in 2015 – Media Sales Today
BIA/Kelsey: 2015 Local Ad Market to Reach Over $135 Billion – Media Sales Today
Google, Facebook Mobile-Ad Share Ebbing as Rivals Woo Marketers – BloombergBusinessweek
Apple Pay, Programmatic Buys Are Trends to Watch – Radio World
Will The On-Demand Economy Loosen Google’s Grip on Local? – Street Fight

Dec. 3, 2014 
4 Stats to Measure Your Traditional Media Business Transformation – Media Sales Today

Dec. 2, 2014
Yelp Is Worth $61.17 – Forbes
Small Businesses Go Big on Search Engine Marketing – Mobile Marketing Watch

Dec. 1, 2014
Apple Pay's Real Killer App: The Uber-ification of Local Services – Huffington Post

Nov. 25, 2013
Station Trading Roundup: 6 Deals, $441000 – TV News Check
Why Phone Calls Are the New Mobile Conversion – No Jitter

Nov. 22, 2014
Top 8 Reasons You Need to Include Call Analytics in Your Reporting – Business 2 Community
Nexstar expands local TV affiliate stable – Rapid tv news     

Nov. 21, 2014
Nexstar Broadcasting enters into agreement to acquire KLAS-TV – KLAS-TV
Notable Mergers and Acquisitions of the Day 11/21: (BX)/(GE) (NEWM) (NXST) – (subscription)
Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST) to Acquire CBS Affiliate in Las Vegas for $145M + Working Cap – (subscription)

Nov. 18, 2014
Did Apple Just Transform Pay-Per-Call (Without Anyone Noticing)? – Street Fight

Nov. 17, 2014
Papers Primed For Content Marketing Growth – NetNewsCheck
Pay-Per-Call’s Role in Improving Marketing ROI – Street Fight

Nov. 14, 2014
Digital Marketers Take Notice: Promotions, Discounts, and Deals Drive Third of All Annual SMB Sales – MobileMarketingWatch

Nov. 13, 2014
Small Businesses Ready To Tackle Data, But Need Guidance – MediaPost Communications

Nov. 11, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $99000 – TV News Check

Nov. 10, 2014
Satisfied vs. Delighted: Raising the Customer Experience Bar – Fox Business
Instagram ads launched for Canadian users Monday – CBC News

Nov. 6, 2014
For Radio, Digital Resistance Biggest Threat – NetNewsCheck

Nov. 5, 2014
Report: big-Spending SMBs Prioritize Search – WebProNews
Paid Search Ranks As Highest Media Among SMB High Spenders – MediaPost
Report: Big-Spending SMBs Prioritize Search – Technocular

Nov. 4, 2014
Are Targeted Mobile Ad Campaigns Really Working? – Radio Ink
‘Small Business Saturday’ Gets a Makeover – Inc
Does Mobile Marketing Actually Work in the Real World? – Adweek

Nov. 3, 2014
Win the Race for Digital Dollars – Radio Ink
Six Mobile Marketing Predictions for 2015 – MarketingProfs
Top 5 Reasons You Should Still Believe in Email – TIME

Nov. 2, 2014
The Maturation of Social Media – Inc.  

Oct. 31, 2014
Local Businesses With Bucks Continue Social Media Spending Shift –
Media News: Disney, BIA/Kelsey, CDW, Time – Radio & Television Business Report
Geo-Location Is the Answer to Connecting Mobile Callers With Your Nearest Store, Office, or Agent – Business 2 Community
8 Key Changes In Google Search B2B Marketers Should Know – KoMarketing Associates (blog)

Oct. 30, 2014
BIA/Kelsey: SMB Marketers Have a Growing Appetite for Social Media – Mobile Marketing Watch
Social Media Is Growing Priority for High-Spend SMBs – Native Mobile News

Oct. 29, 2014
Down to the wire in 10th District race – Inside NoVA
Raycom Tapped As TVN's Top Station Group – TV News Check
Helping Your Small Business Go Social – Huffington Post

Oct. 28, 2014
Mad Genius touts extreme personal radio – Denver Post
Do You Know Who Your SMB Plus Spenders Are? – Media Sales Today

Oct. 27, 2014
Study: SMB big spenders pushing social media – BizReport
Consumers on the go use phones to catch up with shopping needs – The National
AdMall, BIA/Kelsey Media Research Alliance –
Market Eye: Capital Gains in Louisiana – Broadcasting & Cable
Is Apple Pay Set to Power On-demand Local Services? – Street Fight

Oct. 25, 2014
10 Stats That Underscore the Growing Value of Integrated Data Analytics – Business 2 Community

Oct. 24, 2014
Apple CarPlay, Google, GM 4G change the radio interface – The Detroit News

Oct. 23, 2014
High-Spending Small And Medium-Sized Businesses To Increase Social Budgets – MediaPost Communications
High-Spending SMB Marketers Eye Social –

Oct. 22, 2014
Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses – InformationWeek

Oct. 21, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $460000 – TV News Check

Oct. 16, 2014
Here's What's Playing on America's First "Classic Hip-Hop" Radio Station – Businessweek

Oct. 14, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $400000 – TV News Check

Oct. 13, 2014
10 Stats About Mobile That Will Make You Think Twice About Your Marketing – Business 2 Community
Yelp (YELP) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank – (subscription

Oct. 10, 2014
How Does Facebook Make Money? – Money Morning

Oct. 9, 2014
Expert: Brands need call intelligence – BizReport
Coastal Television Broadcasting to Acquire WLOV Tupelo – Broadcasting & Cable
Facebook Inc's (FB) "Cinderella Story" Is All About the Advertising – ETF Daily News
3 myths that stop entrepreneurs from standing out from the masses – L.A. Biz
SMBs Going Global with Mobile – CMSWire

Oct. 8, 2014
Facebook's new local mobile advertising play could be a game-changer – New York Business Journal (blog)
Call Gap: Survey Finds 54 Percent Of Search Marketers Don't Track Conversions From Search Campaigns – Search Engine Land

Oct. 7, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $10M – TV News Check
Facebook Rolls Out 'Local Awareness' Ads – MediaPost Communications
Fox Television Stations Acquiring Seattle Independent – Broadcasting & Cable

Oct. 3, 2014
Time To Focus On Incentive Auction Options – TV News Check
4 Reasons to Focus on Location-Based Marketing – Business 2 Community
How Much Was The Trade Worth in Dollars? – Radio Ink

Oct. 6, 2014
SMBs: Are You Using Facebook's Promoted Posts? – eMarketer

Oct. 2, 2014
TV Broadcasters Await Spectrum Valuations From FCC – Wall Street Journal
Can This Advertising Innovation at "The New York Times" Save Sinking Ad Revenue? – DailyFinance
Why Groupon is getting into the grocery business – Crain's Chicago Business (blog)
Groupon is moving into groceries, too – Crain's Chicago Business

Oct. 1, 2014
FCC Details $45 Billion TV Incentive Auction – TV News Check
Agencies: How Social Media Can Help You Win New Business –

Sept. 30, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 3 Deals, $18.75M – TV News Check

Sept. 29, 2014
Is Apple Pay Fixing a Problem Consumers Don't Have? – Street Fight

Sept. 28, 2014
Top 5 Reasons Why Email Marketing Still Works – Inc.
Marketers Are Taking Out-of-Home to the Next Level With Digital Activations – Adweek

Sept. 26, 2014
Openings and New Hires at YP, Hailo, Google, and LivingSocial – Street Fight

Sept. 25, 2014
Three Ways Apple Pay Makes Mobile Offers More Relevant Today Than Ever Before – MediaPost Communications
AmazonFresh, USPS Could Be Marriage Made in Heaven – E-Commerce Times
BIA/Kelsey Leading in Local Acxiom's Howe: Permissions Key For Data –
BIA/Kelsey Leading In Local ReachLocal CEO: DMS Rep 'Currently Stinks' –
Modest Cable Local Ad Revenue Growth: BIA/Kelsey 5-Year Forecast – Multichannel News (blog
WGN radio going after WBBM's news listeners – Chicago Tribune
Enterprise Local Marketing Automation tools – New Marketing Intelligence Report – Marketing Land

Sept. 24, 2014
BIA/Kelsey Leading In Local Google My Business Recounts Mistakes –
WCPO Plays Long Game With Paywall Gamble – TV News Check
Acxiom’s Mission: Making ‘Big Data’ More Friendly –
Bezos-Backed Raises Another $14 Million to Help Renovate Your Home – Businessweek
WCPO Plays Long Game With Paywall Gamble – TV News Check
10 PM: Primetime's Prime Time – TV News Check
The Most Important, Least Known Man In TV – TV News Check
Social Media Use by Small Businesses [Infographic] – (subscription)
Street Fight Daily: Clinkle Finally Launches, Ron Johnson's New Startup – Street Fight

Sept. 23, 2014
Station Trading Roundup: 2 Deals, $125000 – TV News Check
The Simple Curse Of the ‘One-Stop Shop’ –

Sept. 22, 2014
Report: Local speding, digital to keep growing – Newspapers and Technology
Local TV's Battle Royal – Broadcasting & Cable
BIA/Kelsey Forecasts '15 Local Media Revenues at $139.3 Billion – TV Technology
Digital ad revenue to grow at a (relatively) fast pace in 2015 – Chicago Business Journal
Forecast: Rise in digital local media revenues – Capital New York
2014 holiday season: When social media merges with shopping – New YorkBusiness Journal
BIA/Kelsey Sees '15 Local Revenue At $139.3B –
Local Media Revenue Poised To Reach $140 Billion, Granular Targeting Cited – MediaPost Communications
BIA/Kelsey Projects $139.3 Billion In Local Media Revenue By 2015 – FMQB
BIA/Kelsey Forecasts Local Media Revenues To Reach $139.3 Billion in 2015All Access Music Group
Report: Online and Digital Ads to Reach 25% of Local Media Revenues in 2015 – Street Fight
BIA/Kelsey: Local Media Revs To Reach $139 Billion In 2015 – Radio Ink
Forecast: Local media revs to push $140b – BizReport
Local Digital Media Ad Spend Set For Double-Digit Growth – MarketingCharts
Forecast: Local Media Revenue To Reach $139.3B In 2015 – Media Confidential
Forecast: ‘Moderate’ local ad growth through 2019 – Inside Radio
BIA-Kelsey sees local ad spending going up –
Local Media Revenues to Reach $139.3B in 2015 – Radio Online

Sept. 19, 2014
The Inbound Call: A Marketer's Most Valuable Asset? – Forbes

Sept. 18, 2014
SMBs Allocate More budget to Social than Other Channels – ClickZ

Sept. 17, 2014
3 Ways to Avoid a Social Marketing Mistake That Wastes Money – Inc.
How Small Businesses Spend Their Ad Budgets – Wall Street Journal
Small Businesses Spend More on Social Than Any Other Media –

Sept. 15, 2014
BIA: Small Businesses Buy Mostly Social Media – TV Technology
SMBs Use Social Media To Promote Business – MediaPost Communications
Street Fight Daily: Square To Raise $100M, Digital First Mulls Sale of Papers – Street Fight
BIA/Kelsey Releases New Study On SMB Social Media Usage – FMQB
BIA/Kelsey Finds SMBs Top Social Use –
Small Businesses Spend More On Social Media Than Any Other Category Finds BIA/Kelsey – All Access Music Group
Study: SMB's pushing the social media spend – BizReport
Small Businesses Swarm Social Media – Radio Ink
BIA/Kelsey Finds SMBs Top Social Use – TVNewsCheck
SMBs Spend More on Social Media Vs. Any Category – Radio Online
BIA: Small Businesses Rely Mostly on Social Media – TVTechnology
Small Businesses Swarm Social Media – Radio Discussion
Top Social Channels Used by SMBs for Advertising and Promotion –

Sept. 14, 2014
For Great Local Marketing, Try These Tips – Inc.
(SALES) Where Is The Money? – Radio Ink

Sept. 8, 2014
BIA/Kelsey to release 2015 local media forecast – Newspapers and Technology
Comcast Revisits 'EveryBlock' – Multichannel News (blog)
Forecast: SMB's to spend more locally next year – BizReport

Sept. 7, 2014
(DIGITAL) Mobile Warming – Radio Ink
Square 1 Bank Provides $7MM to Netsertive – ABL Advisor

Sept. 6, 2014
Turning The Phone Call Into The New Click – TechCrunch

Sept. 5, 2014
Are Dual Affiliations A Good Idea? Maybe Not – TV News Check
2015 Spot TV: Total Down 6.3%, Core Up 2.4% – TV News Check

Sept. 4, 2014
2015 Spot TV: Total Down 6.3%, Core Up 2.4% – TV News Check
SMBs to Represent More Than One-Third of Local Ad Spend in 2015 – ClickZ
Report: SMB Local Media Spending To Surpass $50B Next Year – WebProNews
Location Is Everything, As Mobile Ad Startup xAd Raises $50M Led By IVP – TechCrunch
Booker Expands into New Appointment & Class-Based Verticals –

Sept. 3, 2014
SMBs to Increase Share of Local Ad Spend – Radio World
SMBs and National Brands Each to Exceed $50B in Local Media Ad Spend Next Year – MarketingCharts
Study: Local businesses sticking with traditional media –
‘Local And Relatively Large’ Businesses Emerge As Major Digital Ad Spenders –
BIA/Kelsey: Small/Medium Businesses To Spend More Than $50 Billion On Local Media By 2015 – FMQB
Local Media Spend To Hit $140.7 Billion Next Year – MediaPost Communications
BIA/Kelsey Forecasts SMB Spending On Local Media To Exceed $50 Billion In 2015 – All Access Music Group
BIA/Kelsey: SMB Ad Spend To Top $50B In '15 –


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