SME Volume Ramping Up

The Small Business Administration has released its annual report on the small business economy. According to the SBA, a new high was reached in 2005 of 25.85 million small businesses in operation. More from Inc.com.

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YellowPages.com Adds Mobile Feature

We got this press release today from YellowPages.com announcing it has added a "send-to-mobile" feature that enables users to text a search result to their mobile phones for future use. The press release illustrates the feature's utility with the example…

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Online Ad Growth in ’07

The 360 Blog breaks down some upward trends in online marketing and predicts their fate in the coming year. The takeaway: More online spending as others have predicted (see longer term forecast in The Kelsey Group's Global Yellow Pages Forecast);…

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Yell Unfettered

Yell Group will finally be allowed to set its own prices for advertising in its Yellow Pages directories starting in April 2008, according to a new ruling by the U.K. Competition Commission. For the past several years, Yell has had…

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Digg Adds Video, Podcasts

I'm a bit late on this news, but Digg.com started off the week with a new interface that users so far (going by anecdotal evidence) seem to really like. Part of the redesign involves the integration of videos and podcasts.…

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TrueLocal Head Jake Baillie Leaves

It is the end of the year, and the executive turntable is spinning a little faster. Today, it was TrueLocal head Jake Baillie's turn to announce his departure. TrueLocal, a spin-off from GeoSign, provides unique, local company URL information for…

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Sensis Drives Into New Vertical

The Australian directory publisher Sensis is continuing its efforts to build online destinations for key verticals. Sensis recently unveiled a beta version of CarShowroom.com.au, a site that allows comparative shopping of new cars sold in Australia, according to this report…

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AOL Reshuffles

Just weeks after Yahoo! announced a management overhaul, AOL announced today that it will reorganize its corporate structure into six different divisions that will each report directly to COO Ron Grant. This is meant to clean up the communication tree…

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