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The Promise of Hyper-local News Sites

Organizations such as Baristanet.com and Patch, which last year was bought by AOL, have established networks of hyper-local news sites designed to empower entrepreneurial and civic-minded journalists, photographers and videographers. Hyper-local news may not be a replacement for the traditional newsroom, but it seems able to serve the public good in a way that older generation newspapers never could. Continue reading

Are Advertisers Ready to Embrace Baby Boomers?

Is it time for advertisers to cast aside 50 year-old assumptions about 50 year-olds? Continue reading

Gary Vaynerchuk: Insights from a Successful Web Entrepreneur

If you didn’t attend the July 28 NY Video Meetup, I recommend watching the following James Lipton-style interview that group founder Yaron Samid conducted with Gary Vaynerchuk. nyvideo on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free A key discussion topic:  What can content producers learn from the 34-year-old Vaynerchuk’s Wine Library TV, a daily video blog about wine that he started in February 2006 and which now enjoys more than 90,000 daily viewers? In 1997, before the emergence of such social networking… Continue reading

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