• Report: Recession Fuels 50% Gain For Local Online Advertising

    Local Internet advertising is expected to increase 50% in 2008 to $13.1 billion as small and medium businesses facing a faltering economy turn to less expensive options for reaching consumers, according to a new study from Borrell Associates. ...Read the whole story

  • Web Video Company: Anti-Piracy Vigilante Shut Us Down

    Popular Internet TV company Revision3 has accused an anti-piracy outfit of crippling the site with a denial of service attack. Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback said the copyright enforcement company MediaDefender flooded Revision3's servers with requests over the weekend, essentially shutting Revision3 down and depriving it of at least 250,000 page views and the associated ad revenue. ...Read the whole story

  • GlamTV Opens For Business

    Fashion and shopping e-publisher and ad network Glam Media has launched a video distribution and advertising platform for its network of Web sites and blogs. The GlamTV Platform is designed as a flagship service packaging Glam's content with ads for targeted audiences. ...Read the whole story

  • PopJax Debuts Viral Video Game For Avenged Sevenfold

    [Gaming] Casual gamers and hard rock lovers get the best of both worlds with a trio of new video trivia games featuring award-winning rock band Avenged Sevenfold (A7X). And San Francisco-based PopJax is the newly formed online entertainment company behind the games. ...Read the whole story

  • Click-Happy Readers Respond To URLs In Mag Ads

    A new study from the Magazine Publishers of America shows that including URLs in magazine ads drives readers to advertiser Web sites. Ads with Web addresses were up to three times as likely to drive readers to a Web site, depending on the magazine category. ...Read the whole story

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