Tag Archives: online community news

Addressing the blockage in media entrepreneurship deal flow

In search of the larger picture of media entrepreneurship, I recently traveled from North Carolina to Washington, DC and environs to meet with incubator directors, serial entrepreneurs, and others in the digital intelligencia. My goal, I thought, was simple. Engage in conversations about the new media landscape and how to fund great ideas. Admittedly, I […]

Demystifying Advertising in Hyperlocal News Communities

Submitted by Michelle Ferrier on Thu, 10/01/2009 – 11:21am Two hyperlocal efforts described their advertising strategies in a recent conversation sponsored by the Journalism That Matters collaborative. Tracy Record of WestSeattleBlog.com and Barry Parr of Coastsider.com discussed the advantages of ad servers, pricing, and some do’s and don’ts of ad sales in the hyperlocal space. Do •   […]