Nokia and Intuit global alliance: Another nail in the coffin for directory publishers?

Published 15th September In the middle of BIA/Kelsey’s Directional Media Strategies 2010 (DMS 2010) conference in Dallas, US and on the eve of the European Association of Directory Publishers (EADP) conference in Venice, Italy – an announcement from Nokia, the largest mobile player in the world, and Intuit, a leading provider of business solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.[…]

Double Digit Growth of Local Mobile Usage, but what are the Traditional players doing about it?

Published 29th July Study Shows Double Digit Growth of Local Mobile Usage, Unlocking Access to Younger, Wealthier, On-the-Go Consumers “A US report published today by Comscore and the Yellow Pages association has shown that Consumers looking for local businesses are increasingly turning to their mobile devices to access Internet Yellow Pages and local sites, while[…]

Touch Local acquire Scoot from ITV

Published 29th September Touch Local have acquired from ITV 100% of the share capital of Enable media who operate Scoot and AskAlix in the UK. Established in 2004, TouchLocal is backed by Balderton Capital, the leading Venture Capital Firm.  The key benefits of this acquisition are as follows:  1. A combined paying customer base in excess[…]