Today is my first official day as “VP of Strategy and Insights” at the Local Search Association. A couple of years ago the LSA was the Yellow Pages Association. However the industry has radically changed and thus the YPA became the LSA and broadened its focus and mission. Today it has more than 300 members […]
Last week Gannett’s G/O Digital released a new consumer study based on a survey of 1,000 US adults who were “interested in buying products and services from local/small businesses.” The purpose of the survey was to see how these consumers engaged with local businesses (and ads) on Facebook and how they used Facebook in their […]
This photo of a toothy black macaque is causing big trouble for British photographer David J. Slater — and not because he took the super-cheesy shot pictured to the right. It’s because technically, he didn’t. This photo is a monkey selfie. Show More Summary
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If you’re a digital analyst looking for actionable insights that answer “where” questions, you already know that effective map visualizations are a must-have in your arsenal. Build your maps wisely, make them beautiful, and they’ll help you develop smart insights and weave compelling stories. Show More Summary