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Thanks for the Memories: Flip the Media’s Outgoing Editors Look Back

Written by outgoing editors Carolyn Higgins and Hanns-Peter Nagel, this piece features each editor’s top three Flip story picks, plus one viral video. As we enjoy their top picks, let’s give a hats-off to Carolyn and Hanns-Peter for their immense talent and dedication. Show More Summary

Help Me Make the LSA Work for You

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 […]

Survey Finds 60% of Consumers Visit Facebook Pages Before Buying in Stores

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 […]

When a Monkey Takes a Selfie, Who Owns It?

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

The Future of Mobile Apps for News

  The modern smartphone is 7 years old and yet, when it comes to designing mobile applications, we are still barely scratching the surface. Today we’ll see how harnessing technology already embedded in a phone can unleash great potential. ...Show More Summary

The Sweet Spot On Apple’s Racket

  iPad sales are falling – but the sky is not. We’re merely dealing with a healthy case of expectations adjustment. The tablet computer has always felt inevitable. The desire to harness the power of a computer in the comfortable form...Show More Summary

The 6 Things You Need to Know to be Great in Business

There are no shortcuts in business.  In order to be successful there are some things that you must know.  These are not all of them by a long shot, but IMHO they are 6 of the most important   1. Know how to sell. Selling means being able to convey why your product or service,...

Viral Video: Conan O’Brien Remembers Robin Williams, the Best Talk Show Guest in the World

Known for his never-ending repertoire of impressions and comedic riffs, Robin Williams’ first of many gifts was the gift of comedy at warp speed. We never knew what would come out of his mouth next. One minute he’d be answering a question...Show More Summary

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