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For Hyperlocals, How Long the Roller-Coaster Ride?

Tom Grubisich

For Hyperlocals, How Long the Roller-Coaster Ride?

Borrell Associates delivered an upbeat 2013 projection last week for an increase of 31% in ad spending in the local digital space. But even as the outlook seems brighter for local online, highly regarded hyperlocal editor and publisher Mike Fourcher announced his plans to leave the helm of his two neighborhood sites in Chicago…

Chicago Indie Ad Network Goes for the Big Bucks

Steven Jacobs

Chicago Indie Ad Network Goes for the Big Bucks

Fifteen of Chicago’s most successful local independent publishers have launched a citywide advertising network, aimed at targeting the city’s most influential citizens. The Chicago Independent Advertising Network will distribute ads to leading windy city indies like the Chicago News Cooperative, Center Square Journal, and Windy Citizen…