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Black Friday’s Local Opportunity: Taking Preprints Digital

Matt Sokoloff

Black Friday’s Local Opportunity: Taking Preprints Digital

Publishers across the country give thanks for the fantastic single copy sales they get on Thanksgiving due to the bundle of preprint circulars that come with the paper ahead of Black Friday. But for quite some time people inside and outside of the newspaper industry have been discussing the fact that the preprint business is declining — and might go away altogether…

Street Fight Daily: 09.21.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.21.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Foursquare has just hit one billion checkins. The app had gone from 100 million checkins in July, 2010 to 200 million in Oct 2010 to 750 million checkins in June 2011. Along with the milestone, Foursquare has launched a new version of its app. (TechCrunch)…

HipGeo, a location based social network backed by CitySearch and eHarmony execs, has launched an iPhone app that tracks your travels, then stitches together your photos, comments and pinned locations into an animated diary of each day. (ReadWriteWeb)…