Dex Media - Posts from July 2014

  • 10 Top Cities for Startups in 2014

    A recent study by NerdWallet looked at the best places in the country to currently launch a startup. The study looked at several different factors that would affect the setup of a new business, inc ...

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  • New House Bill Permanently Bans Internet Access Tax

    This past week, the House of Representatives passed an initiative to permanently ban any taxation of Internet access. Called the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, this vote basically serves to prevent the ...

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  • LinkedIn Acquires Bizo to Expand Marketing Platform

    Recently, LinkedIn announced its acquisition of the B2B marketing company Bizo (purchased for $175 million). Formerly a LinkedIn partner, Bizo focuses on the sales of cutting-edge B2B marketing tools, including social advertising, targe ...

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  • National Advertisers Increase Local Ad Spending

    National advertisers are beginning to become more involved in local marketing in the United States, a very competitive marketing venue. In fact, specific geographic advertising and increased spending in specific local markets is ...

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  • Consumers Spending More with Mobile Sites vs. Mobile Apps

    eMarketer projections indicate that 19 percent of United States retail ecommerce sales will originate from mobile devices in 2014. That figure is expected to increase to 25 percent by 2016, also according to eMarketer estimat ...

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  • Small Businesses Make Big Gains in Employment

    Small businesses made a sizable contribution to the ranks of the employed in June, posting the largest employment gains of any size business category. The Washington Post’s J.D. Harrison reported July 3 th ...

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  • Smartphone, Tablet Sharing on the Rise

    Information sharing via smartphones and tablets increased by more than 30 percent during the second quarter of this year, further confirming that this year is what ShareThis describes as “a mobile tipping ...

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  • States Ranked on Small Business “Friendliness”

    Thumbtack and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation just released the third annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey. Thumbtack.com is an online broker for area consumer service providers, while the Ewing Marion Kauffman ...

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  • “Mompreneurs” Increasingly Launching Startups

    According to an American Express OPEN-backed study conducted earlier this year, women-owned startups are launching at a rate of nearly 1,300 a day. And like their male counterparts in entrepreneurship, the 9.1 milli ...

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