Is Groupon Better Off with Yahoo, Google (Or on its own?)

Groupon has been a phenomenal success in the deal a day space, and we envision continued success for the segment’s pioneer. But what shape will that success take? At our Marketplaces conference last March in San Diego, CEO Andrew Mason told us that he felt that Groupon wasn’t so much a deals company as a […]

BigTent Focuses on Leveraging its One Million (Mostly Women) Users

Groups have been using the Web since the mid-1980s for a wide range of activities, such as scheduling, discussions, photo sharing, referrals etc. Groups have been a special strength for Yahoo. BigTent, a group software company based in San Francisco, has recently been vying with Yahoo for the same market, focusing largely on women. It […]

Yahoo’s Lem Lloyd on Gannett/Yahoo Deal

Gannett’s local newspapers and TV stations will begin selling Yahoo inventory, considerably boosting the size of Yahoo’s local sales efforts. The deal, which involves 81 newspaper organizations and seven of its 23 TV stations– is similar to the efforts of Yahoo’s 800 member Newspaper Consortium. But Gannett, notably, is staying separate from the Consortium. In […]

Zillow Extends Ties with Yahoo Real Estate; Will Power Listings

Zillow announced today that it will power Yahoo’s “for sale” listings, in much the same way that powers Yahoo’s new and used cars listings. Zillow typically carries four million + listings. The announcement spearheads a slew of online real estate announcements prior to next week’s Inman Real Estate Connect conference (which I am attending), […]