Interactive advertising continued to grow, despite downward trends in the overall economy. IAB attributes this to “marketers’ increased recognition of the medium’s value in reaching consumers online,”… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 31, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments
There were no fancy news releases when the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) released it's latest figures showing print ad revenue was $34.74 billion in 2008 which was the worst performance for the newspaper industry since… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 29, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The funding will be used for offsetting the cost of caring for families that have lost their insurance due to a job loss. This funding comes from the $2 billion Senator Harkin worked to include for community health centers… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 27, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments
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If you go to the Story County, Iowa website and look down the center of the column, you'll see a link from the Sheriff's Department titled "Daily News Release for (date)". Click on that link and… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 26, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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Added by Bill Grady on March 24, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments
CEO Maggie Wilderotter asked all employees to take four days off without pay for each of the remaining three quarters of 2009 for a total of 12 days.
The seven Iowa banks which received money from the Troubled Asset Relief Program included Heartland Financial USA Inc., Dubuque, $81.7 million; West Bancorporation Inc., West Des Moines, $36 million; North Central Bancshares, Fort… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 19, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Starting Thursday, March 26th and running through Sunday, March 29th, Hy-Vee will have a Decker Truck Line Semi parked in the parking lot for people to drop off their non-perishable goods. The donated food will be donated to all three food pantries; Salvation Army, Lord’s… Continue
Added by Hy-Vee, Fort Dodge on March 18, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Instead of cutting back on all advertising mediums, more than half of the marketers who responded to a recent Forrester Research study say they intend to increase their social media efforts if the recession continues.
Added by Bill Grady on March 18, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The company also said it plans to build a unit for selling digital advertising on its own properties and partner properties including Yahoo.
Added by Bill Grady on March 17, 2009 at 10:11am — No Comments
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That's the one of the topics that is explored on Show 101 of "You Are The Guest" Podcast. Sam and Deidre are law partners from Alabama and both share their… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 13, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments
If you've been reading any of my recent postings in the "Watching Television" group here on MyFortDodge, you'll see a discussion about… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 12, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments
The question of who is going to be playing Shellabration for 2009 in Fort Dodge, Iowa has now been answered. I know who CCR is, but who is the band known as Creedence Clearwater Revisited?
First and foremost I am a CCR fan from way back. I remember borrowing my brother-in-law's 8-track tapes of Creedence Clearwater Revival and playing them over and over. In fact, CCR's Chronicle album was one of the first CD's I ever bought back…Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 12, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
Globally one in every 11 minutes online is spent by users on social network and blogging sites or 45 billion minutes in total. That works out to a bit more than a combined 85,500 years spent on blogs and social networking sites in Dec. 2008 alone according to… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 10, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments
According to a story reported by KCCI-TV, one student admitted that his addiction to text messaging interferes with his school work and has taken the place of conversation.
Added by Robin Rongved on March 7, 2009 at 5:05pm — No Comments
On a weekly basis, John Bruner or another representative from Webster County Crime Stoppers would stop in and record a message asking our listening audience if they knew of any information pertaining to a crime for that week. In my conversations with John he would report that people were responding to the requests… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 6, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments
According to a story published on www.ottumwa.com, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission wants to wait until the final version of a report from their consultants before they would determine whether Fort Dodge among other Iowa sites would be… Continue
Added by Bill Grady on March 5, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments