YODLE SELECTED BY ALWAYSON AS AN ONMEDIA TOP 100 WINNER
Recognized for creating new opportunities in marketing, branding, advertising, and publishing
New York, NY January 14, 2010 – Yodle, a leader in local online advertising today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Yodle was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
Yodle and the OnMedia Top 100 Companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnMedia NYC event on February 1st, 2010, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.
This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries.
"Our view is that we are still moving up a very steep Internet innovation curve, which means the media world will continue to be radicalized." said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn. "We congratulate the OnMedia 100 winners for their success in introducing the tools, services, and platforms that continue to disrupt the old ways of Madison Avenue for the benefit of marketers and content consumers alike."
The OnMedia 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2009 list.
Yodle has been an innovator in the local online advertising space for the past five years. Focusing on local businesses, the company helps find new customers by promoting those businesses on the web, where over 80% of consumers on searching. Yodle's integrated services approach is changing the way business advertise in local markets, both online and offline. Growing in the triple-digits over the last three years, Yodle works with thousands of small businesses across hundreds of sectors with the main objective of delivering the best return on investment possible.
A full list of all the OnMedia Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website
"Yodle is honored and excited to be included in the OnMedia 100," said CEO Court Cunningham. "2009 was a marquee year for the company and I am grateful to see the hard work and dedication of the whole Yodle team recognized by this award."
Yodle, a leader in local online advertising, connects local businesses with consumers in a process so simple and cost-effective that business owners can’t imagine any other way to advertise. Yodle has developed an integrated approach to signing up and serving local businesses that are transitioning their marketing budgets online. Yodle, is headquartered in New York, NY with a presence in 25 major cities across the United States and has hundreds of employees helping thousands of customers.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network (alwayson.goingon.com). In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, OnDC, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen, GoingGreen East, and GoingGreen Europe. The AlwaysOn network and live event series empower readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers to spearhead the global innovation economy.
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