Ad Ops Daily Briefs: August 27 2008

blinkx named ”Star Performer” by Speech Technology magazine
blinkx has been named a winner of Speech Technology magazine’s 2008 Speech Industry Awards in the “Star Performers” category. Awards are presented to individuals and companies for extraordinary efforts made to increase benefits, acceptance and adoption of speech technologies and for outstanding accomplishments in bringing new products and services to the marketplace. The awards were presented recently at the 14th Annual SpeechTEK Conference and Exposition in New York City.

More tips on getting people to sign up for your website or social network
Sarah of Sazbean Consulting has just published a new set of tips on how to help you in your social media marketing efforts.

ZZPartners, Inc. announces official release of website and launch date of local business online advertising program
Henry Fong, CEO, commented that “we are very excited about the release of the website as well as the advertising program which will enable local businesses throughout the U.S. to reach a specific targeted demographic at competitive rates.” Recent research reports indicate there is a growing demand for local business owners to advertise online versus the traditional methods of print advertising.