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Company Overview of CityGrid Media, LLC
CityGrid Media, LLC operates as an online local media company. It enables consumers to stay connected with access to neighborhood restaurants, bars, shopping, beauty, and professional services information in the United States. Its local content network connects consumers and merchants across the Web, by distributing local content to publishers. The company also rebuilds its application for Android, which allows users to upload photos from local businesses, as well as tweet about the restaurant in town. It serves consumers, publishers, and local advertisers. CityGrid Media, LLC was formerly known as Citysearch, LLC and changed its name to CityGrid Media, LLC in June 2010. The company was foun...
8833 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Founded in 1995
Key Executives for CityGrid Media, LLC
Editor-in-Chief and Vice President
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.
CityGrid Media, LLC Key Developments
Kenshoo Local Partnership with CityGrid Delivers Integrated Local Listings and Search Engine Marketing Optimization
Apr 16 13
Kenshoo and CityGrid announced a new partnership designed to help marketing providers manage and optimize ads on the CityGrid advertising network at scale within the Kenshoo Local platform. This partnership makes Kenshoo Local the first integrated local platform capable of directly managing CityGrid Places and reporting on CityGrid traffic alongside search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns. Marketers can utilize Kenshoo Local's robust automated reporting suite to create and analyze CityGrid and SEM campaigns side-by-side. The Kenshoo/CityGrid offering also provides a number of benefits for local marketers including ease of onboarding, bulk campaign management, enhanced reporting, and optimization across all SEM and local listings in a single dashboard.
CityGrid Media, LLC Launches New App for iOS with Focus on Expert Content
Feb 6 13
CityGrid Media, LLC announced the launch of its all-new Citysearch app for iOS. The new Citysearch iOS app gives users faster access to expert advice helping them make quicker and more informed decisions about where to shop, eat, relax and other services. The new app is currently available in the Apple App Store. New features include: New Expert Content Features: With new one-tap access, users can read newly launched Guides by Citysearch, highly visual lists built by Citysearch's expert scouts and users, and Citysearch's New and Notable, marquee content about new and noteworthy businesses in top cities across the U.S. In addition, users can easily access restaurants and other businesses awarded Best of Citysearch, the annual crowd-sourced Academy Awards of local businesses. Redesigned UI: The new user interface features improved search functionality, richer business profiles, one-click city searching and a completely redesigned look. With improved photo uploading capability and easy filtering, the new Citysearch iOS app makes it easier to share favorite local businesses while giving the tools to discover the best local businesses while on the go.
Jason Finger to Join CityGrid Media, LLC as Chief Executive Officer in April, 2012
Mar 22 12
IAC/InterActiveCorp announced that Jason Finger, former CEO and co-founder of SeamlessWeb, will join CityGrid Media, LLC as Chief Executive Officer in April, 2012. Mr. Finger will oversee the CityGrid advertising network and its owned and operated websites, including Citysearch, Urbanspoon, Insider Pages, and Buzz Labs. Jay Herratti, who served as Chief Executive Officer of CityGrid Media for the last five years, and in other IAC executive positions for another three, will support the transition and then pursue other interests. Mr. Finger co-founded SeamlessWeb in 1999, and was responsible for growing the company's presence to 22 cities throughout the U.S. and London. Mr. Finger has served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Bessemer Venture Partners for the past two years, focusing on SaaS, local businesses and e-commerce.
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