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In Conversation: LinkedIn’s Steve Patrizi & Hari V Krishnan on professional networking and their newest features

In Delhi to announce the launch of LinkedIn’s latest feature – company pages – in the second largest market for his company, LinkedIn VP - Marketing Solutions Steve Patrizi spoke to exchange4media about their latest innovation, about the remarkable growth of the network here, and why professional networking is important not just for professionals, but also for companies, big and small.

Gopal Sathe Dec 8, 2010 5:23 PM

India bags 4 medals at the Internationalist Awards for Innovative Digital Marketing Solutions

Four Indian advertisers recently bagged awards at the Internationalist Awards for Innovative Digital Marketing Solutions. The awards, instituted by the Internationalist magazine, are recognition that digital campaigns have changed the way marketing can connect with the audience.

exchange4media Staff Dec 8, 2010 4:13 PM

IRS Q3 2010: Positive growth trend for dailies & magazines in UP continues

Both newspapers and magazines have mostly recorded growth in readership in Uttar Pradesh as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. While all top five dailies have seen growth in AIR, four of the top five magazines have recorded growth in AIR, beating the general decline trend seen in magazines nationally.

Nitin Pandey Dec 8, 2010 12:07 PM

IRS Q3 2010: 7 of top 10 dailies in Punjab see de-growth; Ajit remains the leader

Most dailies have seen a decline in readership in the Punjab market. Of the top 15 dailies, nine have seen a drop in AIR as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. Punjabi daily Ajit has retained its leadership position with a marginal growth. Punjab Kesari is the most read Hindi daily in the state, while The Tribune is the most read English daily.

Nitin Pandey Dec 8, 2010 12:04 PM

IRS Q3 2010: 6 out of top 10 dailies see growth in Uttarakhand; Amar Ujala leads

Newspapers in Uttarakhand have seen some interesting trends in the IRS Q3 2010 results. While the old Hindi newspaper players of the state, Amar Ujala and Dainik Jagran, have witnessed decline in their readership, Hindustan has seen double digit growth in its readership in the third quarter.

Nitin Pandey Dec 8, 2010 12:02 PM

IRS Q3 2010: Mixed bag for dailies in Rajasthan; magazines see decline

Three of the top five dailies in the Rajasthan market have recorded growth in the Average Issue Readership (AIR) as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. Magazines have, however, seen a dismal performance with just one out of the top five recording positive growth.

Tuhina Anand Dec 8, 2010 12:00 PM

IRS Q3 2010: Dailies show strong growth in Madhya Pradesh; Dainik Bhaskar leads

Dailies have been able to chart a growth story in Madhya Pradesh, with just three of the top 15 papers showing a decline in AIR as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. Hindi dailies rule in the state, with The Times of India, the top English daily in the state, coming in at No. 9 in the overall top 15 list.

Nitin Pandey Dec 8, 2010 11:58 AM

World’s Largest Catalogue of Licensed Indian Music Goes Online

Starting now, many generations of Indian music lovers across the world can enjoy free, unlimited streaming music, and safe, licensed downloads in over 40 Indian languages.

exchange4media Staff Dec 8, 2010 8:16 AM

Dilip Jayaram to head Ad Sales for Dish TV

DishTV has announced the appointment of Dilip Jayaram as National Ad Sales Head. In his new role, Jayaram will report to Salil Kapoor, COO, Dish TV. As National Ad Sales Head, Jayaram will drive the Ad Sales and establish Dish TV as a preferred platform for advertisers across the country.

exchange4media Staff Dec 8, 2010 8:15 AM

Al Jazeera English gets MIB nod to broadcast in India

Al Jazeera English, the award-winning 24-hour global news and current affairs channel, has been granted a downlinking license to broadcast in India. The decision, which was made by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), allows cable and satellite companies in India to add Al Jazeera English to their current line-up of channels.

exchange4media Staff Dec 8, 2010 8:11 AM

From 7 mn to 100 mn: Rediff’s Ajit Balakrishnan on how the rest of India can catch up to the Internet

India has fewer broadband Internet users than small countries like the UK or Italy, and does not even make up for 10 per cent of the number of users from China or the US. Rediff.com Chairman Ajit Balakrishnan takes us through the issues holding us back and charts a path to 100 million users.

Gopal Sathe Dec 8, 2010 8:01 AM

SAB seeks to create some ‘magic’ in its prime time band

SAB TV is seeking to extend its prime time band and is all set to introduce two new shows ‘Ring Wrong Ring’ and ‘Gili Gili Gappa’ at 7.30 pm by mid-December 2010. In keeping with its family entertainment channel proposition, the shows target mostly younger viewers with, what the channel calls, ‘magic comedy’.

exchange4media Staff Dec 8, 2010 7:59 AM

OnMobile and Madison World team up for mobile marketing

VAS major OnMobile has tied up with Madison World to create a JV focussed on mobile advertising. With this pact, the two companies hope to leverage new opportunities to reach out to audiences by combining the specialisation each has.

exchange4media Staff Dec 8, 2010 7:58 AM

Effies 2010: Addition of new categories buoys industry participation; more on the anvil

In its 15th year, Effies has increased the number of categories from seven last year to 15 this year. An interesting category added from this year onwards is David v/s Goliath. DraftFCBUlka has won the Gold in this category, while Bates 141 has won the Silver and the Bronze went to Lowe Lintas.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Dec 8, 2010 7:57 AM

Effies 2010: Piyush Pandey, Joseph George, MG Parameswaran, Madhukar Kamath on winning

Ogilvy India, Lowe Lintas, DraftFCB Ulka and Mudra are among the top winners at the Effie Awards 2010, held in Mumbai on December 7. Piyush Pandey, Joseph George, MG Parameswaran, and Madhukar Kamath share with exchange4media their reactions to the wins…

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Dec 8, 2010 7:55 AM

Every village will have broadband access by 2012: TRAI Chairman

TRAI Chairman JS Sharma has said that the growth of broadband connections in India will help in the development of the economy and also in infrastructure such as education and healthcare. While he has not disclosed TRAI’s future broadband plans, he does mention that one part is to have a closer role in the functions of service providers to encourage value added services, while at the same time, connecting every gram panchayat in the country to a fiber optic network as early as 2012.

Gopal Sathe Dec 8, 2010 7:50 AM

RC Venkateish on DishTV’s aggressive mode for 2011

DishTV has been going strong in the DTH space, crossing the 9 million-subscribers recently. In conversation with exchange4media, RC Venkateish, CEO, Dish TV, speaks about the DTH leader’s plans for 2011, the challenge of getting into brand distribution penetration and more...

Shikha Dec 8, 2010 7:49 AM

Effies 2010: Ogilvy India crowned ‘Agency of the Year’ again; Grand Effie for DraftFCB Ulka

It was celebration of excellence in effective advertising at the Effie Awards 2010, held in Mumbai on December 7. Ogilvy India emerged the clear winner, bagging 14 metals, totaling a tally of 145 points. Lowe Lintas and Mudra followed with total tallies of 90 and 75 points, respectively. DraftFCB Ulka took home the Grand Effie for its work on Tata Docomo.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Dec 8, 2010 7:47 AM

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