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Lots of Efforts needed to Crack Local Online

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2008 by No comments yet

VC Fred Wilson wrote this week about his and The comments are interesting too. Fred wrote…

Techcrunch calls a competitor of EveryBlock. I think collaborator is more like it. It’s going to take more than one company to rebuild the local newspaper from the ground up.

Amen. Front Porch Forum is very different from either of these efforts, but plays in the same space. With 30% of our pilot city subscribing and a large percentage posting, we’re definitely well beyond just the heavy web users that dominate much of Web 2.0.

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