Avvo bites off new business, launches Q&A site for dentists

Avvo, the online question and answer service for lawyers and doctors, is expanding its lineup of products with the addition of a new dentist directory and Q&A site. Adding the dental profession is a natural one for Avvo, which refocused efforts last September as a Q&A site. In a blog post, Avvo CEO Mark Britton… Read More

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Looking to take on Quora, Avvo rebrands as a Q&A site

When former Expedia executive Mark Britton founded Avvo in 2007, the goal was to create an online directory and ranking system of attorneys. The Seattle company continues to offer that service — along with a directory of doctors. But Avvo is now putting a bigger emphasis on its Q&A forum, redesigning its home page to… Read More

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Avvo CEO Mark Britton named to the board of Orbitz

It’s been a little while since Avvo co-founder Mark Britton worked in the travel business. But he’ll be dusting off those old skills as the most recent board appointment at Orbitz, the giant publicly-traded online travel company. Britton, the former general counsel and executive vice president at Expedia, replaces outgoing board member Rick Fox. It may be… Read More