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Street Fight’s Predictions for 2018: Part Two

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Street Fight’s Predictions for 2018: Part Two

As 2017 draws to a close, we’ve once again asked Street Fight staffers, columnists, and friends to look into their crystal ball and offer prognostications for what they thought will be the biggest story (or stories) in local in 2018. This is the second part of a two-part series.

Street Fight Rolls Out Analyst Hours with Local Merchant Report

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Street Fight Rolls Out Analyst Hours with Local Merchant Report

The report—a key franchise for us—has regularly served as a guidepost for vendors seeking to expand their reach into this market. What’s been missing? A way to tie the data directly to a vendor’s business. So for the first time, we’re offering time with the report’s author, Street Fight director of research, David Card, to discuss the report’s findings directly.

A New Era for Street Fight

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A New Era for Street Fight

After nearly six years as a bootstrapped independent business, Street Fight has been acquired by Brandify — and we couldn’t be more excited. The pairing will provide resources to significantly expand Street Fight’s content, events, and research, and will allow us to launch new offerings to create greater value for the industry.

Street Fight’s 10 Most Popular Stories From 2016

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Street Fight’s 10 Most Popular Stories From 2016

In the local space, 2016 brought both consolidation and renewal. Major players were acquired, while other companies experimented with innovations in bots and AI, VR/AR and a new generation of voice search. Here’s a look back at the top Street Fight stories (at least in terms of traffic) this year.

Local Visionary Awards Finalists Announced

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Local Visionary Awards Finalists Announced

Over 175 entries were received in the Local Visionary Awards, and 35 companies have emerged as finalists, on their way to the awards ceremony, to take place at Street Fight Summit 2016 on Oct. 25th in New York City. The caliber of the entrants across the board was remarked upon by the judges, who delivered close results for the top half of the entrants…

Join Top Thinkers — Get Your Ticket Now!

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Join Top Thinkers — Get Your Ticket Now!

Street Fight Summit explores the dynamic innovation taking place in the way businesses market to, transact with, and stay connected to consumers at the local level. Get your ticket now and join thousands of innovators and influencers in local who have experienced Street Fight Summit! Click for tickets, topics, speakers, sponsors, & more!

After the Brand Battle: The Final Score

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After the Brand Battle: The Final Score

The nine Brand Battles demonstrated true commitment to local branding by nearly all of the companies that competed – but fights over best data quality, superior customer engagement and reviews were intense, and the scores were close. Out of the five areas where Brandify collected data, the point of attack in local SEO and advertising proved that a clear strategy equals clear winners…

New Data Shows National Marketers Want to Place Dollars in Local Media

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New Data Shows National Marketers Want to Place Dollars in Local Media

National marketers care an awful lot about local media, and they put stock in some of the traditional channels such as radio and print, but they’re shifting dollars and interest toward digital innovations. Local media have a big opportunity to leverage their local context and relationships, and lead national marketers into digital waters. In other words, they can take the dollars for local media, plus capture the continued expansion of budget for online initiatives…

Street Fight Daily: Ford’s Ride-Hail Ambitions, Yik Yak Shifts Focus to Local Connections

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Street Fight Daily: Ford’s Ride-Hail Ambitions, Yik Yak Shifts Focus to Local Connections

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Ford Plans to Have a Full Fleet of Autonomous Cars Operating in a Ride-Hail Service by 2021… Yik Yak Yearns to Be Local, Not Just Anonymous… Retailers Should Perfect In-Store Pickup or Not Offer It At All…

Sponsored Report: Optimizing Local Presence for Mobile Search

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Sponsored Report: Optimizing Local Presence for Mobile Search

This free report looks puts a focus on key areas that will give marketers an edge: mobile-optimized websites; mobile-optimized SEO; and an attention to basic name/address/phone number information, particularly as it pertains to those “near me” searches. The report also features actionable takeaways with a “7 Strategies for Local Search Success” tip sheet…