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Street Fight Daily: Self-Service DSPs for SMBs, Local Media As Alternative to Ads on Facebook?

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Self-Service DSPs for SMBs, Local Media As Alternative to Ads on Facebook?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Ad Tech Abandoned the SMB Market… Amazon Prime Wardrobe Launches to All U.S. Prime Members… As Brands Look Closer, Is Local News the Tortoise and Facebook the Hare?…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile to Overtake TV by 2021, Influencer Marketing Needs a Clean-Up

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Mobile to Overtake TV by 2021, Influencer Marketing Needs a Clean-Up

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Zenith: Mobile Advertising to Overtake TV by 2021… Unilever Demands Influencer Marketing Business Clean Up Its Act… Google, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer JD.com…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Static Local ‘Potential,’ SMBs Assess Options to Replace Websites

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Static Local ‘Potential,’ SMBs Assess Options to Replace Websites

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook’s Perennial ‘Potential’ in Local… Gauging the Opportunity to Replace Local Merchants’ Websites… Global Ad Spend Is Set for Monster Growth in 2018…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare’s Machine Learning-Based Attribution, Duopoly’s Damage Control

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare’s Machine Learning-Based Attribution, Duopoly’s Damage Control

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Spotify, TGI Friday’s Enlist Foursquare for Machine Learning-Backed Measurement… Facebook Demands Advertisers Have Consent for Email/Phone Targeting… Google Reboots Advertising Tools to Give Users More Control Over Their Data…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Disrupts Local News Delivery, Grocers Partner with Meal Kits

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Voice Disrupts Local News Delivery, Grocers Partner with Meal Kits

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Listen Up! Voice Makes Itself Heard in Delivery of Local News… As Grocery Shopping Evolves, Supermarkets Partner with Meal Kit Services… Apple’s App Store Privacy Crackdown May Hurt Facebook’s Onavo…

Report: Social Attracting Most Widespread Investment from Advertisers, Topping Search

Stephanie Miles

Report: Social Attracting Most Widespread Investment from Advertisers, Topping Search

Move aside, Google. According to the results of a new survey, released by the advertising management firm Marin Software just this morning, nine-in-10 advertising professionals are investing in social media in 2018, beating the next most popular channel—YouTube/Google Display—by more than 10 percentage points.

Heard on the Street, Episode 5: Bringing Apple-like Quality Standards to Local Ads, with Lynn Tornabene

Mike Boland

Heard on the Street, Episode 5: Bringing Apple-like Quality Standards to Local Ads, with Lynn Tornabene

What do you learn from going through two major tech acquisitions? It’s all about having a firm strategy, says Affinity X CMO Lynn Tornabene, our latest guest on Heard on the Street. In Tornabene’s varied career leading projects at top tech firms, M&A lightning struck twice—at DoubleClick (acquired by Google), then Quattro Wireless (acquired by Apple). 

Street Fight Daily: Google Expands Into Fresh Food Marketing, Snap Expands Commerce for Brands

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Google Expands Into Fresh Food Marketing, Snap Expands Commerce for Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Enters Deal with Carrefour to Sell Food Online in France… Snap Expands Commerce for Brands Within Stories… Report: Social Attracting Most Widespread Investment from Advertisers, Topping Search…

Street Fight Daily: Buyers Lag on Mobile Programmatic, The Turn to Video Goes Multichannel

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Buyers Lag on Mobile Programmatic, The Turn to Video Goes Multichannel

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… When It Comes to Mobile Programmatic, Buyers Are Behind… B2B Marketers Turn to Shorter Videos Across Many Channels to Engage Millennial Buyers… A Year After Amazon Devoured Whole Foods, Rivals Pursue Countermoves…

Street Fight Daily: Marketers Look for Data Beyond Duopoly, GDPR Spawns a Need for Innovation

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Marketers Look for Data Beyond Duopoly, GDPR Spawns a Need for Innovation

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Concerns Grow Over Facebook, Google Duopoly as Marketers Prioritize Data Transparency… GDPR Panic May Spur Innovation in Data and AI… Native Mobile Video Ads 15 to 20 Seconds Long Show Highest Rates of Engagement…