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LBMA Podcast: Google’s Local Ads, 7Eleven Rolls Out Belly

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On the show: Sprooki rolls out beacons in Singapore malls; Philipp Schmitt’s location-based light painting project; Runkeeper partners with KIIP; PitneyBowes’ location start-up incubator in India; QR codes to help Alzheimer sufferers from getting lost. Special guest is Peter Cahill, founder of Life Line Response...

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YP Hooks Up With Goodzer to Add Services Data to Search

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YP has announced a new partnership with Goodzer that will populate the company’s local search product with information about service provider offerings from the startup. It’s the latest in a series of moves by the yellow pages carve-out to rejuvenate its local search product and draw users away from Yelp and Google, as pressure continues to mount on the listings model...

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Street Fight Daily: Apple Partnering With Amex, Square Feeling Squeezed

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A roundup of today's big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology... Apple Partnering With American Express On New iPhone Payments System (Recode)... Square Feeling Squeezed From All Sides (New York Times)... As Relaunch Hype Subsides, Will Foursquare Survive? (VentureBeat)...

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Openings and New Hires at LiveIntent, Affinity Express, and Linkedin

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Every two weeks, Search Influence’s Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. In this week's edition, new jobs and hires at Elastic Box, Convergent Mobile, Happenings Media, Sonata and more...

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Street Fight Daily: Square Seeks $6B Valuation, Uber’s Dirty Playbook

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A roundup of today's big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology... In Raising Cash, Square Heads for $6B Valuation (CNBC)... This is Uber's Playbook for Sabotaging Lyft (Verge)... 7-Eleven to Install Belly Digital Loyalty System Across U.S. and Canada (Recode)...

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Nimble Commerce to Power E-Commerce for Second Street

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NimbleCommerce and Second Street have announced a partnership agreement where Nimble will become the e-commerce platform and network for Second Street's media customers...

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Openings and New Hires at the LSA, GoLocalPDX, ElasticBox and UpSnap

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Every two weeks, Search Influence’s Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. In this week's edition, moves and new openings at the Local Media Association, PlaceIQ, Colony Logic, Sonata, Happenings Media, Ping4 and more...

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Report: Mobile Context and Location Services Market to Reach $43.3 Billion by 2019

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The mobile context and location services market is set to reach $43.3 billion by 2019, according to a new report. That’s up from an estimated $12.2 billion in 2014. The report also found that by 2019, more than two-thirds of revenues will be driven through highly targeted and contextually aware ad-supported apps...

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Study: Facebook Is Most Effective Social Media Site for Small Business

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A new study from G/O Digital, the digital marketing wing of Gannett, finds that consumers tend to use Facebook for product research more than any other social media outlet. The study found that 68% of respondents prefer checking reviews of Facebook, compared to 11% on Twitter and 12% on Pinterest.

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Hyperlocal Companies Among 500 Startups’ Latest Batch

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Silicon Valley seed fund 500 Startups has announced a new round of startups it will be helping navigate through the tough road to sustainable profitability — and they include a number of brand new companies in local commerce, marketing, and tech. Here are a few interesting hyperlocally focused companies from the latest batch...

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