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Street Fight Daily: Google Bests Facebook on Web Traffic Referral, How BBC Uses Voice Assistants

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Google Bests Facebook on Web Traffic Referral, How BBC Uses Voice Assistants

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… In Reversal, Google Now Sending More Traffic to Publishers than Facebook… How the BBC Is Using Voice-Assistant Platforms… The Mall of America’s New Chatbot Makes Holiday Shopping Easy…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Wallets Can Guide Search’s ‘Next Moment,’ BuzzFeed Wants to Go Local

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Wallets Can Guide Search’s ‘Next Moment,’ BuzzFeed Wants to Go Local

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mobile Wallets, GPS and Beacons: How to Dominate the ‘Next Moment’ of Local Search (Search Engine Land)… BuzzFeed Is Planning to Enter the Local News Game in the U.K. (Nieman Lab)… Grubhub, DoorDash, and Caviar Hit with Worker-Misclassification Complaints (San Francisco Business Times)…

Street Fight Daily: BBC’s Hyperlocal News Push, HotelTonight App Introduces Local Concierge

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: BBC’s Hyperlocal News Push, HotelTonight App Introduces Local Concierge

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… BBC Seeks to Forge Working Links With Hyperlocal News Sites (The Guardian)… Mobile App Company HotelTonight Launching Personal Concierge Feature (Wall Street Journal)… Google Upgrades Mobile Browser Display to Allow Reviews (Blumenthals.com)…

Report Identifies Elements of Hyperlocal Success in the U.K.

Damian Radcliffe

Report Identifies Elements of Hyperlocal Success in the U.K.

It is to hyperlocal media’s advantage that it remains a nascent sector which is developing quickly. Unwedded to the business models of the past, hyperlocal has the scope to experiment with different models for content, revenue and community engagement. In doing this, and hyperlocal players have as much to learn from the community development sector as they do from other media outlets…