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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…

Infographic: The Fight for Leads

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Infographic: The Fight for Leads

In the battle to find and convert customers, a range of tools are at the disposal of marketers. This infographic highlights eight winning tactics being used by marketers in health care, automotive, marketing agencies and law firms. It is the final post in the “Fight for Leads” series sponsored by CallRail.

Street Fight Daily: Apple to Report Revenue Drop, Reviews Increasingly Impact Search

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Apple to Report Revenue Drop, Reviews Increasingly Impact Search

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Apple Expected to Report First Drop in Annual Revenue Since 2001… From East Coast to West Coast: The Company Behind Miami’s The New Tropic Expands to Seattle… To Dunkin’ Donuts, Media is More Than Just New User Acquisition…

How Car Marketers Get Customers

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How Car Marketers Get Customers

Consumers are becoming savvier in the ways they research and purchase new cars, favoring online research over conversations with real world salespeople. So car marketer are using SEO, pay-per-click, third-party directories, and call tracking software to bring in leads. (Sponsored by CallRail)

As SMB Investment in Digital Increases, So Does the Need for Better Performance Metrics

Mark Sullivan

As SMB Investment in Digital Increases, So Does the Need for Better Performance Metrics

With all the noise in local marketing, how can SMBs reliably answer the ROI question? How can they increase the signal-to-noise ratio in their marketing metrics even as they increase their investments in online marketing? A good place to start is by focusing on one metric, above all else: Lead Acquisition Cost…

A ‘Radical Transformation’ Is Brewing in SMB Phones

Mark Sullivan

A ‘Radical Transformation’ Is Brewing in SMB Phones

For local businesses that rely on the phone for inbound leads (which is nearly all of them), the functionality of copper lines pales in comparison to what call-tracking-enabled lines have done for years. Unfortunately for business owners, the VoIP packages being sold to them also fall far short of the level of functionality that call tracking provides…