Damian Rollison | Street Fight

Street Fight at Two: Looking Back, Looking Forward

The Editors

Street Fight at Two: Looking Back, Looking Forward

When we first launched Street Fight in April of 2011, we saw a lot of energy coming together around consumer targeting by location, and over he past two years we’ve seen many companies in the hyperlocal space really starting to gain traction. We’ve really enjoyed the ride so far and we look forward to bringing you even more of the latest news, research and community around hyperlocal business in the coming years…

Street Fight Staff and Friends Predict 2013’s Top Stories

The Editors

Street Fight Staff and Friends Predict 2013’s Top Stories

Last week, some top hyperlocal luminaries weighed in with their predictions for what we can expect to see in the coming year. Today we’ve asked Street Fight staffers and a few friends who regularly contribute to the site to submit their prognostications for what is to come in the realm of location-based services, local search, daily deals, and hyperlocal content…

Deep Data and the Semantics of Local

Damian Rollison

Deep Data and the Semantics of Local

In the case of local search, there is no prevailing reason beyond lack of attention to prevent the industry from doing a better job of serving the full range of consumer needs. For the time being, industry attention is still directed in a self-fulfilling way toward the activities that have always received attention. This is the safe bet, but safe bets don’t lead to progress…