placeiq | Street Fight - Part 2

Street Fight Daily: Brands Leverage Apple Search Ads, Yelp Struggles Internationally

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Brands Leverage Apple Search Ads, Yelp Struggles Internationally

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Big Brands Are Already Targeting Their Competitors with Apple Search Ads… Yelp, Struggling Internationally, Lays Off 175 In Sales and Marketing… Foursquare Licenses Drawbridge’s Cross-Device Identity Data for Location Intelligence…

PlaceIQ Announces Strategic Investment From Alibaba Group, Expansion Into China

David Hirschman

PlaceIQ Announces Strategic Investment From Alibaba Group, Expansion Into China

The location-based audience and insights platform has partnered with — and received a strategic investment from — Alibaba Group, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world. The minority investment will be used to help PlaceIQ scale its operations globally, beginning with the Chinese market.

Street Fight Daily: Labor Ruling Threatens Uber’s Contractor Model, Geofeedia Used to Monitor Protests

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Labor Ruling Threatens Uber’s Contractor Model, Geofeedia Used to Monitor Protests

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Drivers Ruled Eligible for Jobless Payments in New York State… Geofeedia is Just the Tip of the Iceberg: The Era of Social Surveillance… BuzzFeed’s Head of Commerce Talks About Shop, Part of Media Company’s E-Commerce Efforts…

PlaceIQ Releases Location Data Accuracy Study, Debuts ‘Dynamic Distancing’ Tech

Joseph Zappa

PlaceIQ Releases Location Data Accuracy Study, Debuts ‘Dynamic Distancing’ Tech

The company has released the results of an independent, third-party analysis of location data accuracy in 150 locations across five U.S. cities and also announced the launch of its Dynamic Distancing technology, which it says offers comprehensive, “reality-based” data for use by brands and marketers.

Street Fight Daily: Google Maps to Feature Local Ads, Foursquare’s Restaurants Bot

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Maps to Feature Local Ads, Foursquare’s Restaurants Bot

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Maps Will Feature Local Search Ads for Businesses… PlaceIQ Releases Location Data Accuracy Study, Debuts ‘Dynamic Distancing’ Tech… Foursquare Just Quietly Released a Bot for Finding Restaurants…

Street Fight Daily: Kayak to Debut Restaurant Search, How Brands Can Use Chatbots Effectively

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Kayak to Debut Restaurant Search, How Brands Can Use Chatbots Effectively

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Kayak to Launch Restaurants, Tours, and Activities Comparison-Shopping Features (Skift)… Can Brands Turn Real-Time Facebook Messenger Chats into Meaningful Engagements? (Mobile Marketer)… Ride-Hailing Start-Ups Compete in ‘Uber for Children’ Niche (New York Times)…

Closing the Loop: PlaceIQ, LiveRamp Connect TV Campaigns With Location Visits

David Hirschman

Closing the Loop: PlaceIQ, LiveRamp Connect TV Campaigns With Location Visits

PlaceIQ and LiveRamp have announced the results of a new consumer behavior model that connects TV to the real world. The companies conducted a number of campaigns delivering targeted TV ads and then used location data to measure real-world store visitations, resulting in an average lift of 46 percent across three targeted verticals.

Street Fight Daily: Waze Partners With Lyft, Craigslist Competitor 5miles Now Valued at $300M+

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Waze Partners With Lyft, Craigslist Competitor 5miles Now Valued at $300M+

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Waze to Scoop up More Data through New Partnerships (Wall Street Journal)… Mobile App 5miles Raises $30M at a $300M+ Valuation to Rival Craigslist in Classifieds (TechCrunch)… Bootler Brings Comparison Shopping to Food Delivery Services (Chicago Tribune)…

LBMA Podcast: Absolut Bottles Become Media Platforms, Swedish Bakery Sends Real Treats in Exchange for Web Cookies

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Absolut Bottles Become Media Platforms, Swedish Bakery Sends Real Treats in Exchange for Web Cookies

On the show: Pernod Ricard turns Absolut bottles into IoT play; Swedish bakery Pågen sends real treats in exchange for web cookies; Google provides $1 million grant to Wayfindr in London; Irisys launches Gazelle 2; Jane Goodall launches Tapestry of Hope map. Plus, news from PlaceIQ and IRI; Walmart; Sears; Dwolla and Seamless; and GameStop.

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Will Spin Off Core Businesses, Pinterest Buys Two Search-Centric Startups

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Will Spin Off Core Businesses, Pinterest Buys Two Search-Centric Startups

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo Is Said to End Plan to Spin Off Alibaba Stake (New York Times)… Pinterest Buys Two Startups to Bolster Image Search (Wall Street Journal)… Uber Is Testing a New Service That Sounds Exactly Like a Bus (Business Insider)…

PlaceIQ Teams Up with IRI to Tackle Online-to-Offline Attribution

Noah Elkin

PlaceIQ Teams Up with IRI to Tackle Online-to-Offline Attribution

Marketers face a number of big challenges today. One is pinpointing their audiences as they move from device to device — and then from platform to platform on those different devices. Another is making sense all of the data consumers generate in the scores of micro-interactions they have every day across the devices and platforms they use. A third is online-to-offline attribution. The partnership with IRI that PlaceIQ announced today is a step toward tackling these hurdles.