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Street Fight Daily: Facebook to Launch Campaign Optimization Tool, Inside eBay’s Renaissance

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Facebook to Launch Campaign Optimization Tool, Inside eBay’s Renaissance

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Is Introducing a Campaign Budget Optimization Tool for Advertisers… Inside eBay’s Repositioning as a Modern E-Commerce Platform… Twitter Helps Out Small Businesses with Promote Mode Service…

Street Fight Daily: Location to Power Local Google Search, Square Turns to Large Businesses

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Location to Power Local Google Search, Square Turns to Large Businesses

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google to Use Location Data as Primary Factor for Local Search Results… Square Announces the Register, a $999 POS Device for Larger Businesses… Why Selling Higher-End Brands Gives Walmart a Fighting Chance Against Amazon…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Grocery Disruption Begins, Retailers Embrace Direct Mail

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Grocery Disruption Begins, Retailers Embrace Direct Mail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Lower Whole Foods Prices Monday and Offer Prime Members Benefits Soon… Why Data-Driven Retailers Are Learning to Love Direct Mail… Two Uber Investors Seek to Defend Kalanick in Legal Battle…

Street Fight Daily: Advertisers Return to YouTube, Shopify Launches Square Rival

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Advertisers Return to YouTube, Shopify Launches Square Rival

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Months Removed from Brand Safety Boycott, YouTube Wins Over Advertisers Again… Shopify Launches New Card Reader to Compete with Square… Facebook Changes the News Feed to Reward Fast-Loading Sites…

Street Fight Daily: D.C. Taxis to Replace Meters with Square, Instagram May Allow Search by Location

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: D.C. Taxis to Replace Meters with Square, Instagram May Allow Search by Location

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Will Replace Meters in D.C. Taxis, Potentially Fueling Data Collection and Local Commerce… Instagram May Allow Users to Search Publicly Shared Stories by Location… Web-Retail Startups Turn to Bricks and Mortar for Growth…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Launches New Ad Buying Tools, Facebook’s Mobile Bump Evens Out

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Snap Launches New Ad Buying Tools, Facebook’s Mobile Bump Evens Out

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Is Opening Itself Up to Advertisers of All Sizes with New Buying Tools… Facebook’s Days of Easy Growth from the Shift to Mobile May Be Over… Consumers Can Stomach Ads in News Feeds, Research Shows…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Launches 24/7 News Service with Bloomberg, Uber Boosts Data Privacy

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Launches 24/7 News Service with Bloomberg, Uber Boosts Data Privacy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter to Launch 24/7 News Streaming Service with Bloomberg… Uber Beefs Up Privacy Controls Amid Data Use Controversy… Now That It Knows Who’s Talking, Google Home Might Reach Its Potential…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Shipping Ambitions, Search Engines Remain Crucial to Local Discovery

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Shipping Ambitions, Search Engines Remain Crucial to Local Discovery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon’s Plan to Dominate the Shipping Industry Is Taking Shape… Most Internet Users Prefer Search Engines to Find Local Products… Publishers Say Facebook Can Save Instant Articles with Better Data, Subscription Tools…

Street Culture: How Some of the Most Successful Startup Leaders Motivate Their Teams

April Nowicki

Street Culture: How Some of the Most Successful Startup Leaders Motivate Their Teams

New tech startups might not have a formula to create culture, but many leaders consider culture an important component for success. Though every company is different, some trends emerge: leaders must be transparent, they must hire for fit, and they must give employees a way to feel that they partially own the company.

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Reportedly Rejected $6B Offer, Uber-Google Rivalry Heats Up

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Reportedly Rejected $6B Offer, Uber-Google Rivalry Heats Up

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft’s $9 Billion Price Tag Was Too High for GM… Uber and Alphabet Rivalry Heats Up Over Self-Driving Vehicles, Mapping Tech, Ride Hailing… Square Forges Relationships with Competitors to Expand its Business Opportunities…