SuperMedia | Street Fight

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Yext Data, DexOne Emerges from Bankruptcy

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Yext Data, DexOne Emerges from Bankruptcy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook to Add Yext’s Business Data as It Touts Search Feature (Bloomberg Businessweek)… Dex, SuperMedia Close Merger and Emerge from Chapter 11 As Dex Media (Screenwerk)… Google Calls Reports that Google Now for iOS Srains Batteries “Incorrect” (TheNextWeb)…

Local Companies Reluctant to Add New Jobs

Robert Hawthorne

Local Companies Reluctant to Add New Jobs

Just a couple of years ago, local companies like Groupon and LivingSocial (and many others) were expanding rapidly and staffing up — eager to put hundreds of salespeople on the street as quickly as possible and grab share of their new market. But in 2013 those boom times have faded a bit, as local companies have adjusted to a period of economic uncertainty and are reluctant to add new positions to their cost structure…

Street Fight Daily: Directories File for Bankruptcy, Foursquare Searches for Funding

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Directories File for Bankruptcy, Foursquare Searches for Funding

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Directory Firms Dex One, SuperMedia File for Bankruptcy (Reuters)… Foursquare Aims At A Moving Target As It Tries To Close Another Round Of Funding (TechCrunch)… Flashlight Apps, Location and Why Consumers Still Don’t Understand Privacy (The Next Web)…

Openings & New Hires at Patch, Yelp, Supermedia, HopStop, Square & More

Kelly Benish

Openings & New Hires at Patch, Yelp, Supermedia, HopStop, Square & More

Executives moving on up and over lately in sales, product, marketing, business development and more. Plus, who’s hiring? Yext, Yelp, Yodle, Restaurant.com, LivingSocial, DealHeaven, Apple and HopStop. Hyperlocal is expanding fast, and these openings are just one indication. Listings include links on where to apply. Get started now!

7 Strategies for Dealing With Online Reviews

Stephanie Miles

7 Strategies for Dealing With Online Reviews

While nobody doubts that positive reviews can be good for a business, many merchants aren’t quite sure how to encourage their customers to post their opinions online — and how to respond when they receive negative feedback in such a public forum. We spoke to five experts in the field and asked what businesses should consider when managing their online reviews…