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Looking at Location Signals, GroundTruth Looks at Ways to Predict Behavior

April Nowicki

Looking at Location Signals, GroundTruth Looks at Ways to Predict Behavior

A recent study by the company focused on the foot traffic at mass merchandisers and grocery stores and airport traffic, and pointed to the NC city as the best choice for Amazon’s HQ2. “Being able to dig in to real world behaviors, it draws out real actionable recommendations,” says Sarah Ohle, VP of marketing insights.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Bolsters Brand Safety, Instacart Partners With Legacy Grocer

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Bolsters Brand Safety, Instacart Partners With Legacy Grocer

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… xAd Rebrands as GroundTruth in Push to Expand Beyond AdTech… Facebook is Giving Advertisers More Control Over Where Their Ads Appear… Legacy Grocer Partners with Instagram to Offer Delivery…

xAd Introduces Pay-for-Performance Model, Guaranteeing Offline Store Visits

Joao-Pierre Ruth

xAd Introduces Pay-for-Performance Model, Guaranteeing Offline Store Visits

Location intelligence company xAd today launched a new media buying model called “Cost Per Visit,” which is intended to ensure offline visits at stores by customers — and offer better ROI for brands. Marketers who use “Cost Per Visit” only pay when targeted customers physically go to a store after seeing a mobile ad.

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Acquires ModCloth, Marketing Tactics Divide Consumers by Generation

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Acquires ModCloth, Marketing Tactics Divide Consumers by Generation

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Millenials Follow Brands; Gen-Xers, Contests; Boomers, Promotions… Walmart is Acquiring ModCloth, the Online Women’s Fashion Retailer… Introducing Marketing-Stack Management, Powered by Enterprise Machine Learning…

LBMA Podcast: British Petroleum, Crust Pizza, Simpli.fi

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: British Petroleum, Crust Pizza, Simpli.fi

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Galleries Lafayette, Royal British Legion, Coca-Cola, xAd buys Weatherbug, DAC Group, Yelp + SweetIQ, and AirBnB.

QSRs Are Thriving With Location-Based Data, But There’s a Caveat

Nicole Spector

QSRs Are Thriving With Location-Based Data, But There’s a Caveat

QSRs have successfully forged ahead with location-based ad strategies. Not only have we seen an influx of case studies asserting as much, but also a recent report from xAD inferring that foot traffic has spiked for QSRs thanks to location-based marketing, and, perhaps more importantly, the data mined from those efforts.

Street Fight Daily: Uber Uses Ride Data for Restaurant Recommendations, AirBnB Launches ‘Trips’

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Uber Uses Ride Data for Restaurant Recommendations, AirBnB Launches ‘Trips’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Uses Ride Data to Compile Guide on Local Restaurants… AirBnB Is Transforming Itself from a Rental Company Into a Travel Agency… World’s Leading QSR Uses Tech to Revolutionize Service…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Taps Foursquare For Sharper Location Data, xAd Raises Additional $42.5M

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Taps Foursquare For Sharper Location Data, xAd Raises Additional $42.5M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Signs Data Deal with Foursquare for Better Targeted Geofilters… Verizon Invests Further in Location Data, Ad Capabilities, Buying LQD Wifi to Expand IoT Strategy… Samsung Buys Harman International for $8 Billion in Bet on Connected Cars…

Street Fight Daily: Ads Coming to Google’s Local Pack, xAd Partners with ComScore for Attribution

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Ads Coming to Google’s Local Pack, xAd Partners with ComScore for Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Confirms Ads Are Coming to Local Pack… ComScore is Working with xAd to Measure Foot Traffic From Online Ads… How a Publisher’s New Trend-Predicting Platform Will Benefit Advertisers…

Street Fight Daily: Brick-and-Mortars Crushed by Online Costs, Instagram Tests Profiles for Businesses

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Brick-and-Mortars Crushed by Online Costs, Instagram Tests Profiles for Businesses

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Online Operating Costs Are Crushing Brick-and-Mortar Retailers… Instagram is Testing a Facebook-Like Profile for Businesses: Here’s What it Looks Like… AT&T Unwinds Web Alliance With Yahoo (Wall Street Journal)…