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Street Fight Daily: Amazon to Collaborate With CPGs on Alexa Ads, Snap Yields Results for NBC News

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon to Collaborate With CPGs on Alexa Ads, Snap Yields Results for NBC News

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Discussing Alexa Ads for 2018 with P&G, Clorox, and Others… NBC News Got 4 Million Subscribers in 5 Months to Its Snapchat Show… Location of Things Market Growing to $71 Billion…

Street Fight Daily: Brands See Success with Kik Chatbots, Facebook Demotes Clickbait

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Brands See Success with Kik Chatbots, Facebook Demotes Clickbait

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Kik Users Have Now Sent Branded Chatbots Nearly 2 Billion Messages… On Track to Bring in $850,000 This Year, Charlotte Agenda Says Its Model Works… Jet.com Has Been Trying to Beat Amazon at the Wrong Game,,,

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Profits Skyrocket, Gannett Expansion Faces Ad Difficulties

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Profits Skyrocket, Gannett Expansion Faces Ad Difficulties

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Profit Nearly Triples on Mobile Ad Sales and New Users… Gannett’s Expansion Strategy Runs Into Bad News on the Ad Front… How Businesses Creating New Website Platforms Can Optimize for Search…

Street Fight Daily: Behind Foursquare’s Founder, Thrillist Expands Local Coverage

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Behind Foursquare’s Founder, Thrillist Expands Local Coverage

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyWill Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right? (Fast Company)… Thrillist Expands, Becomes a Blend of Frommer’s and Foursquare (AdAge)… Seamless and the Online-Takeout Trend Makes Restaurants Queasy (BusinessWeek)…

Street Fight Daily: Zagat’s Workplace ‘Nightmare,’ Square Launches Marketplace

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Zagat’s Workplace ‘Nightmare,’ Square Launches Marketplace

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyHow Zagat’s Workplace Turned Into A ‘Nightmare’ (Business Insider)… New Square Service Targets Local Merchants’ Market (USA Today)… Microsoft Partners With Deem To Expand Its Ad Inventory With More Local Offers And Deals(TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Surrounded, Mobile Advertising’s Future

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Surrounded, Mobile Advertising’s Future

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Is It Time Local Site Called for Yelp? (The Wall Street Journal)… Is Location Based Advertising The Future Of Mobile Marketing And Mobile Advertising? (Forbes)… Openings & New Hires at Advance Digital, Neustar, Factual, Yellowbook, Apple and More (Street Fight)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Downplays Zagat Scores, Concerns Over Privacy

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Downplays Zagat Scores, Concerns Over Privacy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Starts To Downplay Zagat Scores; It Should Ditch Them Altogether (Search Engine Land)… New Government Report Calls for Rules on Mobile Tracking (AdWeek)… Dennis Crowley: Foursquare Considered Selling, Is The Best Local Search Tool On The Planet (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: 10.31.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 10.31.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Gilt City Picks Up BuyWithMe at a Discount (AllThingsD)
The daily deals site operated by fashion and luxury online retailer Gilt Groupe, has acquired daily deals company BuyWithMe. Gilt will be purchasing BuyWithMe’s assets, including its member and vendor lists, as well as some of its technology…

Cachet, Not Cash Fuels NYT’s Local Team-Ups (NetNewsCheck)
The New York Times’ local partnerships with the Bay Citizen, the Texas Tribune and the Chicago News Cooperative have been a boon to the legitimacy nonprofit sites and their missions to raise the level of local journalism in their markets. But some acknowledge that weighing the Times’ needs against their own can be a challenge…

Street Fight Daily: 09.27.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.27.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

September can’t end soon enough for Groupon. The month brought a string of staff departures, SEC spats and the indefinite shelving of the company’s long-awaited IPO. Now a second class of employees has filed a class action against Groupon over unpaid overtime. (PaidContent)…

Facebook is offering up to $10 million in free advertising to small businesses in the middle of slight changes to how the social networking site allows brands and consumers to interact on its Pages. (ReadWriteWeb)…

Street Fight Daily: 09.09.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.09.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Zagat gives Google the best local content in one fell swoop, as well as relationships with thousands of local advertisers, writes Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry. “Now Google can plug the best local content into its many products and have the best local search product. … This is important because local is the next big online advertising opportunity. Daily deals are just the tip of the iceberg.” (Business Insider)…

“Local is going to be big; I think everyone realizes that,” says Sameet Sinha, a senior analyst at B. Riley. “But in this sort of capital markets environment, long-term projects aren’t given much leeway, especially a project like Patch that is much more people intensive than tech intensive.” It’s just “not something that should have been undertaken by a company the size of AOL.” (PEHub)…

Street Fight Daily: 08.18.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 08.18.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

According to a new report from location-based media company JiWire, 53% of the “on-the-go” U.S. audience is willing to exchange their location in exchange for more relevant content and better information, including mobile deals. (TechCrunch)…

Groupon is running seriously low on cash. The company is not broke, by any means. It can also presumably raise additional capital in the private markets if its IPO gets further delayed. But Groupon’s cash cushion relative to its liabilities is small — and the gap between the two is going the wrong way fast. (Business Insider)…