Street Fight Daily: Google Introduces Location Affiliate Extensions, Didi ‘Definitely Going Global’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Drives In-Store Foot Traffic Through Online Affiliate Location Extensions… Didi’s President Says China’s Ride-Hailing Giant ‘Definitely Going Global’… The Where Factor: How Location Data Offers a New Marketing Edge…

Street Fight Daily: Kalanick Calls Self-Driving Tech Race ‘Existential,’ Facebook Ramps Up E-Commerce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Kalanick Says Uber Has 40 Million Monthly Riders Paying $50/Month, Calls Self-Driving Tech Race ‘Existential’… How Location Data Influences Consumer Buying Decisions… Any Business on Facebook Can Now Sell Goods Right From Its Page…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Updates for Local Commerce, Pinterest Lends Hand to Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Rolls Out Series of Updates to Get Hold of Local Commerce… Pinterest Enlists Publishers, Creators to Boost Presence of Brands on Its Platform, Ad Revenue… Yelp Rolls Out Nowait Nationally to Deepen Ties with Casual Dining Restaurants…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Cash In on Snapchat API, Google to Launch Click-to-Message Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Brands Cash In on Snapchat’s Long-Awaited API… Google To Launch Click-to-Message Ads on Google Search in Coming Weeks… Platform Publishing Creates Challenges for Publishers’ Mobile Design…

Street Fight Daily: Google Shifts to Mobile-First Index, Twitter’s Carousel Ads See Success

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Shifts from Desktop- to Mobile-First Indexing… Ad Buyers See Promise In Twitter’s Instagram-Like Carousel Ads… Is Omnichannel Marketing Finally Going From Retail Dream to Reality?…

Street Fight Daily: Verizon May Renegotiate Yahoo Deal, Facebook Tweaks Audience Metrics

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Could Reopen $4.8 Billion Deal Talks… Facebook Tweaks Audience Network to Favor Advertiser Metrics… Google Rolls Out New Tech for Publishers to Count Mobile Viewability…

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…

Street Fight Daily: Bloomingdale’s Capitalizes on Snapchat Geofilters, Amazon Video Threatens Retailers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Geofilters Help Bloomingdale’s Connect with Next Generation of Shoppers… Amazon’s Video Steaming Service is a Threat to Retailers, Not Netflix… Google Looking at How to Measure Brand Awareness for Search…

Street Fight Daily: Consumers Slow to Embrace E-Grocery, Location-Based Marketing Drives Foot Traffic

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… One Local Market — Packaged Food and Household Goods — Resistant to E-Commerce… Location-Based Marketing Boosts Store Visits… Gordon Borrell on Why Facebook is Killing It in Local Advertising…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Events App, Gap Between Online and Offline Commerce Shrinks

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Launches Events App… Gap Between Online and Offline Commerce is Shrinking… How the Shift to Mobile Has Impacted Local Search and Display Marketing…

Raise Report: New Funding for FreshDirect, Tout, Home Chef

Every two weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. This week’s edition includes funding for Zenly, Prowler, TapFwd, and Clearpath Robotics.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Virtual Reality Web Browser, Millenials Prefer Text-Delivered News

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… What Brands Should Know About Facebook’s New Virtual Reality Web Browser… Pew Research Shows Young Adults Prefer Text-Delivered News Over Video… Snapchat Parent Working on IPO Valuing Firm at $25 Billion or More…

Street Fight Daily: Samsung Buys Viv, Twitter Aims to Close Buyer Search This Month

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Buying Viv, Samsung Makes Its ‘Me Too’ Virtual Assistant Play… Twitter to Conclude Sale Deliberations This Month… New Health-Food Drive Thru in Arizona Rethinks the QSR Category…

Street Fight Daily: Salesforce Eyes Twitter, Apple Enters Search Ad Biz

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter is Expected to Field Bids This Week, with Salesforce in the Mix… Local Visionary Awards Finalists Announced… Apple Enters the Search Ad Biz Today — What Marketers Need to Know…

Street Fight Daily: Guardian to Sell Its Data, What Facebook’s Marketplace Lacks

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Guardian Moves to Separate Data from Inventory, with Monetization Model to Follow… Salesforce is Acquiring Krux to Boost its Data Management Capabilities… What Time Learned From the Small Sites It Acquired…

Smaato CEO: ‘Location Tells Much More About a User Than Anything Else’

The company recently rolled out a demand-side platform that helps companies such as Yahoo, AOL, and Google choose which traffic they want to buy from ads. We caught up with Ragnar Kruse to talk about how location and emerging technologies are shaping the future of advertising.

Street Fight Daily: Gannett Purchase of Tronc Imminent, Facebook Launches Its Own Craigslist

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Gannett Deal to Buy Tronc is Likely Imminent… Facebook Launches Marketplace, a Friendlier Craigslist… Marketers Try to ‘Close the Loop’ On Customer Retention…

Street Fight Daily: Majority of Consumers Will Pay for Same-Day Delivery, Google Expands Waze

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Most U.S. Digital Buyers Would Pay for Same-Day Delivery — If They Need It… Google Quietly Expands Ride-Sharing Service… Chute Launches Service for Brands to Find and Manage Influencers…

Street Fight Daily: Google Expands Free Measurement Tech, Social Gains More of Marketers’ Budgets

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Expands Free Measurement Tech for Its Marketing Cloud… Yext Integrates with Uber as Local On-Demand Becomes More Ubiquitous… Social, Not Search, Gaining More of Marketers’ Budgets….

Street Fight Daily: Salesforce Launches Retail Platform, 55% of Online Shoppers Start on Amazon

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Salesforce Announces Cloud-Based Retail Platform for In-Store, Online (MediaPost) As part of the Customer Success Platform, retail brands on the Salesforce Commerce Cloud can transform how they connect with their customers at every step in the journey: from discovery, engagement, and transaction to […]