Street Fight Daily: Digital Advertising Booms in 2016, CloudTags Boosts Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Digital Advertising Grew Double Digits Again to Hit $17.6 Billion in Q3… CloudTags Helps Brick-and-Mortar Stores Become ‘Connected’ Businesses… Facebook Messenger for Web Now Allows Search in Conversations…

Street Fight Daily: GasBuddy’s Location-Based Strategy, Voice-Assisted Shopping On the Rise

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… GasBuddy Leverages Location-Based Marketing to Drive Purchases at Gas Stations… Mobile Shoppers Turn to Virtual Voice Assistants… Facebook, Google, Consolidation: What Drove Media Deals in 2016…

Street Fight Daily: Here Brings Location Insights to China, Brick-and-Mortar Holiday Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mapping Service Here Looks to Bring Location Insights, Mapping Service to China … A Brick-and-Mortar Advantage: Capitalizing on Returns to Make More Sales… Automation Gives Advertising a Moral Struggle: Is Online Reach Worth the Hurt?…

Street Fight Daily: Email Still Digital Marketing King, How to Make Data Actionable

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Email Outperforms Social Media, Paid Search for ROI… Marketers Have Data, But They Don’t Know How to Make It Actionable… Retailers Make 11th-Hour Push to Lure Last-Minute Shoppers…

Street Fight Daily: Inside Food Delivery Economics, Tricky Ad Equation for Snap and Instagram

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Inside the Brutal Economics of Food Delivery… Snapchat and Instagram’s Young Audiences Rarely Notice Ads on Platform… Facebook Kills Off Exact Location Sharing in Nearby Friends, Adds ‘Wave’…

Street Fight Daily: where Location-Based Marketing Is Headed, Uber Ends Self-Driving Ops in SF

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Location-Based Marketing Will Evolve in 2017… Uber Ends Self-Driving Car Test in San Francisco… Brands and Publishers Use Facebook Messenger to Boost PR and Sales…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Ad Tech Strategy, 7-Eleven Beats Tech Giants on Drone Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… A Briefing with Amazon, Ad Tech’s Dark Horse… 7-Eleven Beats Google and Amazon to First Regular Commercial Drone Delivery Service… Mobile is the Key to Extraordinary Brand Experiences…

Street Fight: Uber’s Q3 Losses ‘Eye-Popping’, Snap Makes Moves on Ad Tech

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber’s Loss Exceeds $800M in Third Quarter on $1.7B Net Revenue… With Acquihire of Flite, Snapchat Looks to Boost Ad Tech Capabilities… Small Business Owners Pessimistic About Holidays but Hopeful for 2017…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s Mobile-First Index, Mobile Marketing to Millennials

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Case Study: Some Potential Sticking Points with Google’s Mobile-First Index… Report: Millenials, Gen-Zers, And Brick-and-Mortar Retail… Uber’s Clash with Regulators Moves to Self-Driving Cars…

Raise Report: New Funding for JumpCrew, Thanx, Breather

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 Movinga, Nectar, Mojio, and Splash.

Street Fight Daily: Retailers Try Google’s Promoted Places, GrubHub’s Social Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Retailers Test Out Google Maps Promoted Places Ads… 65% of Connected Device Owners Are Open To IoT Advertising… With Digital Revolution, Expectations for Marketers Shift Toward Revenue Generation…

Street Fight Daily: Microsoft Partners With Here, Uber Self-Driving Ops in SF Halted

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Here and Microsoft Expand Mapping Deal, Expanding Into Connected Car Data… California DMV Orders Uber to Stop Operating Its Self-Driving Cars In SF… Google’s Share of Referrals to Publishers Drops Significantly…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Launches Self-Driving Cars in SF, Yelp Starts Cash-Back Program

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Takes Self-Driving Cars to San Francisco… Yelp Launches Cash-Back Program… Can Google’s User Reviews of Local Businesses Beat TripAdvisor At Its Own Game?…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare and Nielsen Team Up on Attribution, Moz Local Partners with Yelp

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Foursquare, Nielsen Team Up to Map Digital Ads to In-Store Visits… Moz Local Offers New Capabilities in Partnership with Yelp… Facebook’s Latest Measurement Error Irks Marketers…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft’s Impact on Hyperlocal Commerce, Facebook’s Ad-Counting Troubles Persist

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Touts Its Benefits for Hyperlocal Commerce… Facebook Reports New Issues with Ad-Counting Tools… In Smart Home Race, Microsoft, Google, Amazon Vie to Be ‘Hub of Everything You Do Online’ …

Street Fight Daily: Target Uses Data to Boost Brands, ProPublica Aims to Fill Local News Void

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Target Capitalizes on Shopper Data, Collaborates with In-House Brands On Programmatic… Attempting To Fill A Local News Void, ProPublica Launches Illinois Unit… Major Retailer Leverages Social To Score During Holiday Season…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Struggles with Publishers, Retail Marketing and Measurement

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Falling Behind Snapchat and Facebook, Twitter Struggles to Attract Publishers… How Retail Marketing Changes As Measurement Tools Improve… Where the Digital Dollars Have Gone: How 15 Major Media Companies Have Invested in Digital…

Street Fight Daily: GoDaddy Acquires Euro Rival for $1.8 Billion, How Foursquare Tackles Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… GoDaddy Acquires Rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 Billion… How Foursquare Leverages Location for Attribution… Don’t Expect To See Amazon’s Checkout-Free Grocery Store Mirrored by Local Retailers Anytime Soon…

Street Fight: Amazon’s First Physical Grocery Store, Beacon Companies Pivot Toward Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon’s New Grocery Store Is Missing One of the Most Important Things About Its Business… Beacon Companies Pivot Toward Attribution As Acquirers Come A-Knocking… Mobile Ad Growth Propels Glispa, a Mobile Marketing / AdTech Company, to New Heights…

Street Fight Daily: AMP Delivers on Ads, Agencies Try to Cash In on Voice Tech

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Says Faster Mobile Ads Are Boosting Clickthrough Rates Up To 200 Percent… What Advertising Companies Are Doing to Capitalize on Voice Tech… Quality, Transparency of Location Data Top Concerns for Marketers…