Street Fight Daily: Zenreach Emerges from Stealth with $50M, Uber Partners with DigitalGlobe

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges from Stealth with $50 Million and Peter Thiel on its Board… Uber is Partnering with a Satellite Imaging Company to Help Drivers Find You… IBM’s Watson and Macy’s Team Up to Make In-Store Shopping Assistant…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Tool for App Engagement, SMBs Draw Non-Local Searches

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Launches Dev Tool Focused on Mobile App Engagement… Case Study: 33% of Local Search Business is from Non-Locals… Yahoo Reveals Testing of Conversational Search, Virtual Assistance…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Hits Major Roadblock, Amazon Eyes Food Delivery in London

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo’s Recent Revenue Driver, Mavens, Hits Major Growth Roadblock… Amazon Eyeing Up London Restaurant Delivery Launch… Facebook Woos Publishers Back with Instant Articles Feature…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Gets Assist from Yext, What New Instagram Tools Mean for SMBs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Geofilter Campaigns May Get a Boost from Yext… What the New Instagram Tools Mean for SMBs… Advertising in Pokémon Go Will Include Sponsored Products, Not Just Locations…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Offers Brands Its Audience API, AirBnB Testing Local Commerce Bots

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Offers Audience API to All Brands… AirBnB is Working on Bots to Catalyze its Travelers’ Local Spending… Poking Around the Location Data Potential of Pokémon Go…

Street Fight Daily: Google Launches Retail Ad Update, Pokémon Go to Host Local Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Courts Retail and Hotel Marketers with New Features… Ads for Specific Locations Are Coming to Pokémon Go… Why Location Isn’t Enough for Mobile Advertising…

Street Fight Daily: Pokémon Go and Local Commerce, Millennials and Retail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Foursquare President: ‘Huge’ Industry Developing Around Location Intelligence… Pokémon Go Gets Consumers Back to the Mall, But Will They Shop?… Lyft and GM Expand Express Drive Driver Rental Program…

Street Fight Kicks Off 2nd Annual Local Visionary Awards

Have you got the goods to take home a belt? For five-plus years, we have tracked the evolution of local, from the trendy daily deals then to the trendy chatbots today. Local is continuously inventing and innovating, and for the second year in a row, we’re honoring the best of these developments with our Local Visionary Awards.

Street Fight Daily: News Sharing Remains Low-Tech, DoorDash CEO’s Crowded Sector

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pew: Most News Sharing Remains Low-Tech, Offline… DoorDash CEO: Food Delivery Winner Will Be Best Service, Not Biggest Brand… The Athletic Brings Subscription-Based Local Sports Coverage to a City Near You…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Launches Luxury Service, Localytics Integrates with Oracle

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Launches Premier, Poaches Uber Employees to Get It Running… Localytics Integrates with Oracle for Omnichannel Marketing… Uber Raises $1.15 Billion From First Leveraged Loan…

Street Fight Daily: Gannett Acquires Jersey Papers, Walmart Responds to Apple Pay

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Gannett Buys the Bergen Record and Other New Jersey Papers… Walmart’s Answer to Apple Pay is Now Available in All Walmart Stores… Used-Car Mobile Marketplace, Shift, Launches…

Street Fight Daily: Angie’s List Strikes Paywall, Google Maps Enables SMB Discovery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Angie’s List is Now Free, and What That Means for SMBs and Local Search… Google Maps Makes It Easier to Find Local Businesses On Your Route… Square and Facebook Serve Up Offline Attribution for an Ohio Eatery…

Why Enterprise Marketers Are Such an Elusive Market

A new report based on insights collected from 200 executives at some of the biggest brands and retailers, reveals a lingering preference for traditional media over digital. But it offers a glimmer of hope where it shines a light on the pain points that are keeping digital from realizing its full potential with enterprise marketers…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Boosts Alexa Ordering, What Businesses Need to Know About Chatbots

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Shipping Could Be the Next Billion-Dollar Opportunity for E-Commerce Retailers… Survey Says Most Businesses Already Use the Internet of Things… Startups Should Be Watching as the Supreme Court Decides Samsung versus Apple…

Street Fight Daily: 80% of News Site Traffic from Facebook/Google, Walmart Expands 2-Day Shipping

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Revamps Alexa Skills to Stay On Top of Smart Home Market… Online News Sites Get 80% of Traffic from Facebook and Google… How Uber and Lyft Have Changed the Game for All Travel Brands…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Demotes Publishers on News Feed, Yelp Launches ‘Knowledge’ Platform

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family, Not Publishers… Yelp Announces Expanding ‘Knowledge’ Social Analytics Platform… Google Launches Two New APIs to Improve App Intelligence and Context…

How Much Do You Know About Your SMB Customers?

They say that what you don’t know can’t hurt you, but when it comes to landing SMB clients, that’s simply not the case. That’s why we went out to more than 500 local merchants and asked them about their experiences in local marketing. The result? The Local Merchant Report…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Launches Dashboard for SMBs, Pinterest Adds Shopping Cart

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Adds a Shopping Cart and Visual Search to Challenge Amazon… Twitter Courts SMBs With New Dashboard App… Why Publishers’ Engagement Metrics Are All Over the Map…

Street Fight Daily: Gannett Buys ReachLocal, Facebook Debuts Staff-Curated Event Recommendations

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Gannett to Buy Digital Services Company ReachLocal… How Businesses Can Take Advantage of the Massive Opportunity in Local Data… Facebook Debuts Event Recommendation Based On Staff Opinions, Not Algorithms…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Launches Location Feeds, Are Ride-Share Drivers Independent Contractors?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Launches Tags to Location Feeds with Foursquare… Lyft’s $27 Million Deal to Make Drivers Independent Contractors Gets Closer To Approval… 6 Tools SMBs Can Use to Identify Dissatisfied Customers …