Street Fight Daily: Brands Wise Up About Location Tech, Google’s Exchange Bidding Exits Beta

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Brands Are Getting More Sophisticated at Using Location Data… Google’s Answer to Header Bidding Is Now Generally Available… Instacart Raises Another $150 Million…

Street Fight Daily: Google and Target Partner on Voice; Amazon’s Future in Search Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google and Target Offer the First Voice-Activated Coupon on Google Assistant… Amazon Could Dominate Product Search Ads by 2020… LA Times: ‘Programmatic Is Going to Be a Big Part’ of Publisher’s Future..

Is Voice the Future of Local AR?

Visual AR won’t go away and is aligned with several use cases like gaming. But audio could get here sooner and take over a certain share of micro moments like getting informed about people or surroundings. We’re talking local discovery, shopping, and proximity-based social media.

Street Fight Daily: Microsoft Makes a Big Move, Snap Slashes Ad Team Numbers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Microsoft Is Ready for a World Beyond Windows… Snap Cuts About 100 Employees on the Advertising Side of the Biz… How Facebook’s Shutdown of Third-Party Data Affects Advertisers…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Have Work to Do on Mobile, CPMs on the Rise

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Consumers Still Widely Dissatisfied with Mobile Shopping Experiences… Study of Digital Ad Prices Finds CPMs on a Steady Rise… Facebook Denies It Collects SMS and Call Data Without Permission…

Street Fight Daily: Zuckerberg Breaks His Silence, Voice Revolution Not Here Yet

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Zuckerberg Breaks His Silence on the Controversy Surrounding Data Security… Survey Finds Few Consumers Using Voice-Assisted Devices to Browse, Make Purchases… Amazon Customer Shopping Habits Divided by Age, With Some Surprises…

Street Fight Daily: QSRs Innovative With Mobile Apps, MINDBODY to Acquire Booker

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Fast-Food Brands Are Making Slick Mobile Apps to Stay Ahead of the Competition… YouTube Debuts Search-Based Video Ad Targeting… American Online Shoppers Are More Impatient Than Ever, All Thanks to Amazon….

Street Fight Daily: Google Debuts ‘Auto Ads,’ Digital Media Titan Vox Cuts Staff En Masse

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Debuts AdSense ‘Auto Ads’ with Machine Learning… Vox Media Cuts About 50, Scales Back Social Video… Snapchat’s E-Commerce Strategy Hit a New High…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Expands Service for Businesses, Marketers React to Facebook’s Latest

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Concierge, a Ride-Booking Service for Businesses, Expands… The Ad Community Reacts to Facebook’s Latest Tweak of the News Feed… To Woo Amazon, Cities Tackle Everything from Traffic to Housing…

Street Fight Daily: Salesforce Rolls Out Retail Tech, Brands Push Boundaries with User Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Salesforce Debuts Retail Platform Enhancements… Where is the Line Between Creepy and Creative in Data-Driven Advertising?… How Twitter Could Make a Big Comeback in 2018…

Street Fight Daily: Local Online Pubs Shirk Display, SMBs Key to Growth of Digital Ad Platforms

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Local Digital News Publishers Are Ignoring Display Revenue… IAB: Big Digital Ad Platforms Must Mine SMB Market to Keep Growing… Hearst Scored Record Profits for 7th Consecutive Year by Investing in Data…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Fuels CNBC’s Efforts to Monetize, Inside Google Maps’ Data Gold Mine

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… CNBC Eyes Monetization After Its Voice Audience Doubled This Year… This Cartographer’s Deep Dive Into Google Maps Is Fascinating… The Top Stories and Trends of 2017 in Data-Driven Advertising…

LBMA Podcast: Apple Buys Shazam, Fiverr, PlaceIQ + 1010Data

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan, Rob Woodbridge & Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Satisfi Labs launches chatbot for Mall of America, Brandbook loyalty, Westfield acquired by Unibail-Rodamco, 7-Eleven, Blis releases SmartTrends. Guest: Dan Hodges – RetailStoreTours.com.

Street Fight Daily: In-House Programmatic Expands, Facebook Demotes Engagement-Baiting Posts

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Transparency and Brand-Safety Concerns Drive Expansion of In-House Programmatic… Facebook Will Soon Demote Posts That Beg for Likes, Comments, and Shares… Refinery29 Lays Off Staff, Citing a ‘Correction in the Digital Media Space’…

Street Fight Daily: Salesforce & Google Partner on Analytics, MarTech Budgets to See Big Growth

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Salesforce and Google to Integrate Analytics 360 with Marketing and Sales Clouds… MarTech Budgets Projected to See Double-Digit Growth Next Year… Lyft COO Rex Tibbens Is Stepping Down After More Than 2 Years…

Street Fight Daily: DNAinfo & Gothamist Shut Down, CNN Wades Into Commerce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… DNAinfo and Gothamist Shuttered Suddenly by Ricketts Following Vote to Unionize… CNN Dips Into Commerce with a Digital Product Guide… NYT Beats Profits Estimate as Digital Subscription Count Soars…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Rides Mobile to Riches, Amazon Picks an Agency

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Registers Soaring Ad Revenue, Buttressed by Mobile… Amazon Consolidates Billion-Dollar Media-Buying Business with IPG Mediabrands… For First Time, More Holiday Shoppers Will Use Mobile Than Desktop…

Street Fight Daily: Cash Comes Rolling In for Big Tech, Uber Adds Multi-Stop Rides

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Big Tech Companies Post Glowing Quarterly Profits… Uber Launches Multi-Stop Trips in U.S. and Canada, Facilitating Detours at Local Businesses… When It Comes to Ad Quality, Programmatic Isn’t the Problem…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Food Ordering, Apple Throws Advertisers a Curve Ball

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Adds Food-Ordering Feature… Publishers Are Already Feeling Pain from Apple’s Move Against Ad Tracking… Mobile-Ordering Apps Trouble Restaurants…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Benefit from Voice Revolution, Placed Unveils New Attribution Tool

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… As Voice Has Its Moment, Tech Giants Give Brands a Way Into the Conversation (AdWeek) Voice is having its moment. People are talking, devices are listening and brands are attempting to insert themselves into the conversation, using Amazon Alexa voice skills and Google […]