Street Fight Daily: Journatic Gives a Preview, Chalkboard Shutters

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology...

The Burbs Get a First Look at Journatic (Chicago Reader)…

Singapore-based Location Ad Service Chalkboard Closes (The Next Web)…

Groupon Plans for World Domination Include More ‘Hyperlocal’ Offers (Wall Street Journal)…

7 Hyperlocal Tools to Increase Business During Off-Peak Times

A number of hyperlocal platforms aim to help companies keep the business moving with real-time deals and offers targeted to potential customers in the immediate vicinity. By offering limited-time promotions during off-peak periods, small businesses get new customers through the door without displacing faithful regulars. Here are seven platforms that can help drive business during off-peak times…

Hyperlocal Marketing Platform Chalkboard Launches in U.S.

The location-based advertising network, which already has over 4,300 clients in Southeast Asia, is now launching in the U.S. as well. The company is opening its San Francisco headquarters today, according to CEO Saumil Nanavati, who spoke to Street Fight recently about the move.