Street Fight Daily: Revel Expands Into Stadiums, Yellow Pages Still Generating Cash

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyRevel Extends Tablet POS Into Stadiums (ZDNet)… Dex Media: Too Soon to Close the Book on Yellow Pages Publisher (Wall Street Journal)… LivingSocial Executives Talk Hiring, Cybersecurity Attack and Profitability (Washington Post)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Yext Data, DexOne Emerges from Bankruptcy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook to Add Yext’s Business Data as It Touts Search Feature (Bloomberg Businessweek)… Dex, SuperMedia Close Merger and Emerge from Chapter 11 As Dex Media (Screenwerk)… Google Calls Reports that Google Now for iOS Srains Batteries “Incorrect” (TheNextWeb)…

Local Companies Reluctant to Add New Jobs

Just a couple of years ago, local companies like Groupon and LivingSocial (and many others) were expanding rapidly and staffing up — eager to put hundreds of salespeople on the street as quickly as possible and grab share of their new market. But in 2013 those boom times have faded a bit, as local companies have adjusted to a period of economic uncertainty and are reluctant to add new positions to their cost structure…

Street Fight Daily: Directories File for Bankruptcy, Foursquare Searches for Funding

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Directory Firms Dex One, SuperMedia File for Bankruptcy (Reuters)… Foursquare Aims At A Moving Target As It Tries To Close Another Round Of Funding (TechCrunch)… Flashlight Apps, Location and Why Consumers Still Don’t Understand Privacy (The Next Web)…

Conference Notebook: Sales More Important Than Ever for Local

Sales force optimization doesn’t tend to draw big crowds. But it’s arguably the most pressing issue facing legacy local media’s slow but accelerating shift into the digital space — and the issue is potentially paramount to the future profitability of the hyperlocal space…