Street Fight Daily: Reddit Targets Locations, Facebook’s Billion Mobile Users

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.. Reddit Introduces Location-Targeted Promoted Posts (Wall Street Journal)… Facebook Posts Earnings Beat as Mobile Soars Past One Billion Monthly Users (Recode)… Uber Drives for Asian Expansion (Financial Times)…

Openings and New Hires at ReachLocal, Main Street Hub, Digital First

Every two weeks, Search Influence’s Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. In this week’s edition, new hires and jobs at Hulu, Company Town, Angie’s List, Factual, Search Influence, and Facebook…

Street Fight Daily: Cash Crunch at LivingSocial, Startups Tackle Local

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.LivingSocial May Be Running Dangerously Low on Cash and Time. Will Amazon Come to the Rescue? (Pando Daily)… Startups Tackle the Local Neighborhood as the Next Frontier  (GigaOm)… Google Updates iPad App to Make Search More Local (Mashable)…

True Innovation in Local News Organizations Still Lacking

News sites need to innovate around their core competencies by spending time understanding their customers (advertisers and consumers) and what problems they can solve for them. The solutions should be a good fit for the organization and should be something that they are uniquely positioned in the marketplace to provide…

Street Fight Daily: Google Buys Wildfire, DNA Info’s Billionaire Boss

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Buys Wildfire: Social/Loyalty Anchor? (Local Onliner)… Inside Billionaire Joe Ricketts Dreams of a Media Empire (Capital New York)… Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under ‘Exclusive’ Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon, Patch, Signpost, Digital First

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

Groupon Customers Might Not Get Any Cash From That $8.5 Million Settlement (Business Insider)…

Signpost Makes Deal With Newspaper Biggies (Portfolio)…

The Case Against AOL, In Numbers (Ad Age)…

Street Fight Daily: Offers to Google Maps, Patch Info in AOL Earnings

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

Google Quietly Launches Groupon Now-Like Free Google Offers Across The U.S. (TechCrunch)…

AOL Earnings Reports Tell History of Patch Since 2009 (Poynter)…

Savored Makes Restaurant Reservations Based on Your Location (Mashable)…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Coupons, Edo’s Real-Time Offers

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

Edo Launches Real-Time Local Offers Platform, Tied To Your Bank Card (TechCrunch)…

Foursquare Joins the Coupon Craze (Wall Street Journal)…

Four Reasons Why Andreessen Horowitz Is Investing $10 Million in Belly (AllThingsD)…

Brady: If Print Is 85% of Your Revenue, You’re Terrible at Selling Digital

Six months ago, online news guru Jim Brady (formerly of TBD and washingtonpost.com) took over as editor-in-chief at Digital First Media with the mandate of focusing the newsrooms of the company’s papers on a, well, “digital first” model. Street Fight recently caught up with Brady, to talk about what it takes to win hearts and minds of veteran journalists, and why the business side comes first…

Digital First Taps Nimble Commerce to Power National eCommerce

Digital First Media, which oversees the Denver-based MediaNews as well as the New York-based Journal Register Company, has inked a deal with Nimble Commerce to power an ecommerce initiative across the company’s 150 plus local sites. The deal will replace the media group’s largely fragmented ecommerce efforts with a single platform capable of launching daily deal and flash sales campaigns seamlessly across its media properties…

Street Fight Daily: 02.24.12

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

The Holy Grail of Rich Location Data Made Easy by Geoloqi (ReadWriteWeb)…

The Newsonomics of Hyperlocal’s Next Round: Patch, Digital First, and More (Nieman Lab)…

9 Ways B2Bs Can Excel With Location-Based Social Media (LunaMetrics)…

Street Fight Daily: 12.14.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

TaskRabbit Picks Up $17.8M — And a Vote of Confidence for the Do-It-For-Me Economy (Betabeat)…

How Fast Is Local Ad Market Growing? Depends How You Define ‘Local’ (PaidContent)…

Digital Giants Closing in on Local Media (Reflections of a Newsosaur)…

Street Fight Daily: 09.09.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Zagat gives Google the best local content in one fell swoop, as well as relationships with thousands of local advertisers, writes Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry. “Now Google can plug the best local content into its many products and have the best local search product. … This is important because local is the next big online advertising opportunity. Daily deals are just the tip of the iceberg.” (Business Insider)…

“Local is going to be big; I think everyone realizes that,” says Sameet Sinha, a senior analyst at B. Riley. “But in this sort of capital markets environment, long-term projects aren’t given much leeway, especially a project like Patch that is much more people intensive than tech intensive.” It’s just “not something that should have been undertaken by a company the size of AOL.” (PEHub)…