How Dunkin’ Thinks About Google Assistant Integration and the Future of Mobile Ordering

“Increasingly, brands are being judged by the experience they deliver as much as the product,” said Paul Murray, Dunkin’ brands director of digital experience. “This is a really good example for us where we’re delivering on a great product and we’re also delivering on the experience, and we’re leveraging new technology to do it.”

Street Fight Daily: Ad Tech Too Crowded for Marketers, Facebook Crackdown on Targeting to Build

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Why Choosing Mar Tech Vendors Is Challenging for Marketers… Facebook Plans Crackdown on Ad Targeting by Email Without Consent… Amid Heightened Competition, Domino’s Mobile Game Offers Rewards Points..

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: Walmart Continues to Innovate, Mobile Video Ad Spend Overtakes Display

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Walmart Develops a Personal Shopper Service and Store Without Cashiers… Mobile Video Ad Spend Overtakes Display… Former Orbitz CEO Joins Uber as the Company’s First COO…

LBMA Podcast: Google, Dunkin Donuts, Hilton Hotels + Amazon

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Rob Woodbridge. On the show: Pause Fest, Vita Moja + DNAfit, FreezeTag, Mapbox buys MapData, Euclid partners with LiveRamp.

Street Fight Daily: Big Retailers Support Mobile Payments, Snap Ads Struggle to Grab User Attention

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon, Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks Drive Mobile Payment Behaviors… How Do Users Like Snapchat Ads?… AOL’s CEO Explains that Oath is About B2B Branding…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Expands Into Grocery, Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts Partner on Order-Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Grocery Pickup Stores in Seattle… Dunkin’ Donuts Links Order-Ahead, Loyalty to Waze App… There’s a Disconnect in Connecting Marketing Tech Tools…

Brand Battles in Depth: Looking at Starbucks vs. Dunkin’ Donuts

The series demonstrates the real complexity of cross-platform digital marketing and the importance of a data-driven strategy in identifying meaningful objectives and tracking performance. This commentary explains how Brand Battles are constructed and how their subject areas fits into the bigger picture of local marketing for national brands.

Street Fight Daily: AT&T to Acquire Time Warner, Mobile Moves to Majority of Google Ad Rev

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… AT&T To Acquire Time Warner, Becoming Latest Media Giant with Cross-Device Mojo… Mobile Moves to Majority Share of Google’s Worldwide Ad Revenues… How Quartz Sculpts a Global, Mobile-First Brand…

Street Fight Daily: Thumbtack Is Now a Unicorn, Amazon Leverages Existing On-Demand Workforce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Thumbtack Becomes Latest Unicorn, Raises $125 Million at $1.25 Billion Valuation (Forbes)… Amazon Taps ‘On-Demand’ Workers for One-Hour Deliveries (Wall Street Journal)… Walmart Doubles Down on Online Grocery Shopping with Curbside Pickup (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Gowalla Founder Leaving Facebook

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGowalla Co-Founder Josh Williams to Depart Facebook (AllThingsD)… The False Hope of Hyperlocal (Digiday)… Does In-Store Location Tracking Cross The “Creepy Line”? (MarketingLand)…

LBMA Podcast: Domino’s, LevelUp, and UpOut’s Martin Shen

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan talk about Shazam’s background tagging; Domino’s delivers Pizza-smelling DVDs; UberMedia changes the rules in targeted ads with UberAds; LevelUp partners with NCR; The importance of customer feedback and engagement plus special guest Martin Shen, co-founder of UpOut…

Mapping Apps Making an Impact on Mobile Purchase Intent

Apps like Mapquest and Waze are used with a direct intention as part of “lower funnel” purchase considerations.But map users also demonstrate high engagement with visible advertisers served to them as a complement to their core navigation needs…

What Multilocation Brands Need to Do to Prepare for Facebook’s Graph Search

National brands have invested nearly all their Facebook resources in building and supporting brand pages for the purpose of publishing content and managing customer relationships at the corporate level. But these brands don’t do business at the corporate level.They do business at the local level through large, brick-and-mortar networks. When it comes to Graph Search, these physical locations and their corresponding local Facebook pages are what really matter…