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4 Hyperlocal Trends to Watch in 2013

Patrick Kitano

4 Hyperlocal Trends to Watch in 2013

2012’s rush to capture the hyperlocal audience has begun to wane as the reality sets in that while the online SMB market is huge and untapped, it remains hard to get those mom-and-pops to spend money on newfangled marketing methods. Last year’s intense startup activity has revealed four trends going into 2013…

Hyperlocal Video Finally Comes of Age

Alex Salkever

Hyperlocal Video Finally Comes of Age

Hyperlocal video has, until now, been basically an oxymoron. The local television stations push out a decent amount of video but it has a metro rather than a hyperlocal focus. Patch.com and other hyperlocal news networks have done a bit of video, but it remains expensive to produce and comparatively hard to monetize at lower traffic levels. This is why a platform like Glocal looks really, really interesting…

Street Fight Daily: Advance Buys Streetwise, Could Groupon Go Bankrupt?

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Advance Buys Streetwise, Could Groupon Go Bankrupt?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Local Content Consolidation: Advance Publications’ Bizjournals Division Buys Streetwise Media Sites (TechCrunch)… Could Groupon Go Bankrupt? (Seeking Alpha)… Glocal, Local Video News Aggregator, Launches Out Of Beta With A Bang (TechCrunch)…