Street Fight Daily: GMB Insights Adds Branded Search Reporting; 2/3 Big Businesses Invest in Local Media

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… Google My Business Insights Adds Branded Search Reporting… New Hires at S4M, Uberall, Tremor Video… BIA: Two-Thirds of Businesses with 500+ Employees Invest in Local Media Ad Platforms….

Street Fight Daily: GoDaddy Acquires Euro Rival for $1.8 Billion, How Foursquare Tackles Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… GoDaddy Acquires Rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 Billion… How Foursquare Leverages Location for Attribution… Don’t Expect To See Amazon’s Checkout-Free Grocery Store Mirrored by Local Retailers Anytime Soon…

Street Fight Daily: Google My Business Tests Chat Feature, M-Commerce Sees Conversion Issues

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google My Business Tests a Messaging Feature to Enable Business-Customer Communication… Mobile Smartphone Shoppers Struggle with Navigation… E-Commerce Won Black Friday Weekend. Now Walmart Really Has to Compete on Amazon’s Turf…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Offers Native Ads On Audience Platform, Media Buy Leverage Changing

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Offers Native Ads to Brands on Audience Platform… GroupM’s Brian Lesser: The Nature of Media Buying Leverage Has Changed for Good… This App Lets You Compare Ride-Hailing Prices As Well As Driver Payouts…

Openings and New Hires at Acquisio, Newsday, SproutLoud and GroupM

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at Unacast, Yelp, Niantic and more.

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Gets Assist from Yext, What New Instagram Tools Mean for SMBs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Geofilter Campaigns May Get a Boost from Yext… What the New Instagram Tools Mean for SMBs… Advertising in Pokémon Go Will Include Sponsored Products, Not Just Locations…

Street Fight Daily: Shopify To Push Offline, Patch’s Impending Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Shopify Raises $100 million Series C To Expand Offline Into general Commerce (GigaOm)… AOL’s Tim Armstrong Hints at Impending Patch Partnership (AdAge)… Square Acquires Evenly, A Venmo Competitor For Sending And Receiving Payments With Friends (TechCrunch)…