Street Fight Daily: Samsung’s Location-Aware Smartwatch, Hearsay Social Raises $30M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologySamsung’s Galaxy Gear Is Location Aware, Sporting Glympse’s Friend-Finding App (GigaOm)… Hearsay Social Raises $30 Million to Give Bankers an Online Presence (New York Times)… Mobile Close To 20 Percent Of Internet Traffic Globally (MarketingLand)…

Street Fight Daily: Angie’s List Rolls, More Consolidation in Deals

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Angie’s List is Killing It: Revenue, Members, Growth — and Stock Price — All Up…  (VentureBeat)… Tippr Is Acquired by nCrowd in Further Consolidation of the Online Deals Space (AllThingsD)… Groupon Pits Itself Against Location-based Services with App Update (Mobile Commerce Daily)…

Hyperlocal Publishers Need to Up Ad Accountability

Google Adwords, Twitter’s new Promoted Tweets product for SMBs, Facebook ads, and even Groupon, all deliver relevant geo-targeted consumers on a pay-per-performance basis. These social media ad networks will pressure traditional local publishers to match their offerings on price and accountability…

Local Quotables: Doctor, Kurzweil, Millard and more

The best words about and around the hyperlocal industry.

Ken Doctor thinks New Corp can’t go local with their business model; Jordan Kurzweil thinks the demand for local news is less than people think; Amy Millard says that local businesses have more Facebook interaction than their corporate counterparts; and more.

Hearsay Social VP: Local Dramatically Increases Social Engagement

An estimated 60% of small and medium-sized business use Facebook, and spending by SMB’s on social media is set to increase sevenfold over the next four years. The issue, as far as the hyperlocal space is concerned, is getting national brands to engage locally, and enable them to do it at scale…