Openings and New Hires at Lee, ShopKeep, Yext and SalesPredict

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 jobs and hires at Flint, Telmetrics, Sonata, Happenings Media, and Placed…

Openings and New Hires at Placeable, SIM Partners, UBL and Surefire Social

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 jobs and hires at Balihoo, Colony Logic, Hibu, PlaceIQ and more…

Street Fight Daily: Square Adds Booking Service, Lyft Drives Uber Competition

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologySquare Continues to Diversify With Launch of Booking Service (Fortune)… Lyft Drives Uber Competition With False-Order Allegations (Bloomberg)… Online Meal Delivery Firm Foodpanda Raises $60 Million (Recode)…

Openings and New Hires at Dex Media, Connectivity, GoDaddy, and Hearst

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, moves and new openings at hibu, Google, PlaceIQ, Advance Visibility and more …

Openings and New Hires at Thinknear, Twitter and Verizon

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 Factual, Angie’s List, Local Yokel Media, Facebook, Mediative and hibu.

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…

8 Ways Hyperlocals Can Nurture Existing Customer Relationships

The question that many hyperlocal vendors struggle with is how to keep their current customers satisfied without slashing prices or devoting too many resources to a single client. Here are eight strategies from hyperlocal experts, with specific advice on how to grow and nurture existing customer relationships.

Street Fight Daily: Lenders Take Over Hibu, Uber Could See $3.5B Valuation

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyYellow Pages Owner Hibu Handed Over To Lenders (BBC)… Fast Car: Uber Funding Auction Could Reach a $3.5B Valuation (AllThingsD)… Steve Case on LivingSocial: ‘I’m Still A Believer’ (Washington Business Journal)…

Openings & New Hires at Yelp, Groupon, Local.com, Viddy and more

It is indeed hiring season! Who are the eager employers? Nokia, DexOne, Yelp, Hibu, CityGrid, Local.com and Street Fight among them (us). On the move this week include executives at Local Market Launch, Groupon, Acquisio and Viddy, where the son of Michael Ovitz has faced some controversy over his company’s distribution techniques. Plus, find out who’s looking to make the leap. Read on…

Local Companies Reluctant to Add New Jobs

Just a couple of years ago, local companies like Groupon and LivingSocial (and many others) were expanding rapidly and staffing up — eager to put hundreds of salespeople on the street as quickly as possible and grab share of their new market. But in 2013 those boom times have faded a bit, as local companies have adjusted to a period of economic uncertainty and are reluctant to add new positions to their cost structure…

Openings & New Hires at PlaceIQ, Apple, Twitter, Hibu, and More…

As the new year opens, employers are already making moves, scooping up hot talent, and posting job openings. Find out about PlaceIQ’s expansion, a promotion at Google, where Yahoo execs go when they leave, and some interesting openings at Google, plus lots of gigs for job-seeking business development and product management professionals….

Street Fight Daily: Criticism Over Apple Maps, Yahoo Won’t Be Checking-In

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Apple’s Maps Are A Disaster Waiting To Happen (SAI)… Looks Like Yahoo Won’t Be Buying Foursquare (Screenwerk)… Official: Yellow Pages May Be Worthless (Paid Content)…

Street Fight Daily: LivingSocial Partners With Starbucks, Hibu Sinks

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Yellow Pages Publisher Sinks as Creditors Circle (The Guardian)… As Starbucks Runs a Deal With LivingSocial, Groupon Stock Touches a New Low (All Things D)… What Restaurants Know (About You) (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: SnipSnap, Geoloqi, Yell Becomes ‘Hibu’

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

Geoloqi’s Location Tracking Now Available to Appcelerator Devs (GigaOm)…

For AOL, a Costly Gamble On Local News Draws Trouble (Wall Street Journal)…

Sense Networks Makes Location-based Advertising Relevant (GigaOm)…