Street Fight’s 10 Most Popular Stories From 2013

On this last day of 2013, here’s a look back at some of the Street Fight stories that really piqued your interest this year (at least as far as page views go). We’re grateful for all of your support this past year, and we look forward to bringing you more great content, research, and events about sustainable hyperlocal business models in 2014…

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)…

Street Fight Daily: Zaarly Pivots, Can Hyperlocal Scale?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Zaarly Shutters Its Reverse Craigslist Marketplace, Goes All In On Virtual Storefronts As Co-Founder Exits (TechCrunch)… Hyperlocal Cooties (Buzz Machine)… NY Daily News Releases City Guide App With MyCityWay (AdWeek)…

Mom-and-Pops That Don’t Invest in Social Will Miss Out

According to an article by Julie Brooks published last week on Street Fight, demand for social media management among small business owners has “dropped off a cliff.” But social media is about taking word-of-mouth online, and now that the prominent social media websites are making it easier than ever to capitalize on these moments, local businesses have everything to gain…