YP’s Split and Local.com’s Bankruptcy: Ain’t No Big Deal

YP’s split and Local Corp’s bankruptcy filing might strike you as huge events. But for the greater local search industry, I don’t see these as particularly big milestones…

Openings & New Hires at Kenshoo, GateHouse, Local Corp and Search Influence

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 Daily Press, AOL, PAGE Cooperative, and more…

LBMA Podcast: Placecast’s New Mobile Ad Platform, Bing Partners With Local Corp

On the show: Audi brings public desire and reward to the Mini in London, Estimote powered by iBeacon is just the start of the mote world, Coca-Cola’s Positivity Wall, and PayPal takes their hands-free payments to the masses. Plus Chuck Martin’s Mobile Minute gives us the Cool vs. Creepy scale for location based marketing…

Openings and New Hires at Topix, Angie’s List, Drawbridge, PlaceIQ and More

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 at Topix and Local Corp., plus jobs at BuzzTown, Yahoo, Yext, WorldNow, and more…

Local Corp CEO: Mobile Is a Type of Traffic, Not a Type of Product

Street Fight recently caught up with Local Corporation CEO Heath Clarke, who has helmed the company since 2001 — several lifetimes ago in Internet years. He talked about the company’s position in the hyperlocal ecosystem, the growing importance of mobile for SMBs and the future of daily deals as a category…

Street Fight Daily: Pew Studies Local News, LevelUp White Labeled

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology. New Pew study: Where You Live Helps Shape Your News Diet (Nieman Journalism Lab)… LevelUp Arms Merchants With White Label Payment Apps (GigaOm)… Local Corp., a Web 1.0 Company, Thrusts Itself into Mobile Era with New iOS and Android Apps (Pando Daily)…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Companies Ally, Should Yahoo Buy Foursquare?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Nokia, Samsung, Sony Mobile and Others Form In-Location Alliance, Seek to Boost Indoor Positioning Technologies (TheNextWeb)… Will Foursquare Be Marissa Mayer’s First Big Acquisition At Yahoo? (Marketing Land)… Groupon’s New Operations Czar Grasps Shaky Helm (Chicago Tribune)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon, Patch, Signpost, Digital First

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

Groupon Customers Might Not Get Any Cash From That $8.5 Million Settlement (Business Insider)…

Signpost Makes Deal With Newspaper Biggies (Portfolio)…

The Case Against AOL, In Numbers (Ad Age)…

Street Fight Daily: 01.20.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

798 Daily Deal Sites Closed in the Last 6 Months of 2011 (Daily Deal Media)…

‘Patch May Be A Big Waste Of Money For AOL, But My Dad Loves It’ (Business Insider)…

Online Ads Will Waste $12.4 Billion This Year In the U.S. (ReadWriteWeb)…