Street Fight Daily: Samsung’s ‘Passbook’ App, PayPal Co-Founder’s Payments Play

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Samsung Takes a Page from Apple’s Passbook With New Wallet App (Verge)… PayPal Co-Founder Levchin Launches New Payments Startup, Affirm (AllThingsD)… Apple Patents Situational Awareness And Location Information Sharing For Mobile Devices (TechCrunch)…

Local Listings Spread — From One Site to Hundreds

One recurring theme at last week’s Street Fight Summit concerned the ongoing project of creating, organizing, and aggregating data and content associated with location. For SMBs, the new marketing strategy favors dispersed deployment of enhanced content across multiple media and mobile services…

Openings and New Hires at JiWire, UBL, Groupon, Booker, Telenav & More

JiWire gets a new CEO in a year of big executive changes; Groupon tries for third-time’s-a-charm COO; UBL staffs up; Living Social loses an exec; and LocalResponse brings on a new vice president of technology. And that’s just what’s highlighted in industry moves from this week. Plus, openings at LocalVox, Booker, Apple, Google, Twitter, Facebook, Telenav and more…

LocalVox Acquires Postling, Releases Product Suite 3.0

Fresh off raising $7.4 million in Series A funds, New York-based local marketing platform LocalVox has announced the acquisition of Postling, which creates a social media marketing dashboard product used by over 20,000 small businesses..

Street Fight Daily: Shopkick Rebuilds App, LocalVox Raises $7.4M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Shopkick Totally Recreates Its Shopping App. Gamification Out, Design and Content In (Pando Daily)… LocalVox Raises $7.4M for One-Stop Shop for Local Marketing (GigaOm)… Buy Reviews on Yelp, Get Black Mark (New York Times)…

Who’s Coming and Going at Groupon,, LocalVox, YP & more

Big changes at with several new members of the management team; a new head of marketing at LocalVox; Groupon brings on an executive to focus on accounting from the C-level; and lots of jobs on offer in sales, marketing and business development at Foursquare, Patch, LocalVox, Factual, Apple and more.

Five 360-Degree Marketing Platforms for SMBs

One way that SMBs can cut down on the time they spend creating and managing their hyperlocal marketing campaigns is by signing up for a 360-degree platform that brings many of the most popular digital marketing tools under one roof. Here are five comprehensive platforms that small businesses can use to streamline their online marketing efforts…

Client Relationships Gained at Street Fight Summit

In a post-event poll, attendees said they made at least one new prospective client or partner contact, with the majority making five to 10 and a handful came away with 10 or more. Sponsor Blank Slate, which set up a table at the event, developed several new client relationships — and made a video about their positive experience.

Street Fight Daily: 11.29.11

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

LocalVox Launches Full-Service Marketing Solution To Help Local Merchants Target Their Customers (TechCrunch)
Groupon Stock Now Half Off (AllThingsD)
How Groupon and Livingsocial Impact Businesses and Users (Washingtonian)

LocalVox Launches White-Label Local Marketing Tool

LocalVox, the local marketing platform built by hyperlocal publisher Nearsay, has launched a white-label advertorial publishing tool. The widget will allow larger hyperlocals and vertical niche publishers with existing sales and marketing teams to host and syndicate advertorial content from their clients across the LocalVox publishing network — and will help them push that content to social media outlets…