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Street Fight Daily: Top Patch Exec Resigns, Mobile Payments At Starbucks Increase

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Top Patch Exec Resigns, Mobile Payments At Starbucks Increase

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyTop Executive At AOL’s Local News Business, Patch, Resigns (BuzzFeed)… Mobile Payment At U.S. Starbucks Locations Crosses 10% (TechCrunch)… I’m Still Waiting for My Phone to Become My Wallet (New York Times)…

Patch, Others Seek Holiday Cheer Updating Tried and True Guides, Deals

Rick Robinson

Patch, Others Seek Holiday Cheer Updating Tried and True Guides, Deals

Holidays are a sparkling time to test out the effectiveness of one’s local penetration. And it seems Patch is going all in. I asked Mark Josephson, SVP of revenue, to talk about what Patch is pitching for the holiday (among other obvious questions). Turns out the network of local sites has a Ye Olde Fashioned Gift Guide of its own…

Will the 2012 Election Be a Hyperlocal Breakthrough?

David Hirschman

Will the 2012 Election Be a Hyperlocal Breakthrough?

As we approach 2012, hyperlocal sites and networks around the country are gearing up to leverage their content and attract what promises to be a huge windfall of political advertising. At the recent Street Fight Summit in New York, we gathered four top executives who are already thinking deeply about the potential opportunity for hyperlocal in next year’s election cycle…