Street Fight Daily: Walmart Tests Grocery Delivery, YouTube Rolls Out Marketing Tool

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Walmart Partners with Deliv to Test Grocery Delivery Direct to Fridge… YouTube Uses Data to Create Thousands of Ads from Assets in One Video Campaign… Why Brands Continue to Invest in Digital Advertising Despite Industry Roadblocks…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Empowers Brands, Uber Sues an Agency

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Brands Can Now Tap Pinterest’s Pin Collective Via a Self-Serve Customer Platform (AdWeek) Pinterest formed Pin Collective last October as a way to give brands access to the social network’s best content creators—publishers, production shops and individuals—to work directly with them on their campaigns. How […]

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Joins Video-Ad Craze, Uber Co-Founder Quashes Kalanick Return Rumors

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Unleashes Video Ads for All Advertisers with Third-Party Measurement Partners… Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp Says Kalanick Will Not Return as CEO… How Quartz Achieved a 90% Renewal Rate for Branded Content…

Job Changes at DexYP, Pinterest, Cuebiq, and Vendasta

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest openings and new hires in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at Mono Solutions, Groupon and HomeStars .

Street Fight Daily: Brands Navigate Snapchat, Amazon Tightens Grip on the Smart-Home Future

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Brands Get Around Low Discoverability on Snapchat… This Year’s Prime Day Echo Sales Could Mark a Tipping Point for Amazon’s Product… Uber Offers a Thankless Job, and The Applications Roll In…

Snapchat Expands Its Foray Into Local with Snap Map

Pinterest and Snapchat both are turning digital space into a closer analogue to physical space, where we look for visual cues to understand the world. In different ways, both apps are collapsing the distance between virtual and real.

One Size Does Not Fit All in the SMB Digital Market

“At the very least you have to recognize your day-to-day experiences both discovering and interacting with small businesses are wildly different from customers in rural markets,” David Mihm tells Mike Blumenthal in their biweekly chat.

Instagram Collaboration Is Making Social Media Work for Small Businesses

“All social media is a funnel,” says Chris Warren, owner of Marjory Warren Boutique in New York City. “You’re trying to get someone to buy something.” Warren connected with other local shops via Townsquared, hyperlocal networking platform for small businesses, and joined a sort of “Instagram collective” with other store owners.

Raise Report: Houzz, Quantifi, Pinterest Score Fresh Funding

Every two weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. This week’s edition includes funding for Shipt, Algolia, Clutter, and Dispatch.

Street Fight Daily: Apple and Google Spook Publishers, Pinterest Lands $150M for Visual Search

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… As Apple and Google Take Aim at Ads, Publishers Tremble… Pinterest Raises Another $150 Million As It Aims to Conquer Visual Search… Analytics Tools Are Still a Challenge for Many…

Street Fight Daily: SMBs Struggle with Social, Pinterest’s Appeal for Brands Climbs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Small Businesses Are Missing the Boat on Social… Pinterest is Quietly Gaining a Foothold Among Marketers… WaWa, Walgreens and Others Try to Clean Bad Map Data…

Street Fight Daily: Updates from Google I/O, Walmart’s Online Sales Jump Sharply

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… I/O 2017: Everything Coming to Google Assistant… Following Jet Acquisition, Walmart’s Online Sales Soar as It Pursues Amazon… Twitter’s New Privacy Tools Let Users Control How Advertisers Target Them…

Street Fight Daily: Google Boosts Ads with Machine Learning, Gannett Acquires SweetIQ

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Leans on Machine Learning and Scale for Smarter Display Ads… Amazon’s Alexa Voice Tech is Now Available to Build Chatbots… Twitter is Testing a New Way to Show You News Articles…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Targets SMB Advertisers, Retale Offers Attribution Guarantee

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Targets Small Business Advertisers in Push to Diversify Revenue… Retale Offers In-Store Foot Traffic Guarantee On In-App Inventory… Snapchat’s Pitch to Small Brands and Businesses: Self-Serve Sponsored Geofilters …

Street Fight Daily: Google Tests Voice Ads on Speaker, Pinterest Targets Visual Search Market

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Tests Waters of Voice Ads on Speaker… Pinterest Goes After Visual Search Market Share… Alexa is Coming to the iPhone…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Wants to Be a ‘Content Marketplace,’ The AP Supplies Hyperlocal Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Plans to Turn Its App Into a ‘Content Marketplace’ During Rides… The AP’s Plan to Put Hyperlocal Data in the Hands of Reporters… Yelp Blames Google for Its Failed International Business…

Openings and New Hires at Foursquare, Pinterest and Verve

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at Yext, Gravy, CTIA, and Soleo.

Street Fight Daily: Retailers Try Google’s Promoted Places, GrubHub’s Social Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Retailers Test Out Google Maps Promoted Places Ads… 65% of Connected Device Owners Are Open To IoT Advertising… With Digital Revolution, Expectations for Marketers Shift Toward Revenue Generation…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Revs Up Local Marketing, Pinterest Aggressively Adds Ad-Tech Partners

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Revs Up Its Local Marketing Efforts… Pinterest Adds 15 Ad Tech Companies to Beef Up Its Data and Measurement Game… T-Mobile Launching Device to Make Most Any Car ‘Connected’…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Updates for Local Commerce, Pinterest Lends Hand to Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Rolls Out Series of Updates to Get Hold of Local Commerce… Pinterest Enlists Publishers, Creators to Boost Presence of Brands on Its Platform, Ad Revenue… Yelp Rolls Out Nowait Nationally to Deepen Ties with Casual Dining Restaurants…