LBMA Podcast: Lyft, Klosebuy, Homebase and Indoor Atlas

Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: PetSmart + MoodMedia, MediaMath + Factual, Pinterest, Be The Match + Snapchat.

Street Fight Daily: Ford’s Ride-Hail Ambitions, Yik Yak Shifts Focus to Local Connections

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Ford Plans to Have a Full Fleet of Autonomous Cars Operating in a Ride-Hail Service by 2021… Yik Yak Yearns to Be Local, Not Just Anonymous… Retailers Should Perfect In-Store Pickup or Not Offer It At All…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Will Acquire Vurb, Local Sites Fill Traditional News Void

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat is Acquiring Mobile Search App Vurb for Over $110 Million… As Legacy News Organizations Cut Back, Local Sites Are Cropping Up to Fill the Void… Omnichannel May Never Catch On, But It’s the Next Big Thing for Local…

Street Fight Daily: Restaurants Eager for New Tech, P&G’s Facebook Experiment

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Yelp Plans to Consolidate Mobile Gains and Reach $1B in Revenue… Restaurants Would Implement Predictive Ordering, Drones if Available… Why P&G Decided Facebook Ad Targeting Often Isn’t Worth the Money…

LBMA Podcast: Twitter/Foursquare, Amazon Dash, Verve/Roximity

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Pinterest, Danone + INRIX, KWIK, Dolce & Gabana, Rover, KFC India, Gimbal + Health Media Network, xAd + Comscore.

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Launches Dashboard for SMBs, Pinterest Adds Shopping Cart

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Adds a Shopping Cart and Visual Search to Challenge Amazon… Twitter Courts SMBs With New Dashboard App… Why Publishers’ Engagement Metrics Are All Over the Map…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Tracks Offline Commerce, Uber Seeks $2 Billion In Leveraged Loans

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Taps GPS, Square to Track Your In-Store Visits and Purchases… Uber to Raise Up To $2 Billion in Leveraged-Loan Market… Pinterest Takes a Page from Facebook’s Playbook and Steps Up Its Ad-Targeting Game…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Launches Advance Scheduling, Verizon-Yahoo Plot Thickens

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Begins Letting Passengers Schedule Rides Up to 30 Days in Advance… Verizon Might Have to Pay for More Pieces of Yahoo Than It Wants… Attention Facebook and Google: Apple is Selling Mobile App Ads Now, Too…

Street Fight Daily: AmazonFresh to See Major Expansion, Tribune Rejects Second Gannett Offer

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Fresh Grocery Delivery Service in New Markets Including U.K. and Boston… Tribune Rejects Gannett’s Second Offer, Talks May Be Ahead… Why Buy Buttons on Pinterest and Instagram Still Haven’t Taken Off for Retailers…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Gets Merchants to Pay for Rides, Shopify Teams Up with Postmates

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Offers Gets Merchants to Pay for Rides… More Than 21,000 Businesses Can Now Add Same-Day Delivery Through Postmates… Vacation Rental Startups Attract $100 Million in Funding So Far This Year…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Mobile Advertising Dominance, Is This the Year for Beacons in Retail?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Cements Status as a Mobile Juggernaut with $4.2 Billion in Ad Revenue (Mashable)… Where Do Beacons Fit in the Retail Sensor Landscape? (Marketing Land)… Pinterest’s Plans for World Domination (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: HERE Wants to Compete with Google Maps, Yahoo’s Grim Financials

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Seeking Investments from Microsoft and Amazon, HERE Signals Intent to Compete Aggressively with Google Maps (Search Engine Land)… Yahoo Paints Grim Financial Picture as Deadline for Bids Nears (New York Times)… Why Pinterest Forces You Off Its Mobile Site and Into Its App (VentureBeat)…

Street Fight Daily: Reserve Acquires Dash, Shoppers Save Big Purchases for Desktop

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Reserve Acquires Mobile Payments Startup Dash (TechCrunch)… U.S. Shoppers Save Big-Ticket Online Purchases for Desktop (Quartz)… Report: Search Drives 10x More Traffic to Shopping Sites Than Social Media (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Opens Ad Platform to SMBs, Thumbtack Sees $1B in Local Services Spending

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Fully Opens Its Ad Spigot to Every Small and Medium-Sized Advertiser (Adweek)… $1B in Local Services Spending Runs Through Thumbtack (LSA Insider)… Facebook ‘Amazed by Volume of Valueless Inventory,’ Abandons New Ad Buying Platform (AdAge)…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Prioritizes Search Advertising, Facebook’s Quiet New Yelp Competitor

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Narrows Ad Focus to Match Users’ Interest (Wall Street Journal)… Is ‘Facebook Professional Services’ Facebook’s Stealth Project to Beat Yelp? (Search Engine Land)… Storefront Fills a Growing Market for Short-Term Retail Spaces (Street Fight)…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Will Spin Off Core Businesses, Pinterest Buys Two Search-Centric Startups

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo Is Said to End Plan to Spin Off Alibaba Stake (New York Times)… Pinterest Buys Two Startups to Bolster Image Search (Wall Street Journal)… Uber Is Testing a New Service That Sounds Exactly Like a Bus (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: A Deep Dive into the Yahoo-Google Partnership, Square’s IPO Struggles

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… What Does Yahoo’s New Google Partnership Mean for SEO’s Future? (Search Engine Land)… Square, Facing a Chilly Market, Persists in Pursuing IPO (New York Times)… Pinterest Sharpens Its Visual-Search Skills (Wall Street Journal)…

LBMA Podcast: Pinterest Adds Location to Every Place Pin, Niantic Labs Raises $20M

On the show: Pinterest Place Pins to add automatic location data; Niantic Labs raises $20 million from Google, Pok√©mon, and Nintendo; Australia’s Westfield malls and CommBank team up for beacon play; Drinkeasy SMS craft spirits delivery service; Onomichi map provides “cat’s-eye view;” MoveLoot does the heavy lifting; RetailNext acquires Pikato. Plus, news from Shoe Carnival and SIM Partners; Tostitos Canada; and Gimbal and Phigital.

Street Fight Daily: Target Partners with Techstars, Yahoo Exec Leaves for Square

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Target Teams Up with Techstars to Create a Retail-Focused Startup Accelerator (TechCrunch)… Top Yahoo Exec Jackie Reses Heads to Square as Senior Exec (Recode)… Publishers Straddle the Apple-Google, App-Web Divide (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Starbucks Tests Delivery, Pinterest Adds Location Info to Place Pins

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Starbucks Is Testing Coffee Delivery to Office Workers in the Empire State Building (Adweek)… Pinterest Will Automatically Add Venue Information to Place Pins (TechCrunch)… Postmates Expands API to Power Delivery for More Merchants (Forbes)…