A Street Fight Brews in Europe Over Hyperlocal Info

Legacy yellow pages providers, domestic start-ups, and American powerhouses like Yelp are vying for the still wide-open European market. Street Fight caught up with 1001 Menus CEO Xavier Zeitoun to discuss the hyperlocal ecosystem on the continent, as well as some of the roadblocks for American companies looking to expand…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Buys Qype, SMBs Warm to Facebook

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Yelp Buys Website Qype for $50 Million to Grow in Europe¬†(Bloomberg Businessweek)… Local Businesses Start Warming Up To Facebook Ads: 300K Tried Promoted Posts, 75K Were New Advertisers¬†(TechCrunch)… Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Preparing for an Online Christmas¬†(AllThingsD)…

Geobrowsing for Friends, Food and Fun

Bringing it all together in a nicely organized fashion is clearly what many people want in a service that takes all things local into account – especially on the small screen. Lots have tried; a few are doing a nice job. Newcomer Geomium might just fall in with the “few”. Relying on data from Eventful, […]