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Street Fight Daily: Google Bought MasterCard Data for Attribution, Free Coffee for Consumer Data?

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Google Bought MasterCard Data for Attribution, Free Coffee for Consumer Data?

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… Google and MasterCard Cut a Secret Ad Deal to Establish Attribution… Why Publishers Are Transitioning to Affiliate Marketing… Possibly Foreshadowing Retail Trend to Come, a Shop Exchanges ‘Free’ Coffee for Data…

Street Fight Daily: Square Opens Its Platform to Developers, Google Pursues the Gamification Route

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Square Opens Its Platform to Developers, Google Pursues the Gamification Route

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING… Square Announces SDK, Opening Its Platform Directly to Developers for First Time… Google Hooks Up With Unity to Entice Advertisers with Game Supply… After Downgrading Publishers, Facebook Explores New Ways to Boost Them…

Square Announces SDK, Opening Its Platform Directly to Developers for First Time

Joseph Zappa

Square Announces SDK, Opening Its Platform Directly to Developers for First Time

Recognizing and looking to capitalize on the fact that some businesses may have needs its own software does not exhaust, Square announced on Thursday the release of the Square Reader SDK, which will allow developers serving brands and SMBs around the world to redesign the check-out experience in exactly the right way for their specific businesses.

Street Fight Daily: Google Revamps Maps, Echo’s Market Share Slides as Speaker War Heats Up

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Google Revamps Maps, Echo’s Market Share Slides as Speaker War Heats Up

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Maps Platform Arrives, Changing the Game for Developers… Amazon Echo Losing Market Share as Smart Speaker Rivalry Intensifies… Square’s Loss Widens As Spending Picks Up…

Street Fight Daily: Regions Localizes Its Social Strategy, Developers Harried by Facebook Changes

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Regions Localizes Its Social Strategy, Developers Harried by Facebook Changes

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Regions Bank Foregrounds the Lives of its Customers on Social With a Local Focus… Facebook’s Privacy Changes Leave Developers Steaming… Why Marketers Struggle With Data Management…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook to Launch Campaign Optimization Tool, Inside eBay’s Renaissance

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Facebook to Launch Campaign Optimization Tool, Inside eBay’s Renaissance

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Is Introducing a Campaign Budget Optimization Tool for Advertisers… Inside eBay’s Repositioning as a Modern E-Commerce Platform… Twitter Helps Out Small Businesses with Promote Mode Service…

Street Fight Daily: Location to Power Local Google Search, Square Turns to Large Businesses

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Location to Power Local Google Search, Square Turns to Large Businesses

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google to Use Location Data as Primary Factor for Local Search Results… Square Announces the Register, a $999 POS Device for Larger Businesses… Why Selling Higher-End Brands Gives Walmart a Fighting Chance Against Amazon…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Grocery Disruption Begins, Retailers Embrace Direct Mail

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Grocery Disruption Begins, Retailers Embrace Direct Mail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Lower Whole Foods Prices Monday and Offer Prime Members Benefits Soon… Why Data-Driven Retailers Are Learning to Love Direct Mail… Two Uber Investors Seek to Defend Kalanick in Legal Battle…

Street Fight Daily: Advertisers Return to YouTube, Shopify Launches Square Rival

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Advertisers Return to YouTube, Shopify Launches Square Rival

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Months Removed from Brand Safety Boycott, YouTube Wins Over Advertisers Again… Shopify Launches New Card Reader to Compete with Square… Facebook Changes the News Feed to Reward Fast-Loading Sites…