Study: Mobile Users More Willing to Share Location Than Browsing History

When it comes to mobile marketing, consumers are more willing to share the places they go in the real-world with brands than the websites they visit, according to a new study conducted by Millward Brown. The research, which surveyed 1,572 consumers who have downloaded a mobile app in the past year, found that 43% of respondents were willing to share their location with companies compared to one of every ten who said they would share their browser history…

Street Fight Daily: Local Online Ad Rev to Jump 30%, Facebook Reviews

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Borrell: Newspaper Revenue to Rise in 2013 (GigaOm)… Watch Out, Yelp: Facebook Is Thinking About Restaurant Reviews
 (Business Insider)… Square, Starbucks roll out service (USA Today)…

Street Fight Daily: PayPal Partners with Discover, Gannett Gets Social

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.PayPal Trumps Square’s Deal With Starbucks by Partnering With Discover (All Things D)… Gannett Has Bought Social Media Ad Company BLiNQ (TechCrunch)… Groupon’s Risk of Traveling Salesmen (Wall Street Journal)…

JiWire: ‘Massive Increase’ in Hyperlocal Ad Interest From National Brands

The company’s Q2 “Mobile Audience Insights Report” takes a deep dive into the ways in which specific segments of consumers are leveraging location – both in terms of utility and tagging content. Where hyperlocal advertising is concerned, according to JiWire’s director of marketing, Dee Dee Paeseler: “Brands know they want it, they’re just trying to figure out how to use it.”

Study: Positive Daily Deal Experiences Don’t Ensure Repeat Business

A new study of why consumers use daily deals paints a pleasant picture for local merchants looking to get new customers in the door — but it remains to be seen if they can get those customers to keep coming back. The study also concludes that more than one-third of consumers are more eager to buy deals from local, small-to-medium sized business as opposed to big, national brands.