8 Tools For the In-Store Delivery of Mobile Coupons

Sixty-three percent of shoppers say they would be more likely to make a purchase if they received a coupon during their shopping experience. Still, only 27% of companies have plans to implement location-based marketing in 2013. Here are eight straightforward tools that retailers can use to satisfy consumer demand and drum up additional sales with the delivery of mobile coupons…

Street Fight Daily: Tribune To Split Publishing, Google Improves Maps

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyTribune to Split Publishing, Broadcast Businesses (Wall Street Journal)… A Better Google Maps App for Apple and Android Devices (New York Times)… Instacart: Crowdsourcing Your Grocery Shopping (Businessweek)…

Street Fight Daily: Startups Put Feet On The Street, The End of Local Advertising

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyDigital Start-Ups Face Unexpected Gauntlet of Door-to-Door Sales (Medium)… Why Advertising Dollars Are Shifting to Online Promotions (Second Street Lab)… Urban Airship’s Wallet Studio Helps Firms Create and Manage Apple Passbook and Google Wallet Cards(TheNextWeb)…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Urban Airship

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan bring you stories about new photo polling app Voto; 42Floors, the AirBnB for office rentals; LivingSocial’s painful year; Pepsi’s next generation vending machine and the mobile food market starts to sizzle (sorry!); plus, Scott Kveton, CEO of Urban Airship…

Street Fight Daily: Aol Under Armstrong, Big Moves in Online Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.At AOL Under Tim Armstrong, the Only Constant Is Change (AdAge)… Made To Order: Big Moves In Online Food Delivery (ReadWrite)… Report: Geo-Aware, Geofenced Ads Outperform Other LoMo Targeting (Screenwerk)…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Waze, Spun

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan have nine different stories, including their bewilderment at Waze; why they think 4sqTrigger is onto something; and UrbanAirship’s progress with Tello. Also Scott Lindenbaum of Spun talks about using a goat for location-based marketing…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Urban Airship, Spun

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan look at how phone carriers are striking back; Broadcastr spins to Spun; acquisition news from Urban Airship; funding news from Clearstory and Poshmark and special guest Spun co-founder Scott Lindenbaum…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Apologizes, Foursquare Partners with Open Table

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Apple Apologizes for Misstep on Maps (New York Times)… Foursquare Keeps Moving into Local Search with Open Table Reservations (GigaOm)… Nokia Seals Mapping Deal With Oracle (Wall Street Journal)…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Shopkick, Glancee

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan discuss Urban Airship stacking the deck for contextual notifications; Shopkick and ExxonMobil offer discounts on everything but gas; Foursquare enters the take-out food fray; The Tap Lab and Skout raise some funds; Geosentric shuts down; and special guest, Alberto Tretti of Glancee.

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Sued, ExxonMobil Taps Shopkick

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Groupon Hit With First Shareholder Suit Over Accounting (PaidContent)…

Urban Airship Brings Location, Context Targeting To Mobile Notifications (TechCrunch)…

ExxonMobil Taps Shopkick To Lure Drivers (MediaPost)…

Street Fight Daily: 01.13.12

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Urban Airship To Shutter SimpleGeo Services In March, With Factual Picking Up The Slack (TechCrunch)…

Rue La La Operator Lays Off 65 Workers, Plans to Shutter SmartBargains (Boston Globe)…

Why Foursquare Won’t Share Location Data With Google (FastCompany)…

Local Data DJs Can Spin Their Own Around Locationary’s ‘Saturn’

Locationary is now unveiling Saturn, its shiny new beta product referred to as a “Federated Data Exchange Platform.” I queried Ritchie recently about what the system can do, and how location-based startups can use it. Things get a little wonky here, but bear with us — Ritchie’s new release might actually have something for everyone…

Street Fight Daily: 11.07.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups…

Combined Urban Airship + Simple Geo Take $15 Million in Funding (Uncrunched)
It looks like Simple Geo may have made a solid bet after all. Last week the company was acquired by Urban Airship in an all stock transaction that was actually part of a much larger financing: Urban Airship’s Series C round of funding…

Kevin Rose’s Oink: Stop Rating Places – Rate the Stuff Inside Them Instead (SiliconFilter)
The big difference between Oink and Foursquare or Yelp is that Oink doesn’t focus on places so much as on the things inside them. Instead of rating a local restaurant, for example, you would rate the pizza you had there…

Street Fight Daily: 11.01.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Urban Airship’s Partnership With SimpleGeo Turns Into An Acquisition (TechCrunch)
SimpleGeo has been acquired by Urban Airship for approximately $3.5 million. In July, the two companies formed a strategic partnership which was intended to provide better ways for developers to offer location-aware push notifications in their applications…

Groupon’s Product Expansion Masks Decline in Core Local Deals Business (Yipit Blog)
Groupon grew 8% in North American from Q2 to Q3 because of the new products it launched, but its core local deals business actually dropped 3%…