Street Fight Daily: GDPR Challenges Smaller Ad Tech Firms; More Detailed Sitelinks in Google Search?

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… GDPR Has Cut Down Ad Trackers in Europe but Helped Google… The Rise of the Micro-Influencer and How Brands Can Deploy Them… New Format for Google Sitelinks Shows More Site Content in SERP…

Street Fight Daily: Mary Meeker’s Trends for 2018, The State of MarTech Acquisitions

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mary Meeker’s 2018 Deck: Highlights and Analysis… What’s Next in Marketing Tech Investing?… Ad Tech Vendors Wrestle with IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Services to Marketplace, Sketchy Google Knowledge Panel Practices

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Marketplace Launches New Services Feature in Partnership with On-Demand Startups… A Fifth of Amazon Merchants Sell More Than $1 Million a Year, Double Last Year’s Share… How the Washington Post Is Building Its Tech Platform, Arc…

Street Fight Daily: WaPo Partners with Nextdoor to Cover Local, Restaurants Build Around Instagram

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… The Washington Post Partners with Nextdoor to Boost Local News Coverage… Restaurateurs Are Designing Their Establishments with Instagram in Mind… Brands Eye New Ways to Foster Innovation with Agencies..

Street Fight Daily: Alexa Favors Prime Products, Newspapers Unite to Challenge Duopoly

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Is More Likely to Recommend Prime Products, New Research Indicates… News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook… Waymo Drops Most Patent Claims in Uber Self-Driving Car Lawsuit…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Loses Ground to Instagram, Lyft and Waymo Partner Up on Self-Driving Cars

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Installs Fall 16% As Instagram Pulls Further Ahead… Lyft and Waymo Reach Deal to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars… What is Digital Transformation, and What Does It Require?…

Street Fight Daily: Voice-Enabled Speaker Usage to Grow 130% in 2017, TripAdvisor Partners With GrubHub

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Voice-Enabled Speaker Usage to Grow Nearly 130% This Year… TripAdvisor Embraces Online Food Delivery with GrubHub Integration… As IPOs Pick Up, Big Startups Hold Out…

Street Fight Daily: Square Launches POS App for Retailers, GrubHub’s Sales Surge

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Launches Dedicated Point-of-Sale App And Service for Retail Merchants… Grubhub’s Sales Surge… The Washington Post Rolls Out Customizable Content Ad Unit…

Street Fight Daily: Signpost Brings AI-Driven Ads to Facebook, Snap to File Publicly for IPO This Week

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Signpost Integrates AI Tech with Facebook for More Effective Advertising… Snap Plans to File Publicly for Its Much-Awaited IPO This Week… How Automakers Are Cashing in on Connected Cars…

Street Fight Daily: Meal Kits Cut Into Local Supermarket Spending, Tracking Google’s Shift to Mobile-First

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Popularity of Meal Kits Sees Steady Rise, Cutting Into Supermarket Spending… Google’s Shift to Mobile-First: Mobile Moments That Matter… Gett Secures $100M Loan from Sberbank to Expand Its On-Demand Ride Service…

Street Fight Daily: Black Friday Store Visits Decline as M-Commerce Soars, Strong Loyalty for Amazon

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Thanksgiving, Black Friday Store Sales Fall, While M-Commerce Soars… Amazon Enjoys Great Loyalty from U.S. Amazon Shoppers… Marketing the Potential of the Connected Car…

Street Fight Daily: Google Ups In-Store Attribution Efforts, Twitter Considers Takeover

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Brings Store Visits to Google Display Network, Debuts Cross-Device Retargeting… Twitter is Said to Be Discussing a Possible Takeover… The Biggest Problem with Snapchat’s Geofilter Product

Street Fight Daily: Washington Post’s Digital Rise, Snapchat Ends Local Stories

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Leaked Memo Supplies Details on the Washington Post’s Digital, Financial Success… Snapchat Ends Local Stories to Focus on Live Events… Amazon Adds Food Delivery in London…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Tried to Buy Lyft, Google Helps Brick-and-Mortar Biz

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Tried to Buy Lyft in 2014 But Negotiations Fell Apart Over Price… Google Helps Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Turn Mobile Scrolling Into In-Person Buying… With Facebook’s Power Growing, Publishers Scramble to Connect Directly with Audiences…

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: Uber Pouring Profits into China, How Siri Third-Party Dev Works

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Profitable in Most Markets, Uber Is Spending Big to Win China… Here’s How Siri Will Work for Third-Party Developers… Washington Post Puts Branded Content on Facebook Instant Articles…

Street Fight Daily: Google May Make Billions on Maps’ Local Ads, Uber IPO Coming No Time Soon

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Thanks to Local Ads, Google Maps Could Produce $1.5 Billion in New Revenue… Uber CEO Says Company Will Go Public ‘As Late As Humanly Possible’… The Bezos Effect: How Amazon’s Founder is Reinventing The Washington Post…

Street Fight Daily: Washington Post Revamps Digital Ads, Bad Mobile Experiences Hurt Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google and Postmates Make the Case for SMB Deliveries… The Washington Post Introduces “Fuse,” New Tech for Ads Across All Post Platforms… Why Google Beat Yahoo in the War for the Internet…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon to Launch in $80 Billion Market, Uber Under Pressure

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon is About to Launch in a New $80 Billion Market… Should Yelp Start Worrying about Angie’s List?… Uber’s Ride-Sharing Dominance Comes Under Pressure…

Washington Post Uses Its Journalism to Breathe New Life into Display Ads

The display ad, which has powered the revenue behind much of online media in the past, has taken a lot of flak in the past couple of years, as many publications have touted new formats (like native advertising) as the future. But Washington Post Director of Ad Product and Engineering Jarrod Dicker thinks the paper’s […]