Digital Advertisers Look to Connected Cars to Push Industry Forward

As the industry continues to evolve, Geopath’s Kym Frank predicts that two-way communication between cars and advertisers will become even more commonplace and OOH strategies that involve connected vehicle data will be the norm among major brand advertisers.

“The car itself can communicate with digital displays to trigger optimal creative, and the billboard can communicate with the dash to trigger in-app ads,” Frank says. “We are at the very beginning of seeing what is possible and measuring those impacts.”

Destination-Based Marketing Adapts Location-Driven Strategies for Consumers on the Move

Brand marketers have been tailoring content to consumers based on their real-time, physical locations for years. It’s called location-based marketing, and if you’re a regular reader of Street Fight, you’ve probably heard the term quite a bit. But what happens when consumers are on the move, either driving or walking to their actual destinations? How effective is location-based marketing under those conditions?

The team at Waze believes it has created the solution for which marketers are looking, and it’s calling that solution destination-based marketing.

LBMA Vidcast: McDonald’s & Waze, Lego & Snapchat

On this week’s Location-Based Marketing Association podcast: Hermes AR package delivery, NFC forum’s payment standard, Lego + Snapchat + Kabooki, McDonald’s + Waze billboards, Geon Network, Glympse partners with Albertsons.

Ohio Car Dealership Sees Early Success with Location-Targeted Mobile Ads

Years of ingrained assumptions about the way cars are marketed and sold have made the automotive industry a challenge for hyperlocal vendors. But at Kia of Bedford, Director of Operations David Gruhin is finding unexpected success with location-based marketing tactics.

Street Fight Daily: Highlights from Street Fight Summit, Advertisers Drop DSPs to Cut Costs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… #SFSNYC: The Growing Power of SMB OS… #SFSNYC: Investors on Billion-Dollar Opportunities in Local and Where to Find Them… Advertisers Cut DSPs 40% Over Two Years…

#SFSNYC: Moving Beyond Basic Location-Based Advertising Without Getting Creepy

In regard to guidelines pertaining to the ethical use of location data, Mark Risis, head of global data partnerships at IBM Watson, offered the following maxim: “Don’t do creepy stuff.” Risis as well as panelists from Zocdoc and Waze addressed the topic of location-based marketing and ethics in a panel at Street Fight Summit Wednesday.

Street Fight Daily: Google Positions Itself to Challenge Amazon on Voice, New Directions in Loyalty

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Ad Buyers Say Google’s YouTube and YouTube TV Integration Will Help It Rival Amazon on Voice… Waze Ads Head Suzie Reider Sets Her Sights on QSR, Retail, and Fuel… You Don’t Need a Paywall If You Have Cool Ads, Outline CEO Josh Topolsky Says..

LBMA Podcast: RetailLoco, Adsquare, PlaceIQ, Bluedot

On this week’s podcast from the Location-Based Marketing Association: A RetailLoco Recap, Adsquare’s Footfall, PlaceIQ + IRI, Bluedot raises $5.5M from TransUrban, Waze + Carto, Amex ends Plenti, DAC Group launches ConvergenSEE.

Street Fight Daily: Waze Launches Local Ads Program, Kohl’s Doubles Down on Amazon Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Waze Launches Ad Program to Connect Drivers & Small Businesses… Kohl’s CEO Says Company Is Doubling Down on Its Deal with the Devil… Snapchat Is Building the Same Kind of Data API That Got Facebook in Trouble…

LBMA Podcast: GroundTruth, SOCi, Uber, Walmart

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan, Rob Woodbridge & Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Walmart acquires Spatialand, Indola, Quebec City Magic Festival, and Coke.

LBMA Podcast: Accor Hotels, Waze + Allstate Insurance, Target

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Rob Woodbridge. On the show: Modern Adventure, EU’s geo-blocking, Ozmosis, Macy’s + NBCU + Verizon, Qualcomm Ventures invests in Wiliot.

How Brands Are Targeting Moms with Localized Campaigns

Moms control the purse strings year-round, but their influence on the retail sector is especially strong during the fourth quarter, when back-to-school and holiday shopping give the industry a much-needed boost. Here are five examples of hyperlocal strategies that brands are using to target moms right now.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Boosts Brands’ Targeting Power, Microsoft Launches SMB Marketing Tools

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Is Testing Custom Audiences Based on Engagement with Instagram Business Profiles… Microsoft Launches New Email Marketing and Invoicing Tools for Small Businesses… Uber Might Have to Radically Alter How It Pays Workers Following a UK Government Report…

#SFSNYC: Taking Location ‘Beyond Pins on a Map’

As more ideas and information are loaded into maps, the context of the data used in the creation needs to be clear, said Mapbox SVP Marc Prioleau. “Location is data,” Prioleau said.” Don’t just put your data on the map. Your data is the map.”

Street Fight Daily: Uber Fires Self-Driving Car Architect, Google Tests Personalized Search

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Fires Former Google Engineer at Heart of Self-Driving Dispute… Google Tests Personalized Search, Likely a Future Ad Targeting Weapon… How to Differentiate Among the Many Marketing Automation Companies…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Expands Into Grocery, Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts Partner on Order-Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Grocery Pickup Stores in Seattle… Dunkin’ Donuts Links Order-Ahead, Loyalty to Waze App… There’s a Disconnect in Connecting Marketing Tech Tools…

Street Fight Daily: How Waze Will Scoop Up Driver Data, News Orgs Stick by Platforms

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Waze Digs into Your Car’s Dashboard… Report: Despite Monetization Concerns, News Orgs Are All In On Platforms… If Anyone’s Going to Buy Directly from a Chatbot, It’s Millenials…

Street Fight: Amazon Responds to Walmart’s Shipping Challenge, Mobile Engagement Drops in Q4

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Strikes Back at Walmart’s Free 2-Day Shipping Offer… Mobile Engagement Sees Unprecedented Drop in Q4 2016… Why Facebook and Snapchat Are Spinning Off Mobile Incubators…

Waze Says Its Crowdsourced Navigation Data Brings Clarity for Marketers

Tapping into geolocation data has become essential for hyperlocal marketing strategies — but according to the folks at navigation app Waze, understanding what consumers are really up to when they travel around is a crucial next step. It can be easy for brands to make presumptions based solely on the fact that a specific person […]

Street Fight Daily: Deliveroo Faces Potential Lawsuit, GrubMarket Charts Profitable E-Grocery Path

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Deliveroo Couriers May Take Company to Court Over ‘Absurd’ Business Model… Online Grocery GrubMarket Breaks Even, Defying Trend of Difficulties for E-Grocery Field… Millenial Holiday Shoppers Did Their Research Online Before Buying In-Store…