Street Fight Daily: 12.01.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups... New Foursquare Button Lets You Collect and Use Reviews Later (Mashable)
As Stock Tumbles, Groupon Q4 Off to a Stellar Start (Yipit Blog)
Zaarly, TaskRabbit and the Rise of the Convenience Economy (BetaBeat)

Street Fight Daily: 11.30.11

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

Yelp’s IPO May End Up Yelping (CNN/Money)

The Big Merchant Survey (Daily Deal Media)

On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want (Entrepreneur)

Street Fight Daily: 10.25.11

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

Hyperlocal task/errand site Zaarly has announced that it raised $14.1 million in financing, and that the company is gaining Meg Whitman as a board member. The site works by letting people post requests for an item or service, and then lets other people, businesses and companies bid to fulfill those needs. (New York Times/Bits)…

Stocks columnist Herb Greenberg looks at Groupon’s numbers, determining that the company is “technically insolvent.” (CNBC)…

Street Fight Daily: 09.14.11

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

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman claims that a 54% traffic growth this year has led the service to 63 million monthly unique visits. 21 million reviews grace the site and the app, and 1 million are being added every 30 days. He also calls Google’s acquisition of Zagat “a funny move. (The Next Web)…

Groupon’s Chinese joint venture Gaopeng is not doing so well. It has apparently closed 10 offices and fired at as many as 400 employees over the past three months. (ReadWriteWeb)…

Street Fight Daily: 07.13.11

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

Zaarly, which just launched an app for Android, connects buyers and sellers in a localized market place, reverse Craigslist-style, by allowing users to post what they’re looking for (beer, a massage, or an iPad), how much they’re willing to pay for said good or service, and how soon they need it. (TechCrunch)…

AT&T Interactive has announced the formal launch of in-app local ads on its mobile ad network. The rollout will allow developers to target ads based on a user’s location and potentially earn more revenue from higher ad rates. (MediaPost)…

Announcing Street Fight’s First Annual Hyperlocal Industry Summit

Street Fight is proud to announce our first annual industry summit, which will bring together leading minds from across the hyperlocal industry on October 25th-26th in New York City. Participants will include top executives from Patch, Topix, Fwix, Yipit, Gilt City and many more. Buy your ticket before July 31 and save $200!

Street Fight Daily: 06.15.11

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

According to a Rice University study, most businesses don’t feel any loyalty toward a particular daily deal site, and over the next few years daily deal sites will likely “have to settle for lower shares of revenues from businesses compared to their current levels, and it will be harder and more expensive for them to find viable candidates to fill their pipelines of daily deals.” (PaidContent)…

Groupon Inc. Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis’ venture firm is an investor in rival LivingSocial and has ties to its board, a relationship that could pose a conflict, according to corporate-governance experts. (Bloomberg)…

Street Fight Daily: 05.19.11

Google Places has announced a new feature that lets you import the places you’ve checked-in to on Foursquare into Google to rate and review. (ReadWriteWeb)…

Zaarly is looking to be a sort of Craigslist for local mobile users, helping buyers find a quick way to obtain what they’re looking for from neighbors and local merchants. (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: 05.13.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups.Group Commerce has raised an additional $10 million in funding to help quickly ramp up a platform that enables publishers and media partners to get into the daily deals market. (AllThingsD)…

FreeMonee is neither daily deal service nor mobile coupling app, but instead a self-proclaimed “cash-gift network.” Essentially, your bank will recruit you to shop with a local retailer, and in exchange for your patronage, you’ll get free cash to spend as you’d like. (Mashable)…