Posts Tagged Enters

As Local Search Enters the Voice Era, Three Content Channels Dominate

You’re well covered today on the three top voice platforms if you have strong listings on Google, Apple, and Yelp. If you want to do even more, make sure your Bing listings are up to date for Cortana (note that Yelp reviews show up here as well), and submit your listing info to Here and […]

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Street Fight Daily: New York Times Enters Food Delivery, Yelp’s Plans for Growth

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… New York Times Goes for Literal Snackable Content with Meal Delivery (Mashable)… More Than 146 Million People Have Used Yelp This Year (Eater)… Drawbridge Raises $ 25M As It Takes Its Cross-Device Tech Beyond Advertising (TechCrunch)…

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The On-Demand Economy Enters Phase II

The local on-demand economy (LODE) is shrouded in question marks and is frothy with early stage experimentation. But one thing we do know is that it’s moving really fast. In that spirit, our featured video clip this week is the opening presentation…… BIA/Kelsey – Local Media Watch

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Twitter Acquires CardSpring; Enters SMB Loyalty and Data Space

Twitter has made a bold move to go beyond advertising by adding performance marketing to its portfolio via the purchase of CardSpring, the San Francisco-based startup. The acquisition price has not been announced. CardSpring had raised $ 10 Million since its launch in 2011. One of the big tech challenges in the payments space has […]

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GoDaddy Enters The Payment Arena

GoDaddy, continuing to rev up its expanding SMB platform as its IPO nears, has launched “Get Paid”, an online and mobile payments service. Get Paid lets Go Daddy’s base of 12 million customers – many of them SMBs – accept credit cards, debit cards, eChecks and PayPal transfers. The service has been developed in partne… […]

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Houses.com Enters into Joint Venture with Bayview Asset Management – Business Wire (press release)

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Houses.com Enters into Joint Venture with Bayview Asset Management – Business Wire (press release)

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Yellow Media Enters Phase II of Transformation

For 2013, Canada’s Yellow Media reported solid digital revenue growth and deeper penetration of its signature multimedia bundle — Yellow Pages 360?. The company is on the verge of majority digital status, with 45 percent of revenue last year from online and mobile products and services. Digital revenue grew by 10.6 percent in 2013, to […]

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With ‘Place Pins’ Pinterest Enters Local and Travel Markets

Earlier this morning Pinterest announced “Place Pins.” This adds a map and geo-location to Pin Boards and makes it possible to build new types of “Place Boards,” which include local things to do, sites to visit and so on. Business listings in the US come from Foursquare’s API. The company said that Place Pins and […]

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