Posts Tagged MILLION

Local Guides: Google’s 50 Million ‘Feet on the Street’

This week Google held its second annual Local Guides Summit, bringing the top contributing Guides from around the world to San Francisco. There were 150 attendees from 62 countries, which was apparently double the number from last year (the inaugural year). The number of Local Guides has grown 10X from last year. I was told there were 5 million… […]

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At $1.8 Million, Hubbard Translator Purchase Tops the Heap – Radio World

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Street Fight Daily: Lyft Raises $500 Million, Facebook’s M Suggests Local Services in Messenger

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Rival Lyft Raises $ 500 Million in Funding… The Public Debut of Facebook’s M is a Step Toward a Do-It-All AI Assistant… It’s Time for Google and Facebook to Freak Out About Amazon…… Street Fight

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Million Dollar Digital Advertising In Radio Markets – MediaPost Communications

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ChasePay Sees Advantage in Payment Wars Via $10 Million LevelUp Investment

Banks and credit card companies are hoping that mobile payments help them build a deeper relationship with millenials and stave off disrupters such as Apple, PayPal, Samsung and Google. They definitely bring volume to the industry – Chase says that one million of its 24 million mobile customers have adopted ChasePay. But they generally haven’t […]

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Thanx, Card-Linked Loyalty Player, Announces $17.1 Million Round

In the card-linking space, some industry leaders are shying away from describing themselves as “customer loyalty” – they want to focus more on “new revenue.” But Thanx, a four-year-old, pure-breed customer loyalty solution for national-local retailers has just secured a massive $ 17.1 million “B” round led by Icon Ventures, Sequoia Cap… Peter Krasilovsky’s Insights […]

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State of Beacons: 8 Million Proximity Sensors Deployed Globally

The number of beacons and proximity sensors continues to grow quarter by quarter, and a number of interesting advertiser, venue and retailer use cases have emerged as well. Last week, Unacast CEO and Co-founder Thomas Walle and Greg Sterling gave a webinar presentation on “The State of Beacons and Proximity Marketing.” Greg set the st… LSA Insider

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AH Belo Earned $40 Million From Digital Marketing in 2Q

As print revenues shrink, the major news companies haven’t been very successful in leveraging their core local competencies (audience, markets, technology). A.H. Belo, the publisher of The Dallas Morning News, is working to shake that notion, with key investments in digital marketing and ad agencies. Among its services are Speakeasy, which works … Peter Krasilovsky’s […]

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Daily News: InMobi to pay $1 million, Challenge of Proving ROI in Search, #SFSW16 Video

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. #SFSW16 VIDEO: At the Intersection of Travel and Local (June 24, 2016) Street Fight: “At Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco earlier this month, San Francisco Chronicle business editor Owen T… LSA Insider

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Unacast Raises $5 Million to Build Out Its Beacon Network

CEO Thomas Walle (who will be speaking at #SFSW16 in just three weeks) says the company will use the funding to develop more partnerships to build out its network of proximity companies so that it can use the aggregate data to “index the physical world.” … Street Fight

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