Posts Tagged Street

Street Fight Daily: DNAinfo & Gothamist Shut Down, CNN Wades Into Commerce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… DNAinfo and Gothamist Shuttered Suddenly by Ricketts Following Vote to Unionize… CNN Dips Into Commerce with a Digital Product Guide… NYT Beats Profits Estimate as Digital Subscription Count Soars…… Street Fight

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Street Culture: ‘OKRs’ and Omotenashi Lead the Culture at Button

OKRs – that’s “Objectives and Key Results” – are one of the drivers of culture at deep-linking software company Button. “OKRs are a major influencer to recruiting, internal interactions, how we onboard new employees, everything,” says Stephanie Mardell, Button’s head of people…. Street Fight

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Street Fight Daily: Facebook Unveils Tools for Brand Marketing, How the Best Brands Do Mobile

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Two New Facebook Tools Will Help Brands Craft Ads for Every Environment… What Sets the Best Brands in Mobile Apart from the Pack… Understanding Amazon as an Advertising Platform…… Street Fight

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Street Culture: Life at Boxed Means “Do The Right Thing”

Wholesale ecommerce retailer Boxed is taking its position as team leader seriously. The company pays for its employees’ kids to go to college. It looked at the industry-wide “pink tax” and started a campaign against the higher prices. It even started contributing $ 20,000 to pay for employees’ weddings…. Street Fight

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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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Street Culture: Female Leaders at Main Street Hub Highlight Group Dynamics and Diversity in Communication

At marketing automation and CRM company Main Street Hub, the product engineering team has grown from six people to 30 in three years. The entire company employs more than 500 people, so in the product, engineering, and design department, the leadership is proud of the diversity and success they have achieved…. Street Fight

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Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tests New Delivery Service, Foursquare Revamps Developer Site

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Tests Its Own Delivery Service to Rival UPS and FedEx… Foursquare Revamps Its Developer Site as API Usage Soars… Will Messenger Lose Out to Snapchat and Instagram Through 2021?…… Street Fight

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Street Culture: Hooch Expansion Reveals Value in Multi-Function Employees

Hooch isn’t hiring right now, but they expect to ramp up technology and data positions in fall 2017. Dai says his secret to hiring is to be brutally honest about the challenges and struggles of working at startup…. Street Fight

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Street Culture: Blind References Help Weed Out Drama at Zaius

“In the hiring process, we often use the terms ‘smart, hungry, and humble,’” says Zaius CEO Mark Gally. “This notion of being humble is really a critical component of culture. We don’t take ourselves seriously, but we take our work extremely seriously.”… Street Fight

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Street Fight Daily: Google’s E-Commerce Influence Declines, Uber Under FBI Investigation

Google’s E-Commerce Influence In Steady Decline (MediaPost)… Uber Faces FBI Probe Over Program Targeting Lyft (WSJ)… Postmates Expands Unlimited, a Prime-Style Subscription Service, to 250k Merchants (TechCrunch)…… Street Fight

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