Location Data

  • Taking the Pulse of the Location Data Ecosystem

    … Companies selling location and proximity data and services themselves concede that it’s a pretty small market, but that location data is an increasingly critical signal for a variety of marketing, operations, and product features well beyond mobile advertising. Street Fight surveys confirm that location data is attracting lots of interest from…

    Street Fightin Social Mobile- 15 readers -
  • MapQuest Tackling More Location Data and Services Under Verizon Ownership

    … As a veteran player in digital mapping, MapQuest has amassed a vast amount of location data over the years. Elise Neel, the head of MapQuest for business, says the company has evolved to meet not only the needs of marketers and other clients, but the demands of its owners. Verizon acquired MapQuest’s parent, AOL, in 2015 — and with that change…

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  • InMarket Unveils Program to Recapture Lost Shoppers — And Revenue — for Retailers

    … InMarket Unveils Program to Recapture Lost Shoppers — And Revenue — for Retailers March 20, 2017 by Joao-Pierre Ruth Leave a Comment Filed Under: News For retailers who are trying to charge up their repeat business, inMarket today is introducing a way to reengage with absentee customers. The company’s Lapsed Shopper Program identifies…

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  • Near CEO: Bad Data Remains a Big Challenge for Location Platforms

    … The painstaking process of creating actionable location intelligence has borne fruit in the past couple of years. A number of hyperlocal tech companies have refined their technology in tying people to places, and are continuing to find a variety of compelling use cases. While some of the most obvious uses of location data are in understanding…

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  • This Holiday Season, Brands Need to Pay Special Attention to Data Details

    … and accuracy before syndicating and claiming locations across the local ecosystem. The new product links the most powerful data insights with a special attention to detail that catches mistakes that sometimes only the human eye can see. “You get full visibility about how your consumer came across your website,” Zalavadia says. “You’ll see the top…

    Street Fightin Paid Search- 25 readers -
  • Give Placed Your Location, and the Company Will Give You Frequent Flyer Miles

    … Location analytics firm Placed today is launching a new app that allows consumers to share their location data in exchange for frequent flyer miles. The Frequent Flyer app, with its explicit value exchange for consumers, has the potential to show how effective mobile ads can be in driving in-store purchases. To make the app work, Placed bought…

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  • Gimbal Launches Proximity Data Platform for Mobile App Publishers

    … already using the Gimbal platform include Scanlife, SnipSnap, and Perfect365. To source the data, Gimbal partners with a number of local data companies including Kochava Collective and Unacast. Gimbal’s platform-as-a-service spares mobile app publishers the need to hire developers or task their own developers with laying out an infrastructure…

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  • Location Data Management 101: Seeing the Bigger Picture

    … I recently met with a client who challenged me with a great question: how can anyone stay on top of all the terminology that proliferates in location marketing? The client gave as an example the confusion that exists between the terms data syndication, listing management, presence management and location data management. I get the problem. We…

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