Location Data

  • 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…

    David Hirschman/ Street Fight- 26 readers -
  • 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- 18 readers -
  • Give Placed Your Location, and the Company Will Give You Frequent Flyer Miles

    … location at scale, and provide actionable insights into consumer behavior. “Location data is what connects the digital world with the physical world, enabling Placed to measure the impact of advertising on offline behaviors including store visits,” said Shim. “Placed’s approach is one that is focused on privacy first both for consumers and our…

    Street Fight- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    Street Fight- 16 readers -
  • 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…

    Street Fight- 11 readers -
  • How to Find Local Customers With Twitter

    … location is shown automatically in your tweets. After you publish your tweet, your location will be displayed when it appears in users’ timelines. #2: Find Leads With a Local Hashtag Search One way to find local customers on Twitter is to use a tool like Hashtagify to search for people using specific hashtags. Then after you’ve compiled a list…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Twitter How To's- 9 readers -
  • Survey: Nearly 40% of Mobile Users Hesitant to Use Location Services (Infographic)

    … their location data, due to a number of concerns. The study found 50 percent of these hesitant users named ‘privacy concerns’ as the top reason they don’t turn on location services. Twenty-three percent said they didn’t see the value of using location data, while 19 percent were concerned about draining their battery life by using location services…

    AllFacebook- 13 readers -
  • Juice Mobile CEO: Beacons Will Make Location ‘Honest’

    … Late last year, ad network Juice Mobile spun off a separate company focused exclusively on beacons, and the internet of things. The idea was to create a large enough network of beacons to allow large brands to use their data to inform and measure mobile advertising in an accurate and scalable way. We caught up recently with Neil Sweeney…

    Street Fightin Mobile- 7 readers -
  • Report: More Than Half of Mobile Location Data is Inaccurate

    … Report: More Than Half of Mobile Location Data is Inaccurate May 14, 2015 by Steven Jacobs Leave a Comment Filed Under: Field Notes Its been a banner year for the mobile advertising, but the industry still faces structural issues that could inhibit growth. To wit: the growing importance of programmatic buying, where marketers buy media via…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fightin Mobile- 14 readers -
  • With New Dashboards, Factual Puts A Face On Its Data

    … Factual is making a bigger push into the media business. The data company has released a new self-service tool to allow agencies, publishers and demand-side platforms to segment and build audiences using the company’s location analytics toolset. Last year, the firm entered the mobile ad fray with two new products. A geo-fencing API called…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fightin Mobile- 8 readers -
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