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  • #SFSW16 VIDEO: Rethinking Restaurants — Local Tech Remakes an Industry

    … #SFSW16 VIDEO: Rethinking Restaurants — Local Tech Remakes an Industry June 20, 2016 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16 Restaurants are a particularly large and important vertical in local, and as such they’ve long been a testing ground for a variety of digital products. Now a new generation of companies is starting to use…

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  • #SFSW16: Location Solves Data Glut Says HERE Exec

    … #SFSW16: Location Solves Data Glut Says HERE Exec June 7, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, News Fewer than one-third of all big data projects that have been launched in the last few years are successful, but as HERE’s Nicholas Goubert explained in a presentation at Street Fight Summit West 2016 on Tuesday…

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  • #SFSW16: Unpacking the Secrets to Improving Location Accuracy

    … #SFSW16: Unpacking the Secrets to Improving Location Accuracy June 8, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, Features Seventy-percent of location data is inaccurate, and Freckle IoT CEO Neil Sweeney told the crowd at Street Fight Summit West on Tuesday that locations and brands that aren’t doing everything they can…

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  • #SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge

    … at Street Fight Summit West. “Our goal is to help these business owners treat every single [customer] as a unique individual. Not long from now it’s either going to be like Minority Report or like Cheers. We want it to be like Cheers.” Belly CEO Logan LaHive noted that his company had invested heavily in innovative technologies early on in its history…

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  • #SFSW16: YP’s Biggest Competitor? SMBs’ ‘Guy’

    … #SFSW16: YP’s Biggest Competitor? SMBs’ ‘Guy’ June 7, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, News Fragmentation is changing the local marketing industry, with smaller sellers encroaching on a space that was once reserved for large national agencies. During a fireside chat at Street Fight Summit West 2016 on Tuesday, YP…

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  • #SFSW16: Why the ‘Gig Economy’ Is Not The Future of Work

    … #SFSW16: Why the ‘Gig Economy’ Is Not The Future of Work June 7, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, News In a morning keynote at Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco on Tuesday, Thumbtack CEO Marco Zappacosta discussed the challenges facing skilled professionals and long-term trends within the service sector…

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  • Yelp Extends Online Booking Capabilities With New Platform Partners

    … Yelp Extends Online Booking Capabilities With New Platform Partners June 6, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, News Yelp took another step in its expansion into the online booking arena this morning, with the announcement that it would be adding five new platform partners to its roster. By partnering with Whittl…

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  • Deliv CEO: ‘We’re Selling the Picks and Shovels’ for Brick-and-Mortar Gold Rush

    … Deliv, which recently landed $28 million in Series B funding from UPS, powers the same-day and next-day delivery options available on a host of retail websites, including ecommerce companies, omnichannel retail giants like Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and even floral and recipe subscription services. Street Fight recently caught up with Deliv CEO…

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  • Can Local Tech Make Dining Out ‘Seamless, Tailored & Magical’?

    … Technology is slowly remaking the restaurant industry, reinventing long-established elements of the eating-out experience and making us reevaluate some of the customs associated with dining out. Nowait’s app originally was created to help diners avoid waiting for their table — but the app also gathers information (from reservations to meal…

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  • Moz CEO: Establishing Attribution Is About Building Businesses’ Trust

    … Local business owners want to do everything they can to improve their online visibility, but they often face a daunting challenge of trying to figure out what methods actually work and which local marketing providers are most likely to be effective for them. That uneasiness with local products and a lack of common standards has created some…

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