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  • The Power of Pairing: 4 Reasons Matching Is Gaining Traction in Local Home Services

    … The Power of Pairing: 4 Reasons Matching Is Gaining Traction in Local Home Services December 11, 2015 by Adam Burrows Leave a Comment Filed Under: Commentary If you’ve been paying attention to the home services space, you’ve probably noticed that matching is gaining traction among key marketplace players as the preferred way to connect…

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  • Marketers Know Even More About Offline Behavior Than You Think

    … is that Facebook can now access offline purchase data through a partnership with Oracle-owned Datalogix, and does not need to just rely on users who click on an ad an immediately buy a product online. We are seeing innovation in local business data as well. Seattle-based Porch raised $65 million in January to expand its home services site, which has…

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  • How Online Dating Helped Thumbtack Raise $100M

    … In January 2012, Home Depot bought a small startup, Redbeacon, that allowed shoppers to request quotes from local contractors and other service providers. The company essentially flipped the typical search model on its head: consumers outlined what they wanted, and businesses would come calling. A week before Red Beacon sold, another startup…

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