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AR Insider- Data Point of the Week: VR Entertainment Catching up to Gaming
Contracting Business- ServiceTitan Hosts 2-Day User Conference
ContractorMag- Home Service Industry Leaders Prepare for the Future at Pantheon 2018
PRNewswire- Home Service Industry Leaders Prepare for the Future at Pantheon 2018
Media Post- Virtual Reality Waits For Consumers To Try It
StreetFight- How AR Will Fundamentally Change Search, Participating in an ‘Internet of Places’
WPMediaInsights- Methods used to measure the effectiveness of their marketing efforts according to US SMBs.
Media Post- Augmented Reality Meets Revenue Reality
StreetFight- Who’s Using Local AR? And How Often?
AR Insider- What Types of AR Apps Get the Most Traction?
Media Post- 32% Have Tried Augmented Reality, 55% Don't Plan To
eMarketer- Why Isn't Everyone Living in an AR/VR World?
Media Shift- 10 Advantages That Small Publishers Have Over Tech Giants in Selling Ads
AR Insider- How Do Consumers Really Feel About AR?
Cisco- Effects of New Tax Laws on SMBs
Business Insider- SMALL BUSINESSES ARE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2018
Artillry- The Dynamics of Aggressive VR Pricing
B2C- 11 Ways To Win Customers With A Strong Online Presence
ARtillry-Gear VR and PSVR Lead VR Market Share
Media Post- Virtual Reality Users Want More, Better Content
mHealth Watch- New Report Examines Consumer Sentiments on Virtual Reality
Mobile Marketing Watch- Virtual Reality: Red Hot But How Do Consumers Feel?
ARtillry-Data Point of the Week: Content is VR’s Most Desired Element
Yahoo Finance- Thrive Analytics Expands Research Services for the Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology Business Segment
eMarketer- Cost Isn't the Only Reason People Aren't Buying VR Headsets
TNW- Local digital marketing is more important than ever
Business Insider- The number of people who plan on buying a VR headset is still very low
Wall Street Journal-VR Headsets Get Stuck on Shelves
DVM 360- Shouting into the void: How voice search is changing the way pet owners find veterinarians
Consumer Affairs- Consumers are cool to virtual reality gear
B2C- “Siri, Can You Hear Me?”: The Rise of Voice Search
YP- How to Lose a Customer in 10 (or So) Days
Huffington Post- 4 Local Advertising Trends You Should Know
The American Genius- Small businesses pouring more cash into their digital marketing budgets
eMarketer- Small Businesses Shift Marketing Spend to Digital
DMN- OK Google Goes Shopping
Search Marketing Daily- SMB Challenges Prompt Local Search Association To Launch Certification Program
IT Business Net- Mobile Devices Drive Local Search in Canada
iPhone Canada- Mobile Search Becomes the Method of Choice for Canadians
Yahoo Finance- Mobile Devices Drive Local Search in Canada
Merca2.0- What are the reasons why users do not join a digital community?
Marketing Land- Report: 2.5 million US businesses buying Facebook ads, spending $1,500 per year
Entrepreneur- The 'Why Before You Buy' Is Key to Connecting With Customers
Media Post- Brand Web Sites Still Lack Mobile Readiness
Bulldog Reporter- The Why Before the Buy: Study Reveals New Insights on Consumer Behavior and Local Business Impact
GeoMarketing- How Location Presence Management Answers The ‘Why’ Before The ‘Buy’
Marketing Land- Research: location a primary buying consideration for 43 percent of consumers
Street Fight- How Location Data Influences Consumer Buying Decisions
Business Wire- The Why Before the Buy Offers Insights on Consumer Behavior and Local Business Impact
Marketing Land- Report: on average day, nearly 40 percent of searchers use only smartphones
Search Engine Land- Google: Search the primary and most often used mobile shopping tool
Media Post- Boomers Defy Stereotypes, Especially When It Comes To Tech
Marketing Land- Think smartphones are just about the bottom of the funnel? Think again.
Search Engine Land- Survey: Local search marketing top channel for SMBs, but many not tracking ROI
LSA Insider- Survey: 76% of SMBs Do Local Search but 44% Don’t Track ROI
Business Wire- Knowles Launches the Most Advanced Audio Solution for Hearables and Premium Earphones
Search Engine Watch- What does Meeker’s Internet Trends report tell us about voice search?
Media Post- Mary Meeker: Voice Technology 'A New Paradigm' For Search
Forbes- Five Highlights From Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends Report
recode- Mary Meeker: Voice and image searches are going to make up at least half of all searches by 2020
recode- Digital assistants will drive voice-based computing into a new age
LSA Insider- Is SMB Churn Really an Issue of Expectations Setting by Sales Reps?
LSA Insider- Understanding the Path-To-Purchase Just Got a Little Easier
Marketing Land- Survey finds most SMB advertisers on Facebook spend less than $50 per month
Search Engine Land- The complicated local path to purchase: 7 marketing tasks to do yourself and 7 to outsource
Search Engine Land- The Need For Speed: 7 Observations On The Impact Of Page Speed To The Future Of Local Mobile Search
GeoMarketing- SMBs Love Social Media, But That Love Still Doesn't Include Social Ads
Street Fight- Survey: SMBs Beefing Up Local Marketing - And Favoring Free Social Over Websites
LSA Insider- Facebook, SMBs & Self-Service: Just a Matter of Time or Wishful Thinking?
Local Search Association- Data: 19% of SMBs Have Paid for Social Media Advertising
Advertising Specialty Institute- Small-Business Marketing Budgets Continue to Rise
Media Post- Small-To-Medium Businesses Need Mobile, But Most Don't Optimize
SYS-Con Media- 2016 Local Pulse Report™ Shows SMB Marketing Budgets Continue to Rise with a Strong Focus on Digital Media
Ad Week- 9 Eye-Opening Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week
Marketing Land- Survey: SMBs Boosting Digital Media Spend Because Of Competition, Not ROI
Yahoo Finance- 2016 Local Pulse Report™ Shows SMB Marketing Budgets Continue to Rise with a Strong Focus on Digital Media
Business.com- Mobile First: 4 Must-Know Marketing Trends for Small Business
LSA Insider- The ROI Paradox: SMBs Will Churn Without It but 74% Don't Measure
Search Engine Land- 10 Ways To Simplify Your Local Marketing Strategy In 2016
Search Engine Land- Stop Using Desktop Conversions For Mobile Search: 6 Strategies To Help Drive Mobile Calls
LSA Insider- Growing Percentage of SMBs to Increase Mobile Spend
CUInsight- Trust is key to success in mobile banking marketplace
LSA Insider- Mobile "Fanatics" More Engaged with Mobile Devices than "Standard" Users
Screenwerk- For Most SMBs Customer Service Matters More than Ad Performance
Screenwerk- Many Digital Marketers Seem Just As Confused, Overwhelmed As SMBs
Search Engine Land- 5 Observations From Local Search & Marketing Practices That Reveal Opportunities For Improvement
Street Fight- Report: Getting the Most out of Hyperlocal Social Media Marketing
Street Fight- 6 Strategies for Improving Email Pitches to SMBs
Street Fight- SMBs and Self-Service: Are We There Yet?
Baystreet.ca- SITO: An Emerging Player in the Fast Growing Mobile Ad Industry
Street Fight- Report: Breaking into the Inbox with Successful Pitches to Local Merchants
Street Fight- Better Use of Data Could Dramatically Alter Local Digital Sales
LSA Insider- 76% of SMBs Prefer Working with 1 Marketing Provider
Street Fight- INFOGRAPHIC: The Complex SMB Marketing Ecosystem
Business 2 Community- SMBs Seeing More Success With Websites Over Other Channels
Street Fight- Why Selling to Partners and Resellers Is Never a Straight Path
Faribault Daily News- The business of business to business
Media Post- SMBs Want Digital Marketing Vendors Who Understand Their Organization Goals
Local Search Association- Data: Established SMBs Use Offline, Digital Equally, "Young" SMBs Choose Digital
eMarketer- Want SMBs' Business? Here's What They Look For
All Business Experts- Don't Be a Social Media Marketing Dropout
Search Engine Land- Search: The Best Way To Win An SMB's Heart
Search Engine Land- For Task Completion, Cortana Now Integrates More Deeply With Apps
WebProNews- Is Facebook More Small Business-Friendly Than You Thought?
RIS News- Retailers Enter New Era of Mobile-Focused Consumer Engagement
Marketing Land- Mobile Fanatics: Where Social, Video And Calls Intersect
NativeMobile.com- Small Business Prospects Are Positive for 2015
WebProNews- SMBs Don't Have Time For Effective Online Marketing
Credit Union Times- Trust is Key in Mobile Banking
eMarketer- Small Businesses Are So-So About Social
eMarketer- SMBs Put Their Money Where Success Is: Websites
Payments.com- SMBS SAY WEBSITES BEST MARKETING TOOL
eMarketer- Are Starbucks Fans Energetic About Mobile Ordering?
Bulldog Reporter- Small Businesses Struggle to Keep Pace with Digital Marketing- 77% Feel They Lack the Time or Knowledge...
Promotion World- Small Businesses Struggle to Keep Pace with Digital Marketing
Search Engine Land- Report: Microsoft's Cortana Coming To iOS, Android This Fall
Search Engine Land- Study: Growing "Mobile Fanatics" Segment Search More, Increasingly Shun PCs
The Street- Shoppers Still Haven't Warmed to Making Mobile Purchases
Search Engine Land- Understanding & Leveraging Search By Voice: Up Close @SMX
Search Engine Land- 10 Trends & Tips To Consider In Creating A Winning Mobile Strategy For Local Search & Marketing
Business 2 Community- Digital Wallet: The Future of Pay, and Why You Should Care
Search Engine Land- Location Based Geo-Targeting Boosts Paid Search Ad Performance...Or Does It?
eMarketer- Mobile Peer-to-Peer Payments Catching On Among Millennials
Street Fight- Survey Highlights the Challenges of Marketing to Smaller SMBs
Search Engine Land- How Should SMBs Buy Local Search Advertising: Automated Services Vs. Sales Reps?
Yahoo Tech- How Companies Will Make You Want a Mobile Wallet in 2015
Local Search Association- SMB Churn and the Potential Return of 'Guaranteed Clicks'
Street Fight- 5 Keys to Small Business Success From 2014
Street Fight- The Year in Local Search: A Timeline of the Top Stories of 2014
Local Search Association- It's 2015, Why Are We Still Talking about SMB Websites?
Vertical Systems Retailers- SMBs Should Jump On The Mobile Payments Train in 2015
Street Fight- Street Fight Daily
Marketing Land- SMBs Should Jump On The Mobile Payments Train In 2015
Seeking Alpha- PayPal Can Improve After Separating From eBay
Cloud Computing Magazine- Cash, credit card use slowing disappearing as digital wallets grow
Dayton Daily News- Cash, credit card use slowly disappearing
Payments.com- WHY DON'T MORE CONSUMERS USE APPLE'S PASSBOOK?
eMarketer- Personal Assistants are at Mobile Users' Service
eMarketer-Adult Millennials as Consumers: Sifting Through the Contradictions in Their Shopping Behavior
Street Fight- Six Tools SMBs Can Use to Push Mobile Ads
Payments.com- APPLE PAY BY THE NUMBERS
Search Engine Land- 10 Trends In Local Media That Every Marketer Must Know
Payments.com- DO PEOPLE REALLY USE APPLE PASSBOOK?
The Street.com- As Apple Pay Gets Ready to Launch, Who Actually Uses Apple's Passbook?
Castleford Media- VIDEO: Why Google Wallet won't be coming to Australia
eMarketer- Do people actually use Apple Passbook?
eMarketer- US Mobile Payments 2014: Updated Forecast and Key Trends Driving Growth
StreetInsider.com- Prentice Capital Management's Zimmerman Believes ApplePay Will Accelerate Mobile Payment Adoption
eMarketer- Adult Millennials as Consumers: Sifting Through the Contradictions in Their Shopping Behavior
StreetInsider.com- Usage of Personal Assistants like Apple's Siri Has Nearly Doubled in the Past 12 Months
Wall Street Journal- Digital Wallets for a Digital World - the Players and the Concerns for Consumer Adoption
Marketing Land- Will Apple Payments Resurrect Google Wallet?
INC.- The Electronic Wallet's Biggest (and Best) Hope? Apple's iPhone 6
Digital Commerce- Spotlight on Digital Commerce in Retail in the US
CNN Wire- The end of wallets? Apple has a new way to pay
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- "Smart" Retail Payments Developments Five Hot Spots to Watch
NerdWallet Finance- 5 Things to Look for Inside an Apple iPhone Digital Wallet
CovalentWorks- Why Omnichannel Matters to Small Businesses
North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology- Apple Pay: Is It Worth the Risk of Giving up Your Wallet?
eMarketer- Holiday Shopping Preview: Ecommerce Grows as Brick-and-Mortar Stores Embrace Digital
Seeking Alpha- Why Apple's New Mobile Payment Solution Will Not Affect PayPal
CMO.com- Consumers Slow To 'Carry' Digital Wallets
Guru Focus- An Apple Pay Keeps The Hacker Away
CNN Money- Apple's plan to change how you pay for everything
Wall Street Journal- Digital Wallets for a Digital World - the Players and the Concerns for Consumer Adoption
Investor Ideas- Tech Alert: Digital Wallets for a Digital World - The Players and the Concerns for Consumer Adoption
Wall Street CheatSheet- Here Comes the First iPhone Wallet
Market Watch- Digital Wallet Choices; PayPal, Google Wallet, Apple Passbook - and Now Wocket Smart Wallet : Who Addresses Issues of Security?
eWeek- Digital Wallet Awareness High, Despite Low Consumer Adoption
The Street- Only 7% Use Our Digital Wallets for Day to Day Transactions
INC.- Why Amazon, Google and Apple Haven't Been Able to Crack the Code of Digital Wallets
Wall Street Journal Blog- A Small Business, With a $250,000 a Month Facebook Ad Habit
Wall Street Journal- Facebook Ads Become 'Costlier' Choice for Small Businesses
Marketing Charts- Who's using Digital Wallets?
PR Newswire- Digital Wallets for a Digital World - the Players and the Concerns for Consumer Adoption
Mobile Future Institute- Stats, Stats, & Stats: Mobile by the Percentages
Main Street.com- We're Not Even Using PayPal: Only 7% Use Digital Wallets Daily
Wall Street CheatSheet- Will Apple’s iPhone 6 Finally Make Digital Wallets Popular?
Mobile Marketer- Apple Passbook used more frequently than other digital wallets: report
Street Fight- Study: The Problem With Mobile Payments Isn't Awareness - It's Utility
Mobile Payments Today- Consumers recognize mobile wallets, but security concerns prevent widespread use
CMO.com- 78% Aware Of Mobile Wallets, 32% Use Them
Smart Brief- Apple Passbook tops survey on frequent digital-wallet use
Media Post Mobile Marketing- 78% Aware of Mobile Wallets, 32% Use Them
Media Post mCommerce- 78% Aware of Mobile Wallets, 32% Use Them
Payment Source- Many Consumers Aware of Digital Wallets, But Few Use Them
WARC- Digital wallets fail to attract users
Marketing Land- Big Gap Between Awareness And Usage Of Digital Wallets
Digital Transactions- Tokenization Plays the Central Role in Visa's New Cloud Payment Suite
Screenwerk- PayPal Most Used Digital Wallet, Apple Passbook Used Most Often
Internet2go- Survey Reveals Most Common Reasons Consumers Use Merchant Apps
Search Engine Land- SearchCap: Weird Google Quick Answers, Google Maps Ads & Luxury Paid Search Spend
Lowcards.com- Big Gap between Awareness and Usage for Mobile Wallets
Native Mobile.com- A Study on Digital Wallets as Consumers Carry Less Cash
Host Merchant Services- Mobile Wallets and the Future of Payments