Restaurant, Legal Tech Still the Big Stories in SMB SaaS M&A

SMB software deal volume was a little slow in Q3, but big deals in restaurant and legal tech show the smart money is still chasing a winner in those two prized verticals. Every quarter, SurePath Capital Partners releases its State of SMB Software Report, chronicling the ebb and flow of investor dollars into companies trying […]

iHeart Media: ‘Share of Ear’ is a Greenfield

We’re in Austin for Localogy’s Place Conference, covering some sessions and tidbits as available. Stay tuned for more session coverage today and retrospectively over the coming weeks. See all session coverage aggregated here.  Among the various media bombarding us, there’s still headroom for audio content. That’s partly based on humans’ ability to parse and absorb […]

PlaceIQ: U.S. Federal Privacy Regulations Will Happen in My Lifetime

We’re in Austin for Localogy’s Place Conference, covering some sessions and tidbits as available. Stay tuned for more session coverage today and retrospectively over the coming weeks. See all session coverage aggregated here.  Now that GDPR has a year’s worth of footing and CCPA looms on the horizon, industry players are speculating on the next […]

Localized Marketing is All About Education and Customization

We’re in Austin for Localogy’s Place Conference, covering some sessions and tidbits as available. Stay tuned for more session coverage today and retrospectively over the coming weeks. See all session coverage aggregated here.  Social media marketing has become a core component of local marketing. That goes for national and global brands (particularly multi-location brands) as […]

Place ’19 Day 1: Proving the Value of Localized Marketing

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hosting Day One of Place ’19 event here in Austin, TX. The sold-out event is being held at Facebook’s lovely new offices in Austin, TX,  just steps from where the Austin City Limits festival rocked out over the past two weekends.  While we didn’t rock Austin like Guns N’ […]