Daily News: New ‘Cost per Visit’ Model, Paid Search Challenges, Internet Ad Spend to Surpass TV

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Is ‘Cost per Visit’ the Ultimate Performance Ad Model? (March 28, 2017) LSA Insider: “Last week xAd introduced a new new “cost per visit” (CPV) ad model.” Report: Automation Can Help Solve PPC Profit…

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Daily News: Managing Local Citations, Adobe Offers New AdTech Solution, YP’s ‘Blended’ Model

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Citations Make the World Go ‘Round: Getting Found Locally Online (March 21, 2017) LSA Insider: “Managing online citations is difficult but extremely important for better local SEO.” Adobe launches its Advertising Cloud to manage…

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Daily News: Local Media Tracking Study, Digital Capturing Spend, Advertisers Are Digitally Stagnant

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Report: 2016 Local Media Tracking Study (Top-Line Results) (March 22, 2017) LSA: “In this top-line summary report, you will see national trends (2014-2016) as it relates to consumer media usage for finding local business…

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Daily News: 2016 LMTS, Facebook Adds ‘Live Location,’ 10 Insights from LSA17, Franchisee vs. SMB

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. 2016 Local Media Tracking Study (What’s Inside) (March 27, 2017) LSA Insider: “LSA released the “top-line results” from the 2016 study which looked at yesterday, past week, past month and past year local media…

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Crafty Beyond the Basics: Sprites

In all the Crafty tutorials up to this point, you have been using square or rectangular boxes to understand different concepts like animation and keyboard or touch events. While this is a great way to quickly learn more about the library, you will most probably like to use images in your actual games. In this…

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Crafty Beyond the Basics: Collisions

It is very important in a game that you detect collisions properly. Nobody is going to play a game where things start exploding even when they are many pixels apart. Besides the graphics and sounds, this is one more thing that you should try to keep as accurate as possible. In this tutorial, you will…

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