Collective #357

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Bad design isn’t just ugly — it’s expensive

Badly drawn, derivative, and forgettable logos. Poorly designed websites and mobile apps. Formulaic products with no flair or originality. If you’re a business, bad design hurts — from uninspiring packaging to interchangeable ads that don’t differentiate you from the competition. The truth of the matter is that design is an integral aspect of your business…

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Daily News: GMB Fraudsters, Digital Ads to See Q3 Growth, Foot Traffic to Coffee Shops Rise ~2%

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Google Should Do More to Shut Down GMB and Local Listings Fraudsters (October 13, 2017) LSA Insider: “Google does some policing of fraudsters and unethical marketing firms preying on small business owners — but…

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Fandango is acquiring rival online ticketer MovieTickets.com

A consolidation in the advance movie ticketing space is happening today, with Fandango’s announcement that it’s acquiring rival MovieTickets.com for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which is expected to close before year-end, will help Fandango expand its international footprint, particularly in Latin America, as well as bring new cinemas to its ticketing platform. Read More…

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