A number of interesting companies in the local space are taking advantage of the buzz surrounding ILM:10, now under way here in Santa Clara, California, to issue press releases announcing new product, partnerships, funding rounds and so on. The following is a rundown of the key announcements made thus far.
Nimble Commerce has announced a deal with Adility, the developer of a new location-based advertising platforms. The deal involves Nimble taking advantage of Adility’s relationship with thousands of small merchants across the U.S. to provide deal sourcing as part of its solution for any major publisher.
Kenshoo Local has rolled out Kenshoo Budget Management, a new component of its Kenshoo Local suite of products. Kenshoo says the new platform has features to helps manage multiple local campaigns with greater efficiency — for example, by modifying paid search bids to meet budget guidelines, and automatically adjusting daily spending limits.
The U.K.-based software firm Akesios announced it has been selected by ZipLocal to power its new Local Leads product, which we blogged on back on October. ZipLocal has also revealed it is working with VendAsta to offer a reputation management product.
We will post more announcements as they are made.