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How To Create A Foursquare Special

Saying It Social

Late last week, foursquare launched an entirely revamped platform for businesses. Foursquare location based marketing Uncategorized foursquare foursquare deals foursquare for business foursquare specialsIt also brings new tools for analyzing the performance of different specials when compared to each other. Read more at [link].

Foursquare Needs Term Limits For Mayors

Firebelly

I’ve been on a bit of a Foursquare sabbatical lately. Foursquare needs term limits for mayors. Foursquare – are you listening? Self imposed exile maybe. But more like Ulysses (the Greek hero not 18th U.S. So, I’ve been barely checking in. While talking to my friends Erik Deckers and Chad Richards today – it struck me. Consecutive limits.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. 2011 Predictions: Top 12 Reasons Businesses Will Fail at Social Media by FruitZoom. Are These Social Media Trends of 2011 Part of Your Strategy?

Foursquare Teams Up with American Express

Mindjumpers

According to the Wall Street Journal , Foursquare has partnered with American Express to offer discounts for shoppers who use Foursquare. It will work like this: AmEx customers can register their cards in Foursquare to get access to special offers. With this partnership, Foursquare has the opportunity to gain more users or to make existing ones use it more frequently.

Why Foursquare’s Content Opportunities Are Awesome

Firebelly

No question that Foursquare’s continued usage growth makes it the most talked about location-based services for brands. It’s Foursquare’s customer focus that makes it truly appealing – customer focus from the standpoint that (a) you can focus on giving customers incentives, and (b) your customers can focus on you through their tips. Read it here.

Why Foursquare and I Split Up

Ari Herzog

After 2,240 check-ins, 669 photos, 106 tips, 46 badges, and 21 mayorships, I deleted my Foursquare account. ” “I never used Foursquare to find places; I used and still use Yelp.” ” “I used Foursquare for the function that is now on Swarm. But considering I have more local and regional friends on Facebook than on Swarm; my productivity will increase by using Facebook than Foursquare.” ” Citing privacy concerns, I initially deleted my Foursquare account in October 2010. returned in December 2011. want one app.”

My foursquare stalker: Chapter 2

Socialized

On Wednesday, I had my first experience with a foursquare stalker when a stranger called me at the Great Bear Cafe in Los Gatos, California after I did a 4sq check-in. considered the whole thing harmless if not a little strange. Today, it happened again when I checked into a

Death finds me on foursquare

Socialized

Foursquare brought me closer to death today. Around 8:15 a.m. checked in at the Apple Store in Los Gatos, California, and then walked a few doors down and checked in at Great Bear Cafe, where I ordered a mocha. From across the cafe I heard "Is there a Joel Postman

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. New Edition of the Ranking Factors for 2011 is Now Live !: SEOmoz It’s my birthday and I have some great news! And I did. wget, curl, Xenu, etc.)

How Broadway uses Foursquare

Firebelly

And when I go, I want everyone in my social media world to know what I’m seeing, so I always take a minute before the curtain opens to check in via Foursquare. For shows targeting the 20-something set of theatre-goers, like Broadway’s runaway hit Book of Mormon , promotions on Foursquare are most fitting. It really is one of the best parts of living in the city.

The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic

Mindjumpers

Tweet During 2010, the location-based mobile platform Foursquare experienced great growth. Social Media check-ins Foursquare growth location-based mobile platform Social NetworkActually, this was a growth of 3400 %. Since the numbers speak for themselves, there is not much more to say. So check out the infographic here: Similar Posts: We Love Facebook!

Death on foursquare: final chapter

Socialized

As I guessed in my first post, my recent foursquare "stalker" experience was a PR stunt for ifidie.net, a Facebook app that allows users to create messages that will be distributed when they die. The caller who spoke to me when I was at Great Bear in Los Gatos unfortunately

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011. Out of the many social media-related trends and predictions posts I’ve been skimming lately, this is by far the one that makes the most sense to me from a social business standpoint. Check!

Ghirardelli deceptive practice sours foursquare offer

Socialized

checked in with foursquare, and this "Check-in Special" appeared on the screen: I ordered ice cream sundaes for the three of us, and as the clerk was ringing up Yesterday, traveling home from Thanksgiving with family, we stopped at a Ghirardelli Chocolate outlet store on the side of the freeway.

Foursquare is open for business | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Guess Who is Back on Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Citing privacy concerns and not wanting strangers to know where I was every moment I checked in to a location, I deleted my Foursquare account 14 months ago. Forrester Research recently surveyed 37,000 mobile users and in its report issued this month, a mere 2% of those users had Foursquare accounts. To what extent do geography and demography play a part in Foursquare users and companies? Foursquare may not be mainstream but its users are having a fun time with it. used to be a Foursquare user before deleting my account. I’m back. Media Foursquare

SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

Foursquare arguably did so a couple of years later. I just arrived home from South by Southwest Interactive after six days down in Austin, Texas. Given that my voice has pretty much deserted me after numerous days trying to have conversations in overly noisy places, I thought I’d get some of my thoughts on the conference down on “paper&# for you. Networking Mecca.

Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011

darmano.typepad.com

Logic+Emotion About Me About You About My Employer Design Strategy Visual Thinking Speaking Slideshows Foursquare Posterous Twitter The Fine Print David Armano is SVP at Edelman Digital. Karl on Its Time To Move The Needle Dexterridlon on Six Social Media Trends For 2011 Videos Photos www. This is my personal blog where I share thoughts + opinions that are solely my own. Sales? Sales?

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July.  A hands on, practical computer class on Google Plus ( half day ) and some short 2 hour  howto sessions ( demonstration ) on Pinterest Foursquare and Facebook Timeline for Business. Google Plus reached 49 million members (Dec 2011) in only a few months! Session Details . Forever!

How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Foursquare.com — Use Foursquare specials for repeat visitors. All photos except the SXSW 2008 picture by Shutterstock. [ How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ]. This is a guest post by Jennifer Mattern. Is your company’s social media strategy really working? Could it stand for some improvement? Get Real. You do.

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011

johnbell.typepad.com

Digital Influence Mapping Project Home About John Speaking & Events Papers Contact Archives Links Useful Tools December 28, 2010 My Mix of Social Media Trends 2011 It's trendy to write a "trends" post at the end of the year. 2011 will be a big year for brands who have gotten serious in social media. " What will this "benefit pool" wrestle with in 2011?

8 Observations from Internet Week New York 2011

Mindjumpers

Last week, I visited the Internet Week 2011 in New York. Meebo.com is working on becoming the Foursquare of internet. Last week, I visited the Internet Week 2011 in New York. Meebo.com, is working on becoming the Foursquare of internet. Tweet. Here’s a few o f my observations, which I thought I would share with you all. ?Yahoo Just wondering!). ? Just wondering!)

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Zarco 66 Pumping Out Foursquare Deals

Freelance Social Media

You’ll be going there that early in the day because if you are one of the first five people to check in to a Zarco 66 on Foursquare, you will get ten cents off per gallon of gas that you purchase. . The great idea about having a Foursquare check-in special is the user has to enter the store to redeem the special. great use of Foursquare to generate business and get people in the door.

Zarco 66 Pumping Out Foursquare Deals

Freelance Social Media

You’ll be going there that early in the day because if you are one of the first five people to check in to a Zarco 66 on Foursquare, you will get ten cents off per gallon of gas that you purchase. . The great idea about having a Foursquare check-in special is the user has to enter the store to redeem the special. great use of Foursquare to generate business and get people in the door.

The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet About a year ago location based services (LBS) such as Foursquare , Gowalla was announced as the new big thing in digital and social media. Now approaching a year after the launch of Places, we have found this infographic, which is taking a reality check on the state of location based services focusing on Foursquare and Facebook Places. Foursquare Teams Up with American Express.

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Where Should You Post Your Status? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Facebook Google+ Linkedin Social Media Twitter Foursquare Google Infographic Social networksTweet You may have already seen this during the last week as it has been shared a lot in social media, and especially Facebook, during the last week or so. And here it is again. The reason why it has been spread a lot is probably because its witty angle to social media. Study].

A week of Foursquare checkins | Sherrilynne Starkie

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How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

November, 1 2011: As of today you can request complete opt-out of your Klout account! 2011: BE AWARE that scores of so called "disabled" profiles on Klout.com can still be visible with Klout browser extensions on twitter.com, and in 3rd party applications such us MarketMeSuite and HootSuite. FOURSQUARE. LATES UPDATE. October, 31. Klouts disabling is deceptive. FACEBOOK.

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39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Kent Lewis packs an incredible amount of useful information into this concise post, which outlines tactics for marketing success, illustrated with real-world examples, for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, SlideShare, Quora and Foursquare. YouTube etiquette for 2011 by iMedia Connection. And Tumblr is among the fastest-growing networks, tripling its user base in 2011.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

digests, Foursquare updates, and auto-retweeting of certain “trusted resources”   In the end, there was a strong consensus that while some automation is valuable, over-automating your social media activities actually defeats the purpose of building individual relationships with your customers or community members. These are just my preferences, though. Cheers! Digg this!

Smart Location-Based Marketing By Home Depot

Dave Fleet

Smart way to reward their most loyal customer (well, the most loyal customer using Foursquare, anyway) with something that has zero cost to Home Depot but a nice benefit for the customer, all the while encouraging other people to compete for that benefit. location marketing FoursquareBecause he was the mayor.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

Using data from Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Foursquare, Klout measures how many people you influence (true reach), how much you influence them (amplification), and how influential they are (network score), and assigns a score from 1 to 100. The impact of those relationships affects our Web authority. In the world of social media marketing, influence is currency. PostRank. TwentyFeet.

Eight Social Media Trends for 2012

Spin Sucks

The other day I was in the Apple store and I checked in, using Foursquare. Welcome back to the real world! hope everyone had a really good Thanksgiving weekend. To start the last 20 work days of the year, I thought now was a good time to discuss trends for next year. The contest information is at the end of the post. 2012 Social Media Trends. Reporting to All Stakeholders. Results. Um, yes!

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Are Your Customers Trying to Find Your Business on Their Phones: 5 Facts That You Should Know

Social Media Citizens

Consumer Behavior Tools Trends foursquare mobile marketingThere has been a lot of talk about the power of mobile marketing.  From text marketing to applications, the market is abuzz with the “power of mobile.”. For some businesses it seems like a perfect fit, while other companies struggle to see the value of implementing a mobile marketing strategy. Worth looking into I think.

How Chicago Cabbie Grows Business Using Social Media

Spin Sucks

Foursquare: Follow him on Foursquare to see where he is, he even provides restaurant and movie reviews during his off-time. He said he’s seen a 15 to 20 percent increase in revenue since he started in January 2011. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. . They looked to their landlord and their neighborhood association to bring them traffic.

MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

believe the last application (not being an actual game) to come out of this triangle that has turned big is LBS applications like Foursquare and Gowalla , with a call for human interaction, a game design to win mayor ships, badges etc – and all powered through your mobile. Social Media application Foursquare game design Gowalla introductions MingleBird Mobile mobile socializing application model social triangleTweet All eyes on future development of success stories for application development lies within a triangle – the touch points of Social – Mobile – Game Design.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

One of the most interesting aspects of web presence optimization (WPO) is how frequently bloggers and journalists write about the concept without actually using the term. Rand Fishkin recently devoted 1,700 words to the topic of conversations about the industry’s nomenclature and inspired nearly 170 comments, all with no mention of WPO. Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Guides and Insights.