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4 Major Foursquare Changes

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Gil C / Shutterstock.com Foursquare has announced many changes recently. Foursquare Here are four you need to know about. 1) They’re rolling out a new logo. 2) Focus is now on helping users search for nearby places. 3) All check-ins now take place on its Swarm app. 4) Users will need both apps to check in & check.

How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

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The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next. As a small business, you’re probably blown away by the figures: 20 million users worldwide are on Foursquare, and they have racked up 2.5 Here are 5 tips on using Foursquare to promote your small business. 1. billion check-ins!

Five Ways Marketers Should Use Foursquare

Spin Sucks

pulled out my phone to check in to the location on Foursquare (I’m obsessed with becoming the Mayor at all of our local businesses) and lo and behold there was a notice that, if we ate at Schuba’s (and checked in), we’d get 15 percent off our food order. Foursquare is Changing. The point is, the use of Foursquare is changing. Foursquare Uses for Marketers.

Approaching Strangers Through Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Using GPS chips embedded in your smartphone and latitude/longitude addresses, it is fairly easy for me to log into an app such as Foursquare , Loopt , or Google Latitude and (if your privacy settings allow me to) see who is proximate to my location. This privacy intrusion is why I deleted my Foursquare account two years ago. Media Foursquare networkingConnect on LinkedIn today.

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 Evolves From Gamification To Recommendation – But Why?

SocMed Sean

Of all the location-based social networks out there, Foursquare certainly has been the one to outlast the competition. didn’t say “Foursquare has beaten the competition” or “Foursquare has succeed”…I just said they outlasted the competition. Notice how I chose my words carefully. They do have something, though. Cheers! –Sean.

Foursquare - HBO Tie-Up is Brilliant

Social Media Marketing

But the latest iteration is pure genius on the part of HBO and Foursquare. Between our natural love for ice cream and exploring city neighborhoods in the warm weather, not to mention the amazing fanbase of the hit show, HBO and Foursquare have a winner on their hands as far as we can tell. foursquare Marketing #GameofCones is coming. What''s the Iron Cone, you ask?

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

Justin Levy

As I sat in my car trying to catch my breath following a gut busting workout, I opened my phone and checked in on Foursquare at the gym. When I arrived home and took Sasha for her morning walk, I began evaluating how I am currently using Foursquare. realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness. The gamification aspect of Foursquare was fun.

And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates

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Tweet Since the launch at SXSW back in 2009, Foursquare is now no longer a location-based app just for the fun of it. With more than 20 million users world wide and no less than over 2 billion check-ins every single day of the year, Foursquare has become serious business. How do you predict the future of Foursquare’s new approach to their users as well as clients? nearby.

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. want one app.” returned in December 2011.

Social Networking Stats: 42% of Those With Foursquare App Are Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Foursquare: over 25 million users. 42% of Those Who Downloaded Foursquare App Use It Actively. Foursquare had 10.4 Nielsen’s “Social Media Report 2012″ report revealed that 42% of the 25 million people who have downloaded the Foursquare app are using it at least once per month. Nielsen ranked Foursquare behind only Facebook (78 million) and Twitter (23 million) in terms of July mobile app users, according to AdWeek. Foursquare usage in July was up 118% year-over-year. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week.

Foursquare Teams Up with American Express

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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.

3400% Foursquare Growth Not Notable

Ari Herzog

It’s all and well that Foursquare membership grew 3400% in 2010 but if people aren’t using the location-based service at venues where thousands of people converge, how notable is that statistic? If you can read this sentence, add a comment below if you are one of the 6 million Foursquare users who actively uses the service to check-in to locations. Media Foursquare

Foursquare Needs Term Limits For Mayors

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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.

Google+ is Walking Dead, Facebook’s Audience Network Arrives, Foursquare Splits & More | Social Media Snapshot

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Categories: Blog , Facebook , Foursquare , Google Plus , mobile marketing , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing Tags: Facebook , Facebook anonymity , Facebook Audience Network , foursquare , Foursquare Swarm , google plus , Guided Search , Pinterest , youtube , YouTube intro videos Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Below are highlights of changes on top social media platforms for the week ending May 2, 2014: New on Google+ Is Google+ Really Walking Dead? Not So Fast.

5 Tips: How Brands Can Use Foursquare to Grow

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Tweet More and more people are using Foursquare to check in and share their location. If you wish to use foursquare as a marketing channel for your brand, here is a list of things you can do when starting on Foursquare: 1. Claim you place on foursquare. Grow your business with foursquare “Specials!” Read more about Foursquare for business.

Foursquare Has Hit The 10 Mill Mark [infographic]

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Tweet Foursquare has just announced on their blog that they have reached 10 million users, thus being the first location-based social network to do so. For Foursquare, it’s a major milestone to have 10 million users. To celebrate this milestone, Foursquare has created an animated infographic that shows a world map with the spread of users. The Hardcore Facts In An Infographic.

My foursquare stalker: Chapter 2

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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

Why Foursquare’s Content Opportunities Are Awesome

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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.

Death finds me on foursquare

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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

Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account

Ari Herzog

racked my brain, trying to figure out who I knew named “Brian”. “I saw that you checked in there on Foursquare, Shea,” he said. My heart started to race. I’ve read articles about burglaries and stalking thanks to Foursquare, but because I only occasionally link my check-ins with tweets, I figured I was being responsible. You probably shouldn’t be telling people where you are on Foursquare, should you, Shea?” he said. I was trying not to cry at this point. agree with Steve Garfield (who was also interviewed in Beth’s story) that Foursquare is valuable. Hello?”.

04/04/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Twitter Photos, Important LinkedIn Updates & New Foursquare Ad Themes

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Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google Plus , LinkedIn , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , foursquare , Foursquare ads , GooglePlus , linkedin , Products and Services tab , Tap to tweet , Twitter Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Blog Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Twitter foursquare Foursquare ads GooglePlus linkedin Products and Services tab Tap to tweet Yes, You Can. In perhaps an effort to [.] ( Read more. ).

How Broadway uses Foursquare

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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.

Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

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In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Foursquare. In the end of July, the location-based social network Foursquare rolled out Promoted Updates, moving more in the same direction as e.g. Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about Foursquare’s Promoted Updates, sign up  here.

Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, YouTube and Foursquare: Foursquare app splits in two, launches Swarm. Facebook rolls out Foursquare-like feature to some iOS users – a new function is available for select iOS users on Facebook that “helps users divulge information about the places they visit, using a color-coding system;” this new function bears a “striking resemblance” to a key feature of Foursquare (TIME). Foursquare. Facebook. YouTube.

GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquar

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare by Justin on August 25, 2010 There is a new player in the location-based service market. GroupTabs is a startup that is being billed as a cross between Groupon and Foursquare. The next deal takes place Saturday. Media. Marketing.

The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic

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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!

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: over 25 million users. Facebook Reaches One Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million Users. This week marked big milestones for both Facebook and Foursquare, with user numbers growing to over 1 billion and 25 million, respectively. On Monday,  Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley also had big news: the geo-location platform now boasts 25 million users, 5 million check-ins a day and 1 million registered merchants, reported  SmartBlog on Social Media. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users.

Social Networking Stats: Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: 45 million users. Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth in 2013 and Q1 2014. Foursquare is rapidly approaching its fifth birthday, and CEO Dennis Crowley is optimistic about the app’s future.  He announced on CNBC that the platform’s revenues grew 600% in 2013 – pretty impressive. How can Foursquare come to life when you are not thinking about it?”

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

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. Foursquare Social Media Marketing Workshop. Google Plus Business Page training and computer workshop.

The all new Foursquare

Sherrilynne Starkie

Foursquare has been around for a few years and has always been a bit of location-based fun.  But that’s set to change with yesterday’s relaunch of the ‘All new Foursquare ‘ Image via CrunchBase. Now Foursquare lets users explore in ways.  It  provides ideas about where to go based on the user’s current location and will show friends that are nearby.  It gives information on specials, sales and promotions and recommendations in the immediate area.  And new Foursquare promises innovations and features to come soon. Related articles.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

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Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook. Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker Bolt deep learning Facebook Facebook Gifts Facebook Messenger Foursquare hashtags Instagram LinkedIn Mitro social media news Swarm Twitter TechCrunch). Twitter. LinkedIn.

Show 367 - Power of Foursquare

Engaging Brand

Carmine Gallo joins  Anna Farmery  to discuss the Power of Foursquare  - check out this site as packed with tips of how business can get the most out of Foursquare. What is Foursquare ? How Foursquare is a fun, gaming app  - a search engine that brings you tips and offers! Do you need a place for Foursquare to be relevant to your business? How Foursquare is not marketing - it is taking the pulse of your customer. Ideas for business with Foursquare. Is Foursquare wait marketing. How Foursquare does not have to be about pure promotions.

Can Ads Actually Make Foursquare Better

Convince & Convert

In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with  Kyle Lacy  of  ExactTarget  about the newly launched Foursquare ads , and whether they are a viable option for marketers, an annoyance for users, both or neither. In April, Bloomberg cited Foursquare data showing  6 million daily check-ins  in January 2013 versus 4 million per day in January 2012. Whither the Check-In? kind of doubt it.

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

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.