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Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Unlocking the value of Foursquare 28/01/2010 tags: Foursquare , Gowalla , location based social netoworking apps by Gemma Went For those of you not yet using Foursquare and other location based social networking apps, the presentation below from 22 Squared gives you a bit of background on what it’s all about. I’ve been trying out both Foursquare and Gowalla for a little while and can see great potential for brands using them in the future. Well done so far. what a year!

Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message! The best part is you can incorporate this method with your offline advertising.  Have a local radio spot? Tell your listeners to text “like username&# to 32665, where “username&# is the part of your Facebook Page’s URL that follows facebook.com/username. 32655 is FBOOK, in case you were wondering.

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Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media

Socialized

That doesn’t mean all of these phones will run Foursquare , Brightkite or any other popular location-based application. Foursquare, for example, runs only on iPhone and Android, though other versions are under development. Brightkite is the first location-based application I used. I use Brightkite and Foursquare on my iPhone, so I am describing the applications from this standpoint.

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. SMS Messaging: He texts confirmation and arrival. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. . My first real job in the PR industry was working with downtown Seattle retailers assisting them with cooperative branding and marketing initiatives.

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Social Networking Stats: Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: 40 million users. In a blog post about the acquisition, Facebook also noted that WhatsApp’s messaging volume approaches the SMS volume of the entire global telecom industry. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via  Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via  YouTube. via  re/code.

On Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Adam Cohen

Two years ago, no way I’d tell you that it would be acceptable to converse via text message/SMS with grandparents.  Friends with Benefits: Starbucks and Foursquare (16). Let’s face it.  Etiquette is a lost art.  Forget “interruption marketing&# for a minute and think about how people interact on a regular basis.  Same with instant messaging. Related Posts.

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Get Ready For The Mobile Marketing Explosion

Small Business Mavericks

Other mobile marketing tactics include SMS texting, check-in services like Foursquare and Yelp, and social-mobile apps. Mobile Marketing for Small Business mobile marketing QR codes responsive web design SMS texting Thanks to their mobile phones, people are now spending more time online than watching TV. This is no surprise to me, and it probably isn’t to you either. Television usage has remained the same since 2012. Online usage with laptops and computers has remained the same since 2010. Mobile usage, especially smartphones and tablets, has increased.

Small Businesses Online Marketing Efforts Surge in 2012 [Infographic]

Blue Focus Marketing

Small business owners are slowly gravitating towards location-based social channels such as Foursquare. While such a positive jump in perceived usefulness is very encouraging, the fact remains that 75% of small business owners using platforms such as Foursquare still do not see the value these marketing tools bring to their businesses. Location-Based Social Networks & Daily Deals.

Why Mobile Search Is Important

The Social Media Incubator

SMS, or texting. Foursquare. Mobile Apps Mobile Search Online marketing Online Shopping click to call compare prices while shopping facebook message foursquare checkin mobile apps mobile search online shopping skype call twitter tweet website contact form One emerging trend in online marketing is mobile search. For one thing, mobile search is highly local. Skype call. Twitter.

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SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

Foursquare arguably did so a couple of years later. This year I didn’t see any big winners, but I would agree with Jeremiah that “intimacy&# was prevalent as a trend, with group SMS companies like Beluga and GroupMe getting attention from the early adopters. I just arrived home from South by Southwest Interactive after six days down in Austin, Texas. Networking Mecca.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

SMS other social networks are built on SMS revenues such as SMSFun. Twitter has probably done their dash with doing SMS deals by now. Or Foursquare style reward badges – most retweeted, most linked. Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Two, how can Twitter make money? 20 million?

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24 Full Service Tools to Manage B2B Social Media

socialmediab2b.com

Networks Supported : Twitter, Facebook, LInkedIn, Foursquare, Wordpress. Sendible bills itself as a “one-stop-shop” for all your marketing needs.  It allows you to manage multiple social channels, email, SMS and blog accounts all from one interface. Networks Supported : Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Google Buzz and Foursquare. Networks Supported: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Foursquare, Yelp. Networks Supported : Twitter, Facebook, LInkedIn, Foursquare, Wordpress. ———-. ENTRY LEVEL OPTIONS (Free or under $10/month). BuzzTrac. Expion.

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YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer. People are calling it a Facebook killer (due to privacy concerns). Im not calling it anything until Ive spent more time with it.

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First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here

mashable.com

Foursquare users can check in via the web from Starbucks stores, and Zagat makes available full ratings for restaurants in the surrounding area for free. Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Apple Social media MARKETING Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! The New York Times has opened up access to its Reader 2.0

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How is Facebook Going to Make it’s 1st Billion Dollars?

Atom Thought

My competition had 10 times more money (virtual) than me, but couldn’t have better cards than me. I had an option of getting 10000 credits by sending a premium SMS. Is FourSquare The Answer? How can facebook make it. Do you know that there may be a social networking site which is bigger or almost equal to Facebook? And do you know it earns 2-3 times more than Facebook already? That site is Qzone (Tencent), and it earns over a billion dollars in revenues per annum. How did this happen? And what can Facebook do to catch up quickly? In the excitement and heat of game.

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ICYMI – Layout, Periscope and Facebook F8 Conference

Danny WhatMough

Twitter links up with Foursquare for tagging locations in tweets. Add Facebook Messenger buttons to third party apps – so, for example, a retail business could offer to send customers shipping information via Messenger rather than email or SMS. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week?  Subscribe here. Instagram launches Layout. Facebook launches a Timehop clone – On This Day. Facebook is testing a new app called Phone. Image credit. icymi

5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

Facebook Places vs. Foursquare: Who Has The Business Edge? Facebooks unveiling of Facebook Places is an obvious banshee cry to Foursquare and other location-based check-in services. Here are 5 articles to help you understand its relevancy to your business. 1. How To Use Facebook Places For Your Business Want to have your own business show up within Facebook Places? Please try again.

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Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Wendys "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for Fathers Day Frosty Weekend | Main | YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? » June 18, 2010 Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read Has your business turned into a free clinic? Does Twitter search really suck? If people "Like" it, will they come?

Getting Ready for LeWeb, Need Your Ideas

Almost Savvy

How will services like foursquare*, twitter*, facebook*, paypal* fit in to the mobile real time web? [* = Le Web 09 participant] Just a few thoughts Irene, I may have more later. The platforms and devices used to communicate continue to fragment: multiple email accounts, social networks, chat, SMS etc. While I’m there, I would like to ask one question of those I meet. DM me.

Social Media Citizens Hate BP + 4 Other Social Media News Items

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media Efforts | Main | Wendys "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for Fathers Day Frosty Weekend » June 11, 2010 Social Media Citizens Hate BP + 4 Other Social Media News Items Do social media citizens hate BP for more than just the oil spill?

We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2)

Firebelly

This week, however, I want to talk about those who aggregate content from all over the web and syndicate it through their Twitter streams. I see no problem with people using a service like Twitterfeed to syndicate posts from their blog (as long as it is a supplement and not the only way they are using Twitter), but I have unfollowed several people recently who did nothing but fill my screen with not only THEIR blog posts, but posts from a dozen or so other blogs and/or news sites they read, comments theyve made in other places, their Foursquare check-ins, et cetera, et cetera.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

EmailTwitter – allows you to post Twitter updates and retrieve your Twitter timeline via your cellular phone or other e-mail enabled mobile device, without incurring SMS fees. By now you should have an account and you may even be following a few people that you know. Step out of your comfort zone and start following other people. Then you can choose to follow them or not. Thanks.

7 Strategies I’m Pitching for Businesses to use Facebook Places

Stay N' Alive

SMS – Yes, Facebook Has This, Too. FourSquare. This post is about Facebook Places, but I did want to briefly mention FourSquare. There is one strategy with these that I think brands should employ, and will target a younger audience (Facebook’s average age is 38 right now – FourSquare’s and Gowalla’s should be much younger). Just a thought.).

Remember the Milk and Everything else

Koka Sexton

If you’re sending a message to Twitter via SMS or IM or the web update box, remember to add d rtm before your task name or command to indicate that it’s a direct message. Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Remember the Milk and Everything else As the saying goes. “So much to do, so little time&#. We are all living a task based lifestyle.

Remember the Milk and Everything else - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

If you’re sending a message to Twitter via SMS or IM or the web update box, remember to add d rtm before your task name or command to indicate that it’s a direct message. Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Remember the Milk and Everything else As the saying goes. “So much to do, so little time&#. We are all living a task based lifestyle.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

Getting pumpkins with the boy. (@ Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm) [link] Recent comments Koka Sexton dot Com: [.] or Geotracking services are picking up steam and in my post about Foursquare, Gowalla and Yelp I was still sifting Koka Sexton dot Com: [.] Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing. Help Us Build It.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Getting pumpkins with the boy. (@ Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm) [link] Recent comments Koka Sexton dot Com: [.] or Geotracking services are picking up steam and in my post about Foursquare, Gowalla and Yelp I was still sifting Koka Sexton dot Com: [.] Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing. Help Us Build It.