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? Connect: Twitter | Facebook | Email | 978.558.0008. Media Foursquare

5 Tips: How Brands Can Use Foursquare to Grow

Mindjumpers

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.

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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. Expand Your Social Media Mix: Twitter Alone is Not Enough by Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang. ** 5 STARS.

Foursquare Has Hit The 10 Mill Mark [infographic]

Mindjumpers

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. The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic.

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 !:

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

Laurel Papworth

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!

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.

Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second

Mindjumpers

Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S. million for the year ending in August 2011, says a new study by comScore. Twitter’s mobile share is expected to see further growth on the back of the platform’s recent integration with iOS 5 on the iPhone.

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. I see many indicators that that will change in 2011.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. I also am not a fan of posting FourSquare updates, quotes from famous people, or trivial content like ASCII twitter art.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

How many of my Twitter followers are clicking my links and retweeting my content? It pulls and generates metrics from Twitter, Facebook, bit.ly, YouTube, Google Analytics, MySpace. It gauges activity on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to come up with a score.

How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Foursquare.com — Use Foursquare specials for repeat visitors. For example, you might have launched a Twitter account hoping it would drive tons of customers to your e-commerce site quickly. Sponsor a Twitter meet-up or similar event for customers in your local area.

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! Klout also uses cookies in its advertising services " Perks" TWITTER: Sing in [link] , select Setting —> Applications , find Klout Application and revoke access. FOURSQUARE.

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“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Twitter.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Chris Tompkins supplies 10 methods to help “promote your social media profiles OUTSIDE of logging in to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter,” such as adding your social media profiles to company email signatures, business cards, advertising and all marketing collateral.

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Free social media strategy ebook

Gemma Went

Blogging Facebook Foursquare Linked In Social Media Social Media Strategy Series Twitter free ebook social media strategyAs regular readers know, at the end of last year I ran a series on this blog on how to develop and deliver a social media strategy. This has now been gathered together into an easy to read ebook which covers each stage of the process, from getting buy-in at the start to ongoing management, [.].

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What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals

Direct Marketing Observations

I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion.

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How JotForm Helps You Create Web Forms and How You Can Help Me Test Its Effectiveness

Ari Herzog

Connect: Twitter | Facebook | Email | 978.558.0008. Related articles you may enjoy: Foursquare, Plancast, and Tungle: 3 Applications to Share Your Activities. By clicking to JotForm’s website , you are presented with a what-you-see-is-what-you-get form creator.

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.

Top Ten Reasons You Know You’re a Social Media Expert [Humor]

PWB Marketing Blog

So we thought we’d compile the top ten reasons you know you’re a social media expert: You have more than 6 social profiles – Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Flickr, FourSquare. You’ve checked-in to a business via Foursquare, Facebook, and Google+. B2B Social Media Facebook Media TwitterHow do you know if you’re a social media expert? Unlike Google AdWords, there isn’t any certification for social media.

The Social Media Fatigue Myth

Twist Image

This was just before Twitter broke big. " Foursquare and Twitter broke the fatigue because it brought Social Media to the palm of your hand. They're trying to figure out what's good for Twitter, then Facebook and how it all differs from Google +. foursquare. twitter. Are you getting tired of Social Media? A few years back, there was a slew of Blog posts, Podcasts and in-person conversations about Social Media fatigue.

Getting The Social Customer To Buy

Twist Image

They're looking for customers to follow them on Twitter , but don't actually push beyond their own tweetstream to build affinity and loyalty. She posts some options up on Facebook and asks her friends on Twitter to check it out and help her decide. They're responding to text messages, they're being alerted to Facebook and Twitter updates, they're laughing at posts and - maybe - they're even checking in with Foursquare to see who else is around. foursquare.

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Foursquare Review: Why You Should Check In

Bill Hartzer

Well, that’s the basic premise behind Foursquare. Foursquare is a social networking website that works off the location of its users. Keeping up with the whereabouts of your friends has never been easier than with Foursquare.

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Why Facebook and Twitter are Old News

Ari Herzog

You are never asked to like the company on Facebook or follow them on Twitter. Are Facebook and Twitter less important in 2011 as they were in 2009? If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Why Facebook and Twitter are Old News in your browser.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter. Hey, Foursquare was pretty small once! This post explores YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr. Twitter.

What If a Country Tweeted

Ari Herzog

Tweet It is common for organizations of every size, shape, and industry to create and use Twitter accounts for customer service, human resources, and business development. Contact Ari: Twitter | Email | 978.558.0008. How I Trended the Country with Twitter.

Why Your B2B Social Media is Failing (And What to Do About It)

PWB Marketing Blog

Foursquare is popular, but if your customers aren’t checking in to various locations, then it’s a waste of time for you to be on Foursquare. Remember, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are tools, not a social media strategy. Are your B2B social media efforts failing?

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10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

Have branded wall paper for your Twitter profile. Have feeds from Facebook and Twitter, an RSS feed from your blog, current YouTube videos, a Google News RSS feed for your company news and press releases, etc. The average Twitter user has 126 followers (Source: The Guardian).

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6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

Certain aspects of social media (such as the ease of building a large following on Twitter—if you’re not picky about things like quality or relevance) are like helium for those with already overinflated egos.

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 30 How Are People Using Twitter?

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Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

Social Media Citizens

You can follow Tamara on Twitter , Linkedin or Facebook. If you spend all day talking to other people on Twitter you’ll no doubt increase your score, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a bone fide ‘influencer’. Other than FB, Twitter and LinkedIn).

Social Media Success is About the Wizard, Not the Wand

Convince & Convert

His example was his local watering hole, where he figures by the time he’s checked in 10 times, the offer they make on Foursquare should encourage his evangelism, not just offer a discount on an item he doesn’t order. Twitter’s, or the companies that use it that way?

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter?

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

because it is unique, inspirational or entertaining) and encourage sharing on networks like Facebook and Twitter. Claim your profiles (on sites like LinkedIn, Google+, SlideShare, YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Twitter) and make sure they consistently describe you and your company.”

HootSuite Talks to Spanish Speaking Community

Idaconcpts

On April 21, 2011 there are several websites down. Among the affected are HootSuite, Reddit, Foursquare and Quora. Si no puedes esperar a enviar un tweet, puedes utilizar la web de Twitter. The problems appear to be caused by an issue affecting the Amazon Web Services.

Why I’m kinda over Yelp: Foursquare and Twitter are my recommendation engines of choice

Jeff Esposito

While there’s still a place for Yelp in my heart, I’ve found lately that I much prefer using Twitter and Foursquare to find new places and things to do here in Boston. Foursquare, on the other hand, offers a ton of relevant information, and the best part is that the recommendations I find there are mostly fueled by my friends–people I actually know, like, and whose opinions I respect. You can find her on Twitter @emichaud or blogging over at social-logical.

Why a Social Credit Score is an Empty and Dangerous Notion

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m being challenged to a battle of egos by a stranger on Twitter: “@pierreloic your Klout Score is 33 (I’m a 51). Guest post by Pierre-Loic Assayag. Check out your @klout profile today.”. Of course, I could always ask Shonali to the rescue.

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Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via Twitter. Foursquare: 40 million users. 80% of World Leaders On Twitter. Twitter is becoming a powerful political tool, and in the last two years, world leaders have begun to take note.

4 Reasons Why Twitter Should Buy TweetDeck

TwiTip

Last week, the blogosphere was on fire with reaction to a report by the Wall Street Journal that Twitter is in talks to buy TweetDeck for $50 Million (registration may be required to read the post). All it has to do is turn off TweetDeck’s access to the Twitter’s API as was done to UberMedia.

The Ultimate Question: Self-Interested Or Interesting?

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Think about Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and even Foursquare. foursquare. twitter. blog blogging businessbook content customerexperience facebook foursquare fredreichheld interesting journalism journalist publishing selfinterested socialmedia socialmediaadvertising socialmediamarketing theultimatequestion twitter youtubeDo you want to know if your content is working for you?