How To Create A Foursquare Special

Saying It Social

Late last week, foursquare launched an entirely revamped platform for businesses. It opens up lots of new options for creating specials and makes the process of creating specials easier to manage, especially for companies with multiple locations.

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. Tweet.

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Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift

Mindjumpers

This improvement makes it possible for users to share comments and photos, which therefore makes Foursquare’s users interact a lot more with each other. It makes Foursquare even more social than earlier – and that’s what people want!

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.

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. How can Foursquare come to life when you are not thinking about it?”

Is Foursquare everywhere?

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Is Foursquare everywhere? by Justin on June 2, 2010 Foursquare recently announced that they were gaining 15,000 users a day. So, Foursquare is everywhere.

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. I find Foursquare’s recommendations to be better curated and more accurate.

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? How should companies do it ? Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches Paper, Twitter Tweaks Homepage Search, Foursquare Now Delivers

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare: Facebook launches mobile app Paper. Foursquare.

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. I realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness. The gamification aspect of Foursquare was fun. Using Foursquare while on vacation allows me to track and remember memories.

My Foursquare Rep Noticed Some Unusual Activity on My Account

Socialized

What if Foursquare ran its customer service like CitiBank Visa…? 4sqpimp : I got a call today from Brad, my Foursquare rep. Since when does a location-based service company call its customers? Brad from Foursquare customer service.

Foursquare Driving Media Paranoia Fun Fest

Socialized

The idea is that you “check in&# with a service like Brightkite or Foursquare , letting your friends know you are at a restaurant, the office, the gym, etc., “God damn Foursquare! You shouldn’t be on Foursquare!&#.

New York Nightlife Only Dropped 7% As Coronavirus Warnings Jumped, Foursquare Data Shows

Forbes Social Media

Data released by the location services company Foursquare Wednesday on foot-traffic among 13 million Americans from February 19 until March 13 showed New Yorkers’ visits to nightlife establishments like bars declined a mere 7

Facebook About to Drop a Bomb on Foursquare?

Socialized

Changes announced today to Facebook’s privacy agreement suggest the company is about to flip the switch and add location-based capabilities to the social network. Some think this might mean the end for standalone location-based services like Foursquare and Brightkite. Experts ” have recently placed Foursquare valuations in the $50M to $70M range. I think this is low, and I also think it is too soon for Foursquare to sell.

Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match

Adam Sherk

The recent partnership between Foursquare and Canada’s Metro is a good early example of the potential that exists. Metro will provide Foursquare with location-specific editorial content such as reviews, tips and articles on points of interest.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

Convince & Convert

Now, I’m not suggesting Foursquare will ever approach Twitter’s level of ubiquity, much less Facebook’s. Because Foursquare makes very little sense unless you’re in a physical location like a store, restaurant, etc. But, if you are a business with a physical location (or you have clients that fit that bill) you need to pay attention to how Foursquare and geo-location can help you – and it can. Foursquare and Gowalla are evolving quickly.

Foursquare Secures $150 Million Funding To Acquire Snap Inc.’s Attribution Tool, Placed

Forbes Social Media

Foursquare, the social media platform of yesteryear turned enterprise tech company, announced a $150 million funding infusion as well as its first acquisition, Placed, the Snap Inc.-owned

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.

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.

Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile. Foursquare.

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Social Media: Expose Your Company to the Light

Social Email Marketing

Tags: Social media marketing Ann Taylor Awareness contests Foursquare geographical social media network location-based networking services Ryan Schoenefeld social media social media environment social media strategy The Continuous Disquisition Transparency word-of-mouth marketing

Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. More up to par with foursquare and Gowalla.

10 Surefire Ways To Get Me To Avoid Your Twitter Account

SocMed Sean

8 ) Only tweet your check-ins Don’t just sign up to Twitter and connect it to FourSquare, Facebook, and other “check-in” apps and then only tweet where you are when you check-in. Featured People Social Media Twitter best practices foursquare getglue gowalla yelp

Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

ExactTarget , the company behind the tool, announced on its blog this week that CoTweet is being rolled into a new enterprise package called SocialEngage. The company had not published any pricing information for SocialEngage; it invites users to contact ExactTarget for more information. The company says: “We want to express our sincere thanks to those who have helped us evolve CoTweet into the leading social media management solution. A week of Foursquare checkins.

VenueSeen: New Monitoring Tool Brings Customers and Brands Closer Together

Mindjumpers

VenueSeen sends a notification to the subscribing business when a customer shares their experience at the business’ specific location on Instagram, Foursquare or Foodspotting: a shared photo, a mention or a comment tagged with the company location.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, YouTube and Vine: Facebook. Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Facebook Acquires Oculus VR

The Realtime Report

Foursquare. Lithium Technologies acquires Klout–ties social media influence to brand sentiment – social influence measurement company Klout has been acquired by Lithium Technologies (WSJ).

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How Businesses like Sylvan Learning Center and Computer Explorers.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How Businesses like Sylvan Learning Center and Computer Explorers Can Use Foursquare Depending on where you live you may be seeing more and more businesses advertising that they participate in Foursquare. Foursquare awards points and badges when users check-in at locations (check-ins can be done via a mobile phone with internet access or a computer).

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Check-in on Product Discussion and Get Rewarded on German Rating Site

Mindjumpers

The Chicken” is a German website based in Berlin and it applies a Foursquare model to product and brand discussions. At least, I’m sure that we all recognize this from our own way of looking at new products, companies etc. Similar Posts: Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift.

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Facebook, Sharing, Social And Me

Mindjumpers

Although Foursquare has mainly been used by users to check in to places (to a certain degree a one-way relationship), this is the first time LBS carry great marketing potential for marketers to push themselves into the consumers space where it’s a win-win situation for both parties.

Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places

Mindjumpers

Foursquare has been exploding in number of users the last year or so, but still doesn’t reach anywhere near the amount of users that are using Facebook. If you already know Foursquare, you pretty much know the drill already. Or go here if you want to learn more about Foursquare.

Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places

Mindjumpers

Foursquare has been exploding in number of users the last year or so, but still doesn’t reach anywhere near the amount of users that are using Facebook. If you already know Foursquare, you pretty much know the drill already. Or go here if you want to learn more about Foursquare.

Realtime Restaurant Deals: Can LiveDeal Succeed Where Groupon, LivingSocial Failed?

The Realtime Report

There are daily deals from the likes of Groupon and LivingSocial, or the ability to offer deals to consumers checking in or using Foursquare, the location-based social platform. Realtime Tools coupon daily deal Foursquare geolocation Groupon LiveDeal LivingSocial restaurant industry

4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Whether you are a business with brick and mortar stores or a company without borders, you should be tapping into the growing number of local audiences seeking products and services in their own locality. Foursquare allows for check-ins.

How to Create a Customer Loyalty Program via Social Media (via PR.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Create a Customer Loyalty Program via Social Media (via PR Workbench) I’m a huge proponent of retail locations using Foursquare to enhance customer experience. Recently I've been working with several companies to create such programs using mobile/local check-in apps Foursquare and Gowalla.

Using Location-based Services for Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Sure, location-based services like Foursquare are great for customer engagement and loyalty rewards. When we say “content creation” what we usually think of is the company in question creating informational materials themselves, and putting that information on a website, blog, and/or YouTube.

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. Klout’s or the companies that use it?

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Which Social Media Sites Are The Riskiest?

Small Business Mavericks

Company and third-party blogs are considered less risky than Twitter or Facebook, which indicates that businesses are warming up to blogging. Foursquare could be considered the least risky social media site online as 58% of businesses surveyed said it was not risky; on the other hand, 20% said it was slightly risky, showing that 78% of those surveyed consider Foursquare slightly risky or not risky at all. Social Media facebook Foursquare google Twitter YouTube

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Marketing Beyond Traditional Means

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Marketing Beyond Traditional Means by Justin on July 8, 2010 My post last week talked about Topeka Subways new Foursquare campaign.

Groupon Goes For the Big Brands

Janet Fouts

As companies like the Gap try on different social promotions like check ins on Foursquare group coupons Facebook and Twitter, it will be intrusting to see which they adopt. Tags: Social Media in Action Facebook foursquare Groupon the Gap Twitter

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Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

The increasing popularity of location-based mobile social networks such as Foursquare, Foodspotting and Instagram, indicates more than ever that this is the future. The rise of smartphones has paved the way for the SoLoMo revolution.

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Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On top of that, let’s add all of the other social networks out there including Linkedin, Foursquare, Myspace, Friendster, Tumblr, YouTube and the list goes on. In my professional opinion, most companies, industries and organizations can benefit from a Facebook page. Foursquare!

Gamification: Why Play?

Mindjumpers

The post contained an infographic that predicted the most popular online activity and trend of the future to be location-based services such as Foursquare and Facebook Places. Take Foursquare as an example. Foursquare’s entire concept and business is built around gamification.