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.

Foursquare Driving Media Paranoia Fun Fest

Socialized

Mainstream media are having a field day scaring consumers into thinking that criminals are preying on users of social networks that disclose their geographic locations. 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!&#.

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Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

Mindjumpers

In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Promoted Trends can be used to drive even more conversation and interest around a brand or product. Thereby, a Promoted Trend can gain great exposure, making users participate in and share the conversation. Foursquare. To learn more about Foursquare’s Promoted Updates, sign up here.

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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.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Save for Later’ Reading Feature, Twitter Beefs Up Security

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Buffer: Facebook. Foursquare. In bid for ad revenue, Foursquare opens up home screen to big brands – brands that don’t have a brick-and-mortar location can now advertise on Foursquare’s home screen; MasterCard is the first to do so (AdAge). Any social media updates that we missed?

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On Social Media Bullies

Waxing UnLyrical

Have you come across a social media bully lately? And I’ve thought a lot about this before deciding that, in essence, people who behave like this are social media bullies. You might quite reasonably ask, “What’s the difference between a social media bully and the right to one’s own, albeit differing, opinion?&#. Community conversations led to one of my favorite posts yet (and, I think, yours) on social media barfshiners.

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.

Seven Social Media Insights on CES

Dave Fleet

Now that I’ve had a few days to decompress, I thought I’d do something slightly different and provide a few insights from a social perspective. CES is not a social media conference (duh). While those social-focused conferences are fertile ground when it comes to social media programs, CES is full of salespeople and executives who, generally speaking, are less socially-savvy than conferences in the social media bubble.

The Best Five Social Media Websites For Meaningful Comments

Small Business Mavericks

There are other sites where comments reach a more meaningful level, and often lead to much deeper conversations. The best sites for meaningful comments include: LinkedIn – if you are looking for indepth conversations on particular topics then it’s hard to go past LinkedIn. Although a more B2B social media site, it can be a great resource for gathering new information, solving problems, and sharing solutions.

How a Social Media Evangelist Became a Social Media Realist

Social Media Strategery

When did I become the guy who gets tired of social media? How did I go from annoying everyone around me by my incessant yammering about social media to the guy who grows increasingly annoyed when people talk about everything social media will do? I'm not suggesting that I'm no longer excited about social media. I'm not suggesting that social media is dead (imagine that link bait, though).

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

yMarketingMatters

In order to help you decide, I have compiled a list of the most popular and effective social media channels at your disposal today. I will be following up with an in-depth detailed blog about each social media channel in the coming weeks. Sorry it’s a little long, but I hope this will help you… A few tips: Tip #1: Look into each social media channel and determine which will work best for your business. Foursquare.

9 Tools to Improve Social Media Productivity

Convince & Convert

Do you find that the daily demands of social media promotion are increasing? Our time is our most precious asset and social media is great at eating into it! Here are 9 social media tools that will help you save time and improve your productivity. To be effective on social media you need to engage with people, build strong relationships, and then continue to nurture and maintain those relationships. Ian Cleary is the social media tools guy.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | Subcribe via RSS 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant July 27th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Social Media has certainly become THE trend over the past year or so, and everyone and their sister is jumping on board. Read Everything – The fact is, Social Media is changing everyday.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without a clear methodology of measuring ROI, many businesses are still cautious to spend their marketing budget on social media and web 2.0. 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. Even if you’ve decided you have the budget for social media, where do you focus? Example Social Media / Online Marketing Strategies Based on Industry.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Virality & Search Topsy One part virality tool, one part tracking mechanism, one part social listening post, Topsy is becoming one of new favorites. Swix This is a slick new social media dashboard program that I’ve been trying.

Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?

SocMed Sean

Too many folks get caught up in the numbers game when it comes to social media. They use numbers like “friends”, “followers” and…ewww…”Klout” to determine whether they are doing social right. Heaven knows that it doesn’t tell you whether you’re engaging in social media properly. In his 10,000 tweets, did he actually ever contribute to the conversation?

Baskin Robbins Sells 31-Cent Scoops With Smart Social Media

Socialized

I was so impressed with how effectively the company used social media to promote 31-Cent Scoop Night, I got in touch with them and did an e-mail interview with one of their PR managers. It’s a brilliant promotion that fills BR stores around the country, but more brilliant still when built on a social media platform. Andrew : Baskin-Robbins’ social media strategy is a natural build on our traditional media outreach strategy.

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. The conversation primarily revolved around whether the “always on” nature of sites like Twitter require that you tweet 24 hours a day, since your followers aren’t necessarily in the same time zone. Do you automate your social media activities?

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently? How do top executives use social media? Social Media Facts and Statistics. Social matters in b2b.

Social Media Lessons From the Offline Real World

Convince & Convert

In addition, 4% of all American adults use check-in apps such as Foursquare and Gowalla. Conversely, in the social media community, checking-in is a frequent behavior, and legions of blog posts are written about location-based services. I have recently become fascinated by the way that people who don’t work in social media use social. Previously, I spent a great deal of time trying to meet everyone in the world’s of social media and PR.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

Whether you’re promoting a product, a service, or just trying to expand the audience for a post on your blog, social media has grown into a digitized word-of-mouth marketing platform that, when used correctly, can outcompete a billboard or an ad on television. With all that pressure to be interesting and spark conversations, it can seem overwhelming to utilize so many different platforms. What social aggregators have you used?

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. My thoughts on 18 different topics, with some social media humor sprinkled in. Social media takes time and energy. 3) Social media is about people.

How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Is your company’s social media strategy really working? Whether you feel that you’ve maxed out the potential of your current social media efforts or you feel like nothing you do is really helping, it’s time to step up your game. So why not spice up your social media strategy and make it work even harder for you? Having a company presence in social media is all well and good but it isn’t enough.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | Subcribe via RSS 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant July 27th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Social Media has certainly become THE trend over the past year or so, and everyone and their sister is jumping on board. Read Everything – The fact is, Social Media is changing everyday.

The Rise Of Hispanics On Social Media

Idaconcpts

Businesses have been turning to social media to connect with their consumers in a new and exciting way. More than ever before, companies can interact with their loyal followers and attract new ones by striking up conversations, tapping into their wants and needs, and portraying their products and services through social channels that can reach millions. Furthermore, Latinos are taking over social media in a big way. Image Credit: Latism.org.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? This is where social media tools can help. Not only do these increase the efficiency of your social media efforts, using a combination of the best tools often results in higher returns from social media. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about. This is currently the social media love of my life.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

This is the strategy of creating a Social FAQ. The Key to Social Media Success is Just 2 Letters Why Content Marketing Matters To Me And Should To You [link] Howie at Sky Pulse Media This is what Sky Pulse Media is built on. Thanks for the link back to the social FAQ – I'd lost the link during my busy summer. utilize whether they have an existing social media strategy or not. Myree Social media + #CRM = so happy together.

The Social Media Fatigue Myth

Twist Image

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. " Foursquare and Twitter broke the fatigue because it brought Social Media to the palm of your hand. Social Media truly went mobile and local. In doing so, it also made Social Media much more personal and powerful. Social Media fatigue is a myth.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network. Hash tag conversations.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old. That’s why you need to paint a picture that’s more meaningful and encompasses what “social media&# as a label really is.

Wendy's "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for.

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Citizens Hate BP + 4 Other Social Media News Items | Main | Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read » June 15, 2010 Wendys "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for Fathers Day Frosty Weekend Wendys is asking people to "treat it forward" this Fathers Day weekend.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media March 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is there a future for agencies in a social media world?

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?

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 7 Reasons Not to Put All Your Eggs in the Twitter Basket March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you too Twitter-obsessed in your social media approach?

Social Frosting, Google Plus, and SEO – a Conversation

Convince & Convert

This is a recent podcast about Google Plus by Eric Schwartzman @EricSchwartzman who provides online social media training , social media strategy and social media policy governance. His new book “Social Marketing to the Business Customer&# with Paul Gillin about B2B social media marketing is available now. . Why use Google+ when there’s always a new social network?

Social Media - Courageous Miracles

Diva Marketing Blog

Nope, it''s not a new innovative social network strategy (that would be a miracle of miracles!). Pull off the pretty red bow and you''ll find social networks with funny names like blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. The miracle of social media is its impact reaches beyond just one customer. I believe that as we learn how to use social media it will change how we conduct business.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

But it’s not like social media created negativity, it just puts a magnifying glass to it. The public and immediate nature of getting slammed via social is what stings. But, one of greatest benefits of social media is that it puts the shortcomings of your operations department in marketing’s lap, and vice-versa. The customers that take you to task in social media aren’t the ones you need to worry about.

What AK Knows About Social Media Marketing « Saying It Social

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials What AK Knows About Social Media Marketing I am by no means a self-proclaimed social media marketing expert, however I have learned a great deal by doing and analyzing, and would like to take this opportunity to share a little bit with you. A social media marketing campaign does not produce results over night.

VenueSeen: New Monitoring Tool Brings Customers and Brands Closer Together

Mindjumpers

The SoLoMo (Social, Local, Mobile) revolution is taking over, which means that mobile and location-based social networks are becoming increasingly popular, while desktop based social media platforms are constantly working on optimising mobile access. Take as an example a Starbucks fan snapping a photo of her latte at the local coffee shop and posting it on the photo-sharing application Instagram after having left a tip on Foursquare.

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Where Social Media Is Headed in 2017: The Biggest Trends to Watch For

Buffer Social

What does the future look like for social media? As part of our State of Social Media week, it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead. So let’s take a look at some of social media’s biggest platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter) and discuss where they’re heading and what trends to look out for in 2017. Social Media Marketing

Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites Being active on social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter is a great way to build business relationships. Staying politically neutral (at least online) can help keep your social media networking lighthearted and enjoyable for all of your contacts.

I Started A Social Media Marketing Program Two Months Ago, Where.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials I Started A Social Media Marketing Program Two Months Ago, Where Are My Leads? Cultivating your Social Media Marketing Garden I received a question similar to this earlier today and I thought I’d share my response with everyone because I know this question is quite common surrounding the topic of social media marketing.

10 Surefire Ways To Get Me To Avoid Your Twitter Account

SocMed Sean

For those that haven’t, Twitter often looks like a big, jumbled-up mess of unstructured conversations. 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. Do you have an original thought in your head or are you a social media parrot who can only engage by retweeting what other people say?