Approaching Strangers Through Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Geolocation applications allow you to share your location with other people and associate that location to restaurants, events, and other real-world venues. This privacy intrusion is why I deleted my Foursquare account two years ago. I saw you checked in on Foursquare as I just did.”

Foursquare - HBO Tie-Up is Brilliant

Social Media Marketing

But the latest iteration is pure genius on the part of HBO and Foursquare. The entire program is being chronicled under the #SummerIsComing hashtag, in preparation for the event, akin to the "Winter is Coming" promotion for Season 3. foursquare Marketing #GameofCones is coming.

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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. Events. Events.

How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing


Events are, by nature, social affairs. If you play your cards right, these similar characteristics can work to your advantage when it comes to planning, promoting, and building excitement for any public event you’re hosting.

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. Event registration for Facebook Timeline for Business Pages powered by Eventbrite.

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

The Realtime Report

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.

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. Foursquare is the clear favourite for me so I will focus more on that here.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Whether it’s a local tweet-up or a major conference, this knowledge could be useful to help you plan what events you should sponsor or where you should set up your next booth&# ). 5 ways to use social media to build a crowd for your event by Socialbrite.

Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. There is also a sleep/awake button to keep friends informed with such events in a users life.

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

Jeff Esposito

Yelp, like that ex of yours, is a great resource for information on local businesses, showing restaurants’ hours and menu offerings, publishing user reviews of everything from beauty salons to churches, and listing great local events around Boston. 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. Elisabeth Michaud Facebook Twitter foursquare social media

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.

Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source

The Realtime Report

million social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare. The top of every page featured a drop down menu with live events, and each country page featured a list of athletes competing that day.

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. Mix up your status updates with some local area events and news to keep it interesting. Foursquare!

Going Off the Grid at SxSW

Geoff Livingston

Whether you are at the event or unfortunate enough to tune in via Facebook, Twitter and other social media, you will witness one of the greatest spectacles of popular pageantry. Is it insanity given all the focus on tools like Plancast, Foursquare (3.0, Oh, sorry, wrong event for that.

SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

Yes, there are lots of parties at SXSW, but the people who get the most out of the event are those who use those events as a springboard for smaller, more focused conversations with other people. Foursquare arguably did so a couple of years later.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Foursquare, 2 hour, 1/2 day and full day classes are available. Event registration for 3 Day INTENSIVE Social Media Course Sydney – Jul2013 powered by Eventbrite. Sydney social media course 2013.

Seven Social Media Insights on CES

Dave Fleet

Raise awareness ahead of the event. your blog, Twitter, Facebook etc) but also by mining your databases for people and companies that you want to connect with at the event and seeting-up meetings with them ahead of time. The world’s tech media, from traditional to hybrid to social, gather in Vegas for this event. While you may find that throwing a fan event at CES is tougher than at other events, the top tier of tech influencers is in town.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Foursquare, 2 hour, 1/2 day and full day classes. Course Event Online Communities social media Social Media Australia social networks Training Brisbane Canberra Computer Facebook Melbourne Sydney workshop

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Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?


Use the great hashtag feature to keep up with and be part of the latest trends and news worthy events. Foursquare. million businesses on Foursquare and local businesses canstill leverage this network to build their customer base with new prospects and reward their most loyal customers.

I Attended a Networking Event…Now What?

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials I Attended a Networking Event…Now What? So, you’ve attended a handful of networking events, met some interesting people, and acquired a handful of business cards. Write on the back of each business card , noting the date and event where you met the person. Seek out previous contacts at future networking events.

5 Apps To Enhance Your Brand


DoubleDutch Events. It’s one of the top event apps that provide a platform for businesses to interact with their customers. The smartphone app supports sharing on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr and FourSquare. FourSquare.

Merging offline and online : two events we're speaking at

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Merging offline and online : two events we’re speaking at 20/01/2010 by Gemma Went There are two industry events coming up next month that I’m involved in. This is a two day event, the first is a workshop and the second is the conference.

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.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: over 25 million users. The study tracks social commerce from Eventbrite events, calculating visits per share and dollars per share on social networks across the globe. The findings are based on data from hundreds of thousands of events on Eventbrite.

Winners of Mashable Awards


Tweet The 6th of January, Mashable held the event of Mashable Awards Gala. Best Location-Based Service: Foursquare. Social Media baratunde thurston Cirque de Soleil Zumanity stage communities event January 6 Las Vegas Mashable Awards Mashable Awards Gala services Winners

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Helps organize your team, save assets, plan events, archive files and processes. Create custom tags for your org & events or concepts. video stream of key events. Organization uses blog to support projects and events. FourSquare/Gowalla. Aloha HowTo Social Media #SBOSM facebook flickr foursquare instragram linkedin smcjournal smcobserver twitter ustream youtube

Has Social Media Made It Impossible To Live In The Moment?


Sure, now I have the images and videos to help me relive this event. While in many ways social media has allowed us to share everything from the simplest to most sacred events of our lives with more people in real time, it has also taken away from the action of “living in the moment.”

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

If I wanted to know these things, we’d be connected on Foursquare so I could follow along as you cruise through town going to meetings and running errands. For each stop in your day, you check-in with Foursquare , Gowalla , Brightkite , Loopt , Whrrl and others.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: over 25 million users. Political Events – produced a big response on Twitter, with the first debate seeing over 10 million tweets. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Global Spending on Facebook Ads Increases 50%, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: 50 million users. via Foursquare. Related Stories 2014 World Cup: Social Media Campaign Round-Up Most-Tweeted Sports Event In History: Germany vs. Brazil Social Networking Stats: Faster Growth Predicted for Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard.

Conference: Public Sector Web 3.0 and Future of Social Media Government

Laurel Papworth

Also the impact of Foursquare and it’s geo-location based, ambient, always-on social networking. Tags: Australia Event Online Communities government social media social networks Canberra Dr Nicholas Gruen gov 2.0 Government 2.0 is such a hot topic. I’m speaking in Canberra next week - a workshop on social media and government one day and presentation on online communities and voters/constituents the next.

Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: 45 million users. identify themselves as mothers on Facebook (by connecting with their children on Facebook, or posting life events about giving birth). The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence


Using data from Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Foursquare, Klout measures how many people you influence (true reach), how much you influence them (amplification), and how influential they are (network score), and assigns a score from 1 to 100.

The ROI of Social Media [#SMMW16 Takeaways]

Katie Lance

While I have SO many takeaways from the event (let’s just say my mind was blown with all of the great information and superb speakers) in today’s post I want to just touch on one of them – the ROI of social media.

10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

If you’re hosting a conference or event, provide a Twitter hashtag so attendees can tweet about the event. If ten people tweet during your program, that’s over 1,000 additional people exposed virtually to your event.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Still, as Jennifer Kane noted at the recent OMS Minneapolis event , correlations between social media activities and sales can be measured—and correlations are good data.

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


More mobile users read posts from brands about their events (53%) than they do those from celebrities (45%). Similar Posts: Foursquare Has Hit The 10 Mill Mark [infographic]. Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S.

Hyper Alerts: Facebook’s Missing Link


Between comments, birthdays, likes, friend requests, Foursquare check-ins, events and Farmville requests (seriously, can we be all done with Farmville?) It can get pretty noisy on Facebook.

Memolane – A Social Media Trip Down Memory Lane


At Memolane, it is possible to create a timeline with all your information from Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Foursquare, YouTube and other platforms you’re present on, so you can go through old photos, tweets, check-ins, updates etc. – Search by location, people, events, time and more.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

You could be running an event and you want to track real-time mentions so you can respond to and track them. Monitor conversations across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Tumblr, FourSquare, Yelp and others.