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.

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. Twitter. Foursquare.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

Convince & Convert

The last time I heard that line of reasoning en mass was when legions were objecting to a new thing called Twitter. 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. This is interesting, because isn’t the whole point of Foursquare to only connect with people you actually know?

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. Twitter. Foursquare.

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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. Twitter. Foursquare.

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

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook and Twitter: Twitter rolls out photo tagging. Twitter. Foursquare.

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.] ¬

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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.

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

Mindjumpers

Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S. 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. Similar Posts: Foursquare Has Hit The 10 Mill Mark [infographic].

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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.

9 Ways To Get Yourself Unfollowed On Twitter

Jason Yormark

But careful Twitter lovers, because violate any of these 9 Twitter laws and you’ll find yourself on an unfollow smackdown! You’re just Twitter waste and taking up space. Nobody cares about your Foursquare checkins and what you ate at The Olive Garden last night.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

Believe me, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to check your Facebook feed, especially when you have your phone out to search Google Maps for the closest coffee shop. I’m making the official call. Social Media is ubiquitous.

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9 Ways To Get Yourself Unfollowed On Twitter | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

But careful Twitter lovers, because violate any of these 9 Twitter laws and you’ll find yourself on an unfollow smackdown! You’re just Twitter waste and taking up space. Nobody cares about your Foursquare checkins and what you ate at The Olive Garden last night.

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

The Realtime Report

Twitter: over 500 million users. Foursquare: over 25 million users. Twitter & Politics: A 2012 Recap. On Tuesday, Twitter released a recap of the past year – 2012: Year on Twitter. It was a big year for Twitter and politics, particularly in the US.

Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Tips on how to use Twitter if you’re a business by cinta5 on November 15, 2009 It’s great to see new businesses and organizations join Twitter!

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Twitter Changes the Social Data Ecosystem

Net-Savvy Executive

Today''s announcement that Twitter is buying Gnip raises big questions about the market for social media data. Twitter has bought other companies in the social media analysis space— BackType (2011), Bluefin Labs (2013), Trendrr (2013)—but Gnip is a bigger deal.

How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader Hint: You can also use these tactics to get the RSS Feed URL of your page if you wish to import your Facebook Page’s feed on your blog or other sites! Read the rest here: How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader [.]

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Over the past couple years, one of the most common questions from business owners has been, “Do I need to be on Facebook and/or Twitter?&# Foursquare! As a rule of thumb, Facebook is great for local advertising while Twitter is better for targeting niche groups.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Inside Kikolani’s Twitter Management for Blogging in HootSuite. Twitter Lists.

Great American Beer Festival and Twitter

Freelance Social Media

This year’s GABF was particularly exciting for me as it marks the first time that a real time social media network (namely twitter) has been widely used by the public. Armed with the suggestions of fellow twitterer’s I felt I had the secret map to the 2009 GABF.

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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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. When you have checked in, a story will show in your friend’s new feed. Or go here if you want to learn more about Foursquare.

Facebook, Sharing, Social And Me

Mindjumpers

You can follow Tehneyat on Twitter @tehneyat. However, when I first heard about Foursquare I wasn’t exactly excited (actually my initial response was ‘why’d you want to be the mayor of Mc’Donalds?!

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. When you have checked in, a story will show in your friend’s new feed. Or go here if you want to learn more about Foursquare.

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.

Enterprise Twitter

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Enterprise Twitter The Twitter service can and should be used by businesses. Both small and large companies can benefit from the additional branding and communication outlet Twitter offers.

Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social

Saying It Social

All you have to do is log in to Digg then go to your Settings and click on the menu item to “Import Feeds&#. Enter the URL of your Blog’s Feed and then you will be given a verification code to add to one of your blog posts so that Digg can verify your blog. Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg The new Digg lets you set it up so that your blog posts will auto post to Digg!

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Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

2 days ago Blogroll Constant Commentary Mashable Social Media Examiner Techipedia NetworkedBlogs Blog: Saying It Social Topics: social media marketing , search engine optimization , social networking Follow my blog Facebook Page Feed Do you use social media to obtain customer retention/loyalty or are you primarily focused on customer acquisition?

Location-based Marketing a Must for Local Businesses

Saying It Social

Up until this past week the only big game contenders in the Location Based Services arena were Foursquare and Gowalla. Foursquare is nearing 3 million users, Facebook recently hit the 500 million user mark, with those figures in mind, if businesses chose to not participate in Foursquare, chances are they weren’t ignoring a huge chunk of their customer base. Your final task is to advertise that you are on Foursquare and that you have deals and specials for those participating.

The Twitter Follow Ratio

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The Twitter Follow Ratio I was chatting it up with a fellow Tweet the other day talking about interesting Twitter apps that we both like to see if anything new has come around.

Using Cotweet to Manage Multiple Twitter Profiles

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Using Cotweet to Manage Multiple Twitter Profiles CoTweet is a Twitter web application that lets anyone manage multiple twitter profile from one easy interface.

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.

Professional Twitter Backgrounds

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Professional Twitter Backgrounds Twitter started off as a place for geeks to communicate with others and send updates on what they were doing. Here are some of the professional Twitter profiles of the people I follow.

Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter? ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. ExecTweets is a resource to help you find and follow the top business executives on Twitter.

Using Cotweet to Manage Multiple Twitter Profiles

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Using Cotweet to Manage Multiple Twitter Profiles CoTweet is a Twitter web application that lets anyone manage multiple twitter profile from one easy interface.

How to Turn Twitter Profits

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS How to Turn Twitter Profits Twitter is a staple in my life. I have a few different accounts and I use Twitter on a personal level EVERYDAY. As a communication tool, Twitter is on the top of my list.

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Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Create your own niche online social network with ready to use blogs, RSS feeds, forums and more. Twitter. News & RSS Feeds. Capture other people’s content using their RSS Feeds and aggregate (display) them on your website. How will you choose your feeds? Do you have a feed? FourSquare/Gowalla. 15-second videos straight from your phone to Facebook, Twitter, Email.

Your Secrets on Twitter

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Your Secrets on Twitter As if Post Secret wasn’t enough, the world of sharing your deepest and darkest secrets online has just gotten easier. SecretTweet was created to allow Twitter users to share secrets anonymously.

Getting The Social Customer To Buy

Twist Image

They're asking customers to subscribe to the RSS feeds of their Blogs or share their content, while the brand editors spend zero time engaging in the comments on the Blogs being created by their customers. 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. foursquare.

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Epic News Alerts On Twitter

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Epic News Alerts On Twitter In my continuing saga to understand everything about Twitter , I wanted to see how mainstream news is contributing. Mainstream news has been quick to get on the Twitter bandwagon.

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Twitter for President

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Twitter for President It’s been the debate for several months and it just intensified over the past few days. Welcome to Election by Twitter I have been a Twitter addict for a long time.

The Office on Twitter

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The Office on Twitter Arguably one of the funniest shows on TV this decade. I should really hire a Virtual Assistant to collect stuff like this for me but I wanted to see what random characthers I could find using Twitter.

Professional Twitter Backgrounds - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Professional Twitter Backgrounds Twitter started off as a place for geeks to communicate with others and send updates on what they were doing. Here are some of the professional Twitter profiles of the people I follow.