The all new Foursquare

Sherrilynne Starkie

Foursquare has been around for a few years and has always been a bit of location-based fun. But that’s set to change with yesterday’s relaunch of the ‘All new Foursquare ‘ Image via CrunchBase. Now Foursquare lets users explore in ways. And new Foursquare promises innovations and features to come soon. Foursquare has always been fun to use, let’s see how the relaunch will change things. Related posts: A week of Foursquare checkins.

4 Major Foursquare Changes

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Gil C / Shutterstock.com Foursquare has announced many changes recently. Foursquare Here are four you need to know about. 1) They’re rolling out a new logo. 2) Focus is now on helping users search for nearby places. 3) All check-ins now take place on its Swarm app. 4) Users will need both apps to check in & check.

Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Popular Blog Posts About Social Media OliveWoo–The First Location-based Date Service » Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins Posted by Anne Herngaard Jul 21st, 2010 Tweet Yesterday, the location-based network Foursquare hit the 100 million checkin threshold. The news of the great milestone was tweeted by Foursquare’s head of business development, Tristan Walker.

How To Create A Foursquare Special

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Late last week, foursquare launched an entirely revamped platform for businesses. Foursquare location based marketing Uncategorized foursquare foursquare deals foursquare for business foursquare specialsIt 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

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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. The location-based network Foursquare has also been challenged with the launch of Facebook Places that have Deals as a similar service. Tweet.

Approaching Strangers Through Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Using GPS chips embedded in your smartphone and latitude/longitude addresses, it is fairly easy for me to log into an app such as Foursquare , Loopt , or Google Latitude and (if your privacy settings allow me to) see who is proximate to my location. This privacy intrusion is why I deleted my Foursquare account two years ago. But I returned to the Foursquare community last winter and now share my check-ins on a daily basis. I saw you checked in on Foursquare as I just did.”

5 Tips: How Brands Can Use Foursquare to Grow

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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. If you are a business, you should claim your places, which means that you are now a manager of your places on foursquare. Grow your business with foursquare “Specials!”

Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift

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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! In addition, Foursquare has made a new check-in screen, and this encourages the users to share a photo by presenting an empty photo box. But if more of these requested improvements are on the way, Foursquare will become more and more social.

Google+ is Walking Dead, Facebook’s Audience Network Arrives, Foursquare Splits & More | Social Media Snapshot

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How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

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The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next. As a small business, you’re probably blown away by the figures: 20 million users worldwide are on Foursquare, and they have racked up 2.5 Here are 5 tips on using Foursquare to promote your small business. This marks you as the manager and allows you to take advantage of Foursquare’s tools to attract users.

And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates

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Tweet Since the launch at SXSW back in 2009, Foursquare is now no longer a location-based app just for the fun of it. With more than 20 million users world wide and no less than over 2 billion check-ins every single day of the year, Foursquare has become serious business. According to AdAge , Noah Weiss, Foursquare Product Manager, explains that they regard these Promoted Updates as similar to the Google search ads in the sense that only relevant promotions will be shown.

04/04/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Twitter Photos, Important LinkedIn Updates & New Foursquare Ad Themes

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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.

How Broadway uses Foursquare

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And when I go, I want everyone in my social media world to know what I’m seeing, so I always take a minute before the curtain opens to check in via Foursquare. For shows targeting the 20-something set of theatre-goers, like Broadway’s runaway hit Book of Mormon , promotions on Foursquare are most fitting. Living in New York, I take every opportunity I can to go to Broadway shows. It really is one of the best parts of living in the city.

How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

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The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next. As a small business, you’re probably blown away by the figures: 20 million users worldwide are on Foursquare, and they have racked up 2.5 Here are 5 tips on using Foursquare to promote your small business. This marks you as the manager and allows you to take advantage of Foursquare’s tools to attract users.

Foursquare video | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Foursquare in Context

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If you're a regular user of services like Twitter or Foursquare , you've undoubtedly been met with skeptics and naysayers who wonder aloud, "Why would I want to tell anyone what I'm having for lunch?" This new video helps to put Foursquare's services into perspective for people who wonder "What's the value of 'checking in'?" Video foursquare

Foursquare Marketing

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Foursquare Marketing by cinta5 on July 1, 2010 Lately on Freelance Social Media we’ve been discussing businesses using Foursquare as a way to build loyalty with their customers. In the last few months, a growing number of businesses have begun to utilize the “specials&# feature on Foursquare. million Foursquare users.

Social Networking Stats: Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth, #RLTM Scoreboard

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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. A few more stats from the interview: Foursquare has more than 60 million venues in their database. How can Foursquare come to life when you are not thinking about it?” ” Will this new focus help Foursquare stay relevant to its users?

A week of Foursquare checkins | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account

Ari Herzog

I saw that you checked in there on Foursquare, Shea,” he said. I’ve read articles about burglaries and stalking thanks to Foursquare, but because I only occasionally link my check-ins with tweets, I figured I was being responsible. You probably shouldn’t be telling people where you are on Foursquare, should you, Shea?” I agree with Steve Garfield (who was also interviewed in Beth’s story) that Foursquare is valuable.

GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquar

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare by Justin on August 25, 2010 There is a new player in the location-based service market. GroupTabs is a startup that is being billed as a cross between Groupon and Foursquare.

Why Foursquare and I Split Up

Ari Herzog

After 2,240 check-ins, 669 photos, 106 tips, 46 badges, and 21 mayorships, I deleted my Foursquare account. ” “I never used Foursquare to find places; I used and still use Yelp.” ” “I used Foursquare for the function that is now on Swarm. But considering I have more local and regional friends on Facebook than on Swarm; my productivity will increase by using Facebook than Foursquare.”

Syndicating FourSquare to Twitter

Ari Herzog

Many people opt to syndicate FourSquare check-ins to Twitter, or Twitter messages to LinkedIn, or LinkedIn updates to Facebook. Check-ins stay on Foursquare and tweets keep to Twitter. Something to think about. -- Thank you for reading Syndicating FourSquare to Twitter at AriWriter. Related posts: Foursquare, Plancast, and Tungle: 3 Applications to Share Your Activities. Tags: Social Media Foursquare tools Twitter

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? If you can read this sentence, add a comment below if you are one of the 6 million Foursquare users who actively uses the service to check-in to locations. Also add a comment if you aren’t a member. -- Thanks for reading 3400% Foursquare Growth Not Notable by Ari Herzog.

Is Foursquare everywhere?

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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. Obviously, these numbers are large but I didn’t quite realize how widespread Foursquare really was until this past weekend. Along the way I decided to check in on Foursquare each time we stopped. So, Foursquare is everywhere.

My foursquare stalker: Chapter 2

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On Wednesday, I had my first experience with a foursquare stalker when a stranger called me at the Great Bear Cafe in Los Gatos, California after I did a 4sq check-in. I considered the whole thing harmless if not a little strange. Today, it happened again when I checked into a

Foursquare is open for business | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, YouTube and Foursquare: Foursquare app splits in two, launches Swarm. Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Camera Facebook Poke Foursquare gaming geolocation social media news ticker Swarm Twitch Youtube

Roskilde Festival is on Foursquare

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Defining a Strategy To Use Content In B2B Marketing Meet The Founder of The Bees Awards » Roskilde Festival is on Foursquare Posted by Anne Herngaard Jul 5th, 2010 Tweet I’ve been attending Roskilde Festival. The festival had its own Foursquare profile and had added tips for the different stages.

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.

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

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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. Social Media News Ticker Bolt deep learning Facebook Facebook Gifts Facebook Messenger Foursquare hashtags Instagram LinkedIn Mitro social media news Swarm Twitter

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 Needs Term Limits For Mayors

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I’ve been on a bit of a Foursquare sabbatical lately. Foursquare needs term limits for mayors. Foursquare – are you listening? Self imposed exile maybe. But more like Ulysses (the Greek hero not 18th U.S. President), I’ve grown a bit discouraged with the lack of benefits, the lack of interaction with my friends (interaction in my peer group seems like more of a novelty) and the growing addiction I was urging myself into.

Death finds me on foursquare

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Foursquare brought me closer to death today. Around 8:15 a.m. I checked in at the Apple Store in Los Gatos, California, and then walked a few doors down and checked in at Great Bear Cafe, where I ordered a mocha. From across the cafe I heard "Is there a Joel Postman

Social Networking Stats: 42% of Those With Foursquare App Are Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Foursquare: over 25 million users. 42% of Those Who Downloaded Foursquare App Use It Actively. Foursquare had 10.4 Nielsen’s “Social Media Report 2012″ report revealed that 42% of the 25 million people who have downloaded the Foursquare app are using it at least once per month. Nielsen ranked Foursquare behind only Facebook (78 million) and Twitter (23 million) in terms of July mobile app users, according to AdWeek.

Can Ads Actually Make Foursquare Better

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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. In April, Bloomberg cited Foursquare data showing 6 million daily check-ins in January 2013 versus 4 million per day in January 2012. I’m on record as being a fan of Foursquare’s strategic pivot toward real-time, location-aware advice and counsel.

Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

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In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Foursquare. In the end of July, the location-based social network Foursquare rolled out Promoted Updates, moving more in the same direction as e.g. Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about Foursquare’s Promoted Updates, sign up here. Similar Posts: And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates.

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Foursquare - HBO Tie-Up is Brilliant

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But the latest iteration is pure genius on the part of HBO and Foursquare. Between our natural love for ice cream and exploring city neighborhoods in the warm weather, not to mention the amazing fanbase of the hit show, HBO and Foursquare have a winner on their hands as far as we can tell. foursquare Marketing #GameofCones is coming. And our prediction is that it''s going to be huge.

Why Foursquare’s Content Opportunities Are Awesome

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No question that Foursquare’s continued usage growth makes it the most talked about location-based services for brands. It’s Foursquare’s customer focus that makes it truly appealing – customer focus from the standpoint that (a) you can focus on giving customers incentives, and (b) your customers can focus on you through their tips.

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Stand By for a Foursquare Superuser

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Perhaps it doesn’t deserve the status of a combat fighter pilot, but Foursquare has upgraded me to “Superuser&# status, which means: “you gain the ability to edit our venue database (fixing incorrect addresses, suggesting duplicate venues, marking places as “closed&# , matching venues with their Twitter accounts). The creators of Foursquare are tapping into basic human behavior. Foursquare plays to both of these, and many others.

Death on foursquare: final chapter

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As I guessed in my first post, my recent foursquare "stalker" experience was a PR stunt for ifidie.net, a Facebook app that allows users to create messages that will be distributed when they die. The caller who spoke to me when I was at Great Bear in Los Gatos unfortunately