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

How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

Idaconcpts

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

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5 Sites to Boost Your Local SEO

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Local searches allow businesses to get their names noticed by customers in their area, but taking advantage of local searches can be difficult for business owners that are unfamiliar with local sites. Foursquare. This site is the online equivalent of the paper product.

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Which Social Media Sites Are The Riskiest?

Small Business Mavericks

According to one survey , Facebook is the riskiest social media site for businesses online. 43% of businesses found video sharing sites to be slightly risky. LinkedIn is considered slightly risky by 43% of businesses and not risky by 35%, making it more trusted than Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites, or blogs. Google+ came in at 49% slightly risky and 33% not risky, a total of 82%, beating out Foursquare in the “slightly risky or less” category.

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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. YouTube is reportedly buying video game live streaming site Twitch for $1 billion – YouTube is about to announce the acquisition of live-gaming site Twitch for $1 billion; in the last three years Twitch has become “immensely popular with video gamers and their fans” (GigaOM).

How My Article on Quitting Foursquare Caused a 5500% Spike in Blog Traffic in 1 Day

Ari Herzog

Who could predict the rationale for deleting my Foursquare account would cause the largest spike in this blog’s history of daily readership? You can see the Foursquare article is responsible for the mountain. Take a look: Social networking sites played a big role.

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.

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.

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 are social influence sites such as Klout and PeerIndex involved?

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! New Video Sharing Site is Launched.

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

Mindjumpers

Tweet On the web, multiple sites for collecting customers’ ideas on different products and goods are available. The Chicken” is a German website based in Berlin and it applies a Foursquare model to product and brand discussions. Similar Posts: Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift.

Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher by cinta5 on April 23, 2009 Distributing articles can help build links to your website. Below is a list of distribution sites with a PR of 3 or better. I will be checking back on this site from time to time. source47 This is a great list of article directory sites!

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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.

Foursquare Review: Why You Should Check In

Bill Hartzer

It would be so much easier if there was one site that I could let people know where I am. Well, that’s the basic premise behind Foursquare. Foursquare is a social networking website that works off the location of its users.

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How Social Media and Smart Devices Impact Consumers’ Buying Decisions [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

This brilliant infographic by Symphony Teleca entitled “The Meaning of Like”, illustrates how mobile devices and real-time access to review sites and social networks impact consumers’ buying decisions and overall retail experience.

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7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

Remember, customers believe that social media sites belong to “them&# the customer and for a % of your online community your exit strategy is going to destroy their friendships and their content. Shutting down the sites with SilkCharm.

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Smart Location-Based Marketing By Home Depot

Dave Fleet

Just saw this photo on my friend Ben Lucier’s Posterous site – hardware retailer Home Depot reserved a parking spot for him at his local store in the “Pro&# parking section. location marketing Foursquare

Foursquare Marketing

Freelance Social Media

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.

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.

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.

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. ” Obviously, consumers have to be looking at the LiveDeal site (or future app) in order to find these deals.

The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet About a year ago location based services (LBS) such as Foursquare , Gowalla was announced as the new big thing in digital and social media. Check out the rest of the data in the infographic (click image to view large): Similar Posts: The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Greg Jarboe lists nine helpful rules for video marketing, such as “Rule 1: YouTube marketing is the new video marketing…YouTube gets more than 86 percent of visits to 77 video sites in this country.&# (Hulu, at #2, gets less than 4% of visits.)

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it. Daniel proposed that we set up Foursquare style badges to encourage staff to contribute and use the internet. Foursquare give you points for first login of the day, for becoming a Mayor etc.

Social Media News Ticker: Edit Your Facebook ‘Look Back,’ LinkedIn Kills ‘Intro,’ Twitter Debuts Data Grant Program

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare: Facebook’s Look Back movie now has edit options. Foursquare.

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

The Realtime Report

Facebook expands Lookalike Audiences to let advertisers target people who use their sites, apps, or Pages – now advertisers using Lookalike Audiences can target users who visit their websites, use their mobile apps, or are connected to their Facebook Pages (The Next Web). Foursquare.

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Where Should You Post Your Status? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Who hasn’t thought of what to day on each of your loved social media sites and how to say it right? Facebook Google+ Linkedin Social Media Twitter Foursquare Google Infographic Social networks

Local Business Offers Up Foursquare Special

Freelance Social Media

The Sandbar recently announced its very own Foursquare special. It was the venue of Lawrence’s only known “Swarm&# badge on Foursquare so it should come as no surprise that it would have such a special.

Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins

Mindjumpers

The news of the great milestone was tweeted by Foursquare’s head of business development, Tristan Walker. During the last year, Foursquare has experienced almost 1 million checkins taking place each day – so maybe location-based services is about to make it into the mainstream?

Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

ExactTarget is being flamed on its own site for lack or pricing transparancy and commenters are trading information about free and low-cost alternatives to CoTweet. A week of Foursquare checkins. Featured Headline Social Media Twitter CoTweet Dodo ExactTarget Foursquare HootSuite - Social Media Dashboard Tweetdeck

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!&#.

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.

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. Foursquare! It’s also a good idea to engage in niche sites such as concierge.com and wayn.com.

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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Companies like Rovio (makers of the highly addictive Angry Birds video game), Foursquare (the location-based mobile social network), Spotify (the socially-driven music streaming service) and even Airbnb (instead of staying at a hotel, you can pay to crash at someone's pad) could be next. foursquare. The truth about Instagram. There wasn't a building high enough for me to jump off of when I first heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram for a billion dollars two weeks ago.

Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media

Socialized

That doesn’t mean all of these phones will run Foursquare , Brightkite or any other popular location-based application. Check the application developer’s site for compatibility. Foursquare, for example, runs only on iPhone and Android, though other versions are under development.

Your Favorite Networking Site Is

Ari Herzog

Beyond Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, what is your favorite networking site? What is the benefit of these business or social networking sites? My Favorite Networking Site is _. Please continue reading Your Favorite Networking Site Is and leave a comment if inspired.

Best Practices of Cross-Platform Social Media Marketing [presentation]

Mindjumpers

I really like the site and this time, I found a presentation by MatrixMediaFX dealing with the subject of cross-platform social media marketing including some great tips on how to navigate in social media.

Topeka Subways Rock Foursquare with Fresh Ideas | Freelance Social.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Topeka Subways Rock Foursquare with Fresh Ideas by Justin on July 2, 2010 I go to Subway quite a bit for lunch.

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.

Embarrassing updates in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

” The website sends search bots to crawl Facebook and Foursquare to find key words such as “hungover” and “cannabis” and divides the findings into four categories: “Who wants to get fired?”, Nicked from Marketing Pilgrim.