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Eight Social Media Trends for 2012

Spin Sucks

To start the last 20 work days of the year, I thought now was a good time to discuss trends for next year. I’ve written the eight social media trends you need to pay attention to for next year. But, before we get started, we’re going to let you choose the ninth trend, just like we did last year , for the chance to win two seats to the trends webinar.

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Eight Digital Marketing Trends

Spin Sucks

I thought we could take a look at our predictions for 2012 trends – now that we’re nearly 3/4 of the way through the year – and see how we did! Following is a list of of trends we predicted for 2012 last November. I also think some of these are very much trends while others are things we’re pushing the industry toward through the Spin Sucks version.

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

The latest annual Internet Trends Report from Mary Meeker , venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers , is one of those, and it’s a must-read for those of us in digital marketing. “Invisible apps” such as Foursquare Swarm and Runkeeper Breeze – which only open when you know they “explicitly have something to say to you” are growing.

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Foursquare Teams Up with American Express


According to the Wall Street Journal , Foursquare has partnered with American Express to offer discounts for shoppers who use Foursquare. They want to attract the younger and more tech savvy generation, which shows that the credit card company is eager to follow consumer trends and get on board the social networking train. Tweet. Mobile is future. Winners of Mashable Awards.

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.

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. Foursquare. Facebook. Twitter. Any social media updates we missed? And have you checked out Facebook’s Paper yet?

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

Buffer Social

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. Before we jump into each platform individually, I first wanted to touch on something that’s been a trend throughout the year. 15 trends to watch out for. Ready to jump in?

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011


Out of the many social media-related trends and predictions posts I’ve been skimming lately, this is by far the one that makes the most sense to me from a social business standpoint. Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011. for associations.

Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids


The Fashion house Burberry is always worth following to stay updated on what’s trending within cool content, and cinemagraphs are no exception. Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Foursquare Google Google+ I forgot to categorize Instagram Linkedin Mindjumpers Mindjumpers Network Trends Twitter General Electric. Honda. Burberry.

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

The latest annual Internet Trends Report from Mary Meeker , venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers , is one of those, and it’s a must-read for those of us in digital marketing. “Invisible apps” such as Foursquare Swarm and Runkeeper Breeze – which only open when you know they “explicitly have something to say to you” are growing.

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

Webbiquity SMM

What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Social Media Trends and Predictions. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. Sally Falkow predicts that social media integration with corporate websites will be a major trend in 2011 and shares Jeremiah Owyang’s model for achieving that integration. What to do?

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011

Digital Influence Mapping Project Home About John Speaking & Events Papers Contact Archives Links Useful Tools December 28, 2010 My Mix of Social Media Trends 2011 It's trendy to write a "trends" post at the end of the year. I found three different trends projections that are onto something and pulled the 3-4 important trends. Which doesn't make it wrong.

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. I’ve been trying out both Foursquare and Gowalla for a little while and can see great potential for brands using them in the future. Well done so far. what a year!

Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution


This geo-targeting trend adds the local dimension to the social and mobile movement. Social, Local, Mobile form a convergence of sweeping trends in marketing, which is an inevitable part of our present world and the foreseeable future. The rise of smartphones has paved the way for the SoLoMo revolution. SoLoMo and location-based engagement. What implications does it have for brands?

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Are Your Customers Trying to Find Your Business on Their Phones: 5 Facts That You Should Know

Social Media Citizens

Consumer Behavior Tools Trends foursquare mobile marketingThere has been a lot of talk about the power of mobile marketing. From text marketing to applications, the market is abuzz with the “power of mobile.”. For some businesses it seems like a perfect fit, while other companies struggle to see the value of implementing a mobile marketing strategy. Worth looking into I think.

The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]


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. Facebook has of course been good at picking up on media trends as they launch their own LBS service in Facebook Places in August 2010. Foursquare Teams Up with American Express.

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Gamification: Why Play?


The post contained an infographic that predicted the most popular online activity and trend of the future to be location-based services such as Foursquare and Facebook Places. Take Foursquare as an example. Foursquare’s entire concept and business is built around gamification. Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about how people spend their time online.

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Check In, Get Gumball: Geolocation Gets Interactive With Check’n Chew

The Realtime Report

What happens when you put a classic gumball machine and Foursquare together? Geolocation service Foursquare has over 20 million users and allows users to check-in at locations. Check-ins are shared with friends on Foursquare and can also be shared on Facebook, providing free advertising for vendors whenever consumers choose to use the service. Why the gumball machine?

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Five Social Media Trends To Watch in 2011

Home About Archives How To Pitch SME Newsletter SME-TV Speaking Work With Me Five Social Media Trends for 2011 November 16, 2010 · View Comments Share Where is social media headed? While true that only 4% of the Internet population is using location based services (LBS), there’s no question that Foursquare and Gowalla were media darlings this year. You should subscribe.

The Web Is Dead! Long Live Smartphones!

Spin Sucks

I guess this is one of the few times I haven’t stayed ahead of the trends. Are you paying attention to apps such as Yelp, TripAdvisor, Foursquare, and Belly? Social Media Trends facebook instagram mobile apps mobile-optimized smartphone use web is deadThe sky is falling! The sky is falling! The web is dead! I really hate being wrong. It rarely happens. Yet here we are.

3 Ways Mobile Apps Can Reward Customer Loyalty

The Realtime Report

Not only does point collection encourage them to do these things more often–sign in to your website or share one of your new sale items–it helps you gather important information about customer trends. Foursquare Mobile Loyalty allows businesses to offer rewards to customers when they “check in” at their location. These are examples of loyalty apps. Earn Points.

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

The Realtime Report

Foursquare. Foursquare’s new ads tap Twitter and require $100K commitment – Foursquare’s new ad product, ‘Tap to Tweet,’ invites users to tweet marketing messages when they check into businesses; the product should be available in early April, and Foursquare is looking for more advertisers to join the beta test (AdWeek). Facebook. Twitter.

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Five Tools to Prep You for 2012

Spin Sucks

You can then set it to upload to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, email, Foursquare, Posterous, or Tumblr. Social Media Trends Google instagram pinterest QR codes tumblrIt’s been said the last quarter of the year is like a second New Year for businesses (unless, of course, your fiscal isn’t on a calendar year). What are you doing to take advantage of it? Pinterest. Google+. A lot. QR Codes.

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Four Gaming Dynamics for Businesses

Spin Sucks

For instance, I love Foursquare. Foursquare has created a reason for me to check in every day or I get my Mayorship taken away. Social Media Trends game dynamics gaming gaming in business Joey Strawn SCVNGR Seth Preibatsch TedXThis was first published on Joey Strawn’s blog. So if you read it there, move to the comments as there is nothing new to see here. Appointment.

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Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media


That doesn’t mean all of these phones will run Foursquare , Brightkite or any other popular location-based application. Foursquare, for example, runs only on iPhone and Android, though other versions are under development. I use Brightkite and Foursquare on my iPhone, so I am describing the applications from this standpoint. Foursquare. How Does It Know Where I Am?

Social Media and Travel

Social Media Marketing

And their use of Groupon, Loopt, Foursquare and more prove it. travel social media trends TwitterIf you're like me, you spend a good deal of time on the road. Whether it's at an airport, on a train or in a car, you're mobile and your digital life is mobile too. The pervasiveness of tablets and smartphones (in addition to the already ubiquitous laptop) is growing daily. Thanks, Delta!

Going Off the Grid at SxSW

Geoff Livingston

Is it insanity given all the focus on tools like Plancast, Foursquare (3.0, However, many trends do get their start at SxSW. Watching, listening and observing allows one to research events and breaking trends as they unfold. Geekery Rants Social Media Check-ins FourSquare gowalla Plancast SxSWImage by saidemily. Welcome to SxSW, the heart of online nihilism.

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Foursquare has devised a tie-in to the HBO Series "Game of Thrones."

Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match by Adam Sherk on February 9, 2010 Now that Foursquare is all the rage (or the bane of existence if you don’t like all those check-in and badge tweets invading your Twitter stream) news sites are looking at how best to leverage location-based social networks.

This Week in Social Media – 4/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Advertising this week in social news Marketing social media facebook trends PR

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

Atom Thought

I was beginning to hear a lot about Foursquare in the past few months , actually more after I bought the iPhone3G, and in the past few days decided to explore and experience Foursquare myself. However Foursquare takes it to the next level intelligently by using the entire concept as if it were a video game. The iPhone app of Foursquare is awesome and convenient, though I am not able to use it fully as I am unable to find New Delhi city in the app and hence have registered in Mumbai (the only Indian city in the list I guess). So How does FourSquare Work?

Small Businesses Online Marketing Efforts Surge in 2012 [Infographic]

Blue Focus Marketing

Small business owners are slowly gravitating towards location-based social channels such as Foursquare. While such a positive jump in perceived usefulness is very encouraging, the fact remains that 75% of small business owners using platforms such as Foursquare still do not see the value these marketing tools bring to their businesses. Location-Based Social Networks & Daily Deals.

Social Media Trends in 2010

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Thoughts on Social Media Trends in 2010 by cinta5 on November 4, 2009 David Armano of published on Monday what he believes to be the social media trends in 2010. I think he hit the nail on the head. This just makes sense. This is an issue of user behavior. Media.

18 Experts, an Infographic and a New Book will Convince you that Social Media Networking is Serious Business!

Blue Focus Marketing

Provide incentives for check-ins on Foursquare, follows on Twitter or likes on Facebook. Branding Communication Content Marketing Education Marketing Small Business Social Media Community Social Media Marketing Social Media Trends Strategy TwitterIt’s a powerful read and marks a mind-shift in building online relationships. Don’t say, “Find us on…” That’s too much work for customers.

The Gamification of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

By rewarding people with positive reinforcement for actions taken - much like Foursquare has become synonymous with - Empire Avenue uses a system of Achievements to recognize your progress. gamification trends social networksEmpire Avenue is the new game in town. What is it? But like the other sites, it's also a social network itself. Yes, that's an actual term. What do you think?

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How People Spend Their Time Online [Infographic]


It also predicts the most popular online activities and trends of the future. Location-based services, that allow users to “check in” and connect with others based on their current location such as Foursquare and Facebook Places, are currently the fastest growing area of interest and the fastest growing trend of the future. How Advertisers Are Using Facebook Ads [Infographic].

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. Major updates have breathed new life into this social media channel, but there is still a debate whether Foursquare has a future or no t, which makes it a tricky platform to invest in. That is the million dollar question I get asked ALL the time. Stick with it.

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Koka Sexton

I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. or Geotracking services are picking up steam and in my post about Foursquare, Gowalla and Yelp I was still sifting Koka Sexton dot Com: [.] Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. That is until recently. Leave a comment!

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A Market Of One

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This individual informed me that they had a panel of their customers with whom they often discussed trends with, and that one of those individuals didn't even have an email address. I would never use something like Foursquare to check-in to a location. foursquare. amarketofone brainstorm contest coupon dancingwiththestars data digitalmarketing earlyadopter email foursquare infomercial ladygaga marketresearch newspaper radio research searchengine socialmedia television twitterYour mediocrity is their deep passion. Don't be a market of one. Ludicrous. it was miniscule.

Key content marketing trends for 2010

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Key content marketing trends for 2010 24/01/2010 tags: 2010 trends , Content Marketing , Measurement , mobile , ROI , Social Media by Gemma Went This is a great resource for us marketing folk. It contains insights from some of the smartest people in marketing about key content marketing trends for 2010. Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? Subscribe to new posts by RSS Subscribe to The Cube in a reader Find out what RSS is here What the heck is RSS? Well were nice like that.If