What’s in it for Me? Rewarding Check-ins

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If you like the idea of having your customers check-in, ask yourself, What’s in it for the customer? Offering a check-in deal will reward your loyal customers and potentially bring in new business.
Via www.vimm.com


Foursquare gets meatier with addition of 13M menu items

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Delivering on its promise to make the real world easier to use, location-sharing startup Foursquare has added the menus of nearly 250,000 U.S. restaurants to its service today.

The new menu feat…
Via venturebeat.com

MyApartmentMap Mobile Apps Take Your House Hunting on the Go

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iOS/Android: Previously mentioned (and Hive Five favorite) apartment search site MyApartmentMap has changed a lot since we last looked at it, but this week the service launched mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices that let you browse…
Via lifehacker.com

Music Marketing — A Location-Based Listening Experience | Street Fight

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As location-based marketing becomes increasingly popular, the variation of place-centric apps is also increasing, with niche players competing to provide targeted local ads and promotions.
Via streetfightmag.com

Start Up Business Support – Mobile owners rejecting paid-for apps

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Mobile owners rejecting paid-for apps – THE majority of people do not want to pay for mobile apps up front but are more likely to spend money ‘within the app’, according to a new report. As incr…
Via www.startupbusinesssupport.info

TechCrunch | Yelp Enables Check-Ins On Its iPhone App; Foursquare, Gowalla Ousted As Mayors

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When you think of the idea of “checking-in” at a venue in a mobile app, you likely think of Foursquare or Gowalla right now. The two gained significant momentum, funding, and users in the location space in 2009.
Via techcrunch.com