Tag Archives: Check-ins

There’s a Facebook Stalker Waiting to Burgle Your Home

I recently wrote an article on LinkedIn about how there are criminals who prey on people who put out ‘public’ posts about cool big boys toys or other items that they own. Things like shots of the boat on a … Continue reading

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Growing Your Retail Business with Foursquare Check Ins

Many retailers are looking for ways to capitalise on people who use their mobile phones to make purchasing decisions. They look at responsive websites, which is a good thing. They look at tools like Google Adwords, Facebook and other forms … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Grow Your Business with GPS

GPS is changing people’s lives in so many ways. Traditionally we thought of GPS from a navigation perspective, largely about people finding their way to where they want to go. The question for you today is more about how does … Continue reading

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I Want More From My Countdown App

Countdown showed some real grocery leadership in New Zealand when they created their mobile applicationĀ (which is actually not easy to find on their web site). I thought it was great, but now I don’t use it, or my Onecard. Here’s … Continue reading

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Foursquare wants to sell advertisers the power of its 3.5 billionĀ check-ins – World News Report

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere The most comprehensive geo-political news service available on the Internet, covering over 263 countries and regions, all U.S. States and Industries. Luigi Cappel‘s insight: So many people are still saying that Foursquare is … Continue reading

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What do Social Media, Location and Mobile Have to do With Each Other?

Pretty much everything an this is what businesses need to understand. People are social animals, we have a range of networks from family and friends, interests, sport and hobbies and of course business. Many of these cross over. We all … Continue reading

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