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Ways to integrate geolocation into your social media marketing campaign

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Brands can use geolocation to boost their social media marketing campaigns

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Location-based services have been in the tech and social media background for years, but it wasn’t until this year’s South by Southwest Interactive Festival that it exploded into mass consciousness. Services like Foursquare and Gowalla used the Texas-based festival as a playing field to showcase their capabilities to help attendees maneuver around its five-day series of events.

 

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Facebook (finally) gets location

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010


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This year has mostly been tagged by bloggers and social media experts as the year of location. This has been proven true as many brands are now spending a considerable amount of their marketing and sales efforts leveraging on its capabilities to their advantage.

With services like Foursquare and Gowalla currently at the top of the geolocation heap, you have to wonder where the usually forward-facing Facebook is in the location ethos. While the company has forayed into other social media avenues, location seems to be a field they have yet to jump into.

 

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Location, Location, Location

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

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As mobility and location flourish, they bring with them constant innovations to better leverage the trends and technology that make them a hit with consumers. Below are two of the biggest new stories on the location front.

 

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