Oct 18, 2011

Location-Based Services Can Put Businesses on the Map
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Via Scoop.itThe Explosion of the Mobile Web and beyond

The location services reward the businesses with the most check-ins by ranking them higher in their search results. Have they worked for your business?All the services offer businesses free window clings and stickers to encourage check-ins to get specials and find friends. They also provide merchants with check-in data, giving businesses valuable insights about their customers.**Foursquare’s merchant dashboard summarizes total daily check-ins, recent and most frequent visitors, visitors’ gender and most popular time of day for check-ins.

You can also see how many of your customers who check in are broadcasting their whereabouts on Twitter and Facebook.**To determine which promotions will drive the most traffic, try scanning your Facebook and Twitter pages and those of your competitors to see what product or service people are talking about.**Determine what you can afford to promote with discounts or freebies and target those for promoting. And when you sign up for these platforms, really commit to supporting them. Be sure you make time to work them, frequently pushing out updates and engaging with your audience.http://nyti.ms/plRtqm
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