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What Can A Grocery Store Teach Travel?

What Can A Grocery Store Teach Travel? So why isn’t the travel industry using Foursquare to increase business and build a loyal travel base the way Vons is? Contrary to what the puerile think, Foursquare is not about badges and mayors. 

The location based service giant is all about making deals with commercial partners, and creating new ways of rewarding ... Read More »

Are Foursquare’s Mayors Doomed?

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Are Foursquare’s Mayors Doomed? So, how long will being a Foursquare Mayor matter now that the 6-million strong Location Based Service is moving toward segmentation? In fact, is there any real “grown up” reason to being the “Mayor” of Joe’s Coffee shop? Is there any “grown up” reason to being a Foursquare Mayor of anything? It’s a bit like collecting ... Read More »

Nantucket Video PostCard-Poets, Whales and Celebrities

Nantucket Video PostCard-Poets, Whales and Celebrities (Please watch the 1-minute, sound-rich Nantucket Travel Video PostCard at the end of this post) Nantucket Island is one of those places where the images linger long after the visit. This small island, approximately 12 miles long and maybe 5 miles wide, was once the third largest city in Massachusetts, only Salem and Boston ... Read More »

Battle of the Brands: Leveraging Location Based Marketing

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Battle of the Brands: Leveraging Location Based Marketing Last week I was invited by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) to attend a webinar called Leveraging Location Based Marketing. HSMAI is combination think tank, marketing organization and university with a strong travel industry and on-line presence. The presenters were Brian Fitzgerald of TIG Global and Loren Gray, Director ... Read More »

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