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Topic: Foursquare

6 Keys to Conquering SXSW

What you must know to defeat FOMO

Austin’s SXSW is never about just one thing, it’s about one more thing. Brands look to outdo each other, startups look to outshine each other and parties look to be…

GroupMe Joins Foursquare in Skipping SXSW

No more free grilled cheese, folks

While South by Southwest Interactive is expected to be a marketing extravaganza next weekend, it's becoming clear that prominent members of tech's Who's Who have other plans. "We're not holding any…

Foursquare Will Sit Out This Year's Big SXSW Party

Chooses to focus on development after a high-profile five-year run

Foursquare has been a darling of South by Southwest Interactive since launching at the festival in 2009. That won't be the case next week when SXSW's 20th installment kicks off…

Heineken Is Turning to Foursquare to Target U.S. Fans of European Football

Branded apps continue to wane

In soccer parlance, mobile is like the corner kick of digital brand marketing while something typically easier to score off of, such as search, is more akin to a free…

The Best Social Network for Real-Time Marketing

Mindshare's Jordan Bitterman discusses changing campaigns on the fly

Specs Who Jordan Bitterman Age 41 New gig Chief strategy officer, Mindshare Old gig Head of social, mobile and content, Digitas What’s your new job all about? The agency’s position is all about adaptive marketing—using real-time…

The Top 50 People Most Retweeted by Mid‐Size Marketers, Per Study

Vala Afshar, Barack Obama, George Takei are killing it on Twitter

DNN and Leadtail collaborated to analyze the Twitter behaviors of mid-size marketers—those with 50 to 5,000 employees—during Q4 2013 to see what content they most often shared. For instance, the…

Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare

Companies grow close with licensing deal, too

Microsoft’s new CEO comes with a fresh deal with Foursquare, boosting the young mobile app company and creating stronger ties between the companies. The two had been growing close, and there…

Foursquare Nabs $35 Million in Funding, Aims to Spike Monetization

New investors come on board

Foursquare picked up $35 million in Series D funding and appears to have the fuel to rev up its monetization engines in 2014. It's going to be a crucial year for…

How P&G, Unilever and Campbell's Are Targeting Foursquare Check-In Ads

The nascent promos zero in on mobile-minded consumers

Foursquare introduced post check-in ads during the summer, and brands have been giving the promos a healthy test run since. Adweek has collected a handful of examples of how the mobile…

Check-ins With A Commercial Twist

Rewards given for retail visits

A new commercial check-in mobile ad product is now available to retailers. SessionM, a Boston-based digital ad firm, developed the offering for its hundreds of clients with apps, which are…

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