CNNMoney, the online home of Money magazine, has teamed up with location-based check-in site Gowalla to create a more interactive experience of Money‘s annual “100 Best Places to Live in America” list, which highlights the best small towns in America.
The collaboration will include several interesting features:
• Hottest Spots: All CNNMoney.com visitors will see which of Gowalla’s “Hottest Spots” are trending for Money‘s Top 25 Best Places to Live
• Location-aware mobile alerts: When Gowalla users check into a venue within a 25-mile radius of Money‘s Top 25 Best Places to Live, they will receive a pop-up notification that they are near one of the “Best Places to Live” that will direct them to and www.CNNMoney.com/BestPlaces and www.Gowalla.com/BestPlaces
• Trips: There will be a branded page on www.Gowalla.com/BestPlaces, which will feature curated Trips for Money‘s Best Places to Live.
• Stamp your Passport: When users complete one of the custom Money‘s Best Places to Live Trips by visiting all of the listed spots, they will receive a Best Places-branded Stamp to add to their Gowalla Passport