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QR Codes Best Practices – 10 rules for marketing professionals

What are the most common mistakes and best practices while using QR codes for marketing purposes? I was at an airport in Chicago a few months ago when I saw a person kneeling in front of a sign. No, he…

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Marketing, Get Mobile or Die Stuck: How to Evolve in Revolutionary Times

Foursquare, Location Based Text messages, Geogames, tweets on maps, mobile apps, geo ads, and many other tools are available. Where do you start? As in any other marketing effort you start by defining the strategy regardless of the tools you are pushed to use. Your marketing strategy will determine the tools (not the other way around). A beginners guide

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Location Based Marketing: It’s Inevitable Role in Your Mix – The Evolution of the Hyper-Local

Location Based Marketing emerged as one of the hottest trends in 2011, and to approach a constantly moving target market, you need mobile tools because business opportunities are fleeting. You need to be at the right place at the right time - all the time. This MENGinar will deliver key learnings and best practices to incorporate Location as part of your marketing mix and help to separate technology facts from buzz fiction.

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Happy New Year – The LBS Way

Our best wishes for you! Happy New Year from Georillas - Location Based Marketing - Our 2012 card.

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Location-Based Marketing Games Best Practices and Lessons Learned – a SCVNGR Experience

We present here 13 tips based on recommended best practices and the lessons we’ve learned while implementing location-based games, particularly the SCVNGR app.SCVNGR is a simple game; you go places, do challenges, earn points and unlock rewards. SCVNGR is a very flexible platform that allows businesses and organizations to create challenges and offer rewards to their customers at specific locations. We used SCVNGR for a single large event, but you can create continuous challenges for many places like museums, zoos, restaurant chains, or neighborhoods.

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Check-in marketing processes – 7 additional foursquare best practices

A methodological marketing approach to foursquare check-ins, and 7 location based marketing best practices.In my previous article we analyzed how Foursquare fits into the 7 F’s of check-ins framework and proposed the first group of best practices. Here is the second part Check-ins and Location Based Marketing – “The 5 I’s process” Most check-in applications have a similar approach on how a business utilizes the platform. Before presenting additional foursquare best practices, we need to establish a systematic approach to work with these type of applications. We call this methodology “The 5 I’s process”, and in essence it is similar to other marketing methodologies but with slight adjustments [...]

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Foursquare – A marketer’s perspective and best practices

Why do our customers use foursquare? What is their motivation? See how foursquare fits “The 7 F’s of Check-ins” framework, and understand some best practices of foursquare for marketing professionals.

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Check-ins and Location-Based Marketing – a framework for marketers

Why are people sharing their location? What motivates customers to “check-in” and share their whereabouts with the world? Here is an abridged version of a check-in framework that will help you understand best practices in location-based marketing The “7 F’s of Check-ins” FrameworkThe most important drive for check-in, the main F, is FIND. Under FIND, we can distinguish the 7 F’s of checking in.Fun - Fame - Friends - Flirt - Fancying - Following - Freebies [...]

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Location Based Marketing – The need & definition

Looking at the need for Location Based Marketing (LBM) Defining and analyzing the concept of Location Based Marketing Location defined on the Marketing context

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Check-ins, Location Based Marketing and the F’ word

Check-ins, Location Based Marketing and the F’ word - exploring the motivation behind checking-in. Why are people sharing their location? a FUN Framework will allow marketers the use of check-in apps Functionality efficiently. Fun, Fame, Friends, Flirting, Freebies, Fancying, Follow

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