Location Based Social Networking

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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So Facebook added Location. What’s next? Location Based Services for marketers 101

We live a mobile lifestyle in which immediate contact is important. Place and time matter. Location makes the occasion, and in the occasion lays the opportunity. Are you ready to seize it?

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How location will enable milking more money from Social Networks

Location Based Information and social networks Why is location changing the business of social networking? Because it is the missing link between virtual societies and the real world. Once I can identify the location of each member of my community, I can easily find ways to make money from it.

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Will Location Based Social Networks be like the restaurant business industry? Check their menu!

Will Location Based Social Networks be like the restaurant business industry? Check their menu! "...Is there any parallel? Certainly there are LBSN for many tastes. There are gourmet types of Social Networks, others that appeal the masses, some that serve particular type of people, some are for dating, some are for business, some you need certain hardware to get in, and others that are by invitation only..."

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Location Based Social Networks – Building a Framework of Best Practices for Appropriate Business Models that Makes Money

How to Build a Framework of Best Practices and Appropriate Business Models that Makes Money on Location Based Social Networks. Analyzing what is the business objectives, the role of marketing and sales, and the portability of business models between markets

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Location Based Social Networks – Is Privacy Overrated? Rules for a New World

Is Privacy overrated? Ideas exchange on Privacy and Location Based and Location Aware Social Networks

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More on Business Models for GPS navigation devices, Location Based Social Networking and RFID applications

ring a banana split and eating only the ice cream.I would like to refer you to the readers’ contributions on my post on business models for navigation devices combined with social networking. There, new applications were exposed, a few questions remained unanswered (wireless guys, your input please), and there is an amazing exchange of observations on what is Presence Marketing – how to use it combined with Location Based Social Networks, the extension of RFID applications, and Privacy concerns (my next topic).

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