Using Foursquare in for business? I want to hear your story!

The chapters of Teach Yourself Foursquare are all coming together. I really only have one more chapter left to write—Foursquare for Business—and this is where I need your help. I need your stories of using Foursquare for business. I would especially like to chat with the folks at Bravo, Zagats, TLC, VH1/MTV, and other companies […]

Foursquare’s Answer to Getting More Users: Facebook Places

When Facebook Places launched, I think many people expected the rest of location-based games and services to just wither on the vine. Turns out that Foursquare has been seen record-setting signups since Places hit the scene—Foursquare celebrates four consecutive days of record signups—which I don’t find too surprising since everything I’ve seen of Places (still […]

Yep, I called it: Foursquare fires a privacy shot across Facebook’s bow

Yesterday we all got word that Facebook is announcing something Wednesday and that the something was going to be some location services like Foursquare. My gut told me that if Facebook did announce a location/checkin system that privacy would be a big concern—If Facebook launches “location services” would you use them?—and it looks like I […]

If Facebook launches “location services” would you use them?

Word has come from Mashable and All Things D that Facebook is announcing something on Wednesday and the rumour is that we’re going to see the much-anticipated location services to take Foursquare, Gowalla, and Yelp head on. I’m a reasonably active Foursquare user (Disclosure: As you know, I’m in the midst of writing a book […]

There is something different about Foursquare friends, methinks

Later today, because I’m still cogitating on chapter/lesson 3, I’m going to send the first 25% of Teach Yourself Foursquare in 10 Minutes to my editor. The reason that I didn’t send them yesterday as per the schedule is that a) I got sick of working in Word (since I prefer to use Scrivener, as […]