Foursquare Resources

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Want to know more about Foursquare and how it can help you attract and retain customers? I’ve compiled a list of resources, articles, books and tips that you can study, but nothing substitutes for one on one assistance. If you’d like personal coaching, I’m your girl! Call me at 916-265-2521 or email julie -at- getonthemap.us and we can schedule an appointment.

You can also follow my 573 Foursquare Tips on Twitter, my Best Foursquare Marketing Pins on Pinterest or follow the hashtag #573tips for great info about social media.

Foursquare’s First Strategy

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Very interesting to see how things have changed. I’m sorry to see the Mayor reward diminished (I really liked that) but I never cared one whit about the points.

Foursquare Makes the List of Greatest Travel Apps

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Using Foursquare for Event Marketing

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Very Important – Choose Events for Your Category

Foursquare – Mobile Apps

Friday, October 11th, 2013


Take a Tour of the Social Media HQs

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

The excellent 3rd party Foursquare app, 4sqmap.com has created a script that allows you to embed a 4square list in to your blog or website. It’s super easy, they even show you how to find the ID number of your foursquare list.

Here’s my list of the big social media headquarters. I’ve been to 3. I hope Foursquare, Pinterest and Quora will invite me for a tour soon. 😉



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Why Check-In with Foursquare

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Why do I check-in? To support businesses that I like and let my friends know about good places.

Read Quote of Olly Stedall’s answer to Foursquare: Do you regularly check in on Foursquare? If so, why? If not, why not? on Quora

Foursquare Partnering with American Express, Visa and Mastercard

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Foursquare partnering with American Express, Visa and Mastercard – when you check in and use your card, you can get a discount. And the credit card companies pay Foursquare a commission – good revenue source for Foursquare!

Mobile Prospects are Better Prospects

Monday, February 18th, 2013

  • More people (4 billion) use a mobile phone than use a toothbrush (3.5 million)
  • 74% of smart phone users use their phone to help with shopping and 79% of those ultimately make a purchase based on their research.
  • Mobile Coupons – 10 Times Higher Redemption Rates than Print Coupons
  • 76% of Smart Phone Users Like to Check-In – Make them a Check-In Offer on Foursquare They Can’t Refuse.

    Map of Half a Billion Foursquare Check-Ins Shows Real World Rank

    Saturday, January 19th, 2013

    Apple Maps and Foursquare

    Sunday, October 7th, 2012
    Paul Jacobson

    An article worth reading from Foursquare's creator.


    The Apple Maps Debate and the Real Future of Mapping
    Dennis Crowley, founder and CEO of Foursquare, on the future of the social map