This Week in Location Based Marketing – Episode 31: Amex commits to Foursquare, Shopkick goes SMB and Loopt re-imagines Groupon

Episode 31

recorded June 25, 2011

Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing where we rehash the news that matters in the location based marketing world.

Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan

This week:

Show highlights:
1. TomTom Expands Coverage to Latin America
2. American Express dives deeper into bed with Foursquare (Foursquare crosses 10 million users)
3. Bee Media launches Personal Mobile Media Service
4. Shopkick tries their hand at the SMB market and is giving away service for 1000 businesses
5. Loopt Launches The Reverse Groupon

Funding News
1. Foursquare Raises $50M
2. Shazam Raises $32M
3. Yipit Raises $6M series B

Tool of the Week
Double Dutch

Resource of the Week
Global Web Index

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of UNTETHER.tv and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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