This Week in Location Based Marketing – Episode 39: GroupMe scores big, the President joins Foursquare and Dummies get LBM

Episode 39

recorded August 21, 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. Foursquare Launches Events, Lists and signs up President Obama
2. Jiepang Tests NFC for MCommerce and Mobile Marketing
3. Bing Launches “We’re In”
4. Where Releases New iPhone/Android apps
5. Commonwealth Bank attracts new savings accounts with Facebook Places

Funding News
1. GroupMe acquired by SKYPE for $85 million
2. Roamler closes $500K
3. BuyWithMe acquires Scoop St.

Tool of the Week
Sell My Deals

Resource of the Week
Location Based Marketing For Dummies

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of 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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