This Week in Location Based Marketing – Episode 44: MobileFringe news binge, Reservation Genie adds gamification and MomentFeed gets its desert

Episode 44

recorded September 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. ReservationGenie plays Foursquare’s game and competes head on with OpenTable
2. Blackberry adds wi-fi based location detection for developers
3. MobileFringe launches Push a Deal AND announces Retailigence partnership
4. Glympse works with BMW to make it easy for a test drive (in Prague)
5. LocationLabs launches Safely – helps you keep tabs on your family

Funding News
1. MomentFeed gets $1.2M ( interview with Rob Reed here)
2. GrubHub closes series E, nets $50M

Tool of the Week

Resource of the Week
Pew Research Infographic – Every move you make: Location based social media services on the rise [infographic]

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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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