This Week in Location Based Marketing – Episode 49: This Spot, MapMyRun, Resolve and SavingStar

Episode 49

recorded October 30, 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. Wool.Labs launches This Spot (starts 5:57)
2. Google Offers becomes a deal aggregator (starts: 10:00)
3. New York Marathon expands MapMyRun (starts: 14:14)
4. GeoCast launches Shoparazzi (starts: 18:04)
5. Factual adds Resolve API (starts: 21:36)
6. Google to start charging for GoogleMaps API access (starts: 25:00)

Funding News
1. LocationLabs acquire Wirkle and Volley (starts 28:22)
2. Affle closes $10M (starts 32:55)

Tool of the Week
SavingStar (start 34:36)

Resource of the Week
Forbes Article: Location Intelligence (start 37:57)

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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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