This Week in Location Based Marketing #124: When whispers are louder than words


Welcome to episode #124 of This Week in Location Based Marketing. On the show: One ad metric to serve them all with Starcom and PlaceIQ. Tata Docomo makes it easy to check in without GPS or internet (but why?). Glympse moves onto the streets inside of BMW. Whispering Windows shows sound makes money while Whisper is the not so secret social network with a revenue model. Special guest David Lieb ushers in the age of inference and we all take a much needed mobile moment thanks to Chadwick Martin Bailey.

Episode 124

Recorded: April 6, 2013
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
(see all the episodes)



Show highlights:

A few announcements
– We wrote (part of) a book! The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps and it is available for order now!
– If you’d like to leave a message for us to play on the show, leave it here

App Fascination of the week: Now (10:00)

Featured Guest
David Lieb, co-founder Bump on the coming age of inference (33:30) – watch the full episode here

Top news of the week

1. Starcom and PlaceIQ team-up for new ad metric (17:12)
2. Tata Docomo launches Facebook checkins without GPS or Internet (23:00)
3. Glympse moves into the car with BMW (27:20)
4. Feonic’s Whispering Windows (43:12)
5. Whisper – the secret network (47:30)
6. Launch of CircleTie in MiddleEast & Egypt is Oink for Middle East (52:04)

Resource of the Week
The Mobile Moment – Chadwick Martin Bailey Report (55:55)

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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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