This Week in Location Based Marketing #114: Facebook’s Graph Search and location + Grant Ritchie of Locationary

Welcome to episode #114 of This Week in Location Based Marketing. On today’s show we bring you stories on Listia, FrontFlip, a deep dive into what Facebook Graph Search means to location, Rob’s latest obsession app called Moves plus special guest Grant Ritchie, Founder & CEO of Locationary and our resource of the week from Forrester.

Episode 114

Recorded: January 25, 2013
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show highlights:

1. Rob’s latest obsession is…MOVES, the app that tracks your steps and location (5:00)
2. Listia partners with BestBuy (8:14)
3. A deep dive into the implications of Facebook Graph Search on location (14:10)
4. Launch of The Hunt – new web app for gamifying shopping (22:21)
5. Beidou mandated on commercial vehicles in China (27:57)
6. Launch of RinkWatch in Canada (31:00)

Featured Guest
Grant Ritchie, founder and CEO of Locationary (35:00)

Resource of the Week
Proximity payment is fastest-growing segment of mobile payments: Forrester (42:40)

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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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