This Week in Location Based Marketing #136: Is this the same Google?

Welcome to episode #136. On the show today: Asif’s take on location based marketing in China; Twitter finally developing geo-targeted ads; Free parking with Summon Auntie in Singapore; Facebook to help get you (almost) free Wifi; Molson brings back I Am Canadian; Google to launch thing sharing service Mine; Pandora quadruples listeners + our resource of the week: The mobile payment journey of the future and special guest Keller Rinaudo, co-founder of Romotive.

Episode 136

Recorded: June 28, 2013
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show highlights:

A few announcements

– Do you have a location based marketing question? Ask us here and we’ll answer it on an upcoming show.

Featured Guest
Keller Rinaudo, co-founder of Romotive (26:55)

Fascination of the week: Donna (13:38)

Top news of the week

1. Asif’s perspective on his trip to China (2:00)
2. Twitter to develop geo-targeted ads (11:55)
3. Singapore’s Summon Auntie (19:00)
4. Somebody like me on Facebook (for free WiFi) (22:30)
5. I Am Canadian (35:30)
6. Google to launch goods sharing service called “Mine” (38:37)
7. Government done right: (44:30)
8. Pandora quadrupals in-car listeners (45:50)

Resource of the Week
The mobile payment journey of the future (54:35)

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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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