Data Management

5 New Ways Small Business Can Offer Location-Based Deals

Date Added: Aug 2010
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Location-based services, such as Foursquare and Gowalla, are proving quite popular with consumers open to sharing their location with the world. They're also built to be inherently business-friendly, as most allow retailers to incentivize checkins and social sharing behaviors in the hopes of attracting swarms of patrons to their businesses. As the space continues to evolve, new platforms, technologies and services are emerging with the specific intention of helping small businesses reward their loyal patrons with deals for their in-store behaviors.