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Technology

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Building a Massive Community

The mobile and social technology trendsetter talks about blazing a path to the top.
Technology

Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.
Technology

New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation.
Starting a Business

Five Things to Do Before Your SXSW Launch

A good showing at Austin's South by Southwest Interactive festival can carry you down the path to startup glory. Here's a last-minute checklist.
Marketing

How Dwolla is Building Its Brand by Giving Away Cash

Dwolla's rise as a payment alternative to credit cards isn't thanks to merchants' disdain for plastic alone. Here's how the company's founder used clever social-media strategies to build buzz.
Marketing

Why Small Businesses Should Care About Their 'Social Influence'

To find out just how valuable your social-media presence is, consider factoring in the influence of your fans and followers, too.
Marketing

How Gowalla's Deal with Facebook Affects You

Facebook's recent hire of Gowalla's geosocial team may signal the launch of Timeline, sooner.
Starting a Business

How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast

With Foursquare fast gaining ground, the location-service startup made difficult changes to its business model. What entrepreneurs can learn from the young company's pivot.
Marketing

Three Tips for Getting Started on Foursquare

Foursquare is so much more than a social media tool. It can inspire, illuminate, inform -- and help tell your brand story. Engage Foursquare users, and they'll reward you with their loyalty.
Starting a Business

Location-Based Check-Ins on the Rise with Consumers

Finally, good news for businesses interested in tapping into the power of social check-ins to find customers.
Marketing

A New Tool to Help Businesses Check Out Who's Checking In

Geotoko helps businesses reach customers of every check-in app persuasion.
Growth Strategies

Why We're Still Lost In Geolocation

If you expect services like Foursquare or Gowalla to help grow your business, move past the check-in and offer something of value.
Growth Strategies

Which Service Will Get You on Your Customers' Map?

Not all location-based social networking service providers are alike.
Marketing

Three Tips to Boost Business on Foursquare

Between landing sales and tracking customers, entrepreneurs are finding ways to leverage mobile networking to boost business.
Marketing

The Dailies at SXSW, Part Three

Here's why Mike Rowan, the founder of reputation service RatePoint descended on SXSW.