Today Check in Deals launched an exclusive check in deal with Dots Fashions. Customers who check in using Checkindeals.com will receive 30% off their purchase of Jordin Sparks’ new perfume ‘Because of You’. Additionally, customers who “Like” the offer will receive a coupon for $5 off a $25 purchase.To learn more and find a Dots store nearby, visit www.checkindeals.com/dots
Last week Facebook announced their location based deal product called Places. Do you think this will kill Foursqaure? Vote here
“Geolocation services have become an increasingly important marketing tool for small businesses, especially those that depend on customer traffic like restaurants, retailers and bars.”
The NY Times explores the use of checkin services in the retail service business. Read the full article here.
“Foursquare And Gowalla Line Up For A SXSW Brawl With Site Updates” via TechCrunch
“Last year at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, both Foursquare and Gowalla had their public unveilings. This year, with each rapidly gaining adopters (and mainstream interest), the two will likely battle it out for geolocation supremacy, along with a range of other competitors. And both Foursquare and Gowalla have already begun position themselves for the big battle.” Read More here