The Future of Location Based Apps

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While we’ve all heard of Foursquare and checking in on Facebook, the future of location based apps reaches much further. Geofencing, in-store mapping and location-based ads have all seen their time to shine recently, and have a bright future ahead of them. Location Based Apps Now The idea of a SoMoLo customer base has been […]

What’s the Role of Marketing and Finance in Restaurants?

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Fast casual is the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry and Zoës Kitchen is championing the market. Zoës Kitchen, a fast casual Mediterranean joint headquartered in Texas, recently went public,  and has done incredibly in the market.   In episode #047 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome back Rachel Phillips-Luther, Vice President of […]

Facebook’s Celebrity App

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The latest in the string of weird applications hitting the App Store from social media giant Facebook (i.e. Slingshot and Poke), is Facebook’s celebrity app Mentions, which is creating lots of buzz in the tech world. What is Facebook’s Celebrity App? Since August 2003, Mentions has been tested, although most thought it was just another attempt to […]

The Role of Government on Social Media

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By now, nearly everyone has seen this tweet from @CIA on their timeline. But what does this mean for the role of government on social media, and how are government bodies utilizing social media? 1. Safety The Twitter Earthquake Dispatch allows people to be aware of an earthquake before it hits your area. One instance of […]

Goodbye Blog Post to Sarah Robles!

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Once again it is time to bid farewell to an excellent blogger for nateriggs.com. Sarah Robles has established herself quite well and we are sad to see her go. Before she departs, we caught up with her for a quick Q&A in this goodbye blog post 1. How did you start writing for NR Media Group? […]