Austin, Texas-- Foursquare's history with South By Southwest Interactive is well known. The geo-social firm created a stir by launching its platform at this conference in 2009, and then it brought in a whopping 100,000 new users with game activities - real-life ones - around the SXSWi premises last year.
But being a golden child will only warrant a footnote in the digital marketing history books if Foursquare ultimately fails to monetize. That's why we called upon Eric Friedman, the company's director of business development, to get his insights on what marketers need to know about Foursquare's new app.
Friedman also gives the scoop on what his team has in store for SXSWi 2011 - including a concert by rapper Big Boi - in this video:
Meet Your Favorite ClickZ Contributors
Many of ClickZ's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Jeremy Hull, Lisa Raehsler, Andrew Goodman, Bryan Eisenberg, Mathew Sweezey, Aaron Kahlow, Stephanie Miller, Simms Jenkins, Jeanne S. Jennings, Dave Hendricks and more!
Christopher Heine was a senior writer for ClickZ through June 2012. He covered social media, sports/entertainment marketing, retail, and more. Heine's work has also appeared via Mashable, Brandweek, DM News, MarketingSherpa, and other tech- and ad-centric publications. USA Today, Bloomberg Radio, and The Los Angeles Times have cited him as an expert journalist.
March 19, 2014