Foursquare Dublin advertising in action

Logged into Foursquare today and noticed I got a local ad/special offer:


When you click through:


People were wondering how Foursquare would make money and how businesses could use Foursquare for business. So you pay Foursquare for you to reward repeat customers or potentially new customers. See other post on Foursquare. I look forward to Irish Foursquare apps too.

Additional note: Expect to see more stuff like this photo of Cafés saying they’re on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare. Kanum on Mespill Road already mention in their pamphlets that they’re on Facebook.

7 Responses to “Foursquare Dublin advertising in action”

  1. Michele says:

    I noticed that when I signed up.
    I also noticed that you can’t set your location to be anything other than the ones they choose. What’s that all about?

  2. If they’re not on the list you can add them and you actually get points for stuff not in their DB, which is why some people are doing well in the scores!

  3. Michele says:

    So can I add Carlow and Cork?

  4. Ahhh right, I get you now. They’re not in the database but it seems you can still add them. This is what those outside the pale are doing! I would think they’ll appear when they switch on other cities.

  5. Michele says:

    Was just looking and I can add a place in Carlow or Cork, but it will still appear under Dublin, which is plain wrong 🙂

    I think I’ll leave it until they realise that Ireland is not just Dublin!

  6. Petition starts now…

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