There are more than 10 million FourSquare players checking into shops, restaurants, events and other place (some not even place based) through the smartphones and mobile devices every day. They are earning badges, becoming mayors, accessing specials and building brand loyalty with the businesses that are in on the network. Learn more about what FourSquare is and how your business can get in on it in this one-hour seminar. (Lesson One: FourSquare is free!)
October 22, 2011
MPR News recently reported that 60 percent of small businesses in Minnesota do not have a web site. Google is working to change that. MPR reports…
To help link those businesses to potential customers, Google is coordinating a nationwide push to connect small businesses to the Internet. Earlier this month in St. Paul, some 900 businesses attended a Google-sponsored workshop on the Web, enticed in part by the offer of free websites for one year.
Businesses in rural Minnesota are also getting help from the Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities (MIRC) project. At MNREM, we’ve been participating with webinars on a range of related topics, but we’re also keeping an eye on projects from University of Minnesota Extension with the online marketing on-site classes for businesses.
October 1, 2011