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Forget Foursquare, Yelp’s Where It’s At

As you might have discovered in previous posts, I’m not a big Foursquare fan. My lack of enthusiasm has much to do with the fact it doesn’t seem to provided much value other than the “thrill” of getting badges. TThat’s … Continue reading

FourWhere Opens the Location Door

One of the biggest issues with the growing number of location-based services (Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, Blippy, etc.) is how difficult it can be to be a “watcher” as opposed to a “participant”. Many people, including myself, have no interest in … Continue reading

Is There Anything Google Won’t Buy or Offer?

According to TechCrunch, Google is looking to buy Yelp for $500-million, a move that would boost Google’s presence in the local search and directory business. Maybe it’s just me but over the past few months, Google’s strategy to take over … Continue reading