If your business hasn’t claimed its listing on Google My Business yet you are already missing opportunities as users can rate and share their favourite businesses. You have the option to add additional information to your listing, including photos and video, elements that will encourage potential customers to visit your business. Google uses Google My Business listings in local search results above standard results, providing you have claimed and verified your business.
Viewed by many as the the location based application with the most potential, Foursquare has over 55 million monthly active users worldwide and received 12 billion check ins in its first 9 years. Foursquare encourages users to check-in at locations in return for virtual badges and points. It works across various mobile devices, and businesses can offer their own rewards to customers that check into their location.