Foursquare Pages are Now Self-Serve
On Tuesday, Foursquare announced that business pages are now self-serve. This opens the door for any dealer, marina, organization or publication to create their own page, gain followers, share tips, check-in and reach their fans.
For the past 18 months, Foursquare has create around 3,000 business pages that were hacked together by their dev team. Some of the organizations that have been set-up this way include NASA and Chevrolet.
Now, any business can create a free Foursquare business page, enabling it to customize a branded page where fans can “follow” the brand and unlock its tips. Check out and follow Mingle Marine’s Foursquare page and explore the Marine Industry.
A few key features to the Foursquare business page is the ability to let entire teams of people manage the same page, share buttons for Facebook and Twitter, users can upload pictures when checking-in and when your page is completely set-up, your page can be Featured in Foursquare’s Page Gallery.
Before getting started, you should read through Foursquare’s FAQ on business pages to get an idea of what they’ll need to get started and maintain the page.