SoLoMo Show Ep 26: How Google’s Recent Announcements Might Effect Your Business and Foursquare Connected Apps

Also includes interviews with Nancy Ramamurthi from TripIt and Kevin Fliess from Room77

by Adam Helweh |

The SoLoMo Show is a weekly podcast hosted by Adam Helweh and Cory OBrien. Each week they discuss topics, trends and tactics related to social, local and mobile marketing. Every weekend we will publish the latest episode, related show notes and links to all of the topics discussed on the show here on Social Media Explorer.

Adam and Cory discuss Google I/O, the announcements made at the conference, and what you need to know to optimize Google’s platforms, including Google+ usage statistics, the new Nexus 7 Android tablet and why you may want to begin testing on a 7″ device, Android Jelly Bean, Project Butter and what it means for the mobile operating system, Google Now and how it will take on Siri with spontaneous recommendations, Google Glass and the future of Google, the world’s best product demo, existing in the layer of data, Google+ announcements including Google+ Events, Google+ tablet apps, and Google+ history API, interviews with Nancy Ramamurthi from TripIt and how TripIt data is being used in interesting ways, and Kevin Fliess from Room77 and how social is shifting the way we focus our shopping, Foursquare’s new connected apps platform and what it means for your business, a review of the Google+ Notifications Chrome extension, Google +1 button recommendations, Google changing their Places app to Google+ Local and why you should pay extra close attention to Zagat, Instagram’s new photo pages, and more.

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About the Author

Adam Helweh

Adam is CEO of Secret Sushi Creative Inc, a strategic design, digital and social media marketing agency. He specializes in the convergence of design and technology to provide businesses with more intelligent and interactive ways to connect with customers and grow. His clients have included Edelman, Broadcom, Stanford Federal Credit Union, the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, Bunchball and others. He's also the co-host of the "SoLoMo Show", a weekly digital marketing podcast, and he has shared the stage with professionals from companies including Facebook, Virgin Airlines, Paypal, Dell and 24 Hour Fitness.