Foursquare, the check-in service has rolled out a new app targeted at business owners which facilitates them to have better discoverability of Foursquare's offerings, view check-ins and more. According to Foursquare Labs, the free app from the company will ensure more customer inflow for businesses. With the help of the app, business owner can view analytics, manage specials, post photo updates and so on.
Foursquare is an app that is used by people for sharing their whereabouts with friends and a platform to find out new places to go to. The startup company also caters to local businesses by availing tools which helps these businesses manage their digital pages and keep track of the check-ins by customers at their locations.
The free iOS app has is aimed at only U.S. business owners for now. The app can be extremely beneficial for the merchants to attract customers by posting photo updates, driving traffic using ‘specials', sharing Foursquare updates on Twitter or Facebook etc. The app allows the business owners to view the most recent check-in happening at their location as well as learn more about their customers.
The Foursquare for Business app can be helpful even in the cases when the business owners have more than one business. They just need to sign up and claim their locations in Foursquare. The company directs the interested people in business.foursquare.com for the necessary instructions. The Foursquare for Business app runs on iOS 5.0 or later versions of the OS and has optimum performance on iPhone 5. Even though the app runs on iPad, a tablet-native version has not been rolled out yet.
Download Foursquare for Business app for free from iTunes store.