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[Interview] Jiepang’s CEO “Checks-In” With mobiSights

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing David Liu, CEO of Jiepang.  Jiepang is China’s largest mobile “check-in” platform with offices in Beijing and Shanghai. 1.  Tell me a little bit about yourself and how Jiepang got its start.  I’m a 27 year old, American born Chinese, grew up in the bay area, and have…

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CEO Interview: Dr. Li Song, CEO of Digu.com

Dr. Li Song is an investment banker-turned serial Internet entrepreneur, and founder of Zhenai.com, China’s largest online matchmaking service, as well as Digu.com, one of China’s leading location-based social check-in services. The latter is aiming at the current check-in services craze  in China, offering a very intuitive graphical platform for social interaction between users in…

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Crossing the LBS Threshold: From Outdoors To Indoors

Engagement using coupons through LBS ‘check-in’ type services are on the decline, but LBS is far from dead.  Marketers and brands need to keep in mind the next trend for LBS apps and services that will increase accuracy in targeting and engaging shoppers. Google’s Indoor Maps Beta I noticed the Google Maps indoor map update for…

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Colopula – Japan’s most popular LBS game stimulates local economy

Colopula, which stands for Colony life☆PLUS is an LBS (location based service) mobile game that has attracted hundreds of thousands of Japanese mobile gaming consumers since its introduction in the beginning of 2009 by Colopl Corporation. Gamers in Colopula win virtual goods by traveling physical distances around the city or country, and also receive exclusive…

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