foursquare Now Has Over 500,000 Businesses

Foursquare just two weeks ago, passed a big milestone, with over 10,000,000 people in the foursquare community. And, last week, the company hit another milestone: "over half a million merchants on foursquare."Foursqure says, that when a business joins foursquare, they get a few main benefits (see under) -- and, best of all, it's 100% free!. […]

Foursquare just two weeks ago, passed a big milestone, with over 10,000,000 people in the foursquare community. And, last week, the company hit another milestone: "over half a million merchants on foursquare."

Foursqure says, that when a business joins foursquare, they get a few main benefits (see under) -- and, best of all, it's 100% free!. If you're a merchant, simply head over to foursquare.com/business to get started.

  • Businesses can offer Specials to their customers, helping them find new ones and rewards their most loyal ones.
  • They can see useful information about their visitors, like what times and days are most popular, and which are your most loyal customers.
  • They get to customize their venue page, making sure the address and map are accurate and adding a twitter handle and description.

To give you an idea of what you can do, here are some of the Specials running this week from some over 500,000 merchants:

[Source: Foursquare]