CHAPTER 9The Location Business

The new dimension that location-based mobile applications have opened has made a significant impact on the humanization of businesses. Accountability at the local level will continue to be something that brick-and-mortar business owners deal with on multiple fronts, as mobile applications and social networks allow customers to provide reviews and share their experiences with others on a more granular level. Greater access to information coupled with the ability to share detail related to time and place is both empowering for customers and revealing for businesses.

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