Topguest Lets You Check in and Earn Rewards Online

By: Vittoria Natarelli - Published: Jun 15, 2010 • References: topguest & springwise
Topguest combines social media and traveling for the roaming nomad. When you create an account on Topguest, you also choose to connect to any number of location-based social media services. This includes Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, Brightkite, Yelp and Google Latitude. Topguest then flags check-ins at certain places and shows you how far away you are from gaining a reward.

Currently the site is in sneak peek mode and is working with The Standard hotels chain. Topguest is offering the social media-crazed who manage to check in to four of The Standard hotels a free weeks stay in any of those hotels. Stats for Social Media Check-Ins Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 4,234 clicks in 305 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Topguest
Related: 65 examples / 50 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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