Beacons

  • How Retailers Running Beacon Campaigns Fared This Holiday Season

    … the effectiveness of their digital marketing efforts, mobile presence management vendor Swirl is releasing the results of its own beacon marketing campaigns run during the holiday shopping season. Swirl’s mobile presence platform leverages location signals to drive personalized marketing for retailers and brands, relying on Bluetooth beacons…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fightin How To's- 23 readers -
  • Unacast, JUICE Mobile Partner to Provide Proximity Data at Scale

    … Advertisers using proximity data for retargeting and attribution have another option this morning, as the proximity network Unacast has announced a new partnership with JUICE Mobile, the mobile marketing firm. With this new partnership in place, JUICE Mobile will be licensing Unacast’s beacon and proximity data for advertisers to use…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fightin Mobile- 15 readers -
  • Report: In-Store Shoppers Disengage From Social Apps

    Retailers and brands are pouring billions of dollars into social strategies designed to influence the way shoppers interact with merchandise inside physical stores, but a new study by the in-store beacon platform inMarket shows that marketers focused too sharply on social media apps may be missing the mark.

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 11 readers -
  • Five mobile must-haves to impact the customer journey this holiday season

    … a conquesting program by setting up geo-fences around your competitor location(s) and sweetening the deal to increase your share of wallet and loyalty. Beacon/WiFi intelligence and messaging There has been a lot of talk about the promise of Beacon and WiFi signals to support better customer knowledge, messaging and experiences in-store. According…

    Search Engine Watchin Mobile- 17 readers -
  • Taking Proximity Tech Beyond Promotional Offers

    … Many retailers have invested the money to install beacons in stores and deliver location-based promotions and offers to shoppers. According to the most recent report from Proxbook, more than 6.2 million beacons have currently been deployed. But once a program is successful and sales have increased as customers use more promotions, many…

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  • Will the ‘Physical Web’ Help Retailers Reduce Annoying Ads?

    … Since its introduction into the retail world back in 2013, beacon technology has helped brick-and-mortar stores compete in a consumer climate that’s leaning overwhelmingly toward digital. At least, that was the intention But there have been some drawbacks to beacons, enough so that many franchise businesses have shied away from implementing them…

    Street Fightin Google- 17 readers -
  • Bringing Brands Into the Fold, inMarket Touts Its ‘Three-Sided’ Beacon Network

    … I’ve been studying how to strike it rich in the Bluetooth beacon ecosystem for over three years now. There’s no question that what beacons enable, by bringing the power of digital into the world of the physical, is going to make some very fortunate people rich. Bringing the techniques that made Amazon great to brick and mortar stores is part…

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  • Report: Beacons a Slam Dunk for Sports, Recouping Over $1B in Ticket Sales

    … Perhaps the most remarkable things about proximity technology — and beacons in particular — is how rapidly the industry has grown in such a short time. Just this past January, Unacast, which operates a network of beacon and proximity data, revealed in its Q1 2016 Proxbook report a 52% growth in the number of beacons deployed by its members (all…

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  • flok Launches Chatbots to Bolster Customer Engagement for Local Businesses

    … loyalty and rewards. In the past, the company has leveraged beacon technology to help small businesses reach out to customers who have previously visited their stores. For example, a restaurant owner using flok might check in with her customers a couple of hours after they have left the restaurant to evaluate their experience and possibly encourage…

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  • Why Social Data Are Transformational

    … To gain competitive advantage, successful marketers must use all of their data to learn faster and act smarter than ever before. However, not all data are created equal. Where should marketers invest to yield high-quality data that they can translate into accurate insights? Among the most important sources are social advertising platforms…

    AllFacebookin Social Display- 20 readers -
  • Video Deep Dive: Facebook and Local Attribution

    …. Even if you don't purchase something, Facebook also will know you visited a store based on a combination of features, from GPS, beacons, Wi-Fi, radio signals and cell towers tied to bricks-and-mortar coordinates. So now, the fact that they were giving away beacons, for example, makes sense in this context of closing the loop of attribution. Mary…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin Google Facebook- 13 readers -
  • How are beacons going to affect search marketing?

    … Recently I’ve been reading a lot about the effects beacons and proximity marketing may have on search strategy. (I actually work for a company that makes beacons and management software, so it’s not just me being boring). I’ve found little doubt that it will bring some very fundamental changes to the way we reach customers, and the type…

    Matt Owen/ Search Engine Watchin Paid Search How To's- 17 readers -
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