Belly

Belly was an alternative rock band formed in 1991 by former Throwing Muses members Tanya Donelly (who was also in The Breeders) and Fred Abong. The band was based in Boston, Massachusetts, though all of the original members grew up in Newport, Rhode Island. The band consisted of Donelly on lead vocals and guitar, Abong on bass, Tom Gorman on guitar, and Chris Gorman on drums. Tom and Chris, who were brothers, were childhood friends of Donelly's; they had previously played in the hardcore punk band Verbal Assault.On at least one tour date (in February, 1993) in Albany, NY, former Throwing Muses member, Leslie Langston, lent a hand on bass.
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  • Belly Launches Loyalty Platform for Enterprise Retailers

    … Looking for new ways to differentiate itself in the increasingly-crowded loyalty space, Belly is launching an omni-channel platform today that’s designed specifically for enterprise retailers. According to the company, BLUE by Belly will be considerably more flexible than Belly’s original loyalty rewards program for small businesses, giving…

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  • What Local Consumers Really Want From a Loyalty Program

    … to understand what they can give to consumers to increase visit frequency, drive greater spend and ultimately increase long-term loyalty.” (Jake Kiser, Belly) 4. Discounts on future purchases “Price-sensitive consumers really appreciate saving money and want discounts on future purchases or credit toward the service. They also love free…

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  • 7 Retention Marketing Platforms for SMBs

    … media. Using the mobile chat feature, merchants can ask customers to rate their visits or check-in to say hello. A beacon solution is also available to businesses that would like to welcome customers who’ve arrived at their stores and track behaviors over time. 4. OutboundEngine: A do-it-for-you approach to nurturing relationships A marketing…

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  • #SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge

    … #SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge June 7, 2016 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW16, News Noting a preference for a consumer future more like Cheers than Minority Report, and de-emphasizing technological innovations in the way forward for their businesses, two pioneers in Internet startups…

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  • Belly’s LaHive: Beacon Tech ‘A Little Bit Overhyped’

    … As digital convenience at the cash register has become standard, loyalty platforms have gone digital as well — with a number of companies working to replace the punchcards many merchants have long issued to reward regulars. Belly, whose service revolves around an in-store iPad, has grown into a major player in this space over the past half…

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  • What Merchants Need to Know About Apple Pay and Loyalty Apps

    … afforded small business owners the opportunity to go mobile. Besides enterprise-level features, POS software like Vend, Square and others let merchants blend in-store and e-commerce transactions, creating a cohesive big-box retail experience on a small business budget. Apple is not disrupting merchants’ loyalty strategies – it’s enabling them. I…

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  • Openings and New Hires at Belly, UBL, WorldNow, and FreshLime

    … Every two weeks, Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.) Julio Bruno – Belly Julio Bruno Castellanos was just brought on by Belly to be the company’s new COO. Bruno spent the last three years…

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