Venmo

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Posts about Venmo
    • Mobile Payments: Does Local’s Holy Grail Have Holes?

      Mobile payments continue to be equally opportune and elusive. I continue to stand by my 2014 assertion: the potential benefits for businesses are huge, but I’m skeptical that mainstream consumers will alter their entrenched habits when they still don’t see cash or credit cards as a pain point. When I say mobile payments, I don’t mean Venmo or Amazon transactions on your phone.

      Michael Boland/ Street Fight- 14 readers -
  • Getting Customers to Buy Using Social

    … in popularity, fraudsters are busily working on how they’ll take advantage of any weaknesses they can exploit. You don’t want it happening on your brand’s watch. Be sure that your e-commerce platform is secure, and that you’re using SSL (secure sockets layer) security if your site is self-hosted or hosted by a web developer. Also be sure your site is PCI-DSS…

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Mobile Marketing: What Forwardfacing Marketers Are Considering

    … among users. Whole Foods recently announced that about 1% of its transactions were now through Apple Pay. Also, a post today on Apple Insider stated that Bank Of America customers have activated 1.1 million cards on Apple Pay. Overall, Forrester predicts that between all of the mobile commerce systems (Paypal, Apple Pay, Google Wallet, Venmo…

    Internet Marketing Ninjas Blogin Mobile- 22 readers -
  • Bigger Companies Should Take Note Of These Great Emails From Startups

    … are mobile-centric, so it’s only natural. However, some startups have been making interesting design decisions when it comes to mobile optimization. For example, Venmo doesn’t mess around and just goes to every subscriber directly with a 320px wide email. And that does kind of make sense since its product is mobile-only and most of its subscribers…

    Andrew King/ Marketing Landin EMail- 24 readers -
  • Foursquare rolls out first ad campaign

    … Foursquare wants to be people’s digital guide to the physical world, so it launched an outdoor advertising campaign today to spread the word. The six-week campaign will appear at bus stops, train stations and phone kiosks in Chicago and New York, and at bike share stations in Chicago. It is the company’s first advertising campaign and an attempt…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Facebook Twitter- 9 readers -
  • Brands tell customers to talk to the robot

    … doorstep. Venmo can let you pay your friend back without cash in minutes. There are technological solutions for everything under the sun, and this is another one of those. Brands can now have the “human” touch without actually, well, employing armies of customer service reps. “We compete with large corporate entities that tend to be faceless,” said…

    Tanya Dua/ Digiday- 9 readers -
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