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Deciphering the Difference Between iBeacons and Eddystone

July 11, 2018 by Lynn Bates

 

iBeacon or Eddystone? What's the deal? Both of these technologies essentially do the same thing -- they let mobile app developers deliver content to users based on their geo-location via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) -- but there's some confusion about the differences between them. It's time to clear this up once and for all.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Beacons, Location Based Marketing, geofencing, Eddystone, iBeacon

Understanding When to Use Beacons and Geofencing

May 11, 2018 by Lynn Bates

 

Because they can significantly enhance the customer experience, beacons and geofencing have become some of the most powerful mobile marketing tools available to businesses today. However, they can be tough to use in ways that are both effective and improve customer trust. Mastering the proper use of each technology, though, will help you take advantage of these new mobile marketing techniques.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Beacons, Location Based Marketing, geofencing

Several Powerful Ways to Use In-App Notifications

March 15, 2018 by Lynn Bates

 

In-app notifications are a great way to get your audience's attention. But it can be tricky to figure out how to best use these notifications to get customers' attention and drive loyalty. Here are six simple uses for in-app notifications, that you can quickly and easily build into your app:

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Mobile Apps, Location Based Marketing, geofencing, In-App Messaging

Understanding the Code of Conduct for Location-Based Marketing

March 09, 2018 by Lynn Bates

Location-based marketing is a highly effective tool, but it makes some customers uneasy. And that's not without cause: this technology has the potential to gather data that infringes upon customers' privacy.

Your company should be able to be proud of its location-based marketing, and your customers should feel confident that their data is secure.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Beacons, Location Based Marketing, geofencing

5 Statistics Supporting Proximity Marketing

February 13, 2018 by Lynn Bates

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Proximity marketing is one of the most powerful tools in a marketer's toolbox. Not convinced? These five statistics will teach you the power of location-based marketing.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Beacons, Location Based Marketing, geofencing

Beacons Unlock Valuable Analytics into Consumer Behavior

October 06, 2017 by Lynn Bates

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've seen an increasing number of marketers excited about the marketing possibilities of beacons. And rightly so: Beacons expand mobile marketing and create new ways to connect with customers.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Beacons, geofencing

Deliver Better Personalized Content With Beacons

August 25, 2017 by Lynn Bates

I see a lot of marketers very excited about beacons -- and rightly so. Beacon marketing has the power to leverage customers' mobile devices and make deeper, more intimate content with them. Well-placed beacons have the power to literally transform how we shop.

But many fail to use beacons to their full potential, with lackluster results that may leave them wondering what the fuss is about. Use these four handy tips to discover beacons' true power.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Beacons, Location Based Marketing, Personalized Content

6 Must-have Location-Based Features for Retail Apps

June 28, 2016 by Lynn Bates

As a savvy retail business owner, you are already aware that your company needs to offer consumers online access to your store. If consumers can’t find the information they're looking for about you online, they’re likely going to jump to one of your competitors, after all.

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Topics: Proximity Marketing, Mobile Apps

What is Geofencing and How it Works

June 27, 2016 by Lynn Bates

Geofences are the counterparts to beacons. While beacons are used for more specific proximity, such as letting you know when someone is close to a specific object, a geofence provides more general information such as when a person has walked by a storefront or visits a general area. 
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Topics: Proximity Marketing, geofencing

Should You Really Invest in Proximity Marketing?

April 07, 2016 by Lynn Bates

Proximity marketing has come a long way from the early days of WI-FI-only detection. Now, in 2016, there is an abundance of different devices and technologies to choose from. You can use beacons if you want an extremely accurate, location pinpointing technology. Alternatively, choose low-cost Bluetooth for spanning larger distances and reaching multiple users; but should you really make the investment? 

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Topics: Proximity Marketing

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