Location-based Marketing vs Proximity Marketing

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It is no secret that location-based marketing is fast changing the way consumers interact with brands around them. According to a report by the Location Based Marketing Association, 75% of marketers believe location-based marketing is an important element of their business strategy. One of the primary reasons why location-based marketing is so popular among both […]

How Samsung’s CloseBy Will Hasten Beacon Adoption Across the World

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Beacons entered the marketing landscape a few years ago, with splashy headlines touting large nation-wide deployments and the opportunities that it provided brands with when it came to engaging their customers at the right time and place. In spite of these humongous opportunities, the pace of beacon adoption across verticals in the proximity marketing industry […]

Wi-Fi vs RFID vs GPS vs Beacon: Which Location-Based Service Technology should your Brand go ahead with?

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Location is mobile, and as Benedict Evans at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, puts it, ‘Mobile is eating the world.’ This staggering consumer shift to mobile has made the location the cookie of the real world, thus making it easier and more vital for businesses to take actionable decisions from, the […]

Creating an Eddystone Campaign to Measure the Offline Attribution of a Google AdWords Campaign

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It is one thing to think your campaign worked, and another to know it. Ask any marketer out there and he/she would agree that data-driven marketing has been a major boon in this front as it helps measure and track the scope of opportunities via digital efforts. So much so that, it often outpaces traditional […]

Creating an Eddystone Campaign to Retarget Your Retail Customers using Facebook Pixel

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While most marketers connect beacons with in-store coupons or notifications, retargeting is quickly emerging as a compelling use case in the the proximity marketing space. According to Proxbook’s Q4 2016 report, at a growth rate between 14-15% throughout the year, driving advertising campaigns through online retargeting was one of the primary value-adding factors last year. […]

3 Beacon Campaigns You can Take Inspiration From

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Given the fast pace at which beacons are being leveraged across verticals globally, 2017 is all set to be the year in which beacons will enable critical, customer-centric use cases for businesses across the globe. In fact, while a 2014 Business Insider report predicted that a total of over 4.5 million active beacons will be […]

Beacons in 2017: What to Expect from iBeacon and Eddystone this Year

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When it comes to cutting-edge marketing, one of the few technologies that have been in the buzz for the past few years is beacons. From the very beginning, beacons have been poised to change the way consumers interact with brands. However, over the years we have seen beacons being faced with quite a number of […]

Creating an Eddystone Campaign to Drive App Installs via Nearby Notifications

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It goes without saying that acquiring mobile app installs is one of the most daunting tasks that modern marketers face in this digital age. In fact, while consumers tend to spend 90% of their mobile media time on mobile apps, a typical US smartphone owner uses an average of only 27 apps per month. All […]

How Beaconstac Helps you Engage Users Better using iBeacon

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Retail is one of the few verticals that has seen beacons drive a significant change in the way consumer experiences are offered. According to the Proxbook Q4 2016 Report, retail (at 74%) is one of the leading verticals in the proximity market, followed by shopping malls (at 68%). This is in line with the Business […]

Leverage Beaconstac to Engage Customers using Nearby Notifications

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Few cutting-edge technologies have shaken up the retail world the way beacons have. According to a recent research report titled ‘Global Bluetooth Beacon Device Market in Retail 2016-2020’, the global Bluetooth beacon device market in retail will grow at a remarkable CAGR of around 17% during the forecast period. However, iBeacon technology with its need […]