CATEGORY: All About Beacon


Cordova plugin to build Beacon-aware apps

Making your app beacon-aware with Beaconstac has always been fairly simple. We offer our Native Android SDK, Native iOS SDK and React Native SDK to businesses and developers to help them build beacon-aware apps. We are pleased to announce that developers and businesses that use Cordova to create apps can now make their apps beacon […]

How to increase mobile app engagement with beacons

How to increase mobile app engagement with beacons

Marketers are flocking towards mobile app development for their companies. We can mainly attribute this to the exceptional popularity of mobile apps among millennials considering that 21% of millennials open an app more than 50 times in a day. With mobile apps expecting to generate a revenue of around $189 billion by 2020 through the […]

DIY Beacon App Builder: A Beaconstac and Shoutem Initiative

Beacon app builder for Android and iOS

Proximity Marketing market is expected to be worth $52.46 billion by 2022 as businesses pay more attention to giving consumers experiential choices. While proximity marketing through beacons can be achieved by a hardware agnostic app like NearBee that allows consumers to check out all the offers in their neighborhood, we quickly understood there was a […]

Beacon use cases for 2019: The unstoppable force of proximity marketing

Beacon use cases for 2019: The unstoppable force of proximity marketing

Back in 2014, Jim Sluzewski, SVP, Macy’s said, “We are taking cues from our customers and beacon technology is helping us do that”. Four years later, the beacon use cases have multiplied by several folds. Like every technology graph, beacon technology has also aligned itself to the Gartner’s hype cycle. According to this cycle, every […]

How to configure your beacons to work with NearBee

With Google Nearby Notifications on Android shutting down on December 6, 2018, it would be prudent to find an alternative that works just as well as Nearby and perhaps even better.   If you have a fleet of beacons and are looking to continue running proximity marketing campaigns for your business or your clients, make […]

How SMBs can run proximity marketing campaigns with beacons in 2019

How SMBs can run proximity marketing campaigns in 2019

Proximity marketing or location-based marketing has taken several forms over the years – flyers, sign spinning, and OOH advertising. But, proximity marketing with beacons has become and will continue to be the most popular, cost-efficient way to send out proximity marketing campaigns. By 2020, 400 million beacons are expected to be deployed. Simply put, a […]

Tech in Real Estate: 5 top realtors making the best use of Bluetooth beacons

5 Real-estate agencies that made the best use of beacon technology

Despite splurging on conventional advertising methods like radio ads, billboards, and flyers, most businesses miss out on being noticed by the potential buyers. This is why real estate industry has recently picked great interest in beacon technology which successfully enhances their reach. Real estate businesses visualize a sales boost with beacons due to the high […]

Google Nearby to NearBee: How to make the transition

NearBee: Best Google Nearby alternative

Google’s announcement to shut down Nearby has come as a shock to many who were invested in the beacon technology leaving them confused or scrambling for solutions to ensure that their beacons do not go to waste. While Nearby will continue to work till December 6, 2018, we have already launched our solution, NearBee, that […]

5 reasons why your small business needs an app

Small businesses need apps

30% of small businesses fail in their first year. This can be attributed to several reasons such as not offering a unique value proposition, not having a definite revenue model or not having enough capital. But, one of the most overlooked causes is ‘rigidity’. Failure to adapt to new technology and keeping old strategies alive […]

Do you have a brand app? Use NearBee SDK to run proximity marketing campaigns

Use NearBee SDK to run your proximity marketing campaigns

Proximity marketing as a form of marketing has been around for decades but has remained confined to just bringing people to stores. However, with Bluetooth beacons not only can brands bring more people to the store, but also engage with customers inside the store. Related: Using beacons to improve the consumer experience Think of Bluetooth […]