CATEGORY: All About Proximity Marketing


31 Psychology-backed lead generation strategies for real estate

Psychology-backed lead generation strategies for real estate

The past year witnessed that around 36% of home purchasers were millennials. With millennials taking the real-estate industry by storm through their consistently increasing purchases, it’s time for realtors to up their lead generation game and grab as many leads as possible. While some of the older lead generation techniques still hold their ground, the […]

Top retail marketing strategies in 2019

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To make it in retail, the mantra for success was – Location, Location, Location. Not anymore, though. 2018 saw major big-box retailers like Toys R Us, Bon-Ton closing down and others like Macy’s, Sears and J.C. Penney closing some of their major stores. The culprit? E-commerce that has brought on the ‘retail apocalypse.’ But, the […]

BLE beacons, QR codes and NFC – A unified approach to boost millennial engagement

2018 was the banner year for proximity marketing solutions like Bluetooth beacons and QR codes. While Tommy Hilfiger experimented with Bluetooth-tagged clothing, small business retailers used beacons to design experiences similar to Amazon Go. Not just that, Snapchat launched QR based Snapcodes, and Instagram, Amazon, and Google caught up. Clearly, as 2018 has come to […]

How SMBs can leverage location-based marketing to drive their ROI

By 2022, the proximity marketing market is estimated to be worth USD 52.46 billion. And, with the growing emphasis on improved customer experience, SMBs must make efforts to incorporate proximity marketing in their marketing arsenal. Instead of singling out only one proximity channel, a smart move is to implement a combination of two or more […]

Proximity marketing implementation in SBI – one of the largest banks in India

Proximity marketing in SBI + Star bazaar

State Bank of India (SBI) has collaborated with Tata Star Bazaar, one of biggest retail chains in India, to enhance the customer experience and increase acquisition using proximity marketing. SBI has deployed beacons at Star Bazaar outlets in two major cities – Mumbai and Bangalore. This is yet another example of a powerful collaboration between retail […]

Proximity marketing without an app to engage customers in 2019

Proximity marketing without an app to engage customers in 2019

How to run proximity marketing campaigns without an app 1. NFC and QR codes NFC tags and QR codes have risen in popularity in the last couple of years and are excellent channels to deliver proximity marketing campaigns without an app. NFC-enabled products have made quite a splash this year and give businesses a way […]

Best proximity marketing apps in 2019

Best proximity marketing apps for 2019

Why do we need proximity marketing apps? Proximity marketing apps play a major role in those I-want-to-know, I-want-to-go and I-want-to-buy moments. It’s a powerful way for offline businesses to establish an extended communication channel with consumers and keep them engaged. Also, with the demise of Google’s Nearby Notifications (after 6th Dec 2018), apps are the […]

Tommy Hilfiger launches a new range of Bluetooth Smart-Chip clothing

Tommy Hilfiger Has Launched a Line of Bluetooth Smart-Chip Clothing

The fashion powerhouse, Tommy Hilfiger has launched a new line of clothing implanted with smart Bluetooth chips that link to a mobile brand app, and allow wearers to earn rewards points as they move among different locations. How does this work? Each item under the Xplore collection has an embedded Awear Solutions’ Bluetooth low energy smart tag.  […]

Proximity Marketing in 2019 and the market forecast for 2022

Proximity-based marketing isn’t a new concept. It has been around for decades. Whether it’s giving out flyers in the busiest part of the city or hiring a sign spinner to drive sales, it has always relied on location-based marketing. With the dawn of the World Wide Web, marketers were able to target consumers using their […]

Why Wi-Fi resellers should consider proximity marketing business opportunities

Why Wi-Fi resellers should look into proximity marketing business opportunities

Nine-in-ten urban dwellers use smartphones to get directions. In fact, 80% of the urban population makes use of location functionality at restaurants, 67% at shopping malls and 50% at the gym, to name a few. With this extensive adoption, location-based services have naturally taken off. Among numerous existing location marketing solutions, Wi-Fi marketing has been […]