CATEGORY: Proximity tech comparison

A comprehension of comparisons between proximity marketing solutions – RFID, WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth beacons, QR code and more


11 Location-based mobile marketing FAQs you need to know

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1. What is location-based marketing? Location-based services (LBS) use real-time geographical data from a mobile device to provide information, entertainment and security. Location-based marketing (LBM) is one of the location-based services. Location-based marketing is a direct marketing strategy that uses a device’s geo-data to alert the users about the offerings of businesses relevant to their […]

Bluetooth beacons vs WiFi vs NFC : Where is the IoT market headed in 2018?

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A comprehensive comparison of all proximity marketing solutions (PART – 2) Digitization is rapidly bridging the gap between the physical and digital retail experience to enhance the customer in-store experience. Business owners and marketers have adopted technologies in interesting ways. Based on their experiences, we have curated a comprehensive comparison of all proximity marketing solutions. […]

Do QR codes and RFID measure up to powerful Bluetooth beacons for retail?

Do QR codes and RFID measure up to powerful Bluetooth beacons for retail?

A comprehensive comparison of all proximity marketing solutions for retail (PART – 1) Since the 1960s, E. Jerome McCarthy’s concept of the “Four P’s of Marketing,” – using Product, Price, Promotion and Placement as the primary pillars of marketing strategy has served various businesses. And although the four P’s have gone through various iterations over […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wi-Fi Analytics vs Beacon Analytics: Which one will your Retail Store Benefit from?

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It’s no news that brick and mortar retail stores are currently taking a considerable hit from their online counterparts. The primary driving factor behind this movement is no secret either. Merely observing the undisputed pioneer of online retail, Amazon, will help you gauge that the secret sauce to their competitive edge lies in detailed and […]

Wi-Fi Marketing vs Beacon Marketing

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Are you shocked to see the buzz that ‘Pokemon Go’, a game developed by Niantic, an augmented reality game maker, has generated and wondering why? Well, the credit truly goes to the engaging location-based experience that the app offers its users. Though Pokemon Go uses GPS, there are a few other location-based technologies, including Wi-Fi, […]

Why Retail Giants in India should invest in Wi-Fi Marketing

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According to MarketsandMarkets, the global Wi-Fi market size is expected to grow from USD 14.8 Billion in 2015 to USD 33.6 Billion by 2020 at an estimated CAGR of 17.8%, largely propelled by the increase in the usage of internet and growth in mobile data. It would come as no surprise if the size of […]

Li-Fi vs Wi-Fi vs iBeacon (BLE) technology

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The growth of location-based technologies has not escaped anyone’s notice as location continues to revolutionize location-based services, analytics, advertising revenue opportunities and much more. The Location Based Services (LBS) and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) market itself is growing at a CAGR of 37.1% and is expected to reach 54.95 Billion USD by 2020, from 11.36 […]

5 Location-based Marketing Technologies Agencies Should Leverage in 2016

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Location intelligence is fast becoming an important component for most brands and businesses. According to LBMA’s Global Location Trends Report, nearly 253 leading global brands, including BMW, Tesco, Starbucks, Coca-Cola and Starhub among others are leveraging location-based technologies to connect with their customers. In the same report, 75% of marketers concluded that location-based marketing is an […]