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2 Google Nearby alternatives for proximity marketing resellers

3 Google Nearby alternatives for proximity marketing resellers

Google’s announcement to shut down its Nearby service has come as a shock to many. For proximity marketing solution providers who had invested in this because it required no app to be downloaded, this is indeed a major setback. Proximity marketing has always been and continues to strive to be relevant to the end-user. Spinning […]

Google Nearby alternative: Why NearBee is better and superior

Google Nearby alternative: Why NearBee is better and superior

Google Nearby: The journey so far On June 9, 2016, Google announced a new feature called ‘Nearby’ on all Android devices that was intended to lead the end-user to open or download an app and know more about things nearby. The idea was to serve the end-user with hyperlocal and contextual apps and information. So, […]

Google just killed Android Nearby Notifications. What’s next for proximity marketing using beacons?

NearBee for beacon notification

On October 25th, 2018, Google announced that Android will discontinue support for Nearby Notifications from December 6th, 2018, citing misuse of the service resulting in irrelevant and spammy marketing messages being delivered as notifications on Android phones. It is unfortunate that Google chose to entirely shutter the service instead of working on improving the end-user […]

Introducing USB beacon: Designed for plug-and-play proximity marketing solutions

USB beacon | Beaconstac

Even the best-in-class Bluetooth beacons operate with batteries that eventually run out, requiring effort to replace them. In some cases, these beacons could be spread out over an entire nation, and the physical distances involved can be prohibitive. And that could be a deal killer for the entire proximity marketing project. To overcome the battery […]

13 thrilling Halloween and Thanksgiving marketing campaigns with beacons

Thanksgiving marketing campaign ideas and Halloween marketing campaign ideas

The holiday season is just around the corner with Halloween only a week away. Holiday marketing campaign ideas are afoot and we wanted to share some of the best marketing strategies for Halloween and Thanksgiving that businesses can execute with beacon technology. Related: Holiday marketing ideas with beacons: Trends, forecasts, and shopping predictions Last year, […]