How to measure your beacon marketing campaign performance

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You have done your research on proximity marketing and are sold on its enormous potential. But you now have questions like: where should I start, which technology should I adopt, how do I execute a successful proximity campaign, what parameters do I measure, what numbers are good enough and more… This blog post will address […]

iBeacon and Physical Web: Differences in Deployment Strategies

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Location-based technologies have witnessed significant growth over the last few years, with brands across diverse verticals leveraging technologies like iBeacon to deliver unique and valuable location-based content and services to customers. Now, with the introduction of Eddystone beacons and the Physical Web, businesses have another new and effective channel to reach customers at the right […]

Anatomy of a Successful Proximity Marketing Campaign

Have you ever seen or heard of a particularly genius proximity marketing campaign and thought to yourself, “Wow, why didn’t I think of that?” Similar reactions were seen when Heineken deployed beacons to drive purchase intent, in-store sales, and brand awareness in conjunction with the release of the 2015 James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ which led […]

Eddystone Kit FAQs: Everything you need to know about Beaconstac’s Eddy Kit

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Google entered the beacon space in July 2015, two years after Apple, by designing their own beacon protocol called Eddystone. This started a wave of new exciting developments in the beacon space, as it received the much needed push from Google. You ask how? Well, Google played a masterstroke on various fronts by introducing Eddystone: I. […]

Launching your First Beacon Project? 8 Things you Need to Know

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Businesses are quickly adapting to the technological advances so as to remain ahead of their competitors. They are investing in location-based technologies, such as iBeacon, Wi-Fi, Li-Fi, and so on, as it gives them an edge by creating multiple points-of-sale and engagement abilities at a personalised level with their customer base. Beacons are doing specifically […]

The Ultimate Checklist for Planning Your First Beacon Deployment

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Year 2016 saw a great start with some really exciting news from the proximity marketing industry. Screenvision, a movie theater management company installed beacons in about 300 theatres as a part of their initial beacon rollout, while Rite Aid, a popular pharmacy chain deployed beacons in more than 4500 stores across the U.S. However, even […]

[Webinar] The A to Z of Planning Your First Eddystone Beacon Pilot

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Unless you have been living under a rock on the face of earth, chances are that you have already heard about Google’s Eddystone beacons. The Internet of Things initiative is a competitor to Apple’s iBeacon, but it ups the ante by working on both Android and iOS and offering a wider selection of data payloads. […]

Point-based or Grid-based: Which beacon deployment will your business need?

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The overall Location Based Services (LBS) and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) market is expected to grow from USD 11.36 billion in 2015 to USD 54.95 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 37.1%. And, iBeacon Technology forms a critical part of this growth as it is forging its way into various verticals at an incredible […]

How to Launch an Eddystone Campaign from Scratch

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Google recently announced Eddystone support on the Chrome browser for Android devices, which is a great step in bringing interaction with the Physical Web content and seamless mobile experiences to the Android smartphone user segment. The Physical Web is an open source approach to use the core superpower of the web – ‘Interaction on demand’. […]

Best of Beacons this Week: Rite Aid installs Bluetooth Beacons in over 4,500 US Stores and more

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We are back with another power-packed issue of ‘Best of Beacons this Week’ as we celebrate the beginning of 2016. This week we’ve got a great lineup of beacon articles in store, right from news of the large-scale beacon deployment by Rite Aid, to information about a new technology called Li-Fi, and a vital report […]