How beacons and proximity marketing sets small businesses apart from competition

Small and medium businesses should use Beacons in marketing strategy

If you are in the NYC, chances are high that you have either visited or have at least heard about the Annual holiday market at Union Square or in Grand Central Station. These pop-up stores have a large number of shoppers looking for the best bargains to fill up their gift quota for Christmas. And […]

Top 3 Ways Brands Will Use Beacons in 2017

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That beacons and other indoor location services have gone mainstream is no news at all. According to a recent survey conducted by research firm Vanson Bourne, 38% of all global respondents currently use indoor positioning. At the same time 43% of US respondents have already initiated an indoor proximity program, followed by the UK and Asia […]

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, […]

Best of Beacons this Week: Why Location was a Dominant Theme at this year’s Google I/O and more

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How is Google taking Apple head-on in the proximity marketing space? What are the innovative ways in which brands are leveraging beacons to boost business? How do beacons along with Wi-Fi and GPS allow brands to target consumers effectively? Our latest beacon roundup aims to answer all the above questions, plus a bit more. Dig […]

3 Mistakes to avoid in your Proximity Marketing Campaign

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Year 2014 saw businesses of all kinds, from casinos to museums and stadiums, venture into proximity marketing and try solutions such as beacons to enhance consumer engagement. Though, beacons have today reached mainstream, most marketers are still unsure about how to leverage beacons and integrate it with their mobile strategy. This has resulted in a […]

Best of Beacons this Week: India’s first Beacon app Hack Day and more

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We are back with another issue of ‘Best of Beacons this Week’. Our roundup covers an array of topics including India’s first ever Beacon app Hack Day, Apple Pay loyalty program being rumoured to be launched in time for Christmas, how ambient services are poised for a comeback and more. So sit back, sip a […]

Best of Beacons this Week: The Real Privacy Threat Posed by Beacons and More

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Image Source: github.com UPDATE: Chrome removes Physical Web support on iOS and Android. Are beacons a real threat to privacy as claimed by media? Can they really track a consumer’s location data? How can marketers reap the benefits of beacons without going overboard with beacon marketing? Though many experts agree that beacons are fast transforming […]

With Beacon Marketing, how much is too much?

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Heralded by technology and marketing experts as an innovation on the cusp of transforming retail industry, beacons have stimulated the appetite of retailers all over the world. Many brands, from Macy’s to Tesco, Alex and Ani to Kenneth Cole are running beacon trials to test these new proximity-detection devices at gaining deep insights into consumer […]