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Shoppers Use QR Code To Bring Fireworks To Life

When I was a kid of single-digit age, things seemed easier: you had at best a dozen types of cereals in your local supermarket, instead of the 50+ brands you typically find nowadays. Bathroom gels, shower gels, shower creams, etc. hadn’t yet taken the world over by storm. You just had soap. (To this day […] Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Keep the Conversations – and the Conversions – Going

    What if you could maintain a conversation with those same consumers and remain top of mind when they’re ready to convert? That’s where ScanLife mTargeting and retargeting comes into play. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Which Mobile Trigger works best for you?

    Clients often ask me which mobile technologies work best for them, whether its QR, NFC, A/R etc., so I’ve put together a breakdown on the pros, cons and best uses for each. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • The Evolution of In-Store Mobile Usage

    You walk into a retail store to buy your groceries, or products for your children, or DIY tools, or even a new swimsuit for the beach season. The retailer provides you with plenty of product information to make sure you get the best there is, from product demos and tips and tricks to reviews and discounts, all from your smartphone. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • QR Code x Action ÷ Context = Mobile Engagement

    Nobody disputes the fact that Mobile Engagement is of increasing importance in the marketing mix. But we have to ask ourselves: why the fuss about Mobile Engagement at all? Isn’t Mobile Engagement the same as Digital Marketing, but on a smaller screen? Not exactly. It’s all about action and context Smartphones can display digital content […] Read the rest of this entry »

    When “Shopper” Rhymes with “Buyer”

    Comparing prices online has become the shopper’s mandatory rite of passage prior to most purchases. By enabling this habit during the purchase, smartphones have, in effect, negated retailers the control of their shopper’s experience in their own store — creating a new challenge for marketers in the form of “showrooming”, where consumers check out a product in store, and then go online to buy it. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • QR Code Adoption: 2013 Trends & Statistics

    QR Code trends continue to gain momentum as smartphone owners grow across the globe, and smart marketers turn to engage marketing to reach mobile consumers.  Released last month, eMarketer’s latest statistics  showcase that on average, 19% of US respondents (1 in 5) have scanned a QR Code ahead of the 15% average in Europe. Interestingly, […] Read the rest of this entry »

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