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PayPal Here mobile payment system may be a boon for small businesses looking to connect with consumers interested in mobile commerce

PayPal Here mobile payment system may be a boon for small businesses looking to connect with consumers interested in mobile commerce

NFC-powered mobile commerce is gaining momentum all over the world. Many telecommunications and financial organizations are working on developing mobile payment systems that utilize the technology. Some of these organizations have even partnered in order to ensure their share of the market is not taken over by an innovative and enterprising competitor. Acclaimed online payment manager PayPal had once planned to adopt NFC as for its version of a mobile wallet – an application for … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends, United States

Growing mobile online travel worldwide in 2012

Growing mobile online travel worldwide in 2012

yStats.com has released the latest edition of its “Global Online Travel Report 2012”, which has provided an overall view with significant detail about the worldwide online travel marketplace, with the important inclusion of data regarding the use of mobile devices. The report examined the global market as a whole, as well as various individual regions, in addition to 37 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle-East, the Asia-Pacific region, and southern Africa. Furthermore, it provided the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Travel, Trends

Pop-up QR code stores are appearing all over the world!

Pop-up QR code stores are appearing all over the world!

The Stockholm Central railway station is now the home of the first QR code pop-up store in Sweden, allowing that city to join the many others that are adding virtual stores to their own public locations. In the case of Stockholm, the mobile barcode pop-up store was created by the e-commerce system developer company, Jetshop, who are hoping that this will provide consumers in Sweden with an opportunity to experience how simple and secure mobile shopping … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertainment Industry, Featured News, International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, United States

Orange QR unveils new tracking software for QR codes

Orange QR unveils new tracking software for QR codes

Orange QR has announced the release of its new tracking software for QR codes, called the Code Tracking Generator, that allows mobile device users to better manage and track the barcodes that they have used. Orange QR is already known for providing access to its search feature for free, so that people can discover more about QR codes and their readers. This new tracking software addresses the fact that while the codes are simple to implement, scan, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes

Effective uses of QR codes for restaurants

Effective uses of QR codes for restaurants

Despite some of the negative press that QR codes have been receiving as a result of some unwise choices that have been made for their use, they are still maintaining their position as a significant part of the evolution and growth of mobile commerce. Though many Fortune 500 marketers have already adopted QR codes into their marketing mix, the restaurant industry – which stands to be one of the sectors that could best benefit from the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, QR Codes

Have QR codes reached their limits?

Have QR codes reached their limits?

The world of mobile marketing and m-commerce are evolving very quickly, to the point that many are finding it difficult to keep up with their evaluations of different techniques and technologies, causing some to ask whether or not QR codes have reached the end of their usefulness. These barcodes have, after all, been around for a while, though it was not until quite recently that they moved from being used in vehicle manufacturing plants for tracking … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, QR Codes

Understanding mobile loyalty platforms that are non-transactional

Understanding mobile loyalty platforms that are non-transactional

A mobile non-transactional loyalty platform is the type that allows a smartphone customer to receive a reward for various types of behaviors such as mobile “check-ins”, and they come with both benefits and drawbacks. The primary drawback to loyalty platforms that are non-transactional is that when a reward is offered to the consumer, and that reward has true cost and value, there is no way to track whether or not that consumer will go on to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes

VendScreen to unveil mobile payment technology for vending machines

VendScreen to unveil mobile payment technology for vending machines

VendScreen has announced that it will be beginning the initial release of its mobile payment technology at the upcoming NAMA One Show in Las Vegas next month. The concept behind the VendScreen device is that it can be installed into any existing vending machine in order to be able to receive payments for the products it contains through the use of a credit card, loyalty card, or online account and, potentially in the future, discount QR … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, QR Codes

PayPal to announce intention to launch competition for Square

PayPal to announce intention to launch competition for Square

On Thursday, PayPal will be announcing a small business solution that will include a dongle for mobile payments which will provide direct competition to Intuit (intu), Square, Verifone, and others. This PayPal dongle, which will be triangle-shaped, will make it possible for small business owners to be able to process the swipe of a credit card by using a smartphone, in a way that is comparable to PAYware by Verifone, Square, and GoPayment at Intuit. This effort … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

How to evaluate a mobile loyalty program

How to evaluate a mobile loyalty program

Mobile loyalty programs are becoming increasingly popular among smartphone users, and retailers, restaurant owners, and other merchants are starting to recognize the size of the potential that they hold. However, all loyalty programs are not created equal over the mobile channel, so it is important to know how to evaluate one for its efficacy. Use the following questions to help to decide whether or not a mobile loyalty program has the best chances of success: • Is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Large corporations add the mobile channel to marketing strategy

Large corporations add the mobile channel to marketing strategy

CommerceTel has been making significant advances forward into mobile marketing, joining a large number of other corporations that have made a priority of taking large steps into the use of the channel, including Disney and Toyota Motors. Mobile marketing has already proven itself to be so powerful that some of the top global corporations, such as Nike, chose not to advertise at all in their traditional positions at the Super Bowl in 2012. A recent article … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, United States

QWASI introduces its new and unique “appnostic” mobile photo sharing and printing services

QWASI introduces its new and unique “appnostic” mobile photo sharing and printing services

Leading mobile and social marketing tech and communications company, QWASI, which is known for its interactive solutions that are provided cross-market, has announced the release of its newest solution for mobile photo sharing and printing. This new service is designed to provide solutions to some of the most common issues faced by cell phone users, which are the ability to obtain quality printed pictures from pictures they have snapped using their mobile devices. Though the initial … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Social Media Marketing, United States