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Mobile technology and social media gives insurance customers improved options and customer service

Mobile technology and social media gives insurance customers improved options and customer service

According to PwC’s recent report “Top Issues: The Insurance Industry in 2012” while last year was the year of retrenchment, this year is going to be the year of the consumer, with a significant focus on improvements to the customer experience including efforts made using mobile technology and social media. The insurance news report stated that companies are using these techniques, in order to make themselves more appealing to customers and have themselves stand out from their … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Trends

Position Marketing Group adds QR codes to its Interactive Secured Advertising Technology banners

Position Marketing Group adds QR codes to its Interactive Secured Advertising Technology banners

The Position Marketing Group (PMG), an interactive and online advertising firm, has announced a new feature for its Interactive Secured Advertising Technology. The company often uses this technology for banners, which are in turn used by businesses for various marketing campaigns. The latest update to the company’s technology will enable businesses to use these banners to promote social media connections. This is accomplished through the use of QR codes. PMG has created its own QR … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, Social Media Marketing, Trends, United States

The continuing importance of location to mobile commerce and marketing

The continuing importance of location to mobile commerce and marketing

According to the latest Mind Commerce Publishing report, entitled “Mobile Location Commerce 2012-2017”, mobile commerce is predicted to achieve a 39 percent compound growth rate from now through until the completion of 2017, as a result of the omnipresence of smartphones and tablet computers. Location-based commerce is forecasted to be one of the primary initiatives that will exist among the mobile environment within the next three years. In fact, location-based services were a key element of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Trends

QR codes are serving more purposes than ever from talking comics to payments and prizes

QR codes are serving more purposes than ever from talking comics to payments and prizes

QR codes are now doing more than ever before, as they become an element of mobile payment systems such as Simply Tap, the new Valiant interactive talking comic book experience, and can provide clues for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) scavenger hunt for a $40,000 prize. These unique and innovative new uses may help to convince marketers and consumers alike to uses these codes and will show them that without using them, they will … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertainment Industry, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payments, QR Codes, Social Media Marketing, Trends

Café Causette launches new campaign to find the best mini-burger

Café Causette launches new campaign to find the best mini-burger

Hong Kong’s Cafe Causette has launched a new QR code campaign that gives consumers a chance to decide the fate of the café’s menu. The café has introduced five new mini-burgers to their menu, each of which is associated with their own QR codes. The campaign aims to engage customers in a new way. Café Causette is looking to engage the growing number of consumers with smart phones and other such mobile devices in Hong … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, International, QR Codes

Social Passport seeks to raise the bar on consumer loyalty programs by incorporating QR codes and NFC tags

Social Passport seeks to raise the bar on consumer loyalty programs by incorporating QR codes and NFC tags

Social media and customer loyalty program have enjoyed a favorable union for several years. These customer loyalty programs often come in the form of daily deals and offers to consumers. The idea quickly grew in popularity amongst consumers, but businesses are now questioning its merit as the market becomes over saturated. Indeed, a significant number of businesses are adopting customer loyalty deal schemes, making it difficult to justify the return-on-investment and effectiveness of these programs. As … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, Social Media Marketing, Trends, United States

Myspace and Gravity Jack team to bring augmented reality to the forefront of social media

Myspace and Gravity Jack team to bring augmented reality to the forefront of social media

*Gravity Jack augmented reality demo As augmented reality and social media begin to intertwine, more companies and networks are building partnerships. The latest of these is the teaming of Gravity Jack, an augmented reality developer, and Myspace, the one-time ruler of social networking space. The duo has plans to bring augmented reality technology to the realm of music and entertainment. The effort will produce new and engaging content that will be available on the Myspace platform. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Entertainment Industry, Fashion/Art, Featured News, Social Media Marketing, Trends, United States

South Korean social network Ovjet uses augmented reality to stand out amongst the competition

South Korean social network Ovjet uses augmented reality to stand out amongst the competition

South Korea’s Kiwiple is virtual unknown outside of its home country. The company specializing in social networking and its associated technologies and has some big plans on how to make itself the biggest name in social media since Facebook. The company managed to gain some attention around the world in 2010 when it showed off a new augmented reality application for smart phones that was linked to its Ovjet social networking platform. Kiwiple now has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Featured News, International, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Trends

Mobile discount coupons focus on QR code and social media compatibility

Mobile discount coupons focus on QR code and social media compatibility

Modiv Media has announced their newest product called Modiv Social, which allows consumers to collect discount coupons from any source they’d like, and then use them or share them over social media such as Facebook. This uses a concept that is not at all new, but that has yet to be fully leveraged over the mobile channel. Email marketers have been told that their effectiveness and survival will require the use of social and mobile platform … Read entire article »

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

Glamour magazine uses QR codes in print ads to successfully achieve 512,339 scans

Glamour magazine uses QR codes in print ads to successfully achieve 512,339 scans

Glamour magazine, from Condé Nast, has achieved a striking success through the use of QR codes printed on several of its pages, which produced 512,339 scans. This pilot program, which occurred within its September “social edition” achieved these scans among an estimated two million readers, meaning that it managed to obtain a scan from approximately 1 in every 4 readers. The editorial and marketing departments at Glamour worked together to form content that pushed the download of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertainment Industry, Fashion/Art, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, Social Media Marketing