CardStar's first iPad application, which could be available for downloading as soon as this week, is a shift from its mobile phone predecessors. Instead of serving as simply a loyalty-card consolidation utility, the iPad app will give marketers the opportunity to share coupons and offers with their members.
Are all those loyalty cards weighing your wallet down? CardStar, a smart phone app, wants to help with that. The platform, available on the BlackBerry, iPhone and Android, allows shoppers to digitize their reward cards - enter the store and card number and it creates a bar code that can be scanned by cashiers.
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R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.