Gift loyalty program

17 Aug: HOW LOYALTY PROGRAMS CAN INCREASE GIFT GIVING

The Gift That Keeps On Giving Source: Law Inc In life, there’s no better feeling than receiving a present from someone, even more so when it’s least expected. The surprise of a gift is a gesture that let’s a person know that they are cared for, and it creates a stronger bond between the giver and the receiver. However, this does not have to be limited to an exchange between two individuals, as businesses can take advantage of the power of ‘giving’ to strengthen their relationships with their customers. A business’ gift to their customers could be anything from a free coffee on their birthday, to discounts on their purchases; what is important is that as…

Customer Referrals for small business

13 Aug: Connect and Collect – Get Customer Refferals

Engaging with customers in the age of referrals     In today’s era of instant, infinite media, society has been flooded with advertisements, and each individual consumer is targeted for his/her business and loyalty. While sending a multitude of messages may be an effective way to reach your audience, it doesn’t guarantee that they will respond positively to them. A recent study shows that consumers are growing weary of online advertising, and as technology continues to advance, are finding new ways to negate the efforts of marketers. For instance, 71% of consumers find personalized and behaviour-based advertisements intrusive or annoying. Therefore, the method of communication you choose to interact with your customers is…

Nutrition Shop Loyalty

13 Aug: Shaping Up With Nutrition Shop Loyalty

USING A CUSTOMER LOYALTY PROGRAM TO ENHANCE YOUR NUTRITION SHOP Source: Your Total Body Your mom always said to take your vitamins, and Vitamin Loyalty is the best supplement for your nutrition shop! The nutrition industry has seen a steady increase in business over the last few years, and there have been positive trends towards fitness and personal well being. An industry analysis found that one in five Americans has a gym membership. IbisWorld also noted that consumers are seeking a healthier lifestyle, and are increasingly using products that help meet nutritional needs. These are some of the driving factors to the success of nutrition shops, and because of this interest in fitness,nutrition, and health, many of the associated products have also…

Gamify customer loyalty

13 Aug: Pokemon Go: The Retail Evolution

USING THE GAME TO MAKE CUSTOMER LOYALTY SUPER EFFECTIVE Catching Pokemon in London! Source: International Business Times Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, Pokemon Go is an augmented reality mobile game that allows users to catch Pokemon based on their real-time location.The game has taken the world by storm, and has evolved into a viral phenomenon, with user-generated content flooding social media daily. Just like when the franchise started twenty years ago, Pokemon has created a global community brought together by the love of the game. It has effectively captured and repurposed the nostalgia of those who grew up playing Pokemon, and simultaneously introduced a new generation to the magic of the franchise….

Quick Serve Restaurant Loyalty Program

13 Aug: Restaurant Loyalty Spotlight – GET GRILL

Chef Bab T is the maverick behind GET GRILL and needed to find a way to keep his customers coming back, without necessarily giving away too much free stuff. Restaurant loyalty is an interesting concept because the focal point is the food and the ambiance. It is imperative for a restaurant loyalty program to contain a hint of flavor that will bring the customer back. For example, GET GRILL is an Afro-Asian style restaurant in Brampton, Ontario serves grilled foods seasoned with loads of flavor. All the sauces, seasonings and condiments used in the restaurant are produced in-house. They even carry their own line of seasonings under the I-Spice brand. To bring…

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16 Jun: What is a Loyalty Program?

What is a Loyalty Program? Loyalty programs are marketing efforts that reward, and therefore encourage, loyal buying behavior – behavior which is potentially beneficial to the firm. Loyalty programs benefit the economy because they encourage spending, therefore increasing the cash-flow, and in-turn raises revenues for businesses while providing consumers with discounts and other incentives. Starting a loyalty program has proven to raise profits. In a report released by the National Restaurant Association, 77% of the responding members said loyalty programs helped drive business to their restaurants. In addition to driving business, 90% of the respondents said loyalty programs create a competitive advantage for their brand. Loyalty programs also provide businesses with…

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13 Jun: 7 Father’s Day Marketing Ideas Geared to the Family

Get the grill fired up, get your polos pressed, and prepare your best puns because Father’s Day is just around the corner. From survival kits to dad joke contests, we’ve compiled dad-approved marketing ideas to get the word out and drive traffic to your business. Harness the power of your loyalty program with Father’s Day campaigns that will pop out to pops everywhere. 1. Offer a Dad Kit Courtesy of @cakepopsladulceria on Instagram Good gift ideas for dad are sometimes less obvious than what would work for mom. If your customers are looking for more than a funky tie, bundled products or services are a good way to cover multiple bases….

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12 Jun: How a selfie can bring thousands to your shop

“A picture is worth a thousand words”  – English idiom. Communication is ever-dynamic – from smoke signals that warn of approaching invaders to tweets featuring chicken nuggets, people have found a medium to share their message. In the digital world, where content is constantly created, one must adapt to the trends that create interest. Imagine what your business can accomplish with a simple selfie station. With your TapMango tablet, your customer can snap a photo and advertise your business to everyone they know by posting a photo to their timeline. In the example below, the customer will be awarded 15 points for their post. If they tap share to Facebook, the customer can…

Customer Feedback

31 Aug: Harnessing the Power of Customer Feedback

Acquire and Use Customer Feedback in a Customer Centric Market In today’s age of customer-centricity, the number one factor that retail stores compete for is the loyalty of their customers. With a shift in power moving towards the consumers’ choice, retail stores must adapt to customers, and tailor their services as much as possible. If a business cannot provide its customers with a positive experience, it can lose out to the competitors who do. This article will focus on using customer feedback and growing your business with every happy customer you’ve served. Having the basic knowledge and understanding of how your customers feel about your store and what you have to…