by Jeff Newton
As a marketing approach deeply entrenched in a fast-growing technology, we’re seeing that new tools are constantly coming around to help us either improve, keep up with. Use these new gadgets. Here are 3 new tools we’ve discovered that really make a difference!
In the 1970's, General Motors entered the RV market. Drawing on the exuberance of the times, the company set out to create the ultimate American Motor home.
Their aim was to produce a top-of the-line vehicle with cutting-edge design and construction, not just another competitor in the already crowded vacation vehicle market.
The common design in this era was a boxy, ungainly and top-heavy unit on a truck chassis. The GMC vehicle was intended to be a completely new design in every way.
Design work began in 1970, with the market introduction planned for 1973. "Doesn't look like a box or ride...
Red Stamp- Red Stamp calls themselves your modern day social secretary. How true that's! Red Stamp is a free Apple app that offers users a chance to send electronic and printed cards or notes with just a few clicks. Designing and customizing is a snap. There are even content suggestions if you’re having difficulty. Red Stamp can pull up your contacts. Recalls all of your vital information as well. However, the best part is that the cards sent via email, text or Facebook and Twitter are absolutely free! If you wish to go all traditional on us and send a printed card, Red Stamp stamps it and physically mails it to the address of your choice for only $1.99 each. Red Stamp is a wonderful app that Hallmark should beware of! (or buy!)
Swipely – Beginning as an online payment processing site, Swipely has added a mobile loyalty program to its products. It’s a hit! You can forget about searching high and low for that (usually) lost loyalty card or keychain fob. Now it’s all done with a single text to join message. You’re in! Swipely makes it a snap to sign up with any participating loyalty program. This type of program is unbelievably useful for restaurants, retailers and professionals seeking ways to keep and win new customers. Mobile loyalty programs can also help you build a customer email list, which is by necessity and definition a permission based list. I’m sure you're likely already thinking of what can be done with that!
TextUs.biz – More and more people prefer to text rather than talk (roughly 32 percent) TextUs.biz has found a way to fill a very real need for a very reasonable price. TextUs.biz is an app that allows businesses to send and receive texts from customers via their computer, phone or iPad, everything from simple reminders to promotional sales messages. Your end users don’t even need to download the app! TextUs.biz is absolutely free for the first 100 messages. Is very cheap after that, even if you find yourself sending tons of texts!