24 May 2017 8 min


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What’s New in Geolocation Technologies: Digest #1

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24 May 2017 8 min


Last update 19 MAY 2023

Location Data

3 Ways Your Business Can Leverage Third-Party Location Data

Columnist Aaron Strout dives into NFL fan data and comes away with three ways marketers can think about geotagged data to help them better connect with their customers.

Location Data 2.0? How Goodwill And Other Brands Are Ushering It In

Location 2.0 is close! Advertisers are sophisticated enough to look at location data more holistically through a wider lens.

How Location Data Can Transform Your Business

Location data is helping cities and businesses evolve to enhance services, address challenges and plan for the future. How the use of location data is transforming our communities and businesses.

How In-hotel Location Data Can Transform The Guest Experience

The hospitality industry happens to be one of the least digitized, along with construction and agriculture. Simply put, gathering data about your guests using traditional tools are no longer sufficient.

Finding Your Bearings In Location-Based Marketing

This article explains how the myriad of location data can help marketers locate and engage with customers and prospects in today’s marketing landscape.


Proximity Marketing

The Use Of iBeacon Technology In Retail

How to attract the attention of consumers at that moment and in that place using beacons?

Beacons In Retail Mean Big Data Opportunities

Retailers around the world are still learning how to work with data. Can beacons help with this?

Proximity Marketing: How To Attract More Shoppers With iBeacon

Beacon technology has the potential to revolutionize customer communications for brick-and-mortar retailers.

Top 6 Things About Beacon Technology Retailers Must Know

Using Beacon Technology is a big opportunity for retailers and wholesalers to expand their business to new heights and attract more consumers.

Top 10 Insights On Local Marketing At LSA17

Search and marketing experts in the local space provided insights into trends and challenges the advertising, marketing and search industry faces today. Here are 10 of the top takeaways.



Zebra Technologies: 70 Percent Of Retailers To Invest In IoT Technologies In 2017

According to Zebra's 2017 Retail Vision study, 70% of retailers will invest in IoT technologies in 2017 and 90% will spend on installing in-store mobile devices and tablets.

60 Percent Of Snapchat Users Send Snaps Of Their Retail Purchases

72% of Snapchat users send snaps while shopping, and 60% send snaps of items they’ve just purchased — statistics indicative of the platform’s potential for brick-and-mortar retailers.

A Quarter Of Global Marketing Budgets To Be Devoted To Location

The report found that 25% of marketing budgets are spent on location-based marketing. At the same time, over 50% of brands are currently using location-based data.

Note To SMBs: Stop Separating Search And Social Media Marketing

76% of people who conduct a local search on their smartphone, subsequently visit a business within 24 hours.

80 Percent Of Snapchat Users Take Snaps In Restaurants

Snap reported new data on what percentages of Snapchatters use the app at particular venues.



In Their Complexity, Beacons Reach Maturity

Despite feverish initial optimism about using mobile indoor positioning for frictionless payment, marketing and other services, if you look around the market today, there is a paucity of proximity sensor deployment.

5 Ways Bluetooth Beacon Technology Will Revolutionize Airports

iBeacon technology is a necessity in places like airports where information changes in a second, and people need those updates immediately. How beacons work and why they will transform travel?

Getting Up Close And Personal: Beacons For Location-Based Marketing

The beacon is the predominant technology for location-based communications, used in over 90% of cases.

Geolocation Marketing Basics: Geo-Fencing, Geo-Targeting, Beacons & The Future

Geolocation in marketing has become one of the latest industry buzzwords. Let's figure out what geolocation marketing means and why it matters.

Location-Based Marketing Will Rely On Mobile In 2017

Phones with GPS beacons and apps make it easy for stores to gather data and develop insights regarding the typical actions of consumers. It's not surprising that location-based marketing (LBM) has centered on mobile.



3 Mini Case Studies Show How Location Data Is Moving Marketing

In practice, marketers using location data to find audiences and measure their campaigns are increasingly uncovering insights they didn't anticipate and realizing that "the right message at the right time" only skims the surface.

7 Cases Of Non-Standard Use Of iBeacon Technology

We collected the most extraordinary cases among the famous brands, where beacons were used.

Five Retail IoT Use Cases, When Retailers Finally Get Around To IoT

Retailers’ perspectives on IoT appear to be converging on five main use cases today. They’re still not investing to make most of these real, but many more are experimenting with some of these than we’ve seen in the past.

KFC AmRest: A Case Study In Automated Marketing Campaigns

In the restaurant world, customers just don’t check their emails to see if they have a special offer before going to dinner. It is especially challenging to move an offer from email to a brick-and-mortar location.

How Brands Are Using: Geolocation Marketing

Here’s the selection of brands winning with their geolocation marketing, and we’ve included some of the buzzwords driving their campaigns to help you get your head around it all.