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How can I collect more customer reviews?

When two in every three people read reviews before making a purchase, there is a definite call to action for businesses to take an active role in collecting more customer reviews. The higher your rating, the more likely your business will feature in web searches, in-app suggestions, and even top-rated shortlists in your area. The…

How to increase app downloads with WiFi analytics

Congratulations! You’ve built a mobile app. You truly love your apps icon, and design, and it works flawlessly on all the devices which you tested it on. There’s only one problem: your app is not being downloaded.   If this is the case, then you’re encountering the same problem that many companies encounter after their…

Top five technologies to watch in 2019

The world has experienced some mind-boggling innovations over the last couple of years, and if you think that was exhilarating, wait for what’s in store for 2019. Every industry is gearing up for tech innovations that will substantially disrupt business and make a broader impact on usability. During the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo held in October…

Six ways to hyper-personalize

Consumers are exposed to an average of 4,000 to 10,000 ads per day. From watching television to surfing the internet on a smartphone, consumers are bombarded with tons of messaging throughout the day. As a result, marketers have to figure out how they can differentiate themselves. Much of this can be done through personalization. According…

Microsoft Dynamics integrator

Purple is pleased to announce a new integration with Microsoft Dynamics, the intelligent cloud platform that enables businesses to unify CRM and ERP capabilities. Microsoft Dynamics delivers a modern approach to business applications, helping businesses unify data and relationships, build intelligence into decision making, and achieve better results. The new integration has been designed to…

Purple support Chorley's Inspire Youth Zones Project

Purple, leading WiFi analytics provider, is supporting Chorley’s Inspire Youth Zones project by donating a guest WiFi network and analytics platform for the new Youth Zone site. The Youth Zone, which is located on Chapel Street, offers a safe and inspiring environment for young people, aged 8 – 19, or up to 25 for those…

Why brick and mortor store are key to world domination

You may have noticed we’ve been talking a lot about the ‘customer algorithm’ recently. It’s a term that we have coined off the back of Alibaba’s ‘new retail’ strategy – one that aims to merge the online and offline worlds of data capture. It’s all about combining data from multiple sources, to really get to…

On May 29th, 2017 the European Parliament, the Council, and the Commission reached a political agreement to provide free WiFi connectivity for citizens and visitors in the European Union. The WiFi4EU scheme will be delivered through simple and non-bureaucratic procedures including online applications, payments by vouchers (each worth 15,000 Euros) and light-touch monitoring requirements. The…

Register your 1:1 with Purple at HITEC Amsterdam 2018

Are you attending this years HITEC event in Amsterdam? If so, make sure you book in some time to visit stand 176. Purple will be on hand over the course of the three day conference to talk you through how you can increase customer retention by 24%. Intrigued? You should be. Here’s a brief overview….

The Mexican food chain, Mad Mex, wanted to take their service to the next level through offering exceptional and secure guest WiFi to enhance the customer experience, whilst also collecting valuable demographic data to support marketing campaigns and personalize communications. In November 2016, WiFi analytics was successfully installed across approximately 50 Ubiquiti access points in…

Following the success of last year’s event, Purple once again put students across Greater Manchester to the test at the 2018 Tameside Hack. The two-day event, run by Tameside Council and Tameside College, gives young people aged 12-18 the chance to get competitive with their coding, digital and creative skills. Local companies including Purple, Avecto,…

Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, used the term ‘new retail’ in 2016 to describe a future that would blend online, offline, logistics and data across a single value chain. The strategy aims to establish the business as a consumption solution provider, leveraging big data to enhance consumers’ shopping experiences. And we haven’t had to wait long…

We are pleased to announce that our WiFi analytics solution is now fully integrated with MailChimp; the world’s largest email marketing automation platform. The integration will allow marketing teams to quickly and easily create new mailing lists and deliver personalized communications to customers, increasing customer satisfaction and revenue. Through integrating with MailChimp, we are removing…

Purple Rain WiFi umbrella

10,000 people considered a WiFi enabled umbrella you couldn’t use in the rain just to stay connected to WiFi. Purple Rain was a phantom product introduced by the global leader of WiFi analytics, Purple, as part of a Black Friday experiment last November. The not really patented Connected Canopy – or “Connopy” technology as it…

Purple has formed a technology partnership with NLT Networks, leading providers of IT business solutions and consultancy, to provide businesses with in-depth data around their customers and physical spaces. NLT Networks work with a number of high profile partners including, Fortinet, Ruckus, Cisco, Meraki, HPe, Aruba and more, and they have an impressive customer base…

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