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Over the past 10 years, this term and the market have evolved to include a host of indoor location services such as Digital Wayfinding, Asset Tracking, and more relevant than ever Guest WiFi. The exponential growth witnessed has proven there is a real need to understand physical spaces and the visitors in them, just as…

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Successful promotional marketing allows businesses to grow and scale over time creating brand loyalty and recognition. In this blog, we’re going to cover how businesses can use Purple’s Guest WiFi solution to achieve a more granular and focused approach to their marketing and a better understanding of who their customers are. 62% of consumers would…

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Promotional marketing is a collection of meaningful actions that drive knowledge about a brand, product, or service. Businesses use promotional marketing to ensure their target audience is aware of a particular product or service to increase overall brand awareness, but also sales. How are marketing and promotion processes different? While they may sound the same,…

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Prior to, and even more so during the Covid-19 pandemic, retailers globally have felt the impacts of shifts in consumer behaviors and subsequently, the profitability of physical venues has become a large issue for the sector. Additionally, ethical expectations from consumers have created a need for businesses to implement ESG Strategies (that focus on environmental,…

6 ways businesses can benefit from indoor location services
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Indoor location services have long yielded considerable value for large venues, offering their visitors and WiFi users more in-premise safety, easier navigation, and more. Such technologies are not exclusively valuable for large venues alone, however. From businesses in the hospitality industry to healthcare facilities, indoor location services have ample applications and equally plentiful potential benefits….

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Indoor location services allow for the tracking of people and objects within a set space through the combination of hardware and software technologies. This is often done to understand the movement of people and reduce the loss of revenue from lost or stolen assets. The Indoor Location Services market as defined by Gartner – “……

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In 2021, Purple announced the capability for businesses to sponsor advertising space on its WiFi access journeys that are seen daily in over 65,000 venues across the globe to a network of over 1 million end users! In this blog, we’re going to look at the benefits of Purple’s WiFi Sponsorship program and how exactly…

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Many businesses are looking for new ways to reach their target audience, and year after year are continually using the same techniques such as PPC and social media advertising. These options, while sometimes effective, are getting more expensive as businesses compete for the attention of their desired audience. For example, 64% of brands are looking…

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Between traditional healthcare challenges and ones the pandemic entailed, the healthcare industry strives to contain operational costs. In the midst of accelerating digitization, patients no longer evaluate providers based on medical outcomes alone, instead seeking a pleasant overall patient experience. As they become more engaged across channels and more involved in the process, healthcare marketing…

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What is proximity marketing and why is it used? Proximity marketing is a communication strategy that businesses use to maximize engagement with customers in real-time within a targeted space. Real-time comms used in proximity marketing will often consist of advertising campaigns, customer support options, as well as many other engagement strategies that adopt a ‘right…

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The Featured Customers Summer 2021 report has been released, and surprise surprise, Purple’s on the list. Featured Customers is a customer reference platform for B2B business software and services. Each Featured Customers report looks at the very best companies within the highly competitive Enterprise WiFi industry and have 3 structured awards including, ‘Market Leader’, ‘Top…

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Are you starting to think about your plans for the upcoming holiday season?  Many other retailers are. A bumper 2021 holiday season?  The 2020 holiday season was like none that we’ve ever experienced before. Rather than the hustle and bustle of visiting physical stores, we were all forced to limit our holiday shopping to mainly…

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Whether you are an online business or brick and mortar store, you more than likely use analytics to understand how customers and visitors are engaging with your brand/business.  It’s important not to underestimate the power of this valuable data, for online businesses they can help you understand poor-performing vs high performing content or the journey…

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Purple, the intelligent spaces company has announced its partnership with Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich, and scalable data exchange solutions, supporting their TQ5403 Series of wireless Access Points. Data analytics are imperative when it comes to optimizing venue operating costs and public safety…

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When is a MAC address not a MAC address? When it’s been randomised! But before we begin it’s important to have a good understanding of what a MAC address is and why it is used. What is a MAC address? A media access control address or “MAC” address is a unique identifier for the network/wifi…

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