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The world is changing, and with it comes big changes to the world of business. If you’re not using the best digital tools for your organization, you’re already falling behind. Focusing on incorporating digital strategy into your business routine could increase your revenue by nearly 25%, but it will also make your life easier.  Before…

Purple, Cisco and AT&T have partnered with property development company, Related, to bring next generation visitor analytics to their Hudson Yards project in New York City.  At 28 acres and 18 million square feet, Hudson Yards is the largest private development in the history of North America. The ‘city within a city’ is home to…

Your customers expect you to understand what they want. Not only this, they expect you to know when they want and how they want it. Today, the modern marketer has no reason for not being able to deliver on these demands. The reason? Data. Data is everywhere, and marketers are well placed to utilize this…

As the digital world evolves, citizens and visitors of towns and cities expect and demand to be served and communicated to in a way that reflects the world around them. Access to digital services is no longer a-nice-to-have, but a necessity.  When out in public, people expect the same level of connectivity as they would…

Domino's partner with smarter WiFi and Purple

Domino’s have signed a rolling contract with hospitality guest WiFi and analytics specialists, Smarter WiFi, to install a Purple-powered WiFi solution at 10 of their sites across the UK. Rollout to further stores is expected over the coming months to expand the overall estate and help Domino’s re-engage more effectively with customers.  The cloud software…

What’s the difference between a local area network and a wide area network?

A LAN, abbreviated from Local Area Network, is a network that covers a small geographical area such as homes, offices and groups of buildings. Whereas a WAN, abbreviated from Wide Area Network, is a network that covers larger geographical areas which can span the globe. An example of a widely used WAN is the Internet,…

Atea join the Purple partner network

Purple has formed a new technology partnership with Atea, Northern Europe’s market leader in IT infrastructure.  Atea are a large IT integrator and transformation specialist with 7,400 employees and 4,000 consultants located in 87 offices. Located in seven countries —Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, Atea offers a full range of hardware and…

Improving customer communications with hyper-personalization

Gone are the days where you could pepper your customers with emails, SMS and other forms of communication.  Spray and pray marketing techniques will now alienate your customer base, see your email domains blacklisted and could very well land you in deep trouble with regulators, not to mention the potential of a hefty fine.   Personalization…

Changes to Purple training content blog

Here at Purple we understand that users consume information differently. So with this in mind, over the last few months, we have made some significant changes to our training content and how it can be accessed.  Before we jump into the changes, I just want to clarify that we still offer: 1-2-1 or group training…

Social login access journey

Social login is a great way of increasing login rates. By using pre-existing social network logins such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, you allow users to seamlessly connect to your guest WiFi network. Simply speaking, social login takes all the effort out of signing into guest WiFi. It also takes the pain out of…

We’ve analyzed 110 million unique individuals, across 10 billion visits to 45,000 venues. Here’s what we found.

Do you offer free WiFi access in your public building? Whether it’s a cafe, a supermarket, a bowling alley or a cinema, you’re missing out on valuable user data if you’re not using WiFi analytics to assess the preferences and behaviors of your customers. Allowing a customer to log-in to your in-store WiFi network gives…

Purple live chat function

Quick question? When was the last time you sent an email to a friend or family member? How about the last time a friend or family member sent an email to you? Can you even remember?! My guess is if you can, it is a very rare occurrence. So, why is that? Is it because…

Why you should start a company running club

If you stand around the front of the Purple offices at 5pm on a Monday you will notice a gathering of individuals donning their running gear. For over a year the Purple running club has been going strong and we even recently ran the Great Manchester Run for the amazing Wood Street Mission. But why…

Salesforce Trailblazer

The Sales Operations team were allowed a rare outing last week and headed down to the ExCel London for the Salesforce World tour. This is a major event on the Salesforce calendar, and the whole team had a great time.   Trailblazers Kicking off the was the main keynote: A Celebration of Trailblazers. We joined…

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