The great transformation that influences mobile devices as customer engagement and marketing channels develops the use of apps and smartphones. Lots of retailers and brands have already released their mobile apps to be used by customers. With these apps, customers can immediately find stores, search prices, check the availability of stocks, and set orders. Today, many retailers are making use of the mobile apps in sending offers and vouchers to customers by means of on-screen notifications, which drive additional commerce and engagement.
What are mobile vouchers?
Mobile vouchers are codes that will attach one’s mobile phone to his/her institution’s subscriptions. These vouchers will provide users with access to secure content though not on their institution’s network. Every mobile device has to be vouched one by one and mobile vouchers are just usable for the publishers for which they are released.
A ‘voucher’ is typically an aimed promotional mechanic which is just sent to people for which the promoter own contact information. Typically, a mobile voucher is distributed by means of WAP Push over MMS or SMS, or other means like app-push or in-app notification. Then, a customer is allowed to redeem the mobile voucher online or at a shop by putting the associated number string in a discount zone at an online checkout or by showing the voucher’s image.
Benefits of mobile vouchers and apps
As a customer you will certainly enjoy the use of mobile vouchers. You can eliminate the necessity of bringing along physical vouchers and not just access to active offers, but also to local offers which are somewhat exactly, right up the street. You can always carry with you the mobile vouchers anywhere you want and use them anytime. Aside from these convenience levels, you can also obtain a plenty of other benefits with mobile vouchers as well as a mobile app, including:
Many mobile apps are available for Windows 7, iPhone, Android and Blackberry devices and use the location of customers to show them a range of offers for restaurants or stores near them. There are apps that can be downloaded at no cost and the customers can find offers for a number of locations. An offer can be used by simply showing a mobile voucher on your phone’s screen and you can benefit from an excellent saving.
Get an offer from your favourite store
There are apps that work with major brands, businesses and restaurants that send mobile vouchers and great offers to their customers. These allow customers to find what they like at a discounted rate.
Save an offer for later
Some mobile apps allow you to save an offer to ensure that you’re always able to acquire a discount, although you are not connected to the Internet.
Select your favourites
Some mobile apps satisfy the needs of users by allowing them to choose their favourite retailers, which can be added to users’ favourites. After that, the users are able to find the most recent offers from their chosen retailers in a category of ‘Favourites’.