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9 Tips for Creating Successful In-Store Mobile Experiences

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    Define Your Goals

    The first step in launching a beacon marketing program or deploying your first beacon is to define a clear set of business goals. Keeping business goals in mind enables retailers to target specific consumer behaviors with their efforts. With goals guiding your beacon marketing strategy and campaign execution, you'll be well positioned to influence consumer behavior and generate meaningful results. Examples of business goals that can be used to guide beacon marketing efforts include increasing overall purchase rate, basket size, store traffic and customer engagement.

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9 Tips for Creating Successful In-Store Mobile Experiences

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    Define Your Goals

    The first step in launching a beacon marketing program or deploying your first beacon is to define a clear set of business goals. Keeping business goals in mind enables retailers to target specific consumer behaviors with their efforts. With goals guiding your beacon marketing strategy and campaign execution, you'll be well positioned to influence consumer behavior and generate meaningful results. Examples of business goals that can be used to guide beacon marketing efforts include increasing overall purchase rate, basket size, store traffic and customer engagement.

For retailers and brands, Bluetooth beacons offer a powerful new way to engage with in-store shoppers at the precise moment they are considering a purchase. Beacon marketing campaigns have proven to have a dramatic impact on shopper behavior, with 73 percent of shoppers saying that beacon-triggered content and offers significantly increased their likelihood to purchase during a store visit.

As consumers increasingly demand seamless omnichannel shopping experiences, beacons are helping retailers and brands bridge the shopper journey across online and offline touchpoints. In addition to enriching the in-store shopping experience, beacons can also be used to generate valuable data for optimizing online and mobile marketing efforts. From powering personalized ad campaigns to delivering deep insight into customer behaviors, beacons are fast becoming an essential infrastructure component for CIOs at leading retailers everywhere.

Successfully implementing beacon technology requires a well thought-out plan and careful execution. In this slideshow, Swirl has  identified nine tips for CIOs and CMOs working together to design effective beacon programs that enhance the consumer shopping experience and drive measurable business results.