Tag Archives: iPhone

Finding Mobile Coupons

ReadWriteWeb has a very good article regarding where to find mobile coupons. From the article:

” Some of these have barcodes, some do not and in at least one case, the coupon didn’t load – only the mobile website did. Oops!”

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Check out CheckPoints

Mashable reports on a new mobile coupon service that rewards offline shoppers who scan products for virtual currency using their iPhone called CheckPoints. From the article:

” Newcomer CheckPoints is taking a slightly different approach to the mobile shopping space with a service that combines checkins, barcode scanning and rewards for an all-in-one consumer and brand-friendly platform.”

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Mobile Coupon Apps still need Work

ReadWriteWeb provides a very informative article discussing many of the “real-world” hurdles that still need to be addressed in order to have a seamless mobile coupon shopping experience with a retailer.  From the article:

” In Apple’s ecosystem alone, dozens of applications are returned when you search iTunes for “mobile coupons.” But after some experimentation with a handful of the top names (and a couple of newcomers), the experience was less than desirable.”

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iPhone owners redeem more Mobile Coupons

Internet Retailer reports that 9% of iPhone owners have redeemed a mobile coupon. This contrasts with just 4% of smartphone owners and a paltry 2% of mobile phone owners overall. Nevertheless, that means there is plenty of room for growth.  From the article:

” When it comes to prioritization of smartphones when optimizing m-commerce sites and building mobile apps, retailers should focus first on the iPhone, experts say.”

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