PRLog - Apr. 16, 2012 - SEATTLE -- Technological advances have changed the way consumers and businesses interact and conducting commerce in the new economy requires companies to use every tool at their disposal. That technology can be expensive, but LocalBlox now offers small businesses affordable SoLoMo Connect Local Ad solutions to assist businesses in reaching local consumers.
"Ninety-two percent of all customers keep their cell phones with them 24/7," said Sabira Arefin, founder and CEO of LocalBlox. "Seventy-three percent actually want to receive offers and read their messages within minutes. Our Reach the Residents Ad solution allows business owners to reach more customers and drive more traffic to physical stores."
The LocalBlox Connect Local Text solution provides businesses with the means to engage in location-based social mobile marketing via any mobile phone. The service works with any phone and utilizes cell phone towers to identify consumers within a geographical target area who have registered to receive special offers and notifications.
LocalBlox has a strict no-span policy and only those who have registered to receive notifications via SMS, Web and social media will receive communications.Connect Local Ad can be utilized to send consumers relevant information that they can use immediately, from coupons to in-store sales and promotions. Businesses can create QR codes, conduct polls and contests, and provide product information. Business can easily reach over 100 people within minutes.
Connect Local Ad can be used successfully by a wide range of businesses, from restaurants and medical offices to clothing stores and farm markets. Clinics, hospitals, and medical and dental offices can remind patients of appointments to reduce no-shows, and schools can utilize the technology to send alerts.
An evening out at a local restaurant or purchasing the latest fashion trends can be even more satisfying when combined with special deals, coupons and offers delivered via Connect LocalAd. Businesses receive more store traffic and consumers save money by shopping locally.
Creating a marketing campaign with Connect Local Ad is quick, easy and customizable. Business owners can establish the duration and frequency of notices and reach residents on an automated schedule that’s completely paperless for an environmentally friendly marketing strategy.Members specify the type of contact with consumers, including SMS, text and voice mail, and social media,along with the number of miles within a specific area in which consumers should be alerted. Cost is calculated on business specifications.
Businesses have the tools to view consumer action, program performance and consumer perception of the marketing campaign. Companies can also view how their Connect Local Ad campaign is being activated and from where.
The addition of Connect Local Ad marketing to the LocalBlox offerings provides businesses with access to state-of-the-
For more information about Connect Local Tex at LocalBlox, call 888-411-8480 or visit the website at http://localblox.com/
Designed to allow residents and businesses in specific neighborhoods to meet and interact with their neighbors, LocalBlox is a highly innovative local social media portal that covers around 60 thousand of neighborhoods throughout the US and allows users to add additional areas. LocalBlox.com Building strong local communities by connecting neighbors and neighborhoods.
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