How Consumers Are Using Inverted Deals [Infographic]

More mobile commerce information than you can use!

by Jason Falls |

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Mike Schneider, SVP Digital Incubator at Allen & Gerritsen, and co-author of Location-Based Marketing for Dummies.

Location-based applications seem to all fall into the same trap of unnatural behavior. You whip out the phone, take 20 steps and then pray that the person behind the counter will know how to give you the deal you deserve. Marketers like Aaron Strout and I have been big proponents of passive check-ins or making location a secondary data point in an app that is part of a user’s natural flow.

Boston’s LevelUp has combined location and commerce data to not only give businesses a rich profile of who their customer is, but also a new kind of acquisition and retention program. allen & gerritsen recently got some data from the SCVNGR team and put together this infographic demonstrating some of the behaviors of consumers who are using this new “inverted deals” app.

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Schneider MikeSchneiderMike has over 17 years of experience in tech and marketing and now runs the Digital Incubator for Boston’s Allen & Gerritsen. SchneiderMike is mobile obsessed and works on brand, SoLoMoCo, content and app strategies for startups, retail, restaurant, CPG and B2B brands. He is a beer extremist, loves longboarding, soccer, wine, tea and food.

About the Author

Jason Falls

Jason Falls is a leading thinker, speaker and strategist in the world of digital marketing and is co-author of two books, No Bullshit Social Media: The All-Business, No-Hype Guide To Social Media Marketing and The Rebel's Guide To Email Marketing. By day, he leads digital strategy for Elasticity, one of the world's most innovative digital marketing and public relations firms. Follow him on Twitter (@JasonFalls).