Proximity Marketing Beacons & Tools

This location technology form of marketing seems to be growing more and more in popularity, with more proximity beacons being deployed.


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Euclid

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Eversight

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Intel

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Revionics

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Point Inside

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Manthan

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Mobilozophy

Mobile marketing solutions that marketers need to connect, engage & convert mobile customers. Proximity, Beacons, SMS, Mobile Apps & more!

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Percolata

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eSellerHub

Proper inventory management and high-end services now available at the Best Online Inventory Management Software from Eseller hub. Get in touch today!

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beaconstream

Proximity-Based Indoor Mobile Marketing platform that is helping brands and retailers engage consumers. Learn more about BeaconStream.

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Pangearetail

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Retailpro

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rewango

REWANGO | - Proximity Marketing Platform,

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RR Donnelley

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Beaconstac

Run proximity marketing campaigns using Bluetooth beacons. An end-to-end beacon solution with cloud-based beacon software platform integrated with beacon hardware, compatible with both iBeacon and Eddystone.

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SalesWarp

SalesWarp offers a distributed order management system for retailers of all sizes to meet current and future customer demands, while optimizing operations.

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Sensorberg

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Sentiance

Sentiance provides an SDK that creates user behavior profiles by analyzing sensor data, helping companies to deliver personalized and context-aware customer engagement.

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ShopperTrack

ShopperTrak is the leading global provider of retail analytics, offering solutions to more than 1,000 retailers and shopping malls across 90 countries.

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Smartwhere

Smartwhere offers powerful proximity solutions that allows you to quickly and easily integrate proximity campaigns into your existing mobile environment.

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Social retail

Social Retail is a revolutionary platform that increases consumer engagement by combining beacon technology and digital signage to create the ultimate marketing tool

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SOLINK

Solink connects smart video and POS data to simplify loss prevention, security, and operations for restaurants, retailers and financial institutions.

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Sparkfun

SparkFun is an online retail store that sells the bits and pieces to make your electronics projects possible.

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Streamretail

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SPS Commerce Analytics

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Strategic Pricing Solutions

Strategic Pricing Solutions is a pricing consulting firm helping clients improve their pricing strategies, analytics, and pricing processes.

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Swirl

Swirls Indoor Mobile Location Platform enables retailers to get more from every shopper visit.

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InMarket

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Scala

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Upper Quandrant

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VL OMNI

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Tulip

Tulip Retail is an iOS mobile platform built exclusively for next generation retail store associates to offer a world-class omnichannel experience.

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Unacast

Unacast helps companies make smarter decisions and build better products through contextualized location data from the Real World Graph®

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Upstreamcommerce

Upstream Commerces solutions help retailers grow sales & margin using competitive intelligence, pricing optimization & predictive analytics.

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MaxPoint

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Proxama

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Walkbase

Walkbase provides a retail analytics solution for improving the impact of marketing on physical stores and personalising in-store shopping experience.

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emnos

We are experts in shopper data analysis and interpretation. Our insights will strongly improve your marketing, merchandizing, pricing and promotional decisions.

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HTK

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Phy Platform

When someone has a question... What do they do now? Google search? Or maybe an image search on Amazon or Pinterest? Give them links where you control the search results.

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The tools here have been manually curated as part of the larger set of marketing tools, if you have a suggestion to add to the list or would like to sponsor this list, get in touch.


The rise of mobile and portable devices has paved the way for proximity marketing, using location technologies to communicate with customers in a plethora of different methods.

Internet of Things marketing (otherwise known as IoT) provides the ability to transfer data over a network all through the internet.

You can use proximity and IoT marketing tools to distribute media to customers, which will encourage them to interact with your brand, boosting their relationship with you and encouraging customers to act upon advertisements.

With these tools, businesses are using proximity marketing tools to deliver all kinds of personalised marketing messages to their customers and learning to understand how their customer interact with smart devices.

This marketing technique can be implemented through a variety of different methods, suited to a variety of industries, so take a look through this list and choose which one you feel best suits your own business.

Within this extensive range of proximity marketing and IoT tools, you’ll find everything you need to innovatively connect with your customers and encourage purchase decisions.

Covering all the platforms and systems you may use, and focusing on sending proximity-based rich materials, you’ll always have access to the best tools to implement your own proximity marketing campaigns.

By understanding and implementing the selection of tools available here, you’ll be able to build your brand reach using the latest technologies. The analytical insight from these tools means you can successfully strategise long- and short-term campaigns alike.


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