Named the most engaging shopping rewards app in 2017, Shopkick allows users to earn Kicks just for visiting a shop and gives them the opportunity to earn extra Kicks for performing tasks, such as scanning certain products in the app. Users can then redeem these Kicks for iTunes vouchers, restaurant vouchers, movie tickets and lots more- including charity donations.
Specialized omnidirectional cameras and rigs have been developed for the purpose of filming 360-degree video, including rigs such as GoPro's Omni and Odyssey (which consist of multiple action cameras installed within a frame), and contained cameras like the HumanEyes Vuze and Nokia OZO, There have also been handheld dual-lens cameras such as the Ricoh Theta S, Samsung Gear 360, Garmin VIRB 360, and the Kogeto Dot 360—a panoramic camera lens accessory developed for the iPhone 4, 4S, and Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
If you are coming from the print world, you may need to rethink some of the things you learned in design school about "simple, clean" layouts. Interactive ads tend to be visually busier than print ads, but that doesn't diminish their impact. The ad should also feel just as native on the device as the app in which it was built. At the same time, you need to strike a balance between grabbing attention not going over the top.
Mobile introduces some powerful new insight possibilities for optimizing your campaigns. You will be able to capture taps, gestures, swipes, pinches and zooms, letting you know exactly how users are engaging with your ads. You can also track when users exit. If there are high numbers of exits on a particular section, make changes and re-deploy your ad, watching closely for changes. The other thing to monitor is how fast users arrive at the call-to-action. Sometimes removing elements will help users find the call-to-action faster.
We're still in the early days, but the results look extremely promising. For example, a recent Nielsen study (funded by Apple) showed that viewers of a Campbell's iAd featuring new products, recipes and coupons remembered the brand "Campbell's" five times more often than TV ad respondents. Out of 53 million impressions, 1% of users that saw the ad clicked through and spent an average of nearly one minute perusing it. That number may seem small, but this is one market to keep an eye on.
This new app allows business to target potential customers based on their proximity to their location. These businesses can choose how they wish to reward customers that log their visits in the app, such as offers and promotions, events and treasure hunts- changing these as and when they wish. Business can list for free, but also have the opportunity to access features, such as virtual tours, digital brochures and social media links, if they subscribe to the premium version of the app.