5 Ways to Create a Revenue-Boosting Thanksgiving Marketing Strategy

2022-02-25T11:57:00-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Thanksgiving is a great time for businesses of all sizes, particularly those that cater to a specific demographic. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, followed by its consumer-focused sidekicks Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the expenditure is already happening. All you need is a Thanksgiving marketing strategy to enjoy the profits. While everyone else is spending money, that doesn't mean you can sit [...]

How to handle upset customers (with real-world examples)

2021-12-06T23:32:58-04:00August 27th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

How do you handle upset customers?  In business, we know how critical it is to properly handle an upset customer. It can have an overwhelmingly positive impact or a drastically negative one on your long-term reputation. Nobody likes reading a bad review of their business on Google! If your customers truly believe you are presenting them with a great value in response to [...]

5 Things You Need to Have the Best Loyalty Program

2021-12-06T23:45:51-04:00July 28th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

The concept of shopping has changed over the years. These days, businesses use loyalty programs to engage with their customers. Companies have digitized their rewards programs as shopping is done online now more than ever. Rewards programs have become common. That's why they are trending the most on e-commerce websites. They have proven to be the most helpful tactic in increasing revenue and [...]

5 Tips to Boost Revenue during Canada Day using your Loyalty Program

2021-08-17T00:03:53-04:00June 21st, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign, Marketing Ideas, Rewards Program|

Now that patio season is in full swing, using customer loyalty programs in tandem with summer promotions is a surefire way to keep your visitors happy and rewarded for their patronage. Canada Day and the week surrounding it is a HUGE shopping opportunity for restaurants and retailers alike. Everyone will want to get out and celebrate! How can you [...]

5 Tips for Starting a Small Business Loyalty Program

2021-12-06T23:54:05-04:00April 20th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs|

How impactful are small business loyalty programs? How can you stand out from other businesses, on a smaller budget? The secret is: it's easy! We're sharing our 5 tips for starting a small business loyalty program and showing you just how creative you can get with the tools that come with a program. 1. Have a game plan We understand that as a small [...]

ACKROO RELEASES Q3 2020 FINANCIAL RESULTS REPORTING RECORD EARNINGS AND 17% YEAR-TO-DATE YOY REVENUE GROWTH

2020-11-04T11:17:54-04:00November 4th, 2020|Ackroo News, Business Growth, Press Releases|

Ackroo achieves record earnings with 64% year -to-date YoY EBITDA growth over 2019 HAMILTON, Ontario, Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR; OTC: AKRFF) (the “Company” or “Ackroo”), a loyalty marketing, gift card, payments and point-of-sale technology and services provider, has filed its financial results for the period ended September 30, 2020. The results for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2020 [...]

Why Your Business NEEDs an eGift Card Program This Holiday Season

2021-12-07T00:12:52-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Gift Card Program|

It’s no secret that the sale of digital gift cards helped many businesses get through the difficult spring and summer months this year. Since COVID-19 forced shut downs of in-store operations, businesses started to explore an eGift card program to give their customers more options. Also, they promoted them as a way for patrons to safely support their favourite [...]

6 Tips for Customer Retention during COVID-19

2021-05-06T07:31:22-04:00October 20th, 2020|Blog|

Right now, increasing customer retention and navigating through COVID-19 is your main focus with the holiday season around the corner. In other years, this would be the time that holiday shoppers would be starting to fill stores and restaurants as they check off their shopping list. But, customer shopping behaviour has changed along with customer retention tactics. And understandably so.  So we wanted to [...]

ACKROO ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

2020-10-13T11:58:22-04:00October 13th, 2020|Ackroo News, Press Releases|

GlobeNewswire OCT 13, 2020 08:00 AM EDT Ackroo Shareholders Approve all Matters Presented at AGM HAMILTON, Ontario, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR, OTC: AKRFF) (“Ackroo” or the “Company”), a loyalty marketing, gift card and payments technology and services provider, announces that all of the nominees proposed as directors and listed in the Company’s management proxy circular for 2020 were elected as directors [...]

5 Reasons Direct Mail Marketing Helps Boost Brand Loyalty

2021-04-09T05:18:45-04:00July 7th, 2020|Blog, Loyalty Campaign, Marketing Ideas|

Even before the pandemic, the age of direct mail marketing and physical mailers was seemingly ending. With most consumers opting to get their news and promotions digitally, getting flyers in the mail was at best an unexpected surprise, and at worst a nuisance that gets recycled after a quick glance.  However, that quick glance can say so much more about your business than an [...]