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 [...]

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 [...]

Success Story: Multi-location, table-service restaurant

2021-04-13T10:08:29-04:00April 13th, 2021|Blog, Business Growth, Customer Story, Loyalty Campaign|

How a multi-location, table-service restaurant used their loyalty program to increase their customer visit frequency using real-time sporting events which generated over $4M in sales. Did you know that 79% of consumers say loyalty programs make them more likely to do business with brands? (Bond) A multi-location, sports-themed restaurant recognized that having an engaging loyalty program would [...]

4 Customer Loyalty Program Examples (to spark your inspiration!)

2021-04-09T04:55:19-04:00April 6th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign|

What makes a successful customer loyalty program? There are many pieces to this puzzle. Customer loyalty programs are all about building a relationship with your customers. How do you do that? By choosing the tactic that's right for your business. We've listed four customer loyalty program examples that we hope will spark some inspiration for you! The Cheesecake Cafe The Cheesecake Cafe is a [...]

4 St. Patrick’s Day Ideas for Your Restaurant

2021-05-05T08:05:10-04:00March 16th, 2021|Blog|

How can you make the most of St. Patrick’s Day with your gift card program? This year, St. Patrick’s Day will be a little different due to COVID-19. However, we have some last-minute ideas on how your restaurant can still make the most of the day through your gift card program and through your loyalty program! Offer Take-Home St. Paddy’s Day Feasts  Certain restaurants [...]

4 Tips to Prep Your Retail Loyalty Program for 2021

2021-08-16T23:44:18-04:00December 14th, 2020|Blog, Business Growth, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign, Rewards Program|

There is one thing we can all agree on: 2020 was not our favourite year. So why not start with giving your retail loyalty program a fresh face to help you get on the right foot for the New Year? Your retail loyalty program has always played an important role in your business, but it’s also safe to say it played an extra special [...]

Member Spotlight: Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick

2021-04-09T05:03:24-04:00December 7th, 2020|Blog, Business Growth, Loyalty Campaign|

We Consider Ourselves Lucky To Have Such Great Clients And It’s Important To Show Them The Love Too! For December’s Member Spotlight, we highlighted Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick located in Red Deer, Alberta.  We had the opportunity to speak with The Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac Buick’s Marketing Department about their journey using Ackroo’s email marketing services! Here’s what they had to say:  Using [...]

What Your Customers Want to Know About Your Customer Loyalty Program

2021-12-07T00:05:05-04:00December 1st, 2020|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign|

You’re officially ready to launch a customer loyalty program. Your loyalty rules are set, your staff is trained, and your customers are ready to start earning rewards! Now what? Before signing onto your customer loyalty program, your customers want to know exactly what they’re signing up for. Does your company offer special promotions on certain days i.e. double rewards days? Is there a cost [...]