Campaigns to Run During the Holiday Season Using Your eGift Program

2023-12-05T18:23:34-04:00November 27th, 2023|Blog, Business Growth, Digital Gift Cards, Gift Card Program|

The season of giving is just around the corner and that means that there’s perhaps no better time than now to align your marketing campaigns with an eGift program. But to truly optimize your program during the critical holiday season, you’ll need an informed strategy. This article examines best practices for unleashing the power of your eGift program all season long. eGifting During the [...]

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 QR Codes Benefit Businesses

2021-08-16T23:55:32-04:00July 14th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

How QR Codes Work You have probably seen QR codes on different advertisements such as billboards, magazines, websites, menus, or even printed on products. When the code is scanned using a smartphone, a webpage pops up on your phone to see each detail related to the item. QR codes are essential for every business these days. Most stores and malls now offer the [...]

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 [...]

ACKROO ANNOUNCES 2020 REVENUE GROWTH RESULTS

2021-05-21T10:55:16-04:00January 21st, 2021|Ackroo News, Business Growth, Press Releases|

GlobeNewswire JAN 21, 2021 08:00 AM EST Ackroo achieves 8th consecutive growth year with 16% year over year growth in 2020 HAMILTON, Ontario, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ackroo Inc. (the “Company” or “Ackroo”) (TSX-V: AKR) (OTC: AKRFF), a loyalty marketing, payments and point-of-sale technology and services provider, is pleased to report unaudited record revenues of $6,069,966 for the year ended 2020. This represents a 16% [...]

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 [...]