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Do You — or Don’t You: Have You Done Anything to Attract Mobile-Phone Users such as Deploy a Special App, Optimize Your Website, or Offer Mobile Coupons?

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Do You — or Don’t You: Have You Done Anything to Attract Mobile-Phone Users such as Deploy a Special App, Optimize Your Website, or Offer Mobile Coupons?

BY INSTORE TEAM

Published in the December 2012 issue

27% YES, I HAVE
 

After analyzing our Google analytics, we realized that over 10 percent of our Web traffic came from mobile devices. After a lot of investigation and research we found getgomobi.com and have been so happy with them. At $7.99 a month and 30 minutes set-up you can’t beat it. — Doug Meadows, David Douglas Diamonds & Jewelry, Marietta, GA

We have utilized QR codes in our ads. — Tonia Ulsh, Mountz Jewelers, Camp Hill, PA About to launch Responsive View, which allows a website to automatically adapt to different screen sizes. — Joanne Teichman, Ylang | 23, Dallas, TX

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We have a mobile version of our website, it loads much quicker and looks much better on a phone. — Mark & Monika Clodius, Clodius & Co., Rockford, IL

We have just signed up with Cherie Dori’s new Diadori engagement line that promotes the mobile phone and offers great prices and reward points to the customer for sharing their choices. Great idea with the customers sharing your store information. — Scott Kelly, Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA

Just started Pocket Deals, a free (for consumers) digital coupon book designed for your smartphone. — Lisa Corbin, Tompkins Jewellers, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Our website developers created an app that lets you search our diamond selection, settings and jewelry. From there, the user can go to our full website. It’s fairly new, but we do get follow-up calls, and it should grow for us. — Alex Weil, Martin’s Jewelry, Manhattan Beach, CA

WE Optimized our website. WE Will be doing coupons during the busy season. —  John Przeclawski, Jewelry Plus, Winter Park, FL

73% NO, I HAVEN’T

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Sometimes I feel if you do too much you start to turn off customers. — Scott McQuaid, In House Jewelers, Phoenix, MD

Who has time to learn a new trade? Trying to keep up on all this new Internet and mobile crap is a fulltime job. — Mark Thomas Ruby, SunSpirit Designs, Loveland, CO

Bah! You kids ’n’ yer fancy talkie and lookie boxes! In my day… — Richard Tyler, Kester Jewelry, Craig, CO

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Do You — or Don’t You: Have You Done Anything to Attract Mobile-Phone Users such as Deploy a Special App, Optimize Your Website, or Offer Mobile Coupons?

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Do You — or Don’t You: Have You Done Anything to Attract Mobile-Phone Users such as Deploy a Special App, Optimize Your Website, or Offer Mobile Coupons?

BY INSTORE TEAM

Published in the December 2012 issue

27% YES, I HAVE
 

After analyzing our Google analytics, we realized that over 10 percent of our Web traffic came from mobile devices. After a lot of investigation and research we found getgomobi.com and have been so happy with them. At $7.99 a month and 30 minutes set-up you can’t beat it. — Doug Meadows, David Douglas Diamonds & Jewelry, Marietta, GA

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We have utilized QR codes in our ads. — Tonia Ulsh, Mountz Jewelers, Camp Hill, PA About to launch Responsive View, which allows a website to automatically adapt to different screen sizes. — Joanne Teichman, Ylang | 23, Dallas, TX

We have a mobile version of our website, it loads much quicker and looks much better on a phone. — Mark & Monika Clodius, Clodius & Co., Rockford, IL

We have just signed up with Cherie Dori’s new Diadori engagement line that promotes the mobile phone and offers great prices and reward points to the customer for sharing their choices. Great idea with the customers sharing your store information. — Scott Kelly, Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA

Just started Pocket Deals, a free (for consumers) digital coupon book designed for your smartphone. — Lisa Corbin, Tompkins Jewellers, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Our website developers created an app that lets you search our diamond selection, settings and jewelry. From there, the user can go to our full website. It’s fairly new, but we do get follow-up calls, and it should grow for us. — Alex Weil, Martin’s Jewelry, Manhattan Beach, CA

WE Optimized our website. WE Will be doing coupons during the busy season. —  John Przeclawski, Jewelry Plus, Winter Park, FL

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73% NO, I HAVEN’T

Sometimes I feel if you do too much you start to turn off customers. — Scott McQuaid, In House Jewelers, Phoenix, MD

Who has time to learn a new trade? Trying to keep up on all this new Internet and mobile crap is a fulltime job. — Mark Thomas Ruby, SunSpirit Designs, Loveland, CO

Bah! You kids ’n’ yer fancy talkie and lookie boxes! In my day… — Richard Tyler, Kester Jewelry, Craig, CO

Continue Reading
Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials

Retirement Made Easy with Wilkerson

The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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