By Janice Tong · 22 January, 2015
Early adopters of Judo’s mobile-first payments platform include fast food restaurant chain KFC and coffee shop Harris + Hoole
Judo Payments (“Judo”, www.judopay.com), Europe’s only mobile-first payments platform, today announces it has successfully closed an additional £6M in funding to drive growth in the rapidly expanding mobile commerce sector. The first institutional funding round was led by financial technology venture capital firm Route 66 Ventures. Read more
Our last payments terminologies video has received wide popularity. So here is another one that includes more payments terminologies, specifically explaining what these terminologies mean to payments on mobile.
Covered in this video – AVS, velocity check, acquiring bank, issuing bank.
By Parker Crockford · 26 November, 2014
Two weeks ago at Apps World, I sat on a panel with representatives from Verifone and Braintree to chat about building mobile payment strategies for retailers to have a better customer experience. One of the questions asked was, ‘What technologies on mobile should retailers be investing in?’. I wanted to share my thought process with you but to answer this question, I think we need to take a step back and first look at how mobile is different from other channels.
We’ve all heard it in the past year, beacon technology presents major opportunity for various industries. But what exactly is it and how does it work? How is iBeacon different from NFC? And what are the restrictions of this technology?
By Janice Tong · 13 October, 2014
With almost 100% of retail commerce growth now coming from mobile channels, businesses need to put more consideration into how to fully optimise their customer’s journey on the mobile screen. Part of the process of developing a successful mobile app involves careful planning of the User Interface (UI), besides just making your app look good. Sure, it doesn’t hurt to be good looking, but it’s more about designing for the ease of use for your customers and in return high conversion for you as a business. Let’s go through the user journey of an app, and look at some best practices for designing a UI that customers love and that bring you high conversion.
By Janice Tong · 07 October, 2014
Mobile Payments. Confusing term, isn’t it? With the rise of mobile as a force of change, we see consumers shifting to a mobile-first behaviour at an unprecedented speed. In recent years we’ve seen many innovative new mobile payments options sprouting in this field. So let’s take a look at the many options under mobile payments, and how they each differ from one another.
So you’ve developed an app for your brand. What should your marketing effort focus on? Should you spend the time and money on getting a massive amount of downloads, or should you put those resources into building loyalty so your customers will keep coming back to spend more via your app?
By Holly Brinkworth · 04 August, 2014
This post is the second part of a series dedicated to explaining how to develop a successful mobile strategy that brings you more conversion. Click here for part 1 where we looked at some examples of company that have gone mobile first, and why they have made that move.
Take a look around your restaurant, how many of your customers are on their mobile phone? If your restaurant does not have an app that puts your brand right on your customers’ phone screen, you are missing out on a great avenue to build customer loyalty to your restaurant. With that in mind, we have put together a 3 course menu for restaurant app success.