We all know the old adage of a picture is worth a thousand words. In fact, the idea of telling stories and sharing historical narrative through graphical representations is as old as humanity. I often jokingly explain to people that the first Instagramers where in fact cavemen. The desire to share information though images isn’t new; the medium of mobile of course is and Markr is hoping to capitalize on the rapid new trend of mobile photography.
Red e App customer, Quality Independent Physicians (QIP), is featured in an Information Week article detailing how the accountable care organization improved patient follow-up rates by saying goodbye to faxing and hello to a smartphone app for doctors.
Imagine experiencing chest pain when you’re out of town. You’re scared and realize you have no time to waste, but you don’t have a clue where you could possibly go for help. What would you do?
That’s exactly what happened to Scott Tooker. He was fortunate to have the iTriage app on his phone and he credits it with saving his life. Take a look at his story here.
Don’t we already have enough mobile messaging apps?
I mean, we’ve already got WhatsApp, MessageMe, Tango, Line, GroupMe, WeChat, BBM, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat and Kik.
But wait, there’s also Voxer, Viber, KakaoTalk, Skype, Line, and now Vine just introduced private messaging capabilities. To see more, read Hannah Beasley’s great overview of the lengthy and growing list of messaging apps.
We’ve all been there. The awkward social event. Lots of people we don’t know, yet we want to connect with someone and talk about more than just the weather or a broad conversation about our NCAA bracket that is already busted. What would happen if you knew not only a person’s favorite sports team but also their latest blog post or social interaction with others that you follow?
That’s what Refresh is working on. Refresh is the only mobile application that connects the dots between profiles, photos, statuses and events across social networks to deliver a complete dossier about the people you actually meet in real life – so that you don’t have to.
Restaurant owners and operators are taking notice of the potential of mobile communication. They recognize that most of their employees are mobile-centric, while a significant portion are millennial, and the importance of using methods most familiar to their employees to ensure engagement.
Red e App’s founder and CEO, Jonathan Erwin, published a guest blog post to FastCasual.com on this very timely topic, Using mobile to retain staff, improve customer service.
The tweet chat called #MobileChat has for nearly 2 years covered topics ranging from new mobile apps, mobile marketing strategy, and the continuing revolutionary shift towards a connected and mobile planet. One topic we haven’t covered specifically is how varying age demographics utilize the new digital world.
Millennials and boomers represent almost half of the US demographic, 77 million in fact in each generation segment. That’s a huge opportunity and challenge for brands and businesses seeking to engage 2 vastly different generations – one who has adopted tech and one that was born into it.
Do you dream of working at a startup? Better yet, a startup that is revolutionizing mobile communication for enterprises?
If so, considering applying for one of our summer intern positions in marketing and client engagement.
Red e App is a three year old technology startup based in Louisville, KY. We are responding to the mobile revolution by providing the best possible communication platform to enterprises who have never before been able to communicate directly with front line employees. Our pace is fast and no two days look the same.