Pingup has been thinking about bots, messaging and the upcoming seismic shift in local for quite a while. In fact, we have the patent on managing user chat experiences with businesses: Patent 8965976 Download our e-book on the Local Chatbot Disruption here: the-local-chatbot-disruption_pingup And contact us if you want to discuss, we’d love to chat: email@example.com.
Pingup was named a finalist in StreetFight’s Local Visionary Award for “Most Effective Integration with an External API.”
Now consumers can schedule activities, classes and date ideas directly on digital properties including Yahoo, Citysearch and Superpages.
We are excited to announce our partnership with delivery.com, the leading destination for on-demand ordering from restaurants, liquor stores, grocery stores, and dry cleaners, which enables consumers to place orders to delivery.com’s 8500 local merchants directly on Pingup’s publisher network including YP, Yahoo, Citysearch, and Dex SuperPages. Thanks to the partnership, consumers will immediately be able
Two powerhouses in the chain that links that Chicken Phad Thai to the plate on your table are partnering to simplify the process of actually getting it there.
Two significant players in the online ordering game have come together to make life a little easier for anyone searching for something to eat.
Mobile Commerce Daily interviewed CEO Mark Slater to discuss the broader mobile search trend evidenced by Pingup’s partnership with Yahoo. ‘Local merchants are realizing a more powerful stance on mobile search with users increasingly able to directly order services within results, as evidenced by Pingup’s partnership with Yahoo…’ read more here.
Pingup Partners with Yahoo to Expand Online Booking for Local Services
Pingup Connects Local Businesses with Over 250 Million Monthly Searches Across Its Network
Watch the video of the entire BIA/Kelsey ENGAGE conference session on chatbots with Pingup and KIK. “Conversational commerce is the rage. And most tech giants are jumping on board, as seen at Microsoft Build, Facebook F8, and Google I/O. We also tackled the topic — zeroing in on its many local implications — at BIA/Kelsey ENGAGE (video below). As background, messaging
Pingup was included in the visual of TechCrunch’s article “The rise of APIs” as an example of the new breed of AI APIs. “It’s been almost five years since we heard that “software is eating the world.” The number of SaaS applications has exploded and there is a rising wave of software innovation in the
Pingup’s VP, Business Development, Ron Braunfeld shared the stage with Sergio Silva, Director of Publishing, KIK at BIA/Kelsey’s ENGAGE event in Austin. BIA/Kelsey’s Chief Analyst Michael Boland moderated the panel, “Local Commerce and Messaging: It’s Not Just For Millennials.” The popular session covered the tremendous growth in messaging apps, their transition from simple a social
Pingup CEO Mark Slater recently chatted with tech industry journalists at SuperbCrew. Read his interview about the future of local commerce moving away from calls to conversational commerce.
Greg Sterling at LSA Insider wrote an article based on consumer insights from Pingup’s Q1 data. He provides a succinct summary and commentary. “Online booking platform Pingup compiled data from Q1 2016 bookings across its local publisher network and exposed some interesting trends and insights. These findings are available in an infographic; however I’ve summarized
Pingup analyzed its Q1 data to understand more about the consumers were booking appointments through its publishing network. Check out the infographic below and contact us if you would like a copy!
Pingup was featured in a well-crafted article by Greg Sterling about the tectonic shifts happening in local caused by Millennial behavior. “There’s a debate raging about whether calls are declining in importance vs other communication channels (e.g., texting). It’s clear that there are huge volumes of calls going to local businesses. But its equally clear that
Leading aggregation platform for local service transactions nearly doubled bookings and nearly tripled transaction value in Q1 2016
Leading aggregation platform for local service transactions nearly doubled bookings and nearly tripled transaction value in Q1 2016. Pingup, the nation’s largest scheduling aggregation platform for local services, today announced that it has increased Q1 2016 platform bookings by 173% and transaction value by 273% quarter-over-quarter. Pingup now aggregates over 50,000 businesses, more than double
Mike Boland, Chief Analyst & VP at BIA/Kelsey, shares an articulate overview of conversational commerce and its impact on local commerce in this Local Media Watch video. Pingup’s beta chatbot is covered near the end. Watch it all here
Pingup has been recognized for outstanding achievement and selected as a finalist in the B2B Technology category for the 20th Annual MITX Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the awards recognize excellence in concepts and creations in marketing and technology produced or developed in New England. Since 1996 the MITX Awards have grown to become the largest