Local Chatbot Disruption e-book

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: Partners with Pingup to Power On-Demand Ordering for Leading Online Publishers

We are excited to announce our partnership with, the leading destination for on-demand ordering from restaurants, liquor stores, grocery stores, and dry cleaners, which enables consumers to place orders to’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

What the Heck is ‘Conversational Commerce?,’ Part II (video)

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 & KIK Discuss Local Commerce and Messaging at BIA/Kelsey Conference

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

Millennial texting bias an argument for services like Pingup

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

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Pingup reports outstanding Q1 results and expanded Boston team

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

Pingup Selected as 2016 MITX Awards Finalist

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