Newport Beach, Calif. – September 3, 2014 – BuildFire™, a provider of advanced mobile applications, delivers a recently-launched platform that helps businesses of all sizes take mobile commerce to a whole new level. With an app created by BuildFire, retailers and service provides can boost sales by letting customers purchase products conveniently, whenever they want and wherever they are. The platform also instantly syncs with an entire Shopify store—at no additional cost to BuildFire’s standard package—and allows for push notifications to alert customers about new deals and drive traffic.
The BuildFire platform makes it incredibly easy for any business owner to create an app and jump into mobile commerce,” said Ian Blair, co-founder of BuildFire. “By eliminating this barrier to entry, we’re making it easier for businesses everywhere to boost sales and grow,” he added.
For businesses that are still hesitant to create mobile commerce strategies, the market data provides ample inspiration. Recent studies have shown a number of compelling points for selling via mobile devices.
- Mobile shopping has surpassed PC-based online shopping
- 83% of global shoppers who use mobile devices plan to make a mobile purchase in the coming year
- 4 out of 5 consumers use smartphones to shop
- Mobile sales reached $24 billion in 2014 with $31 billion projected in 2015
- Users are now spending over 2.5 hours per day on mobile devices
Nathan Keating, BuildFire’s other co-founder, said,
Not developing a mobile commerce platform could be a huge mistake for most businesses. The competition is doing it already, so the race is on to acquire customers and their loyalty.
BuildFire™ is an innovative mobile app creation and management platform designed for small to medium-sized businesses and non-profit organizations. With the industry’s easiest-to-implement, no-coding-required iPhone, iPad, and Android app creation process—alongside a feature-rich platform with advanced functionality and marketing tools—BuildFire is the efficient, smart choice for those with limited time, resources, or technical expertise. For more information, please visit buildfire.com