Why your App is no replacement for WhatsApp newsletters

The WhatsApp newsletter ban has huge impact on businesses. While some businesses will just abandon their WhatsApp audience, others will try to convert users into their apps. This might work for some users, but there are several reasons this might not work very well: Users value the WhatsApp newsletter style. It gives them quick access […]

Five reasons not to abandon your WhatsApp newsletter audience

After WhatsApp basically killed newsletter services, companies face a difficult situation in dealing with it. Some companies will just shrug and move on to another social media platform. However, your WhatsApp newsletter audience is special: they prefer a condensed info overview and value the direct access to information and services. Now simply abandoning your WhatsApp […]

How to replace WhatsApp (from Facebook) Newsletters?

The upcoming renaming of WhatsApp in WhatsApp from Facebook sets the tone for the near future of  WhatsApp. There are many indications that there will be a common platform with Facebook. Changes to the terms and conditions and their possible effects can only be speculated, but there will certainly be changes. A taste of changes […]

WhatsApp Newsletter Replacement with Cost Control

Faced with the end of WhatsApp newsletters, companies are actively starting to look for alternatives. This is not trivial, because WhatsApp newsletters were a tremendously valuable tool for customer engagement due to WhatsApp’s market power. The alternative offered by WhatsApp is costly: per message several cents are charged. That adds up very quickly for large […]

Replacing WhatsApp Newsletters

WhatsApp newsletters are very popular and used by many companies and communities alike. Communities use this channel to inform their citizens about news, clubs keep their members up to date and also political parties communicate with their members. The direct reach of customers make this channel very attractive. However, WhatsApp bans their use on December […]

The End of WhatsApp Newsletters

WhatsApp pulls the plug for the commercial use of WhatsApp newsletters. This comes as a surprise to many. Until now Facebook has tolerated WhatsApp newsletters if they followed certain rules and were sent through certified partners. However, after the Facebook announcement at Google News Spirit this won’t be the case anymore. Starting December 7th 2019, […]

Introducing the Boerseviertel App

We are proud to announce the brand new Boerseviertel App. The App is our first hybrid App that blends Progressive Web App technology with our active App framework. We invested heavily in the offline capabilities and are using Service Workers and local storage to provide a fully native experience to our users. The app itself […]

Automating App Content Distribution with qonnect

For a business, it is of paramount importance to be present in the mind of people when they make a decision to buy items or to use services. That is  the main job of marketing and advertising: to make sure your business is just one click away. For this purpose, social media platforms provide means […]

qonnect Instant Apps

Progressive Web Apps are now supported on all major mobile platforms. They load like web pages, but also support working offline, receive push notifications and can access device hardware. They provide a rich mobile experience, just like standard native apps. qonnect Instant Apps makes Progressive Web Apps available for everybody. You can create your own […]

Introducing Brainloop NOW

For our customer Brainloop we implemented a customized White Label version of our qonnect app. The app complements Brainloop’s app portfolio and provides customers exclusive access to services and information: – Curated news and alerts about important topics in data security and data privacy – Updates concerning board agendas, due diligence and compliance topics – […]