Awashopper is a location based service that offers a multichannel marketing platform that allows business owners (Merchants) to engage customers.
It enables the merchant to have access to a lot more customers than he would have had otherwise, and does it in a more cost effective manner.
What is the Service meant to accomplish?
To the Merchants, Awashopper is meant to:
- help them showcase their goods and services by creating and launching real time or scheduled offers
- increase customers’ patronage
- increase sales and
- reduce cost
For the Customers, Awashopper is meant to:
- Search for businesses nearby and look up addresses, phone numbers, opening hours and other business information.
- Discover, save and claim offers from your favorite local businesses with your mobile device.
Awashopper for Businesses (A Merchants Action Point)
To get potential customers, all you need to do is keep your online and mobile presence up-to-date. This allows you to acquire new customers and boost your sales with scheduled or real-time campaigns and targeted offers. You can also:
- Browse & edit offers (active, past & upcoming)
- View real time statistics
- Generate campaign reports
- Manage your Account
NOTE: Step 2 includes the following mandatory things:
- Reduced price and Normal Price
- Short title for the Offer
- Longer description for the Offer
- Choose a category for the offer
- Set the start and end date for the offer
- Upload a picture (optional), where pictures can be taken and saved in your phone or computer before upload.
- Specify the time of day when the offer can be redeemed
FAQs for AWASHOPPER
Q: What is Awashopper?
A: Awashopper is a multichannel marketing platform that allows business owners (Merchants) to engage customers (any interested buyer).
Q: Who need this service?
A: Owners of small and medium businesses. Generally for sellers of goods and services that attract public patronage.
Q: Why do I need the service?
A: As a Merchant: It enables you to have access to a lot more customers than he would have had otherwise, and does it in a more cost effective manner.
As a Customer: It allows them to enjoy new and discounted offers making them feel like you are just in their neighborhood -with little or no stress at all. It also offers the opportunity of having choice goods delivered at home promptly and at very low cost.
Q: As a Merchant, how can I pay for the service to sign up?
A: (a)Payment can be made by texting a keyword (to be provided) to a short code (to be provided) using your phone and the required money will be deducted.
(b) Merchants can also use other POS channels or e-money transfer into a designated bank account.
Q: As a Merchant, can I get out of the service at anytime?
A: Yes, you can unsubscribe from the service anytime.
Q: How much does this service cost?
A: The service costs 0ne thousand naira only (N1000.00) monthly after a free trial period of 30 days.
Q: How can people use the service?
A: Merchants can use the service by:
- Talking to a Field Sales Agent (FSA) who will take you through the Sign-up Process and
- Create Active Offers
Q: What are Offers?
A: Offers are the products (items) you want to put on the portal for your customers to see and buy. They usually come with their original price and a discount price, your operation days and hours, the location address of your business and contact phone numbers. It also comes with an expiry date.
Q: How do I sign up as a Merchant?
A: It’s easy! Our Field Agent will assist you by creating an Account for you on the portal, activating your Subscription plan and you will finish by creating offers for your customers.
Q: Can I access the service with a Phone, and is it possible with any phone?
A: YES. However, the phone must be one that can browse (WAP enabled).
Q: How do I measure the success of my campaign?
A: As a merchant, every time you login to your Awashopper account, you will see the number of viewers who visited your offer by clicking on My Offer tab.
Q: How can I get my money from a customer for items purchased?
A: Payment can be made by the customer through the following options:
(a) On the counter if they have go to the merchant’s location,
(b) With a credit card or other forms of fund transfer stated on your page.
(c) Pay on Delivery
Q: Can the product be delivered to my customer at hom
Q: Who do I contact when I encounter a problem?
A: Call 09030000100