DALLAS – July 1, 2014 – Anyone in Dallas-Fort Worth can now get free or discounted drinks and snacks at vending machines with FanWise technology inside. FanWise, a patent-pending social mobile rewards technology, gives users of all ages and levels an instant location-based reward at vending machines when they post a social message.
Users simply visit “FanWise.com” in their browser, enter the machine ID and then select their Twitter or Facebook account to post a pre-written social message to receive a tangible reward. See a video of FanWise in action here. Since it's browser-based, FanWise works on every mobile device. There is no account setup, no app download and no credit card required.
"We are thrilled to partner with FanWise to rollout this technology in our vending machines," said Ken Jenkins, president of VendPro. "We are in the business of keeping our customers satisfied and energized. Not only is FanWise is helping us do that, but we are now able to provide our customers with a unique experience and reward them."
FanWise has been in public pilot in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market for the past year. Dallas-Fort Worth is the second launch market, and FanWise President and Inventor Brett Circe says it was an easy decision to make.
“We recognize that Dallas-Fort Worth is an information-technology powerhouse and has the largest concentration of corporate headquarters in the country,” said Circe. “By introducing FanWise to this market, we are quickly helping brands increase their social media ROI and creating a positive experience for all.”
FanWise plans to debut in Atlanta later this summer. Over the coming year, the social media technology plans to rollout to the top markets throughout the United States.
FanWise is a patent-pending social rewards technology that generates social buzz for brands, builds likes and followers, and most importantly lets brands “control” what’s said about them on social media. It is the only technology that can be installed into any existing vending or arcade game machine to create a smart vending machine. The Fanwise network incentivizes users to post a pre-written social message to their Facebook or Twitter accounts to receive an instant location-based reward. Since it’s browser-based, FanWise works on every device. There is no account setup, no app needed to download and no credit card required, simply pay with a Tweet and receive an instant social reward. FanWise was developed by Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based integrated advertising agency Starmark International. For more information on FanWise, visit www.fanwise.com.