Front Flip wins gold, LotteryHUB takes silver at New Products & Technology Banquet
September 15, 2015
AUSTIN, Texas (September 15, 2015). Shoutz, Inc. was awarded two American Business Association Stevie® awards Friday during an award ceremony in San Francisco. The awards recognized the success of Shoutz’s LotteryHUB and Front Flip mobile applications in creating compelling, goal-oriented mobile experiences.
Front Flip took top honors, and a gold statue, in the Best Marketing Apps category. The modern-day version of loyalty cards, the Front Flip app allows businesses to create and manage rewards and daily offers, and even send “gifts” to re-engage customers. Front Flip was awarded the Stevie in recognition of its ability to retain customers and promote loyalty, while also increasing visit frequency and average ticket size. Runners-up in the category included BMO Capital Markets, Jeunesse Global and RiverSource Annuities.
LotteryHUB, an official mobile app for the Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries, placed second in this year’s Best Integrated Mobile Experience category. LotteryHUB remains the only mobile destination where players can find a live-stream of every Powerball and Mega Millions drawing, and also offers custom content, player tools and a loyalty rewards program.
Along with these awards, LotteryHUB also won a bronze medal in the Best Facebook Page category of this year’s American Business Awards. That award was presented in Chicago in June. “One of the greatest things about Shoutz is our ability to see the environment around us and create great experiences for our clients and their customers,” said Shoutz Vice President of Marketing Services, Jamie Smith.
“Giving lotteries and retail organizations the tools to identify and market to their dedicated customers is what gets us going in the morning. To be recognized for that, especially among a group of such distinguished finalists, is a real honor,” Smith said. The American Business Association’s Stevie Awards recognize the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. Over 13 years of competition, winners include Apple, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Procter & Gamble and more.
Shoutz, Inc. is an award-winning marketing, technology and gaming company that brings together the rewarding and fun experiences of mobile gaming with consumer engagement and loyalty programs within the retail, media and entertainment industries. With its innovative use of digital media, Shoutz gives lotteries the power to better engage their players, accurately measure their marketing efforts, and optimize their fundraising abilities. Shoutz is dedicated to driving brand engagement through digital, social and gaming programs on mobile. With offices in Austin, Texas and Leawood, Kansas, Shoutz is a member of the World Lottery Association. For more information visit www.shoutz.com.
About Front Flip
Front Flip is a customer engagement platform that combines loyalty, marketing, feedback and social engagement into one mobile solution. Front Flip helps businesses personally connect with loyal customers through a custom rewards system, along with real-time customer feedback. Front Flip’s command center provides businesses with an effective marketing tool, used to generate customized campaigns for specific customer segments. Front Flip uses innovative technology that is easy to use for any type of business and provides the tools necessary to drive interaction for short-term promotions or long-term engagement. Based in Leawood, Kansas, Front Flip’s services can be used with major brands at the franchise, co-op, agency and corporate levels. Front Flip is a subsidiary of Shoutz, Inc. For more information visit www.frontflip.com.
LotteryHUB is an official mobile application of Powerball and Mega Millions. It offers a convenient, engaging and rewarding mobile experience for lottery players and includes video and news content, jackpot and drawing information, and a loyalty rewards program. Players can also use the app to save their tickets, either by entering numbers manually or scanning tickets with a smartphone camera. LotteryHUB has twice been named the Best Mobile App by the American Gaming Association (AGA)and has won AGA Awards in the Best Direct Digital Marketing and Best Mobile Marketing categories. LotteryHUB is available to download for free on the Apple iTunes and Google Play app stores. For more information visit www.lotteryhub.com.