iPads are a perfect fit for trade shows. They are the trade show bug zappers that draw attention from show attendees. iPads are portable, easy to use, always connected to the Internet, and have a long battery life . iPads are a guaranteed way to draw attention to your exhibit. Below are 5 ways you can utilize an iPad at your next trade show.
#1: On-the-go iPad product demos. iPads are a great way to show YouTube product videos and SlideShare Power Point presentations. Exhibitors can carry the iPad all over the booth, no electricity needed because of its 10 hour battery life. Thanks to the iPad’s touchscreen product demos can be done quickly and intuitively.
#2: Share your literature, on an iPad. You no longer need to transport massive of amounts of literature to a trade show. Show attendees can view your literature on the iPad. If requested, the literature can be e-mailed on the spot.
#3: Sell items on an iPad. Thanks to Square Up, your iPad can be used to take on the spot credit card payments. Accept credit card payments anywhere with your , iPad,iPhone or Android phone with the Square Up app.
#4: Run a Contest on an iPad. iPrize Wheel is a new game wheel app that turns your iPad or iPad 2 into a portable game wheel, customizable. When attendees spin the wheel, they are prompted to enter their name and email address (and a phone number, which is optional). Therefore, at the end of the day, this app can also help you to generate additional subscribers to your email list.
#5: Retrieve leads on an iPad Bartizan iLeads is the first lead retrieval app on the market and is the recipient of the 2010 Breakthrough Award from TSEA. Using the easy touch screen display, exhibitors can enter attendees badge numbers, and then they are prompted to add a note, a qualifier or to take a survey.
P.J. Naughton Internet Marketing Consultant