Lakewood, Colorado (October 29, 2014) – Cigar Dojo, the social cigar app, is rolling out the all-new Loyalty & Rewards Program for brick & mortar cigar shops. With the Dojo’s huge install base and active community of cigar lovers, the new feature will take the Cigar Dojo app to a whole new level.
The Cigar Dojo Loyalty & Rewards Program is the 1st-ever viral cigar rewards program for brick and mortar cigar shops. With this new feature, users will be encouraged to purchase at their local cigar shop, incentivised by prizes that are completely customized by each and every shop in the program. As the customer earns points, they will create a viral “buzz” on social media for participating cigar shops. And best of all, the program runs itself. Cigar shop owners no longer need to create hand written notes to track rewards or purchase expensive point of sale equipment.
This is a huge win for both the customer and the retailer! Customers will enjoy the ease of use and social aspect of this new feature, while shops benefit not only from the simplicity, but also gain exposure with the first-of-its-kind viral component of the Cigar Dojo Loyalty and Rewards Program.
“Creating a viral loyalty & rewards program that benefits both the customer and the cigar shop was our goal and we believe we have created something very special.” stated Eric Guttormson, owner of the Cigar Dojo. He continued, “Not only does this new feature help shops retain and reward their loyal customers, but it helps bring in new customers as well. We are very excited and proud that we can help brick & mortar cigar shops strengthen their business.”
The Cigar Dojo app has an existing cigar shop locator built-in, but now with the Loyalty & Rewards feature, cigar shops can connect with their customers like never before. “This is just the beginning. We have huge plans for the new Loyalty & Rewards Program. We are already working on the next phase, which will allow shop owners their own online admin dashboard that will give them access to view trends and analytics regarding their loyalty program, as well as send messages to the people who are using the program. Just imagine how powerful that data will be for the shop owner. We are also planning to allow shop owners the option to tie the rewards program in with their existing point-of-sale machine for an even more robust system. We are committed to making this the best loyalty & rewards program - period,” stated Mr. Guttormson.
The Cigar Dojo is a free app that can be downloaded for iPhone or Android at their respective app stores.
The new feature is rolling out now and will cost a small annual fee for the shop owner. Cigar shops are encouraged to contact Cigar Dojo to have their shop set up for the program. More details on the program can be found at http://bestcigarapp.com/loyalty