Fontera is an award winning digital solutions provider specialising in the development of customised mobile, web and social media applications and the creation and execution of innovative bespoke campaigns for the world’s leading brands.
Since we started Fontera in 2003 we’ve developed sites, campaigns and applications that offer our clients unparalleled levels of quality, development expertise and results in their new media and marketing. With offices in Cape Town, London and Atlanta, we have a global footprint, and we’ve repeatedly demonstrated our ability to develop amazing, unique solutions for a wide array of clients in a range of markets with vastly different requirements and sensibilities.
Mobile Fontera entered the market in 2003 with a range of cutting edge mobile campaign managers, since then we have expanded our offering to cover the full breadth of mobile services including bulk messaging (SMS and MMS), campaign management, mobile website design, USSD, QR Codes, and the development of mobile applications for the iOS, Android, Blackberry and J2ME (Java) platforms.
Bulk Messaging From 1 to 1 million+, Fontera can handle your bulk messaging needs with a choice of interfaces to suit whatever your requirements are. Email to SMS Web to SMS FTP SMS Bulk Messaging API’s Bulk MMS SMS Servers Database Management Systems 400+ networks in 150+ countries Least cost routing Delivery reports for all messages Online database management tools
Campaign Management Fontera’s CampaignTXT campaign manager offers a full range of pre-loaded mobile campaigns including competitions, votes, comments, sales lead generators and random prize giveaways. Tweet, track trending topics & followers and manage Twitter directly from within CampaignTXT. Fontera can customise any component in CampaignTXT to suit a business process or a particular campaign. Customers can build a client database and then manage SMS communication with all users via CampaignTXT. CampaignTXT is web based, offering customers the ability to access it from any web enabled computer anywhere in the world.
Mobisite Development Over 4 Billion mobile phones in the world means that if you don’t have a mobisite you are missing your customers. Fontera develops innovative mobisites that allow your users, customers, staff, students and suppliers to interact with you no matter where they are or what time it is. Fontera designs mobisites to work on all internet capable phones in the optimal way. We develop mobisites to the exact specifications in order to guarantee cross browser usability for iOS, Android, Blackberry and other browsers.
QR Codes QR codes can be placed on customer accounts, websites, marketing mailers, emails, in-store posters and even on the walls of a store They can link to mobi pages, vouchers, videos, Facebook or Twitter Full tracking and analytics available Image scanners are now standard on all new smartphonesandcan be downloaded for the older ones
Mobile Apps Apps are the latest craze in mobile. Spurred on by the establishment of app stores by almost all of the handset manufacturers and billions of downloads by users, if you want your brand to be on a users’ phone, you need to have an app. Fontera develops engaging, usable apps for Apple iPhone, Android, Blackberry and J2ME (Java), leaving you to concentrate on marketing. Whether your app is developed for a marketing campaign or if your app is your business, Fontera has the experience and know how to make your app a success.
Web In 2009 Fontera set up a partnership with Pod1, an ecommerce web design company, digital agency and online marketing specialist. This partnership gives Fontera access to Pod1’s extensive experience in designing and building beautiful, usable and accessible websites created to inspire, inform and effectively communicate your message to your audience. The web services Fontera and Pod1 offer include web design, ecommerce development, Content Management Systems, Intranets and Extranets and Email management.
Website Design and Development Through our partnership with Pod1, Fontera is able to offer clients cutting edge ecommerce development based on the Magento ecommerce platform. Our award winning sites offer users a unique shopping experience while giving our clients a comprehensive, easy to manage web system including a complete back end management tool and easy integration with existing accounting, stock management and logistics systems.
Email Email marketing enhances the relationship between a merchant and its current or previous customers, to encourage customer loyalty and repeat business as well as acquiring new customers or convincing current customers to purchase something immediately. Fontera clients enjoy a full email management service including content creation, email generation, HTML coding and reporting of each send using your choice of any of our affiliated email platforms.
Social Media Having developed a number of social media applications that regularly draw millions of users, Fontera is one of the premier social application developers in the world. With social commerce fast becoming a reality, Fontera is able to develop and market your social application across a range of platforms.
Application Development Fontera was one of the first developers to offer apps on the Facebook platform and is still one of the most successful. We are uniquely positioned to be able to handle your social media strategy and development in the same place, allowing you to concentrate on marketing.
Strategy and Consulting Over the past few years Fontera has gained millions of users for our social media apps, groups and profiles. We know what it takes to get users to join/friend/like/follow/check-in/recommend you online and to make your brand stand out. In other words how to make your message viral in the best possible way.
Social Media Monitoring Online Reputation Management A single tool that tracks and monitors all mentions of your company and other pertinent key words across all major social media Respond immediately to customer issues on all platforms Keep control of what is being said about your brand at all times
Support Fontera offers Office Hours support standard as part of any agreement. Support is offered directly by the people who actually designed and developed each platform, not via a call center. 24/7 Support and other SLA’s available on request.
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