The question is often asked, “May we use our own iPads for your leads system”? Seems like a logical assumption, since iPads are iPads, right? Well, yes and no.
The answer, of course, is yes, but understanding the risk and trade off is important in making such a decision. Let’s take a look at standard apps offered by lead retrieval companies. Many trade show lead retrieval providers offer apps for iPads, iPhones and Android devices. Each system requires a cellular data connection where you often type in a badge number and you either see the leads immediately or (typically) later that night on the internet.
If you don’t need to always see the attendee’s information at the point of entry and if being able to share the leads with all of your reps is not important, then this is a great system to use. If you know that your cell phone …Read more →