4 ways Connect Cincinnati app helps businesses

Posted at 11:28 AM, Jul 27, 2016

The twin explosions of smartphone use and mobile search have many growing businesses scrambling to devise a mobile strategy without the benefit of a full-time mobile marketing staff.

Cincinnati Bell offers an innovative solution with its Connect Cincinnati mobile app, which leverages the technology company’s fiber network to continue its 143-year tradition of connecting residents and businesses.

The Connect Cincinnati mobile app is the first city-wide mobile application connecting consumers, businesses and the community. Since its launch in July 2015, the mobile app has brought more than 85,000 users and more than 150 businesses into its unique ecosystem of connectivity across the region. It was recently recognized in the Cincinnati Business Courier’s annual Technology and Innovation Awards competition. 

More importantly, the Connect Cincinnati mobile app is a powerful tool for growing businesses to reach customers and prospects in an innovative, efficient way. Here are four ways the Connect Cincinnati mobile app can help you grow your business.



Reach thousands of local prospects instantly: Every day, thousands of Connect Cincinnati mobile app users are checking the app for exclusive offers and deals from participating businesses. Cincinnati Bell customers who sign into the app get additional offers and deals.

Leverage next-generation marketing capabilities: The Connect Cincinnati mobile app’s features include timely push notifications, geo-fencing and mobile sweepstakes. Its location and time-based marketing capabilities get the right message to the right customers at the right time.

Provide hyper-targeted content to mobile users: Promote content including menus, reservations, reviews and exclusive offers to customers and prospects in and around your business.

Become a hot spot: Offer free, high-speed Fioptics Wi-Fi at your establishment to attract customers, then leverage the Connect Cincinnati mobile app to keep them coming back and engaged. In addition to receiving the fastest Internet in town, businesses can take advantage of Cincinnati Bell’s managed Wi-Fi service with professional installation, 24/7 monitoring and local support.

To learn more about the Connect Cincinnati mobile app, and our Fioptics suite of products, go to