Case Studies

Archadeck Outdoor Living


Business Needs

Streamline on-site sales visit process, reduce the amount of product catalogs physical copies needed for a sales visit, and to send a follow-up email to clients as shortly after a sales visit as possible containing images of products that the potential customer showed interest in during an on-site sales visit.

Company Information

Specializes in the custom, award winning designs and construction of outdoor living spaces, decks, patios & hardscapes, sunrooms, porches, shade structures, outdoor kitchens, and fire features

General Problem Description

In order to stay competitive, the client wanted to show potential customers that they were dealing with a company that used modern technology and to offer customers a better overall shopping experience.  

Solution

We created an iPad (iOS) only app for presenting products offered by Archadeck/Outdoor Living Brands, such as sun rooms, shades, screened rooms, pergolas, outdoor kitchens, hardscapes (stone walkways), gazebos, decks and accessories.  The app was two very large photo galleries of product images and material choices.

Users added images to the app via iTunes.  Users had access to the “Media” section of the app and were able to add new albums to the galleries, as well as add the desired images to those albums.  They could easily swap out existing information with updates from the corporate office.

The app acted like a CRM for managing potential clients.  It also helped the sales people, as they no longer needed to carry multiple product catalogs with them on their sales calls.

Technical Details

Enterprise iOS app. Mini-CRM. Integrated sales follow-up PDF builder. Email functionality.

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