CUMMING, Ga. – If you shop in Forsyth County and have a mobile phone, you could be a prize winner.
AdverTagging,a Microsoft service provider, in partnership with local businesses throughout the county, has announced the Discover Forsyth Scavenger Hunt which will run every day in September. Visitors to participating retail locations may scan the Microsoft Tag on special in-store displays using the a Microsoft Tag reader and will be automatically entered into weekly prize drawings and a grand prize, a Chromebook computer to be awarded on Oct. 1.
In addition to Scanning the Tags, hunters will also unlock special loyalty rewards from participating businesses creating a double incentive to participate in the Scavenger Hunt.
Forsyth businesses wanting to take advantage of this unique promotion can sign up until Aug. 28, but spots are limited. To participate in the hunt as a player or as a sponsoring business, you can register online at www.scavengerhunt.advertagging.com or call 877-225-9937.
Consumers planning to participate in the Hunt only need a mobile phone with internet access, and the free Microsoft Tag reader, available for download at www.gettag.mobi.
“In 2010, 20 percent of all internet searches were conducted from a mobile phone. By 2013, over half of all searches will be mobile based, and one-third of these are looking for local businesses,” said Kay Wolfe, Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing. According to ABI Research, mobile users spent $1.2 billion on consumer products in 2009 and this number is expected to grow to $119 billion by 2015. “AdverTagging is promoting this Scavenger Hunt as a fun way to introduce the community to the real power of this incredible technology.” she added.