Promote your business through Facebook, reach friends of customers who use your Wi-Fi!
Connect your business directly with social profiles. Anonymous guests become real people and you can get access to their profiles, including real name, email, etc.* These profiles can be used later for marketing purposes and these data can be automatically imported to Mailchimp or your favorite newsletter software via Zapier.
*Data collected is vary by Social Networks and users' permission settings.
After connecting to your Wi-Fi network, customers are forwarded to your own splash page. Based on your setup, they may have to check-in to your place before they can use the internet for free. A message can also be posted on their walls in the background,like “Enjoying free internet @ Starducks Cafe, great! :)”.
There is no need to set up a password and spell it for your customers. This can save valuable time for your staff. The check-in mechanism is fully automatic and also optimized for mobile devices.
While giving out free Wi-Fi, you can Promote your own Facebook Page, get new "Check-Ins" and social recommendations from your customers. This increases your business' visibility, customer engagement and sales.
New "Check-Ins" means more engaged users. According to Facebook the average user has 130 friends who can also see your business once their friend checks in. That means, depending on the number of fans you have, multiplied by the number of friends they have, your content could achieve wide viral syndication.
Facebook automatically sends notifications to users who checked in to your place and asks them to write reviews. This is an easy way to get feedback from your customers which are crucial to any business..
For those who don't want to use social networks or don't have an account, you can offer alternative ways to log in. You can capture data, like e-mail, give voucher codes, or have them request a voucher code automatically via SMS.
Check out what social options are available.
Each Wi-Fi user can have limited bandwidth. This way you can avoid having your Wi-Fi overloaded by one massive download. You can also see the names and faces of your user and you can blacklist any user any time.
The analytics component of your Facebook Page, called Insights, provides detailed data on fan activity, as well as demographic information such as age, gender and geographic location, all of which can be important for the purposes of market research.
Cloud-based Control Center gives you the power to manage unlimited hotspot locations from a centralized interface. Check the number of transactions, sessions, user data, traffic consumption by user or locations. Get e-mail alerts when a router stop working.
Check out the Features of Hotspot Management
We support many hardware and firmware which you can use to run the client software directly. It will communicate with our web, database and radius servers and handle redirection and authentication.
You can also use your existing hardware and network if you put a hotspot gateway device behind your network. This can also be a supported router or even a PC. In this case you don't need to change your existing configuration to make it compatible with out system, you only need to add one more device.Check out whether your hardware is directly supported on our Supported Devices page
It is possible to remove all HotspotSystem.com related text and graphics from the Splash pages and replace it with your own branding. You can even use your own domain name so the service will look like as it is was your own. This option requires an extra one time setup fee.