Technology designed for marketers

Bring your brand to life on mobile

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  • Fulfill the promise of mobile

    Engage customers – and create new ones

    Every anonymous download is a potential customer. Create energized and engaged mobile communities that move the needle for your brand.

    Carnival brings your brand to life in customers’ pockets through the most innovative and targeted mobile messaging. We make personalized “always on” marketing possible.

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  • Increase impressions

    Get more eyeballs

    You have a lot of great content that deserves more eyeballs. Push your brand assets to places it hasn’t been before – maximize reach across your mobile communities.

    Our one-of-a-kind in-app Message Stream turns your apps into an owned marketing channel, giving you a dedicated mobile canvas to communicate with your customers.

  • Create the most compelling content

    Go beyond push notifications

    A push notification is only as effective as the experience it connects to. Surprise and delight your app users with rich, full-screen, in-app messages that go way beyond push notifications.

    Carnival gives you the most engaging message types out-of-the-box. Give your agencies the power to unlock creative, drive app opens, and even win awards with videos, images, coupons, polls, and more.

Carnival vs The others

The world's most powerful Mobile Marketing Suite
means more success for your brand

Drag-and-drop interface designed for brand marketers and their agencies. Interface designed for developers, with code level features and complex tools.
Rich messages out-of-the-box, including videos, images, animated gifs, and HTML5. Basic push notifications with limited rich messaging options.
In-app messages and a branded Message Stream to reach users who opt-out of push. Delivery limited to push notifications.
Advanced audience segmentation and rich automated messaging that is easy to set up. Limited automation tools that require development resources to master.
Customized reporting and insights across your entire app portfolio. Real-time analytics and automated weekly reports. App-level reports and graphs, with little personalization or 'next step' insights.
Integration with your existing systems via our secure and RESTful messaging and analytics API. Complex or limited API set.
Best-in-class account success team, focused on helping you develop and execute a winning mobile strategy. Minimal services, focused on integration assistance.

Results that impact your business

Increase customer retention and drive sales

  • 480%

    Increase in app opens

    Proactive messaging vs. organic traffic

  • 67%

    Increase in active users

    Targeted messaging aligned with TV advertising

  • 6.1%

    In-store sales uplift

    Mobile activation

  • 130k

    Store visits triggered

    Rich messaging promotion

Your audience demands more than
just push notifications

Carnival's rich, personalized messaging outperforms basic push by 20x

See how Nabisco engages One Direction fans

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Don't just take our word for it

"During the 2012 US Presidential Elections, we partnered with Carnival to run geo-targeted mobile polls. The Carnival platform, along with the strategy and execution support of their team, allowed us to run A/B testing, adapt content and timing, and target audiences in real time. Carnival is the best solution for brands looking to maximize customer engagement on mobile." - Dave Statman, VP Creative Development, Time Warner Global Media

Our brands have the awards to prove it

Creative Marketing Effectiveness

Best in Show

Most Innovation Brand on Mobile

Best Branded Mobile Game

2013 Mobile Marketer of the Year

Most Innovative Mobile Technology

Monetization & Engagement

Best Use of Mobile Devices

2009 Interactive

Overall Excellence in Best Use of Mobile Marketing

Marketer-as-Media Spotlight

2010 Best Mobile Application

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