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Jul 3, 2023

Claim it mobile shopping app case study

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Claim it is a mobile shopping app that offers users the chance to win free products by playing games and participating in contests. Adding in-app shopping to your mobile app with Vendo could be the key to replicating their triumph. By incorporating a WebView to create your own marketplace, you can provide your users with access to an array of fantastic products from domestic brands, while generating a commission on each sale.


Looking for a one-stop-shop for all your marketplace needs? Vendo has got you covered. With a marketplace platform that automates day-to-day operations, a catalog of brands to choose from, the ability to invite your own brands, merchandising and promotional tools, the ability to sell through multiple channels (including your existing website, emails & SMS, mobile app, and social media), and ongoing daily support to help you scale your marketplace business.

Claim’s Success

The app was launched in 2016 and has since gained a following of over 3 million users. Claim it offers a unique shopping experience by gamifying the process of shopping.

Success factors of Claim it mobile shopping app

Gamified Shopping Experience

Claim it! Gamified shopping experience sets it apart from other shopping apps. By offering users the chance to win free products by playing games and participating in contests, Claim it is able to attract a niche audience and build a strong brand identity.

User-Friendly Interface

Claim it! The interface is user-friendly and easy to navigate. Users can browse products by category or search for specific items. The app also allows users to save items to their wishlist for future reference.

Wide Selection of Products

Claim it offers a wide selection of products, ranging from high-end luxury items to more affordable options. This allows users to find products that fit their budget and style preferences.

Convenient Payment Options

Claim it offers multiple payment options, including credit card, debit card, and mobile payment methods such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet. This makes it easy for users to complete their purchases quickly and efficiently.

Fast Shipping and Easy Returns

Claim it offers fast shipping options, with most orders arriving within 2-3 business days. The app also offers easy returns, with users able to initiate returns directly from the app.

Social Media Integration

Claim it integrates with social media platforms such as Instagram, allowing users to share their winnings with their followers. This helps to increase brand awareness and encourages users to participate in contests.

Community Engagement

Claim it encourages community engagement by offering users the chance to participate in group contests and challenges. This helps to foster a sense of community and encourages repeat participation.

Suggestions for growth

Expand Product Offerings: While Claim it already offers a wide selection of products, expanding the product offerings to include more niche items could attract new customers.

Offer More Contests: Offering more contests and challenges could increase user engagement and encourage repeat participation.

Partner with Brands: Partnering with brands to offer exclusive contests or prizes could help to increase brand awareness and attract new users.

Offer Rewards for Referrals: Offering rewards to users who refer friends to the app could help to increase user acquisition.

Offer Discounts on Purchases: Offering discounts on purchases for users who participate in contests or challenges could incentivize users to make purchases.

Expand Social Media Presence: Expanding Claim it's social media presence could help to increase brand awareness and attract new users.

Offer Personalization Options: Offering personalization options, such as the ability to customize products with initials or names, could increase customer engagement and loyalty.

Tips for other businesses to replicate Claim it’s success

Gamify the Shopping Experience: Other businesses could learn from Claim it's success by gamifying the shopping experience in unique ways.

Foster Community Engagement: Encouraging community engagement through group contests and challenges can help to build a sense of community and encourage repeat participation.

Offer Unique Prizes: Offering unique prizes or experiences can help to attract new customers and increase brand awareness.

Partner with Influencers: Partnering with influencers can help to increase brand awareness and attract new users.

Offer Rewards for Referrals: Offering rewards for referrals can help to increase user acquisition.

Expand Social Media Presence: Expanding social media presence can help to increase brand awareness and attract new users.

Personalize the Shopping Experience: Offering personalization options can help to increase customer engagement and loyalty.

To maximize your mobile app ARPU, consider incorporating Vendo. By allowing your users to shop for exceptional products from local brands, you can triple any affiliate sales commission out there, elevating it to 20-30%. That's 3-5x more than most affiliate links.


  • Book a demo call: We’ll set up your demo marketplace and populate it with products
  • Customize your marketplace: We’ll help you craft a marketplace that aligns with your branding guidelines,
  • Onboard Brands: Invite your favorite brands or choose brands from the Vendo brand catalog. We can also start reaching out to brands you’d like to sell on your behalf.
  • Select Products: Curate product collections manually or automate the process to efficiently manage your catalog and meet customer demand.
  • Embed products: Make your editorial content shoppable with products embedded right where your customers expect them to find. Simplify and streamline product discovery.
  • Start Selling Programmatically: Push products through multiple touch points: on your website, share it on social media, and include products in your newsletters. 
  • Get Paid: Get paid as soon as products are shipped by the brands. No need to wait 30-60 days or worry about orders not attributable to your affiliate links.
  • Get Repeat Sales: Since you’re not linking out, your customers will keep coming back. We’ll help them with abandoned cart emails and promotional email blasts. 


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