33 Mobile Coupon Examples from Real Small Businesses That Killed It

We’re on to you.

Don’t even try to deny it.

You can’t resist a good coupon.

And you know what? Neither can your customers.

And they go especially gaga over mobile coupons, and that’s a research-backed fact.

According to a 2015 study done by research giant Nielsen, 26% of online consumers in the U.S. use online or mobile coupons for in-store shopping, and 54% would be willing to use them.

And if you want to take a peek into the future, Juniper Research tells us there will be 1.05 billion mobile coupon users worldwide by 2019, up from 560 million in 2014.

So it’s pretty lucky that you can use Swiftic to create gorgeous, sales-boosting coupons, right?

But sometimes just having the tools is not enough. Sometimes it takes a tiny splash of inspiration to achieve greatness.

So we at Swiftic  have found that inspiration for you.

We dug deep into our data and found the 33 most effective (by claims and redeems) mobile coupons our members offered in 2015. We then divided them into three main types to make it easier for you to find coupons you may want to try yourself.

And don’t miss your bonus—four extra-smart hacks we added at the end.

So, sit back, relax, and take a look at the wide range of effective coupons you can create yourself in just a few minutes.

3 types of effective mobile coupons:

The “Classic Discount” mobile coupon

Why it killed: You just can’t beat the classics. A good old product discount, no matter what your product, is bound to lure customers. It really is as simple as that. Check these out:

Snap SMB mobile coupon


Nutrition Direct mobile coupon


Supreme Blends mobile coupon


SMB mobile coupon


Anglers mobile coupon


Woolshed mobile coupon


Paintball mobile coupon


The “Buy X, Get Y” mobile coupon

Why it killed: Who can resist a good bargain? The “if you buy X, you’ll get Y for free or at a discount” formula is another well-known staple of the coupon world, and for good reason. Take a look:

Beauty Zone mobile coupon


Emerald Tattoo mobile coupon


Fifi mobile coupon


Fleurty Ginger mobile coupon


Hatland mobile coupon


Senor Patron mobile coupon


Jane Divine mobile coupon


Spa Castle


Smart living mobile coupon


Westside pizza mobile coupon


The “Reward for App Download” mobile coupon

Why it killed: One of the best ways to get your app downloaded in the first place is to offer a “thank you” mobile coupon that gives the fresh, new app users a special treat. Naturally, that treat will also get them to BUY something from your business, so everybody’s a winner. Here are some good ones:

As You Wish mobile coupon


Battery Megastore


Give Back Boutique mobile coupon


Kenji Hibachi mobile coupon


Kiss mobile coupon


Liquid Chef mobile coupon


Narada mobile coupon\


Southern Fried Chicks mobile coupon


Bonus: 4 extra-smart mobile coupon hacks

The wonderful thing about mobile coupons is that you can use them to reward customers for basically any behavior you want to encourage. These clever SMB owners figured out ways to achieve valuable business goals just by using these simple hacks.

The “Happy Birthday” mobile coupon

Why it killed: Creating a customer birthday database is a mission every business should strive to achieve. This powerful list allows you to send out special promotions and treats on birthdays, which vastly increases customer loyalty and revenue. (People do tend to spend more money on birthdays, after all.)

Ikebana mobiel coupon


The “Limited Times” mobile coupon

Why it killed: Sometimes people need a reason to celebrate. Every business has its slow times, so why not turn a weakness into a strength by offering an enticing mobile coupon specifically for those times?

Savina mobile coupon




Jumpy Place mobile Coupons


The “Bring a Friend” mobile coupon

Why it killed: Mobile coupons are one of the best ways to get repeat customers, and word of mouth is still one of the most effective ways to get new customers. Now there’s a way to combine the two. Referral mobile coupons can be a great fit for service providers like barber shops. Just make sure to include scheduling in your app, so that your customers’ friends can book their first appointment!

Sharper image mobile coupon


Paul Watts mobile coupon


The “Grow Your Social Channels” mobile coupon

Why it killed: We probably don’t need to tell you that in this day and age, social media is an amazing way to engage your customers, both inside and outside your app. Use your mobile coupons to reward customers for following you on social channels or encourage them to “check in” when they’re at your business to increase your exposure among their friends.

Growlers mobile coupon


Midway Vetrinary mobile coupon


Create your own killer mobile coupons.