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Tips for Creating a Streamlined Food Delivery Process

By 2024, the number of consumers using a food delivery service in the United States is projected to reach 69.9 million. What began as pandemic-driven behavior has turned into a continuing trend—diners enjoy the convenience of ordering food digitally and having their meal arrive at...

Why are Businesses Afraid of Direct Customer Relationships?

Today, countless merchants use third-party marketplace platforms to manage their customer data and relationships. These third-party marketplace platforms handle the logistics of end-to-end ordering and often incorporate built-in marketing strategies.

QR Codes — The Future of E-Commerce

QR codes have recently taken center stage in the future of eCommerce, but this barcode technology is nothing new. In fact, the Quick Response (QR) code originated in 1994.

How to Make the Switch to Direct-to-Consumer

When it comes to picking software for your product delivery services, navigating the different options available can be hard. Many delivery services are hosted through a third-party marketplace app and allow merchants little to no control over what takes place when a customer orders a...

What is Direct-to-Consumer Software?

When it comes to picking software for your product delivery services, navigating the different options available can be hard. Many delivery services are hosted through a third-party marketplace app and allow merchants little to no control over what takes place when a customer orders a...

The Pivot to a Digital World Accelerated by COVID

Most ordering and delivery platforms, such as GrubHub or UberEats, take a large portion of revenue every time a customer places an order. This chunk of change, often referred to as a commission, can quickly eat away at your business’ profits.

Why Do Commissions Suck?

Most ordering and delivery platforms, such as GrubHub or UberEats, take a large portion of revenue every time a customer places an order. This chunk of change, often referred to as a commission, can quickly eat away at your business’ profits.

The Future of GameFi + The Real World

For years, the focal point of video game makers has been to create an increasingly realistic and immersive version of gameplay. Simultaneously, the blockchain community has been growing, working to create a decentralized version of digital transactions. Together, a realistic gaming...

Ally Now Has Live Chat

Live chat has become the leading preferred digital contact method for online customers. In fact, 46% of customers say they prefer live chat compared to just 29% for email and 16% for social media. Despite these staggering numbers, only 9% of companies currently use live chat on their...

Top 10 Tips for Delivery Drivers

As a delivery driver, you are required to spend a significant amount of time behind the wheel. Your goal is to ensure that every delivery goes as smoothly as possible, resulting in happy merchants and customers.

Cross-Blockchain Engines

This article reflects Ally’s journey, including the platform’s latest developments and partnerships. Keep reading for more in-depth insight into Ally’s traction.

Ally’s Journey, Success, and New Partnerships

This article reflects Ally’s journey, including the platform’s latest developments and partnerships. Keep reading for more in-depth insight into Ally’s traction.

Ally Announces The Verse

Ally, the developer of a platform that directly connects delivery drivers and merchants, is now launching the next generation of online world gameplay. Dubbed, “The Verse,” this world will be an evolving landscape that allows for numerous game styles and functionality.

How to Optimize Delivery Costs for Better Customer Rates and Driver Commission

The global courier and delivery services industry has a market cap of about $363.8 billion in 2022. Experts project the annual growth rate to nearly double from 2.6% between 2017 and 2022 to 4.9% from 2022 and beyond. What’s more, the industry currently ranks as the fourth largest...

Should My Business Have an App?

As both consumers and marketers, we recognize the importance of meeting our target audience where they are — whether at home, in the office, or on the go. It’s no surprise that mobile shopping has increased exponentially over the past few years. In fact, 79% of smartphone users have...

Ally Develops Waitlist Feature

Our new waitlist feature helps drivers make more deliveries and merchants get their goods to customers sooner. If you, as a driver, go the extra mile to ensure you’re at a merchant’s location — ready for another delivery — you deserve to be rewarded. Because time is always of the...

Ally Introduces pNFTS

Ally is partnering with SyncDao to create specially minted pNFTs created and designed by some of your favorite celebrities! Once you purchase a pNFT on the Ally Platform (Powered by Direct), up to 80% of the sale gets put into a perpetual vault (a decentralized investment platform).

Ally Develops Artificial Intelligence to Power Platform

Ally, Inc. announces its Artificial Intelligence (AI), Elly. Elly is an AI interface that will power an integrated interactive experience across the Ally ecosystem.

Ally Launches Authentication on the Blockchain

Ally has built an authorization system on the blockchain that allows users to register and maintain their credentials and identity decentralized. We want people to be able to authorize their developer identity for our platform so they can develop applications using our API on top of...

Ally Develops Autonomous Vehicle For Deliveries

Ally, Inc. today announced Ally Rover, an autonomous vehicle for deliveries. The Ally Rover, or “robot” vehicle can hold several delivery containers to accomplish multiple deliveries in one outing.

Ally Founder Featured in Delivering the Digital Restaurant Book

Delivering the Digital Restaurant Your Roadmap to the Future of Food is a recently published book by Meredith Sandland and Carl Orsbourn. Ally Founder and CEO Roman Tsarovsky is a featured contributor for this book, available on Amazon!

Ally Adds AppRepos to Merchant Application Development and Release Process

Web application testing is an important part of the development process. Testing ensures that the applications we release to our merchants for their businesses are working as intended for customers. Ally’s development of AppRepos allows us to bring our merchants into the process to...

Ally Founder Featured in Mission Matters: World’s Leading Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Top Tips To Success

Mission Matters: World’s Leading Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Top Tips To Success (Business Leaders Vol.5) is a recently published book by Mission Matters Media co-founder Adam Torres. Ally Founder and CEO Roman Tsarovsky is a featured author in this book, available on Amazon!

Top 10 Tips for Restaurant Owners

Running a restaurant can be an exciting venture! Of course, it has always come with challenges, and that is true now more than ever. As a business that works with restaurant owners every day, we thought we would share 10 tips to help you get the most out of your restaurant business!...

Ally Joins Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

We are pleased to announce that Ally has joined the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. We look forward to being a part of the Chamber’s continued success in efforts improving the local business landscape for merchants and customers. We want to make it easy for our merchants using Wordpress...

Ally Launches WordPress Plugin for eCommerce Experience!

Wordpress users rejoice! The team at Ally has made it easier than ever to sync your Ally Platform data and experience with your Wordpress eCommerce website. We want to make it easy for our merchants using Wordpress to have a fully functional eCommerce experience synced with their data...

Announcing Development of Pharmacy Ally: Connecting Customers and Pharmacies for Pick-up and Delivery of Prescriptions

Just announced! “Pharmacy Ally” is a digital application designed to provide pharmacies and customers an easy-to-use experience for refills and pick-up and delivery of prescriptions.

Ally Embed Store: eCommerce Made Easy!

If you have ever thought about adding eCommerce functionality to your website, but it seemed too complicated, or expensive, we understand completely. You probably did a few web searches, only to read a collection of technical terms and recommendations to hire third-party developers...

​​How the Direct Token (DRCT) is Used Throughout the Ally Ecosystem

Using our protocols, merchants will be able to keep 100% of their revenue by removing commissions. Drivers will make an average of 42% more when compared to other platforms, and customers will save approximately 30% on every transaction. The Direct Token (DRCT) and Ally’s Ten...

Support Your Local Gig Economy

The Ally $DRCT token has been minted and is now live on ethereum’s mainnet. $DRCT is now tradeable on Uniswap.