Where to Charge Your Phone in Chicago: A Neighborhood-By-Neighborhood Breakdown

Chicago is home to some of the most Instagram-worthy spots: from Cloud Gate to North Avenue beach. Powering those selfies can necessitate a battery charge-up (or two) during the day. So, whether you’re just visiting the Windy City or you’re a permanent resident, make sure you bookmark this neighborhood-by-neighborhood breakdown of phone charging stations in … Continued

Where to Charge Your Phone in LA: A Neighborhood-By-Neighborhood Breakdown

It’s no secret that LA is the epicenter of glam and ‘Gram. Whether you call it Hollywood, La La Land, or just the City of Angels, LA is a vibrant city with many diverse neighborhoods and iconic locations just itching for a selfie! If you’re visiting LA or you’re a permanent resident, we’ve got your … Continued

5 Common Safety Concerns About Phone Charging Stations

There has been a lot of speculation lately about the safety of public phone charging stations. You may have come across articles with fear-inducing, clickbait headlines like: “Here’s Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone at a Public Charging Station!” While it is good for consumers to be aware about the potential risks that some … Continued

Where to Charge Your Phone in NYC: A Neighborhood-By-Neighborhood Breakdown

Running out of juice when you’re hitting the pavements of New York can be a total nightmare. We need to stay connected 24/7 but power outlets can be hard to come by. Thankfully, there’s ChargeItSpot. We partner with retailers across NYC’s five boroughs to provide free (and secure) phone charging kiosks for power-hungry consumers. Whether … Continued

Our Favorite Charging Kiosk Wrap Designs

At ChargeItSpot, we’ve transformed a mundane in-store amenity – phone charging kiosks – into a powerful, attention-grabbing marketing platform for brands. We’ve previously described how you can use the ChargeItSpot user interface to promote your business, but an often overlooked customization is the kiosk wrap itself. Our charging kiosks can include custom wrap designs with … Continued

Phone Charging: The New Power Economy

“I keep hearing about battery innovation, but it never makes it to my phone.” –  Evan Spiegel (Snapchat Co-Founder) Poor battery life is the Achilles’ heel of every cell phone maker in the world. While our connected devices continue to break new ground in terms of product innovation, design and weight, battery technology has remained … Continued

Why Phone Charging Is the Next In-Store Wi-Fi

Raise your hand if you’ve ever used in-store Wi-Fi? Wi-Fi has become a ubiquitous in-store amenity for brick-and-mortar retailers. According to a collaborative study by EarthLink Holdings, IHL Group and AirTight Networks, 57% of retailers offer free Wi-Fi for their customers and store employees. With increasing consumer dependence on cell phones, and the lack of … Continued

ChargeItSpot’s Mega Milestones

ChargeItSpot’s been busy for the past few months: deals closed, kiosks deployed, and new team members hired. But honestly, that stuff is business as usual at this point. However, we did hit some milestones that we think are kind of a big deal. First, a few weeks ago we turned 4 years old. Cheers to … Continued

Meet the Team: Sheri Tate, SVP Product Strategy

Sheri Tate is our kiosk industry veteran, with over 12 years of experience working with kiosks in product development, operations and marketing roles. Sheri began working with ChargeItSpot’s Founder/CEO Douglas Baldasare as a consultant shortly after the company was founded. Her passion for the startup’s mission developed and in 2015 she relocated from Northern California … Continued

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