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Social Media Gone Mobile

Mindjumpers

Tweet As yesterday’s tip on our Facebook page advised, the SoLoMo (Social, Local, Mobile) revolution of how we interact on social media platforms refers to the need of an intensified focus on use of mobile devices in daily life of social media. Lately, Facebook upgraded their mobile app to better incorporate the new Timeline design with an increased focus on visual content.

New Infographic: Associations Going Mobile

SocialFish

I’m doing a session all about mobile with Jeff De Cagna and Paul Gannon at the ASAE Technology Conference on Wednesday morning. Mobile is something Maddie and I think and talk about a lot. And after posting that “ mobile apps are a waste of time for associations ” on this blog last year, I’ve gotten a number of requests to talk more about it.

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Latest data on mobile usage

SocialFish

50 Amazing Facts About Mobile from Jamie Turner. 2013 11 mobile eating the world from Benedict Evans. BONUS: Business Insider Mega Slide Deck on the State of Mobile. Why the collaborative economy bears keeping an eye on Digital Strategy 101 [DATA] Latest State of the Internet Report from Mary Meeker is Up New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya! Featured Useful Data

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The Mobile Revolution is Here Now [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

For the past 5 years or so, research has predicted that mobile devices would overtake personal computers when it comes to internet usage. The infographic in this blog post pulls together data that shows that the turning point is here now. ” In another recent post of mine, I’ve identified why your business should go mobile and the best practices around it.

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Tools for Mobile Marketing Strategy Success

Spin Sucks

By James Prideaux We all know any successful marketing campaign starts with a sound strategy, and a mobile marketing strategy is no exception. Unfortunately, while mobile continues to grow in its importance as a marketing tactic, many marketers still lack the tools and knowledge to develop a sound and integrated mobile marketing strategy. and nearly $220B worldwide.

Mobile App Store Data is Required in 2015 Marketing Plans

Spin Sucks

By Dave Bell Stop me if you’ve heard this:  Mobile surpassed fixed Internet in 2014. Sixty-eight percent of digital media consumed globally is via a mobile device. Videos, blog posts, articles, pictures, and music are all being consumed via mobile. More users access Google Search via Mobile than by desktop. Ninety percent if time in mobile device is in mobile apps.

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Mobile Technology and Your Small Business

Ari Herzog

Mobile technology is not one thing. It’s not just a type of phone or a data plan. Mobile technology is all these things and more. In my opinion, mobile technology is the future of all communications for your business, internally and externally. They (and you) believe in the creation of the social web and mobile technologies are the key reasons for this substantial climb.

76% of Mobile Video Ads Are Viewed In-App [Study]

The Realtime Report

Mobile video is rapidly becoming the new darling of the digital advertising world, and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently conducted its first  Mobile Video Benchmark Study  to examine mobile video performance. The results show very high completion rates – over 90% – for mobile video. “…Mobile video is beyond the tipping point.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. Okay, so you’re ready to launch a mobile marketing campaign for your nonprofit. And, with 1.5 Convinced yet? But where do you begin? Texting Apps.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits

SocialFish

If you look carefully at this McKinsey infographic, you’ll see it actually says SMALL data sells better. Debunking the Hype Mobile Potluck Useful Data by grantstewart. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Cool Infographic Friday] The App Economy.

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Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation

SocialFish

Mobile from Strategy to Implementation for the 2013 ASAE Technology Conference (Tech13) from Amy Hissrich. “I was excited to do this session because over the past year, I’ve changed my mindset around mobile. However, this doesn’t sit in opposition to mobile serving as a game changer for associations. Examining the data from their web properties (e.g. Enjoy!

The Mobile Imperative

Twist Image

There's a sad truth about mobile, but I don't want to hear it. Making things even more complex are the telco companies who are still charging confusing fee structures for mobile data. It's hard to convince a large brand to think about mobile when they just don't see the uptake and motion from the consumer. How long will mobile ubiquity take? mobile. brand.

How to Track Mobile App Conversions

Convince & Convert

To understand the meaning behind downloads for your mobile app, you need to know how to track conversions effectively. On a mobile app, a download is by no means a conversion, although it does have valuable data that can increase your conversions. conversion is when a mobile app boosts sales, whether directly or indirectly. Time to Understand Download Data.

Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second

Mindjumpers

mobile using audience, jumping an impressive 75% to 13.4 Facebook’s mobile audience worldwide is now a heady 350 million. The overall social networking population across mobile devices increased by 37% to 72 million people – about 31% of all U.S. mobile users (aged 13 and over). About a third of all mobile users received a coupon or offer. million. million.

4 Invincible Ways Mobile Apps Fuel Business Growth

Convince & Convert

Mobile apps opened vistas of opportunities for small businesses. Today, from customer relationship management to documenting expenses to facilitating payments, mobile apps are playing an increasingly significant role in fueling business growth. Another big impetus for most businesses is the steadily decreasing cost of building a mobile app. highlight to tweet).

67% of Consumers Are More Likely To Purchase From Mobile-Friendly Sites

The Realtime Report

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of consumers think it’s important for brands to have a mobile-friendly site, according to a recent study by Google. Despite this clear expectation by consumers, nearly all of those surveyed (96%) have come across a site that wasn’t mobile-friendly, AdWeek reports. The majority (55%) say a bad mobile site experience hurts their opinion of a brand.

The Mobile Gap

Twist Image

The other side says this: We live in a mobile world, this is how consumers, primarily, connect with us, so we're in the process of developing a responsive Web experience, and looking at how we can shift some of the dollars over to mobile marketing. How many brands do you - as a consumer (not a marketing professional) - connect with on your mobile device? And, that's the thing: Mobile should never be a "less than" Web experience. With that, take a serious look at how your brand is represented on a mobile device. This is the mobile gap. big data.

How Much Google News Traffic Do Publishers Get? Here’s Data on 80 News Sites.

Adam Sherk

SimilarWeb provides data on total search visits as well as a breakdown by vertical: For each site I captured total search visits for January through November 2014 and the percentage coming from news search, then used that to calculate the number of news search visits for each site. As shown in this data, Google News is still sending a considerable amount of traffic to news sites.

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3 Ways Mobile Insights Are Informing Online and Offline Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Customer Experience Mobile. It’s predicted that shoppers around the world will have purchased about $119 billion worth of goods and services through their mobile phones by 2015. Either way, mobile will be instrumental in expanding brands’ reach and connecting them to new and existing audiences in a different way. That’s right, real time.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Is Top Mobile App, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook Is Most Popular Mobile App [Survey]. Which app do you use most frequently on your mobile phone?  A new survey from research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveals that Facebook dominates mobile apps, and is currently used four times more frequently than runner-up Twitter. What are your top three mobile apps? Facebook: 1.15 via  Facebook. YouTube.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world. Social, Digital & Mobile Around The World (January 2014) from We Are Social Singapore. Useful Data From We Are Social Singapore. For other reports in this series, please visit [link]. ——— ( photo credit ).

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7 Common Mobile Fundraising Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

SocialFish

Luckily, your organization doesn’t have to spend years cultivating your mobile fundraising strategy the way a chef would work meticulously on his caramelizing. Forgetting to steward mobile donors. When you’re planning your mobile fundraiser, it’s important not to base any decisions on assumptions. Mobile donation page. How long you plan to run a mobile giving campaign.

Data on the Digital Divide

SocialFish

Came across this infographic via a Mashable post.  I think it should have had more info about mobile web access, but interesting nonetheless. See more source data in the Digital Divide section of the  Pew Internet Research  site. Useful Data

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Government’s Mobile Nightmare

Geoff Livingston

The Office of Management and Budget released its digital strategy for mobile devices (phones and tablets, hooray!) It has three core objectives: Enable citizens and the growing mobile workforce to access high-quality digital government information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device. What do you think about the government’s mobile nightmare? Mission Conflict.

Mobile Gaming To Grow Faster Than Social, Online Gaming

The Realtime Report

Mobile gaming is growing more rapidly in the US than either social or online casual gaming, according to an eMarketer report. With its rapidly expanding audience, mobile gaming will also lead in advertising growth. The top sources of revenue for mobile gaming are: paid downloads. Is your brand moving into gaming – especially on mobile? in-game advertising.

Comic: The ‘Always On’ Nature Of Mobile And Social Media

SocMed Sean

Social and mobile…they go together like peanut butter and jelly. The fact that our mobile devices are so portable means they go everywhere with us. And the reduced price of smartphones and data plans means that our social channels tend to go wherever our mobile devices go. But the downsides comes with the addictive nature that comes with blending social and mobile.

The Future of Social Media Is Mobile. Are You Ready?

Simply Measured

There’s no denying the trend that mobile is taking over the digital landscape, particularly amongst the 18-34 year old demographic. Already 1 in 5 minutes of all digital media time is spent on social sites or in social media apps, and nearly 80% of all social media time is spent on mobile. Visual Content Is King on Social and Mobile. There are currently 2.6 billion by 2020.

How Data Is Used to Refine Marketing Messages

Convince & Convert

Instead, most of us are using data to inform our campaigns and listening to our consumers on a regular basis. Through data, they can prove that there’s a significant interest in a new product, service, or feature. Then great example of a successful company tweaking its message, product, and context based on data comes from Bodyform. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Crickets.

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Facebook Adds Dynamic Ads for Mobile App Installs

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Thursday announced the launch of dynamic ads  for mobile application installs. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes: App marketers will now have the ability to use dynamic ads to drive mobile app installs by targeting people who recently browsed their products. Now we’re offering app marketers the ability to use dynamic ads to drive mobile app installs, just in time for the holiday and post-holiday spike in downloads. This is critical as more and more people turn to mobile for shopping and purchasing.

7 Mobile Marketing Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

Convince & Convert

Mobile marketing is the future. Any marketer, or marketing firm worth their weight in invoices knows that the key to future success is adapting to and optimizing for the mobile market. Tablets and mobile devices are taking over the market and that makes for an exciting piece of Internet history that many are recognizing, but few are really cashing in on. Pay close attention.

One-Third of Consumers Are Visiting Top Digital Retail Sites Via Mobile Exclusively

The Realtime Report

New research from  comScore’s Data Mine  reveals that while the majority of the digital consumers use both desktop and mobile devices, around one-third of consumers are visiting the top digital retail brands  exclusively via mobile  as of September 2013. How many retail apps are on your mobile phone? Why is there such a sharp divide? The solution?

Our Job in PR is So Much Easier Now Thanks to Mobile

Spin Sucks

Certainly nothing is easy, but mobile technology now allows us to accomplish our business objectives more quickly and maybe even more effectively. Given the nature of mobile devices and technology, we now have direct access to get our messages and information directly into the hands of our targeted audiences—no matter where they are located in the world. Mobile Messaging for Teams.

Mobile Breaks Search. And Your Brand

Twist Image

Mobile could well be the last true computing platform. Not smartphones, but mobile. Back then, the mobile carriers were not concerned with data. There was no real mobile Web. There was no real interest from consumers to use their mobile phones for a Web-like experience. Back then, saying that, "mobile will eat the world," made anyone and everyone chuckle. Mobile is eating the world. He's also known for his presentation titled, Mobile Ate The World. The ecosystem - at the core - is mobile. Mobile breaks search. mobile.

5 Ways to Increase Mobile Conversion Rates

Convince & Convert

Have you tried using QR codes, SMS, or NFC to increase mobile traffic, but are noticing little to no mobile conversions? If your website is not mobile friendly, you will be lucky to see any conversions. However, what is surprising are the studies that have come out recently that show responsive sites are doing no better than non mobile desktop formatted sites.

Mobile Visits Account for 40% of All Traffic for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Mobile is an important and growing traffic source for all publishers, but just how much traffic does it represent? I was curious where things currently stand so I pulled mobile traffic figures from SimilarWeb for a variety of well-known brands. But if you have a SimilarWeb PRO subscription you can pull this data for any site. Here’s a breakdown by percentile. 20-29% 6.

The State of Social Media 2012 [DATA]

SocialFish

Featured Mobile Social CRM and ROI Social, In Theory Useful DataSelf explanatory, really. Read it and weep – or rejoice. Either way, the tidal wave is still going. Thanks, Esteban Contreras for putting this together! 2H12: The State of Social Media & Social Media Marketing in the Second Half of 2012. View more presentations from Esteban Contreras.

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Time Spent on Mobile Apps Totals 76% of Time Spent Watching TV

The Realtime Report

Mobile device users are spending more and more time on mobile apps, according to a new report from mobile app analytics firm Flurry.  US consumers spent an average of 127 minutes on mobile apps per day, a gain of 35% year-over-year. So how does mobile app usage compare to desktop web usage — or to the time spent watching TV?  A comparison of Flurry’s mobile app data with web usage indicates that US consumers spend more time in apps than surfing the web via desktop. Do you spend more time on mobile apps or watching television?

Device Usage in a Multi-Screen World [DATA]

SocialFish

And don’t forget to download our ebook on mobile strategy for associations ! Useful DataThis AWESOME deck by Google needs no further commentary. Please check it out. Multiscreenworld Final.

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How to Analyze Twitter Data

Sprout Social

But the fact of the matter is numerous marketers see success in their social media marketing strategies by paying closer attention to Twitter data. common problem for companies is they don’t know the best route to take when analyzing Twitter data. Looking into the data not only shows you what was working, but it gives you more insights to be successful on your next campaign.

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Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World

SocialFish

Adapting Your Website to a Mobile World from Tom Jelen. Related Posts Community Management Fundamentals BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation. photo credit ).