YouTube rolls out a built in chat feature on mobile!
MAY 11, 2016
YouTube is rolling out a messenger like feature called Native Sharing' Share videos and chat with your friends without leaving the mobile app. Social Media in Action Video chat YouTube
Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
Tweet Share The following is a feature article by Rob the Web Guy. Here’s my problem: No one touched on the fact that most users access these social networks with their mobile devices! Make sure your URL appears on the mobile platform and adjust if necessary. Any better suggestions? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking on his blog.
12 Secret Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Use
AUGUST 29, 2015
Mastering hidden Facebook features will help you get ahead of your competition. Save articles on Facebook with “Save for Later” The Facebook Save feature is a great tool that can help you curate relevant content that you can publish later on your Facebook page. Get help for mobile apps and browsers. 2. Coupled with their comments, messages, questions, issues, etc.,
New Infographic: Associations Going Mobile
DECEMBER 6, 2011
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.
The Mobile Revolution is Here Now [Infographic]
MARCH 15, 2013
For the past 5 years or so, research has predicted that mobile devices would overtake personal computers when it comes to internet usage. The Post-PC Revolution infographic was created by Moovweb , a company that has released a “Post-PC cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that syncs content, features and business logic across all Web experiences – in real time.”
Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions
JUNE 21, 2016
Facebook used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France this week to take the wraps off several new advertising-related products and features. Finally, Facebook announced that it is testing its new Facebook Creative Hub, with plans to make it available globally “in the next few months”: The use of mobile devices is increasing.
Top Tools for Mobile Marketing
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
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. It features drag & drop and allows you to customize your apps.
Tools for Mobile Marketing Strategy Success
MARCH 24, 2015
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 Technology and Your Small Business
JANUARY 3, 2013
Mobile technology is not one thing. 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. This is what mobile technology can do.
7 Common Mobile Fundraising Mishaps and How to Avoid Them
MAY 16, 2016
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.
Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your iPad Or Tablet
DECEMBER 23, 2012
If you are a tablet owner, though, you probably know that apps like Twitter and Facebook treat your tablet as a mobile device by default. It took me an hour of finding workarounds for Twitter and I document the process of switching to the Twitter desktop view (not the mobile view) of Twitter in this blog post. I can’t live without my tablet. No easy fix. Something helpful!
Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation
APRIL 16, 2014
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. It’s an exciting time both for mobile development and associations.
The 6 Best Features of iOS 7
The Social Media Incubator
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
After a few failed attempts and then finally a successful installation, we have our 6 best features of iOS7. Now that you have heard our favorite features of the new operating system, leave a comment below with your favorite feature! Apps In the Media Mobile Apps Mobile Tips ability to multi-task Apple iOS 7 mobile operating system organizing and finding photos
How to Track Mobile App Conversions
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
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. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Define Conversions.
Best iOS6 Features for Business Users
OCTOBER 11, 2012
It has loads of impressive features which are best suited for business professionals. are few features which can help this operating system to get nominated for “Best OS for business” this year. Read further to understand some of its fabulous features for business and map your requirements better. There is a saviour for you, VIP Mail feature. How will you save yourself?
Carlsberg Launches Crowdit: A Non-Branded Mobile App
OCTOBER 17, 2012
We frequently see companies making use of mobile apps to promote their brand. Today, Carlsberg launches a different kind of branded mobile app: a non-branded app. Crowdit allows the user to discover places and events via searches, routes and an augmented reality feature allowing for a real-time walkthrough visualisation of the city. The mobile consumer.
Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Last week Twitter launched the new video feature making it possible for users to easily capture and share videos without leaving the app. Furthermore, a new group direct message feature was added, which appears to be an invite for the mobile-focused millennials who seem to prefer group messaging apps such as WhatsApp (another Facebook property via acquisition) as well as Snapchat.
New Twitter Features Summed Up
DECEMBER 13, 2011
As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. Also mobile and web apps have had new interface design rolled out. Social Network Twitter brand page customer service new twitter design redesign twitter app Twitter features Twitter for brands Twitter for businessesHere’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. Launches brand pages.
4 Invincible Ways Mobile Apps Fuel Business Growth
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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).
Five Facebook Advertising Features You Haven’t Tried Yet
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Here are five Facebook advertising features you haven’t tried yet. Check them out and see what these features can do for your business. This unique feature allows you to showcase multiple products or services at once. The ad appears in the newsfeed and is available for both desktop and mobile sites. Feature videos. Feature videos can also be easily rebranded.
Mobile app stats & growth trends you need to know (infographic)
APRIL 12, 2016
inancial forecasters expect the mobile app industry to double over the next four years. As the evidence has indicated for some time, the mobile industry is exploding with growth. Such a large potential for growth suggests that mobile stakeholders need research, and more research, to buttress their decision-making. Mobile Featured articlesPost by Andrew Gazdecki.
5 Things You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Changes
Convince & Convert
MAY 1, 2015
It’s been nicknamed “Mobile-geddon.” There are two major changes at play in Google’s recent move to favor mobile: First, Google will adjust its search results order to favor mobile-friendly sites. Second, apps will be discoverable in mobile search results with deep links driving new app downloads. This is a big step in apps overtaking the mobile web.
Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World
APRIL 21, 2014
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. ————-.
Facebook Pages are getting mobile friendly
SEPTEMBER 12, 2015
Facebook has just announced that business pages are getting a whole lot more mobile friendly thanks to new features and functions designed with hand-held devices in mind. More than 660 million people use only a mobile phone to access Facebook, so the improvements are smart and will help page owners promote their businesses and achieve objectives. billion people.
Facebook Timeline for Pages on Mobile Devices
JULY 19, 2012
Tweet Facebook has announced that the timeline design will now also be implemented for pages on mobile devices, which can improve user engagement. The timeline design will make the Facebook experience more consistent and could also help improve conversations for mobile Sponsored Stories. Timeline for Pages Features Summed Up. The new interface will include: Cover photo.
Latest data on mobile usage
DECEMBER 4, 2013
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. Featured Useful Data ————– Lots of slide decks in this post. ————-. photo credit ). Related Posts Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about.
New Feature On Pinterest Gives Users More Privacy
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
Pinners will appreciate this new feature and it will encourage more personal users to join as well. This new feature is fantastic for businesses, especially those who are planners. Secret Boards can also be created on mobile devices under the Boards tab. Pinterest recently launched Secret Boards. Each pinner is only allowed three Secret Boards at this time. Blog Social Media
Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.
JANUARY 29, 2014
And I know I’m going to get a lot of grief over it, so let the debate begin. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture,” and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. believe that associations need to get mobile right, and fast.
Six Tips to Go Mobile without Going Broke
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
You see, I agree mobile commerce is the next big thing – and a critical opportunity businesses can’t ignore. Based on their feedback, coupled with our own discoveries, we’ve found there are six ways business owners can “go mobile” without going broke. . 1. ”Own” your online business profile and location. . Mobile optimize yoursite.com. Mobile searches have grown 400 percent since 2010, according to Google. Your site has to be optimized for mobile viewing. Customers will appreciate you’re mobile-friendly, and you’ll avoid awkward confrontations.
Why the Facebook Feature Frenzy Will Fail
JULY 11, 2011
Last week Mark Zuckerberg revealed video chat (see above video), the first of many new features in what will be called, “ Launching Season 2011. Yet, this announcement (conveniently timed one week after Google+ launched) only seems to add to the problems that Facebook has. Consider the whole mobile experience. Everyone knows the mobile revolution is upon us.
What to Consider When You Price Your Mobile App
Convince & Convert
APRIL 22, 2016
Estimates peg consumer expenditure on mobile apps at $50 billion for 2016. This makes the mobile app space both an opportunity and a challenge for new app developers and businesses. That constitutes 48.2% of the total revenue generated by mobile apps! Charge for Features. Offer the basic model of the app for free, and implement a features-based pricing model. It
Are you meeting the needs of your mobile members? [E-BOOK]
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
We’ve been working with Results Direct to dig into the minds and needs of members using mobile to engage with their associations. We developed three personas to think through how people use mobile and how an association might need to think about how accessible their content is. Let us know what you think and contact us if you have specific issues with going mobile.
If your site is not mobile-friendly, Google will penalize you.
MAY 7, 2015
Ernie Smith at Associations Now posted a good explanation: UNFRIENDLY TOWARD MOBILE-UNFRIENDLY. Over the past few years, Google has been putting a lot of energy into pushing website owners to cater to mobile customers, who are becoming an important part of the online ecosystem. Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.
Mobile App Store Data is Required in 2015 Marketing Plans
JUNE 11, 2015
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.
Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog
JANUARY 20, 2011
The following is a feature article by Danny Brown. Add in that vanilla comment systems are for more mobile-friendly than third-party systems, and you can see why so many bloggers prefer staying with their blog’s built-in comment system. My new blog design reverted back to vanilla WordPress, until some of the new features in Livefyre are implemented. Features blogging comments
Sum-up on Facebook’s Recently Launched Features
JULY 6, 2012
Since then, Facebook has maintained their flow of introducing new features. In this post, I will therefore make a sum-up of them to give you an actual overview of the features relevant for brands to know. Offers on Facebook : By the end of February 2012, Facebook announced the launch of a new feature called Offers. The platform already began testing this feature last year. Facebook
Lexus Uses Mobile Game ‘Draw Something’ To Target Younger Audience
The Realtime Report
OCTOBER 2, 2012
Last week Lexus added to the brand’s ongoing campaign for the 2013 Lexus ES by integrating ads into popular mobile game Draw Something. Lexus reached players in several different ways via the mobile game. In-game coins were awarded to players that made virtual drawings of Lexus-oriented items. “It’s a really good way for us to do something that’s more youthful.
Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Save for Later’ Reading Feature, Twitter Beefs Up Security
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 2, 2013
Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Buffer: Facebook. Facebook testing Timehop-like feature to surface past news feed posts – Facebook is testing a new feature that will help users surface old posts from their Timeline (AllThingsD). Twitter. Foursquare. Buffer.
Mobile Necessary Now for Brand Relevancy
MARCH 15, 2011
If you are not preparing your organization for a mobile web , you will lose competitive positioning. Many brands have dabbled and experimented, but have put off mobile media as they struggled to swallow social media. Social media is now in its best practices phase, while mobile media via tablets and mobile phones has hit the tipping point. Not convinced yet?
The Truth About Writing Killer Content for Mobiles
FEBRUARY 7, 2016
We’re being told constantly that mobile content is like a snack, long texts are dead. You’ve just read TOP myths about mobile users. Yes, mobile users choose different content; yes, they use it in the different time and, what is more important, the different way. Writing Mobile-Friendly Content. Users spend more time on mobiles than desktops ( KPCB ).
Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
And I know I’m going to get a lot of grief over it, so let the debate begin. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture, and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. believe that associations need to get mobile right, and fast.
Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 16, 2012
A new compilation of stats from the 2012 Olympic Games reveals that 60% of visits to the official London 2012 Games website and apps came from mobile devices. And both the BBC and NBC also had strong Olympic mobile showings: one-third of BBC web visits and one-tenth of video streams were from mobile, while 16% of NBC web users and 45% of NBC video requests came from mobile ( PaidContent ).
Denny’s Uses Mobile, QR Codes To Reach ‘The Hobbit’ Fans
The Realtime Report
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
” Before the film’s official release on December 14, Denny’s is promoting new “Hobbit-themed” menu items and enabling mobile users to access exclusive video, online games and other content via QR codes on placemat menus. Social Media Campaigns Denny's fast food mobile marketing QR codes restaurant restaurant chain The Hobbit’ What do you think?