5 Reasons Your Mobile Strategy Isn’t Working
Buzz Marketing for Technology
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Whether you completely neglected to build a website for your mobile platform or there’s a lacking call to action, there are common mobile faux pas than can result in lost loyalty, brand following and even support.
The Best, and Worst, Social Media Analytics Platforms
Ignite Social Media
DECEMBER 16, 2016
The analytics tools behind some of the most popular social media platforms can be surprisingly limited. With an increasing number of businesses using social media for marketing, many platform analytics leave something to be desired. While some platforms excel in certain aspects of analytics reporting, others fall short. Twitter. Facebook. YouTube. Pinterest. Instagram.
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.”
Social Media Gone Mobile
JULY 5, 2012
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.
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.
Social Networks See Majority of Traffic Coming From Mobile
The Realtime Report
APRIL 9, 2014
Mobile is accounting for a huge portion of social networking use; for newer platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and Vine, use is “almost exclusively mobile.” ” A new report from the comScore Data Mine compares desktop vs. mobile usage for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine and Snapchat.
Snapchat as a platform for branded content?
OCTOBER 22, 2014
With the growing number of social platforms, businesses have numerous ways to communicate with their customers.? Today we are taking a look at the mobile app ‘Snapchat’, that allows for its users to send images that automatically delete themselves a few seconds after being viewed. If Snapchat deals properly with the hacking scandal, the platform has extensive potential.
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. And, with 1.5 Convinced yet? But where do you begin? Texting Apps.
Facebook Just Downplayed The Biggest Launch They've Made Since Platform for the Web
Stay N' Alive
OCTOBER 11, 2011
The other day I wrote about finding some information about the upcoming HTML5 platform for mobile launch awhile back. When in reality, Facebook just launched something bigger than the original F8 Platform Launch back in 2007. Facebook HTML5 Mobile Platform's Potential. With today's launch you can expect Facebook on mobile devices to grow even further.
Mobile Positioning: A Business Must
MAY 3, 2012
Mobile access to the web has surpassed browser usage. Consider these 2012 statistics: • Twitter estimates 55% of users access the site through a mobile device. • 34% of marketers have generated leads using Twitter. Click-through rates on search result ads are higher on mobile, according to a Marin Software study. What Can A Mobile Strategy Do For Me? The result?
4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Mobile Facebook Ads
AUGUST 18, 2016
It’s no secret that digital advertising has gone mobile. Smartphones and mobile devices are now the primary vehicles shoppers use to research purchases, access social media and consume digital content. And marketers have taken notice: According to eMarketer , mobile will account for more than 62 percent of digital ad spending in 2016. Nowhere is this shift to mobile more noticeable than with Facebook. Facebook is truly a mobile-first platform , with more than 1 billion mobile daily active users. Mistake No. 1: Location, location, location.
7 Awesome eCommerce Platforms For Small Businesses
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
Like any business model there are challenges to opening an online store, with the prime one being selecting the right eCommerce platform to launch your business. Luckily, there are powerful eCommerce platforms specifically designed to meet your needs – allowing you to increase sales and attract more customers. WooCommerce is built on the back of WordPress blogging platform.
A Mobile Marketing Strategy That Helps First, Sells Second
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JULY 11, 2013
Brands have rushed to provide value (optimally) or promotions (typically) on every new communication platform, all of which are increasingly accessed through mobile devices, making customers’ relationships with brands solely a collection of micro-experiences. Mobile research and commerce lifestyle is more ubiquitous among today’s younger consumers. By being a Youtility.
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. The app is launched in Denmark with around 1800 danish places already on-boarded to the platform, but Carlsberg intends to expand across global markets during 2013. The mobile consumer. Non-branded promotion.
How to Choose the Best Mobile Strategy for Your Business
Convince & Convert
APRIL 10, 2015
These days, mobile strategy is an imperative for marketing departments across every industry. While today’s CMO is looking at mobile advertising and optimizing websites for tablets, the first word on everyone’s mind is “app.” Developing an app isn’t the right solution for everyone, so how do you determine what mobile strategy makes sense for your business? Window Shopping.
8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business
JANUARY 1, 2013
travel with an iPad and an iPhone as my mobile office, and it’s made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of my business, my teram and my clients. It’s available for just about every platform. Quickbooks Mobile. Publish a magazine style page on any topic you like, then populate it with content you curate from your desktop or your mobile device. Expensify.
3 Ways Mobile Insights Are Informing Online and Offline Marketing
Buzz Marketing for Technology
DECEMBER 21, 2012
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.
The Transistor Radio and the Dawn of Mobile Media
AUGUST 12, 2015
In a way, it marked the beginning of our mobile society, which would be fully realized in our current decade given all of the devices available today. Fast-forward to today: people are more mobile than ever. Information travels at breakneck speeds across multiple platforms giving users a myriad of choices for how they receive information. Guest Post by Fay Shapiro.
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.
The Mobile Imperative
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
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. mobile app.
How Razoo Became a Mobile Platform
APRIL 2, 2012
Last Spring those of us at Razoo began analyzing mobile web solutions. Case Studies Mobile 2012 Chuck Martin Frank Warren fundraising Give to the Max Day innogive mobile PostSecret third screenThe following is a narrative version of my 15 minute speech at the 2012 Innogive Conference today. There was a big debate because traffic was in the low single digits, but partly as a result of reading Chuck Martin’s Third Screen, we decided [.].
Mobile Gaming To Grow Faster Than Social, Online Gaming
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 18, 2012
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. ” What are the options for advertisers looking to use gaming platforms?
Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s, #RLTM Scoreboard
The Realtime Report
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s — But Facebook Will Win Next Year. Twitter takes the lead over Facebook in US mobile advertising revenues in 2012, according to the latest eMarketer forecast. ” Both companies earn significantly less mobile revenue than those with more established mobile platforms, like Google and Pandora. Twitter’s mobile advertising revenues in the US will total $129.7 million this year, while Facebook – in its first year of mobile ads – will bring in just $72.7 via CNET.
80% of Twitter’s Ad Revenue Comes From Mobile
The Realtime Report
APRIL 30, 2014
Of that advertising revenue, a huge chunk – 80% – came from mobile. Not too surprising, since 78% of Twitter’s total monthly active users are now on mobile ( VentureBeat ). However, user growth was disappointing for the platform. Social Media Statistics ad revenue mobile mobile advertising Twitter Twitter earnings report
Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Facebook Tuesday announced the launch of Instant Games , an HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience for Messenger and News Feed on both mobile and the web. Tom Dotan of The Information reported earlier this month that the social network was testing the platform, which would allow Messenger users to play “lightweight” and “asynchronous” games against their friends. Hex, FRVR.
The Future of Social Media Is Mobile. Are You Ready?
JUNE 28, 2016
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.
In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Platform v1.2, Other new features in Messenger Platform v1.2 Developers and businesses have built more than 30,000 bots for Messenger, we’ve on-boarded over 34,000 developers and we’ve just recently updated our Platform policy to improve engagement and retention for interactions between people and businesses on Messenger.
Tech Buyers: 43% Research Products After Seeing Mobile Ads
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 4, 2012
” The study – based on the responses of 3,100 visitors to technology news sites – looked at the effects of both social media and mobile on consumers’ likelihood to research and buy a product ( ClickZ ). 53% thought the best way to reach consumers was to answer their questions on platforms like Facebook. The study also revealed the efficacy of mobile ads.
Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second
OCTOBER 26, 2011
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.
Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard
The Realtime Report
MAY 30, 2014
Among the top 10 global social platforms, Tumblr has the greatest share of younger users, with 47% of active users in the 16-24 year-old demographic. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. via VentureBeat.
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).
From Social to Local to Mobile
Direct Marketing Observations
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
Because of social, mobile and local, the pressure to woo us, to incentivize us and to convert us, has never been greater. Theese social tools and platforms and these mobile devices have combined to strike fear into retailers far and wide. Mobile marketing social media social retail local mobile Search socialThose times are over.
Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform
OCTOBER 27, 2014
To put (or replicate, to some extent) all functions into one platform/ product seems to be a symbolic Chinese character, the more the merrier. Weibo has 500 million registered users – 290 million being monthly PC users and 106 million mobile users. However other platforms like Wechat and Zhihu are also promising and popular social media platforms in China.
Why Some CMOs Believe Mobile Marketing Isn’t Worth It
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
I am ready to proclaim that 2016 will be the Year of Mobile. Quite frankly, if I hear someone actually proclaim that—and I know if I Google “Year of Mobile,” I’ll find plenty of articles in my search results—I will bang my head against the nearest wall until it is stricken from my memory. The world is mobile. Why are so many CMOs disavowing mobile marketing?
How To Think About Mobile Advertising
JANUARY 16, 2015
Mobile ads are not Internet ads. Mobile ads are not like other ads. Many brands feel that it is all about the message being consistent across all platforms. Other brands believe that the message should be contextually relevant within the myriad of platforms and channels that their messages now appear. As a consumer, how often have you clicked on a mobile ad. Still, what we, primarily, see when it comes to measuring advertising on mobile platforms is the same as advertising on the Web. Does this make any sense for mobile? mobile.
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.
Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing
APRIL 25, 2012
Mobilizing target networks online. During the inspiring days in Austin, I also had the chance to meet the co-founder and CEO of Gushcloud, Vincent Ha, for a chat about their new social media marketing platform. Gushcloud is a platform where brands are helped to actively mobilize their target groups across the various social media channels with just a few easy clicks.
I Got You vs. I Keep You - The Mobile Brand Crisis
AUGUST 19, 2016
Brands are going to confront a huge challenge as their consumers become more and more mobile. In the past, I have written about the massive chasm that is developing between consumers and brands, as our consumers become more mobile and smartphone enabled. Please read: Mobile Breaks Search. Yes, brands will continue to struggle with a mobile web experience vs./plus a native mobile application for iOS and Android. Search is a problem because discoverability of these mobile applications is a real chore for brands. media platform. mobile.
Mobile Breaks Search. And Your Brand
APRIL 1, 2016
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.
Why Mobile Moments Are Mandatory for Every Business
Convince & Convert
JULY 4, 2014
Tweetable Moments Start thinking about your customer’s mobile moment. jbernoff Tweet This Defining Mobile Moments Josh started as a researcher at Forrester 19 years ago. Recently, his research has focused increasingly on mobile use. Forrester has introduced the hashtag #MyMobileMoment for people to share the little victories they have using mobile technology every day.