Is Your Business Ready For Mobile Marketing?

yMarketingMatters

Mobile marketing is a multi-channel, digital marketing strategy aimed at reaching a target audience on their smartphones, tablets, and/or other mobile devices, via websites, email, SMS, social media, and apps. Mobile use is disrupting the way people engage with brands.

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5 Facebook Ad Types That Improve Mobile Engagement

agora pulse

What’s the best way to engage mobile users on Facebook with sponsored content? Use at least one the following five Facebook ad types to improve mobile engagement and effortlessly build trust with your brand. This is a guest post written by Stefan Des.

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Mobile Positioning: A Business Must

Webbiquity SMM

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. • Click-through rates on search result ads are higher on mobile, according to a Marin Software study.

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Facebook Timeline for Pages on Mobile Devices

Mindjumpers

Tweet Facebook has announced that the timeline design will now also be implemented for pages on mobile devices, which can improve user engagement. The Like-button is also larger, which adds to a better call-to-action for user engagement.

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Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

People are connecting to their social networks through their mobile phones , and last week Socialbakers announced that the majority of Facebook users (57%) access Facebook through mobile; a fact that convincingly underlines the mobile revolution.

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Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing

Mindjumpers

Consequently, representing Mindjumpers at this year’s conference included meeting with a variety of these passionate and engaged newcomers in the social media ballgame (see my blog post on BigMarker.com , April 3 rd 2012). Mobilizing target networks online. Tweet.

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Healthcare and mobile technology

SocialFish

Check out ICF new infographic based on our research at the intersection of healthcare and mobile technology. It’s also a set of guiding principles for healthcare companies who need to engage consumers and members in a mobile context.

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The Transistor Radio and the Dawn of Mobile Media

Waxing UnLyrical

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. The engagement and content consumption increased 200%.

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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.

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How to Choose the Best Mobile Strategy for Your Business

Convince & Convert

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.” This is a ripe opportunity for mobile.

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Carlsberg Launches Crowdit: A Non-Branded Mobile App

Mindjumpers

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. It’s about delivering great engaging experiences – all the time. The mobile consumer.

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Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

Tweet Instantaneous mobile photo sharing is becoming increasingly popular. The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. How Volkswagen Creates Visual Engagement.

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. People using their mobile phones are on the go or about to be on the go.

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The Mobile Revolution is Here Now [Infographic]

Cody Ward

For the past 5 years or so, research has predicted that mobile devices would overtake personal computers when it comes to internet usage. ” In another recent post of mine, I’ve identified why your business should go mobile and the best practices around it. Mobile Marketing

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How To Start A Mobile Marketing Strategy

The Realtime Report

How To Start A Mobile Marketing Strategy. Have you considered mobile marketing as part of your advertising strategy? If you haven’t, you probably should, because mobile ads can often be one of the best ways to communicate with an audience. App Based Mobile Marketing.

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Facebook Brand Engagement Grows 896% Year-Over-Year

The Realtime Report

A new study by Adobe found that brand engagement (defined as likes, comments, and shares) on Facebook rose 896% year-over-year. Mobile engagement is also way up; around one-quarter of Facebook engagement came from mobile users.

How Social Media and Mobile Technology Impact the Customer Experience [Infographic]

Cody Ward

It’s easy for technology start-ups and web service companies to understand the importance of communicating with customers through channels such as social media and mobile technology.

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Effective Email Marketing In The Mobile Environment

The Realtime Report

Effective Email Marketing In The Mobile Environment By Jasmine Chambers. Five years ago, most businesses paid little attention to the way their marketing emails looked to recipients viewing them on their mobile phones. You need to make sure that your emails look great on mobile screens.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Changes

Convince & Convert

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. Harness that excitement, and think about what this means for your mobile app.

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“Digitally Mature” Companies Make More Money

The Realtime Report

How about this one: according to a new study by Capgemini Consulting and the MIT Center for Digital Business, companies that are “digitally mature” generate more revenue, are more profitable and achieve higher market valuations. What Makes a Company Digitally Mature?

How Augmented Reality Can Be Used for Consumer Engagement

Mindjumpers

I argued that the ubiquitous black and white squares often failed to create true engagement with their users and that this is the reason why the excitement about them seemed to subside. The company explains: “ Blipp v. & Mobile augmented reality for consumer engagement.

Engaging the Right Audience on LinkedIn

Adam Cohen

LinkedIn, one of the established social networks, is making strides in advancing how businesses can leverage the platform to engage followers. This week LinkedIn launched two new products that allow companies to more effectively engage the followers they have.

Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution

Bill Hartzer

Have you been looking to turn mobile phone “browsers” into buyers? Now can now turn your mobile website into a brand consistent, fully functional m-commerce destinations without losing control or profits to third parties — regardless of the type of cell phone or carrier your customers use.

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17 of the Best Mobile Video Editing Apps in 2019

Later

The good news is that you don’t need to be a professional videographer, or buy an expensive kit to create engaging video content for your Instagram profile. Plus you can create a video out of your still images that still looks and feels like engaging footage.

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The New Kind of Customer Loyalty Your Company Needs

Convince & Convert

The reality is that customer centricity has been on the radar of brands for some time now thanks to connectivity; social media platforms and a mobile-first culture have changed the ways consumers engage with brands and their expectations of those brands. Image via Unsplash.

Why Your Business Presence Has To Be Mobile Ready

Navolutions

Now, mobile technology is doing it again. There are three main reasons people do mobile searches on these devices: to find entertainment, to engage others on a social network, and to find an immediate solution to a problem. Mobile users are not patient.

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5 Strategies for Boosting Engagement on Instagram

Convince & Convert

A straight-forward chronological order will be replaced with Facebook-like algorithm that takes into account many social signals, including engagement and past likes to predict “relevancy” of posts. Engage With Storytelling.

With IGTV, Instagram is Becoming Television for the Mobile Generation

Buffer Social

Five years ago, an Instagram product that focused purely on longer-form, mobile videoes may have been met with skepticism. The way we consume content has always been driven by technology. In the early 20th century, cinema was the clear leader, with 65 percent of the U.S.

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9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company

Convince & Convert

that causes so many companies to waste time and leak effectiveness like a 1973 Gremlin dropping oil in the driveway. I do all my content curation in Buffer, both on laptop and mobile, and it saves me a TON of time. Around here, we always have a lot of balls in the air.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Twitter’s Growth Slows, Engagement Drops in Q4 . The company’s growth has slowed, adding only ~9 million users since the fall quarter (for a total of 241 million). Twitter Engagement: Q4’13 Timeline Views 148 billion, up 26% y/y.

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. How long will mobile ubiquity take? mobile. mobile app. mobile data.

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Measure & Increase Instagram Engagement

Sprout Social

Instagram continues to evolve as one of the most predominant social media apps for customer interactions and engagement. The demand for Instagram engagement is at an all-time high, but many brands still struggle to increase conversations and keep users coming back. Be human and engage.

How Do Smartphone Brands in the Philippines Get Engagement on Social Media?

Unmetric

Even though most of us witnessed the key moments that led up to smartphones becoming commonplace (like the time everyone got their first mobile phones that could withstand even kryptonite), it is very hard to think of a time when IM wasn’t a thing. Samsung Mobile Philippines had the most Fans.

Why Mobile Content Strategy is Important to PR

Proactive Report

Seems like every year we hear this year is going to be the year of mobile. In June, at the State of the Internet Webinar, comScore presented data indicating mobile users would surpass desktop users in 2014. Take a look at what people are viewing on their mobile devices.

Bourbon, “Engagement”, ROI, & Transparency – The Kyle Lacy Interview

Firebelly

He’s a serial entrepreneur, a leading voice on social marketing, and now working for one of the biggest email companies in the world. You’re going to love his candor as we talked about being “engaged”, transparency, ROI and whole helluva lot more.

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Facebook And Walmart Team Up for Black Friday Mobile-Ad Blitz

The Realtime Report

On Black Friday, Facebook and Walmart launched the social network’s largest mobile advertising campaign ever. Walmart’s “mobile-ad blitz” ran for 72 hours.

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5 Expert Tips for Engaging Your Webinar Audience

Convince & Convert

Following up on last week’s post covering my most important lessons for attracting your webinar audience , let’s now pivot and focus on how to keep them engaged once they show up live as an attendee at your webinar. Consider External Thought Leaders as Speakers vs. Internal Company Experts.

4 Video Contest Ideas to Boost Your Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Video content has been proven to increase engagement, conversion, and reach significantly and is consuming the social media universe. Here are a few digital promotion strategies marketers can tap to ensure their video engages their audience in a way that sets them apart and drives results.

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. 90% of companies with 100 or more employees use social media in their marketing mix. Fortune 500 companies tend to be antisocial.

Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic . LinkedIn recently projected that mobile would account for half of the social networking platform’s traffic ; based on the company’s 1st quarter results, that could be a reality soon.

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. This is the mobile gap. mobile.

Content for the Customer Journey – Phase I: Awareness

Ignite Social Media

As online sales rapidly increase and mobile devices feed us information 24/7, it’s never been tougher for brands to break through the noise and differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace. Engaging Consumers with Awareness Based Content.

Summarized: The 2013 In-House Counsel New Media Engagement Survey

Myrland Marketing

Today, the 2013 In-House Counsel new Media Engagement Survey conducted by Greentarget , Inside Counsel and Zeughauser Group was released. Mobile Consumption Is Rising: In-house counsel are consuming daily business media via smartphone (53%), tablets (39%) and mobile apps (23%).