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. Not sure about this talk of mobile yet?

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. A year later, a lot has changed in the mobile landscape.

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Social Networks See Majority of Traffic Coming From Mobile

The Realtime Report

Mobile is accounting for a huge portion of social networking use; for newer platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and Vine, use is “almost exclusively mobile.” LinkedIn and Tumblr are the only two social networks seeing more desktop use than mobile.

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. Only 22% of insurers have a mobile quoting app.

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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. Featured Useful Data ————– Lots of slide decks in this post.

The Mobile Imperative

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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. The skeptics see the data above as half-empty. How long will mobile ubiquity take?

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. The majority (55%) say a bad mobile site experience hurts their opinion of a brand. What are consumers looking for on mobile sites?

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. Examining the data from their web properties (e.g.

[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.

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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).

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. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

The Mobile Commerce Chicken And Egg Conundrum

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As a business professional, who gets up in front of large audiences to talk about consumers and their shifting buying habits, there is some data that points to a large opportunity, wrapped in one of the biggest consumer shifts in buying that our world has ever seen. For years, I've been on a "mobile-first" rant. In short: your mobile experience should be better than your desktop experience (think about Instagram , Snapchat , Tinder , Uber and beyond). mobile.

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.

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.

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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? Mobile phone users were asked which three apps they use most frequently; Facebook ranked #1 for 45% of respondents, Twitter came second with 13%, and Candy Crush followed at 11%.

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.

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.

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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. So how can mobile consumer data improve sales and marketing efforts?

The Mobile Gap

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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. big data.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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. Mobile donation page. But this is a huge mistake when it comes to mobile giving.

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. Mobile users are shoppers, and we’ve got data to prove it.

Data on the Digital Divide

SocialFish

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 DataCame across this infographic via a Mashable post.

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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. This is an everyday, but amazing, use of data.

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An Open Letter To Brands: Be Mobile-First. Now.

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In short, your mobile experience is lacking (at best) and pretty sucky (on average). . Most consumers don't use us on their mobile devices!". You can back these statements up with as much data and analytics as you like, but sticking to this based on your vanity metrics is putting you on the wrong side of history. One tap and a car will show up at their front door and yet, your mobile car configurator is one big confusing mess. The data is not working in your favor.

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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.

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? Time spent in mobile apps now totals 76% of time spent watching television.

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.

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.

Mobile Breaks Search. And Your Brand

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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. The ecosystem - at the core - is mobile. mobile.

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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!

What Content Marketing Is Missing Without Social Data

Simply Measured

Does your content marketing team use social data in its strategy, planning, and optimization efforts? Probably not, and, I don’t want to be rude here, but even if your content marketing team does use social data, it’s probably not using it effectively.

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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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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.

Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World

SocialFish

Adapting Your Website to a Mobile World from Tom Jelen. Featured From the Trenches Implementation Mobile Nice deck by Tom Jelen, Director of Online Communications at ASHA. Pretty self-explanatory, and contains a good explanation of the difference between responsive and adaptive design.

T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

My new obsession is the T-Mobile G2. Here’s a picture I snapped of the two phones side by side : Launching last fall to many positive early reviews , the phone runs on the open source Android operating system and is pre-installed with every mobile application in Google’s arsenal. Asking people around my town what they thought of T-Mobile, their responses were generally favorable. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person.

Using Big Data To Target The Right Consumers With The Right Offers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Behavioral Targeting Big Data Customer Experience eCommerce Personalization. Here is where to start: Harness the Power of Big Data, Big Testing. The notion of big data holds great promise for finding ways to personalizing the Web experience for individual customers. Marketers who can harness the power of big data will be able to make decisions based on evidence, rather than guesswork—giving them a distinct advantage over the competition.

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