3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone


My blog was hosted at WordPress.com and I had just bought my first Macbook Pro and iPhone 3G so I downloaded the WordPress iPhone app and gave it a try. Unfortunately, this experience was not that good and I only did one very small post that was just titled “Test from iPhone&# that included a 10-word sentence and one photo. After that I decided not to continue blogging from my iPhone.

4 Coupon Apps for iPhones


In this brave new world in which we find ourselves, the iPhone has emerged as a kind of new type of digital Swiss army knife. What’s really cool is the new bar code that is scanned into your smart phone and magically brings you to your savings for each individual offer. Display your coupon on your iPhone to the cashier and your savings are deducted. There is a share selection so that you can send a coupon to older analog phones or post coupons to Facebook.

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4 iPhone Apps for Twitter


These four iPhone apps have scrupulously gleaned the missing pieces and dropped balls of Twitter’s architecture to find their own place in the shadows of Twitter’s success story. Check out these useful 4 iPhone apps to use Twitter. One interesting feature allows you to simply bump another smart phone to begin following another user. So for this app to do it even with the somewhat scaled down iPhone operating system makes it worth the price of admission for that alone.

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4 iPhone Apps for Choosing a Restaurant


Many apps are being developed for iPhone and other smart phones that can find you restaurants, cafes, and places to shop for something special. Here are 4 great iPhone apps for choosing a restaurant. Yelp for your iPhone can do these things for you. You can look up addresses and phone numbers for thousands of businesses, then call or map them from your iPhone. Alfred is smart and knows what you like.

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Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps


At least you can take along a comforting digital security blanket in the form of any of these 4 travel apps for the iPhone. iPhone frees us from the embarrassing difficulty of not having the foggiest notion of where we are or what to do when we get there. Check out these 4 great iPhone apps for travel. Their new mobile app gives your smart phone access to all of that clout while on the go. Travel used to be so dangerous and maybe it still is.

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3 iPhone Apps for MLB Fans


Here are three marvelous apps that will help that iPhone earn its keep. This app is the official application of Major League Baseball and it is reason enough to risk brain cancer with that silly smart phone. It claims to be the number one selling iPhone app and one can see why. The heck with the phone calls, they can’t be that important. Your iPhone sends you treasures from the baseball world over. The iOS is brimming with fun for the baseball fan.

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5 Apps Every Business Owner Should Have


Phones have come a long way, and nowadays they can help you manage your life more easily and help you keep your sanity. If you are a business owner and have a smart phone, here are 5 must have apps that can keep you and your business running smoothly. Evernote for iPhone. PageOnce for iPhone. Remember the Milk for iPhone. Blogger for iPhone. WordPress for iPhone. Mint.com for iPhone.

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Flash Mobs Go Social in India

Waxing UnLyrical

What the iPhone is to smart phones, flash mobs are to marketing. As organizations all over the globe try to use smart moves to attract and retain customers, the recent and ongoing turbulence in the global economy has only intensified this need. Ancita Satija Guest Posts Marketing Social Media CMO flash mobs IBM iphone social video

Has the iPhone jumped the shark?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Not long to donate to Movember… The two digital publishing models of the near future → Has the iPhone jumped the shark? November 30th, 2009 · View Comments I may have been slightly sarcastic when I wrote that the Nokia N97 is the ‘ultimate geek phone’ (although given the masochistic approach of most geeks to technology, I’m probably not too far wrong!), I like the phone but it comes with Windows Mobile.

4 Free Fisher-Price Edutainment Apps for iOS Devices


Get the Photo Studio for your iPhone and if you can catch them during a free moment, ask your children for a few pointers. The app shows the costumed mouse of animation legend dancing the moves that you choose for him from your smart phone. By tilting the iPhone, iPod or iPad screen baby creates sliding reactions from the up to ten different animals. iPhone Apps Tech & Gadgets fisher price apps fisher price ipad apps fisher price iphone apps

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Switching to Impulse: Social Media Gets Faster


And the iPhone 3GS and Posterous represent the latest advances in real time communications. Sharing short clips *fast* is threshold feature… Was just talking w/someone who said his Flip was going to stay in the drawer w/advent of iPhone 3GS - impulse video is key.&#. I used it to post an iPhone Audio Memo to my blog and it worked flawlessly. The iPhone 3GS has solved the video problem. Tags: Social Media Video Flip impulse iPhone 3GS posterous YouTube

The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011


The cross-channel customer is also a multi-device consumer and smart phones play an increasing role in communication, networking, social media usage and entertainment. By the way: did you know that more people own an iPhone than people use Twitter? Or that more people own a smart phone than use Facebook? The consumer smart phone boom will continue to put increasing pressure on 3G networks. More than your phone number may come up.

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Twitter’s Innovative Use of Responsive Web Design

Bill Hartzer

Responsive web design is where a website uses the same web design, but literally “changes” in a way that it looks good in any sized web browser–even on a tablet or smart phone. For example, the mobile version on my iPhone on Safari (not the app) looks like this: Responsive web design is important, as visitors are using smaller and smaller screens than we used before, such as smart phones and tablets.

Mobile Commerce On The Rise… Fast

Dave Fleet

According to the company, 20 per cent of US consumers have purchased something from a retailer using their cell phone. If nothing else, it would seem to indicate that the ever-increasing prevalence of smart phones is having a very noticeable impact. It’s hard to name an industry that isn’t affected at some level by the growth in smartphone technology, from fast food ( Pizza Hut iPhone app , for example), to television content ( Rogers On Demand Mobile ).

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How to Make Your Business Attractive to Mobile Users

Bill Hartzer

I’d like to start by sharing a quick story about an experience I had a week ago with my smart phone. There are many smart phone options to find local restaurants, bars, theaters, and activities but my go-to app currently is Yelp. Yelp did have the restaurants website link but clicking it brought me to a page completely unusable by my iPhone because it was completely created with Flash. Guest Post by Matt Hamilton.

6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective


In just the last two years, smart phone usage and tablet usage have skyrocketed. adults now have a mobile connection to the web through either a smart phone or tablet, significantly more than a year ago. adults now have a smart phone, which is up from 35% in May 2011. Here’s an example of this email on an iPhone – it renders very well: Your email marketing is a critical component of your business.

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Make Your Website Mobile Web Ready

Small Business Mavericks

If you look back just 15 years, you would never have thought that you could do all the things you can do with smart phones. You certainly never thought you could access the Internet from your cell phone, right? Now, technology allows you to do all kinds of things from smart phones or iPhones. This in turn will make your site faster, which is what you need for it to be accessible to cell phones. More users are using their voice option on the phone.

How to Make a QR Code for Your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

In short, it’s a barcode that you can scan (usually using an iPhone or Smart Phone) and when you scan it you are taken to a web site. Wikipedia’s definition of QR Code is as follows: A QR code (short for Quick Response) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. Enter the URL, Text that you want displayed, a Phone Number, or even an SMS (a message).

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Facebook Places Explained


billion mobile phones on the planet, it will be interesting to see where it will bring us in the future. Within the coming years, geosocial functions will likely become an integral part of our lives, as more and more people get smart phones, tablets and cameras with in-built GPS data to track our lives.

Welcome to the Participation Age: Is Your Digital Brand Ready?

Pam Moore

Smart marketers have understood these behaviors are at the core of business and relationships for decades. Did you know that 90% of smart phone owners have their mobile device in arms reach 100% of the time? It's up to you what you do with that person on the other end of the smart phone, iPhone, Android device. You are the media. Yes you.

Why QR Codes are Important for Websites?

Bill Hartzer

With smart phones taking over online operations, it is imperative that you make your site as user friendly or mobile friendly as possible. QRSpider is smart enough to identify the current web page URL and generate the QR code for the URL. There are many QR code scanner apps available for Apple iPhone® and Android phones. Why are QR Codes important for websites? Why should your website have a QR Code? QR codes help make your websites mobile aware.

6 Tips to Make Your E-Mail Marketing More Effective


In just the last two years, smart phone usage and tablet usage have skyrocketed. adults now have a smart phone, which is up from 35% in May 2011. Here’s an example of this email on an iPhone: Your email marketing is a critical component of your business. Over the past few years, research has continued to prove the benefits of e-mail marketing for business: low costs, high conversion rates and detailed tracking are all notable features.

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How to Use Split Screen on Android


The article lists steps to enable a multi-window on Android for smart phones having version 7.0 and more and stock Android mobile phones. In this article we have covered how to enable split screen on Android on Stock Android phones and Android phones. However, not all apps on your Android phone may support split screen on Android. As soon as you click on the option, the Settings app will appear in the top half of the Android phone screen.

Evernote – Change the Way You Take Notes

Janet Fouts

In a nutshell, Evernote lets you add information to a database that is accessible through the web, a desktop app, and your iPhone, or smart phone. With Evernote you can take a picture of a person with your phone, tag them with their name and they’re saved for future reference in your database. Productivity software? Tried it. It never does what I need it to do and I spend more time setting it up and loading stuff into it than I do actually using it.

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4 Must-Download Windows Phone Apps


In the days of yore, before the advent of the iPhone or even iTunes, iCared less about having to morph the English language to accommodate an un-capitalized letter beginning a proper noun. Now here they come, hat in hand, begging us to adopt Windows Phone 8. Check out these 4 must-download Windows Phone apps. Metro Tube is the way to go if you want to interface with You Tube on your Windows Smart Phone running Windows Phone 7.5

How to Track Santa Claus

Bill Hartzer

Do you want to track Santa Claus this year online or by phone? And, if you have a mobile phone, you can actually track Santa Claus this year by using your cellular phone. This Christmas Eve, December 24, 2010, you can track Santa Claus from your mobile phone, smart phone, or iPhone. Well, here is your chance.

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?


What makes Instagram different from other photo-sharing programs is that it’s a free app which can be downloaded onto iPhones and some Samsung and Android devices. Do not sign your business up if you are not going to use your smart phone. People use Foursquare to check into locations they’ve visited by using the app on their mobile phones. That is the million dollar question I get asked ALL the time.

How to Find Your Social Voice and Help Others Do the Same

Convince & Convert

Social Media Stat of the Week: iPhone Surpasses 50% of Smart Phone Market Share. In Q4 of 2012, Apple’s iPhone took 53% of the smart phone market share, with the iPhone 5 becoming the world’s best-selling smartphone. The next-most popular phone on the market? The iPhone 4S. Michele Wingate, American Family Insurance @michelewingate.

Small Business Owners Hopping Mad Over Amazon’s New App

Small Business Mavericks

Amazon has released a free app for iphone and smart phone users so that consumers can then go into any brick and mortar business, find something they are interested in, scan the bar code and see if Amazon has it at a lower cost. Just when you thought you had seen and heard it all, Amazon takes on a brave move to take business away from small business owners.

Living The Heretically Productive Life [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Here’s what I said: Put away the smart phone except for when you really, really need it. I don’t care how cool your iPhone or BlackBerry is, one of the worst things you can do is to make it your de facto computer. Ed: WUL will be back next week with brand new posts, but for now enjoy this post that originally ran on July 14, 2010.

Top Mobile Tech Trends For 2017

The Realtime Report

In 2015, mobile users surpassed PC users worldwide – how long can you go without spotting a smart phone? We’re a do-it-yourself iPhone, iPad, Android & HTML5 app platform that allows any small business to simultaneously create, edit, and manage mobile apps without any programming knowledge needed. Top Mobile Tech Trends For 2017 By Andrew Gazdecki. The year 2017 will be a one of massive growth for the mobile market.

Five Social Media Predictions for 2010


Augmented Reality (AR) is the ability to place computer-generated information, such as text and labels, on top of live real world data, such as video from a smart phone. It took a lot of hacking and ingenuity to make these a reality since most consumer platforms lagged (but not by much) in features (think video finally coming to the iPhone) required for AR. Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Augmented Reality Applications Will Start to Go Mainstream.

What’s Your Mobile Marketing Strategy?

Small Business Mavericks

Developments in mobile technology such as the iPhone and other web-enabled smart phones have propelled this growth. Amidst all the hype with social media, there’s a growing trend that sometimes gets lost in the shuffle: Mobile marketing. Before starting my own company in 2006, I worked for 16 years in the wireless industry for AT&T Wireless and Cingular, so I’ve watched mobile develop over the years with more than a casual passers-by interest.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Mobile Marketing – I know I said last year was the year of mobile marketing but I just saw a stat from a Mary Meeker presentation that smart phones will eclipse PC sales in 2012 (that’s just a year away) which will lead us to more mobile usage than PC usage so you better start your Mobile Marketing program now. I have been an avid iPhone user almost since the.

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Second Screen TV - Research

Diva Marketing Blog

On goes the TV set, you flip open your tablet and smart phone ready to watch. Diva Marketing : The Insight Report you did with CivicScience indicates that multitasking is the name of the game for 45% of respondents who acknowledged using a ‘second screen’ (smart phone, tablet or computer) while viewing traditional broadcast TV. . I''m off to make sure my ipad, iphone and laptop are charged and I know the Twitter handle of the show. . Picture this.

An Introduction to Instagram


While Instagram was only available on the iPhone and iPad for some time, the service recently released an app for Google Android smart phones. Facebook bought the photography service Instagram for about $1 billion. Instagram allows its users to post photos online to several social networks, including Facebook and Twitter. It is one of the fastest growing websites on the Internet.

An Introduction to Instagram


While Instagram was only available on the iPhone and iPad for some time, the service recently released an app for Google Android smart phones. Facebook bought the photography service Instagram for about $1 billion. Instagram allows its users to post photos online to several social networks, including Facebook and Twitter. It is one of the fastest growing websites on the Internet.

5 Airport Apps for Android


If a little knowledge is a dangerous thing than let the world be put on notice because with this list of airport apps for the iPhone your knowledge and prescience just grew astronomically. Your smart phone is transformed into the flight information boards of any of thousands of airports. Make the most of a short transfer or a long layover with these handy airport apps.

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Foursquare Review: Why You Should Check In

Bill Hartzer

There are even apps for the iPhone, and other smart phone devices to access the Foursquare website while on the go. When I’m traveling around town, sometimes I like to stop in a coffee shop , and get something to drink, or stop over at a local restaurant for a bite to eat. I don’t mind eating alone, but it would be great to meet up with some friends from time to time. That’s easier said than done.

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. The Siteminis mobile web solution allows a complete and consistent shopping experience on mobile, regardless of the type of cell phone or carrier their customers use.

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