3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

Since the beginning of idaconcpts.com, I was really excited about sharing my insights on marketing and web analytics with the blogosphere. My iPhone 3G blogging experience made it very clear that to properly blog from a smart phone you must have a full-slide out QWERTY keyboard.

Enhance Your Social Media With Mobile Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Mobile phones and other handheld devices have made social media more accessible to more people more often. Smart phones allow users to interact with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other social media sites – even YouTube – right from the palm of your hand. You can’t sit in front of your computer because you have work to do, but you can take your mobile phone around the store with you. That’s just one more reason to go mobile.

Mobile Is Here – Are You Ready for Mobile Marketing?

yMarketingMatters

OK, we know that mobile Internet usage is rising exponentially, and clearly, it is no fad, its here to stay. Smartphones and tablets are becoming a paramount marketing consideration, and skyrocketing mobile use has critical implications for business.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

HubSpot last week released the Marketing Data Box , a 3.4 megabyte, 65-slide data dump of marketing facts and statistics from a variety of sources. Here are some of the most interesting observations for B2B marketers: Slide 10: B2B magazines continue to struggle.

Google Wallet: Pick Up the Check in a New Way

The Social Media Incubator

The next time that someone asks if you would like to pay with cash, credit or check, just pull out your smart phone. Google is developing a new feature called Google Wallet , which will allow users to charge virtually any transaction to a credit card by using a smart phone.

The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Mobile marketing is becoming increasingly important. And, according to the TNS Digital Life report, mobile users spend 3.1 Or that more people own a smart phone than use Facebook?

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From Social to Local to Mobile

Direct Marketing Observations

By your actions of buying smart phones at an alarming rate, by snapping up tablets like they’re going out of style, you have made it known to retailers that these are the new weapons of not only commerce, but online commerce as well.

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Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers? I promptly pulled out my smart phone, went to Google and typed merely “Italian deli&# – not having to add a geographic modifier because the GPS on my phone was enabled and would automatically pull local business listings based on my current location.

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. 75% of Americans admit to bringing their phone to the bathroom.

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Mobile eCommerce Tips for 2013

Idaconcpts

With the emergence of mobile tablets and smart phones, eCommerce websites need to rethink their overall business strategy to ensure their website is optimized for these devices. Mobile-Friendly Images.

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Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Mobile Has Arrived. SoLoMo Marketing Takes Center Stage.

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What’s Your Mobile Marketing Strategy?

Small Business Mavericks

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. For many reasons, mobile marketing has been slow to grow in the United States. Where Mobile is headed.

Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution

Bill Hartzer

Have you been looking to turn mobile phone “browsers” into buyers? 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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Top Mobile Tech Trends For 2017

The Realtime Report

Top Mobile Tech Trends For 2017 By Andrew Gazdecki. The year 2017 will be a one of massive growth for the mobile market. Just about every business now has the capability to develop mobile apps to serve their needs. Small businesses have been slow to adopt mobile apps.

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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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. Your first step is to see if your site is mobile ready. This in turn will make your site faster, which is what you need for it to be accessible to cell phones.

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Mobile Has Arrived. SoLoMo Marketing Takes Center Stage.

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6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

Over the past few years, research has continued to prove the benefits of email marketing for business: Low costs, high conversion rates and detailed tracking are all notable features. So as a permission-based business email marketer, what can you do?

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year?

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6 Tips to Make Your E-Mail Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

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. So as a permission-based business email marketer, what can you do?

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SnapTags vs QR Codes

Cody Ward

A colleague of mine recently introduced me to a marketing tool to engage with mobile customers and prospects. With the rise of mobile smart phones usage, readable codes have gained popularity among marketers as a unique way to engage with customers and prospects.

EVOLVE: Technology will Mandate Marketers to Keep Up with the Times

SocialFish

But there is a gap that continues to exist in the market where many marketers continue to eschew these new practices either because there isn’t enough evidence of their effectiveness, or simply because they don’t know. Mobile enables the shortest path to purchase.

Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks

Firebelly

Here’s some of the top players in apartment marketing sounding off on what’s important. Mark Juleen, VP Marketing, J.C. If they can come up with a solid mobile plan they could overtake all of them, in my opinion. Content Marketing/Brand Journalism is the new way.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below).

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

evolve the existing systems and processes that aren’t in sync with the market expectation. drive mobile banking more than ever. This requires the banking industry to heed these market triggers and begin to determine how to implement a more customer-focused strategy.

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

It’s easy, in our web-dependent world, to think that—especially if we’ve been doing this awhile—we know all there is to know about digital marketing. Without further ado, here are today’s top 6 rules of digital marketing. No more one design for the laptop and another for the phone.

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7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's time to get serious about your content marketing efforts in 2019. Content is at the core of our digital and social, always on, always connected and always learning mobile world of communication. Here are 7 content marketing trends you can't ignore in 2019: 1.

7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's time to get serious about your content marketing efforts in 2019. Content is at the core of our digital and social, always on, always connected and always learning mobile world of communication. Here are 7 content marketing trends you can't ignore in 2019: 1.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below).

Top 30 Diwali Social Media Posts

Unmetric

Nokia Mobile. Panasonic Smart Phones. Events & Real Time Marketing Deepavali Diwali Diwali Social MediaDiwali is the festival of lights. If you want your Diwali campaign to really spark engagement, you need all the ideas you can get.

An invisible economy in Latin America and the Caribbean?

SocialFish

Communications takes the lion’s share of this ‘new’ economic engine, but with 120 million mobile subscribers it could not be expected less. What is relevant, is that today most of this subscribers are using ‘dumb-phones’, but rapidly catching up with a growing market for ‘smart-phones.’

What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

If you thought that 2010 was a big year for digital marketing, you were right. The report is quite detailed and as you consider your marketing strategies for 2011 (provided you haven’t already done so), the report is full of tidbits that can help you make decisions.

Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

Convince & Convert

And indeed, given the increasing ubiquity of smart phones ( 41% in the U.S. 89% of Americans 15 or older have a phone capable of this action , it would take a lot less of their time to participate, and they wouldn’t get a broken sign-up form.

Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps

Idaconcpts

Their new mobile app gives your smart phone access to all of that clout while on the go. It offers unique hotel values that are exclusive to Mobile users. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars extends the large market share enjoyed by this titan of travel.

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Marketers, Here are the Keys to Your IT Department – Good Luck

Convince & Convert

Clinton Bonner is an Open Innovation author/blogger, futurist and Marketing Manager at TopCoder – a global Open Innovation platform and community. Why Marketers are Now Technology Geeks? Marketers begin to see potential beyond the traditional web.

Social Pros 15 – Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion

Convince & Convert

We use Argyle Social for our social engagement; we use Infusionsoft for our email; Janrain is our crackerjack social integration company, and Jim is our guest host for the podcast (and a smart guy). Jamie’s super-smart. Really smart guy, Eric : Yep. Yes, marketers are lazy.

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Live-Streaming

Ignite Social Media

In the past couple years however, live-streaming has become more accessible to the average Joe, making it so that if you have a smart phone and a connection, you can stream anything to your hearts content.

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

yMarketingMatters

Many see Google+ as a combination of Twitter and Facebook, but its new features makes it a marketing paradise. Do not sign your business up if you are not going to use your smart phone. But the YouTube market is competitive.

Hawaii Social Media Trends 2011 – SMCHI, Jan 18

Bare Feet Studios

There is no “one size fits all&# solution, however by examining the possibilities, combined with your own market knowledge and company culture, you can put things into focus. Mobile Interactivity and Smart Phone Apps. Have you upgraded your phone recently?

Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

Waxing UnLyrical

Due to tight marketing spends, even advertisers are shortening their commercials while maintaining or increasing the number of times they are aired, to ensure maximum spread for their ad spends. Ed: A version of this post originally ran on September 20, 2013 on Vikypedia.in.

9 social media trends to keep your eye on in 2012

Akamai Marketing

But 2012 will see some changes in this area and as a marketer, its none too soon. Social and mobile integration: Businesses will have to begin to think about how and when people are consuming content and engaging on social platforms. 2011 was a game changing year in social media.

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When a Picture is Truly Worth 1,000 Words

Convince & Convert

Guest post by Aaron Strout , head of location-based marketing at global agency WCG. He blogs at Citizen Marketing 2.1. There is a lot of excitement these days about the potential of location-based services among marketers and social media professionals. With the quality of the cameras on smart phones ever increasing, customers are taking brochure-quality pictures of their food and drink.

Facebook Places Explained

Mindjumpers

Also Places will become an interesting platform for marketing efforts, like for instance location specific ads. billion mobile phones on the planet, it will be interesting to see where it will bring us in the future.