3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

However, after watching the launch of the Samsung Epic 4G from Sprint on August 2010, it made me rethink about the 3 key features that I would need to blog from a smart phone more often. Mobile Hotspot Capability.

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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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.

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. Mobile users are on the go.

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.

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.

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

Responsive web design provides an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices from desktop computer monitors, tablets to mobile smart phones. Mobile Has Arrived.

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Mobilizing Millennials For Social Good: 6 Takeaways From MCON13

Firebelly

Fifteen influential nonprofit, business and technology leaders, as well as hundreds of attendees, recently gathered in Indianapolis for the one-day Millennial Impact Conference (MCON13) to engage in conversation on how to mobilize the Millennial generation around social causes.

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. Guest Post by Matt Hamilton.

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.

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.

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

Mobile, mobile, mobile. We already know that more and more people access their social media profiles on their smart phones. For some social networks half of the users access exclusively from their phones.

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

Responsive web design provides an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices from desktop computers and tablets to mobile smart phones. Mobile Has Arrived.

Going Mobile is More than a Trend

The Social Media Incubator

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.’

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Mobile it totally optin and you need to start building your mobile optin list now. Facebook will move into Mobile Ads – having said what I just did about us marketers not having a good mobile optin list – its just so natural for Facebook to ask you (you will ask us first Mark right?)

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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.

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.

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.

4 Web Browsers for Android Devices

Idaconcpts

And that was before we knew what mobile computing was all about. Nowadays with smart phones all the rage, it is time to think about which browser we really want on our Android mobile computing device. So it is of course natural that they make a mobile version.

Instapocalypse and the Permission War

Geoff Livingston

Instagram users won a larger mobile battle in the Permission Marketing War. In doing so, Instagram not only upset typical privacy boundaries , but also transcended anger to the ferocious level people display when their mobile experience is violated. Image by tres.jolie.

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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. AAA Trip Tik Mobile. AAA Trip Tik Mobile is the official app of the trusted auto club.

The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011

Mindjumpers

Mobile marketing is becoming increasingly important. 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. Or that more people own a smart phone than use Facebook?

6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

Mobile, Tablet or PC: How are people reading my email? . Make sure your email is mobile and tablet friendly. Your ESP should also provide you with a mobile friendly version of your email, that renders well on all mobile and tablet devices: iOS, Android and Windows.

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.

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.

Ways to Use Google+ Hangouts for Business

Engaging Brand

While some companies are using Google Plus Hangouts for conducting meetings, here are five additional ways any business can benefit from Hangouts: Use Google Plus Hangouts for Mobile Meetings. One of the most useful and underutilized tools offered from Google is Google Plus Hangouts.

4 Internet Radio Apps for Android Devices

Idaconcpts

Make sure you have your cell phone data plan up to snuff, because audio can demand a lot of your mobile resources. Download one or more of these apps to turn your smart phone into a radio.

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

They use Twitter online or the Twitter application on their smart phone, so for the average user this isn’t such a big deal at all. Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow.

9 social media trends to keep your eye on in 2012

Akamai Marketing

Social and mobile integration: Businesses will have to begin to think about how and when people are consuming content and engaging on social platforms. 49% of people use their smart phones to do social networking. 2011 was a game changing year in social media.

Mobile Commerce On The Rise… Fast

Dave Fleet

Electronics marketplace Retrevo this week released a new study suggesting that mobile shoppers have doubled since February. According to the company, 20 per cent of US consumers have purchased something from a retailer using their cell phone.

Corporate Culture: Bring Your Own Device?

Unspoken

Now, there are so many different types of tablets, laptops, smart phones, and desktop computers. Of course you want everyone in your office to be happy with the device/computer/phone that they have to work on. Plus, employees wouldn’t have to have two phones.

The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]

Mindjumpers

The research was carried out to understand the difference between what people are saying online compared to the actions of early adopters and the views of the US population when it comes to their mobile check-in habits.

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Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks

Firebelly

If they can come up with a solid mobile plan they could overtake all of them, in my opinion. Mobile usage continues to climb with smart phones and tablets flooding the market. We currently have over 25% of our web traffic coming from mobile. 2014 is upon us.

Seven Habits of Highly Effective B2B Websites

PWB Marketing Blog

6. Think About a Mobile Website. Does your intended audience include small screen users such as those on mobile phones and should they still be able to perform all the functions of your website on any device? It’s imperative to have a mobile version of your website.

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

SocialFish

We are now exposed to endless content, from our peer networks, our smart phones, and our inboxes. Our ever-trusted smart phones give us access to information about the things we want, when we want them and where we want them. Mobile enables the shortest path to purchase.

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

Idaconcpts

Because you want your website to scale easily to tablets and other mobile devices. These days, one of the best things you can do with your website design is create an easy to navigate and uniform visual that translates well on standard sized screens and smart phones.

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Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

yMarketingMatters

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.

3 Reasons Your Facebook Page Seems to Suck Right Now

Janet Fouts

I also liked their take that reach is dropping because mobile usage is up. As you probably noticed on your smart phone, you see a lot less Facebook posts on your mobile than you do on your desktop. There fore less posts are viewed by the mobile user and reach drops.

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

Offering Mobile E-Blasts and Web Events. Most business-oriented individuals have smart phones that are just as capable and more accessible than laptops / desktops. Those of us born between 1980 to 1995 are commonly referred to as Generation-Y.

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