We Have Smart Homes and Smart Phones – What About Smart Blogs?

ProBlogger

From simple things like automatic doors at the grocery store to the elaborate functions on our phones, automation makes life as we know it possible. As it turns out, many tools exist that can help you automate your blogging life and transform your plain old blog into a smart blog.

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. When idaconcpts.com started back in 2008 (side note: we’re past the 2nd year mark!

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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.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

consumers own smart phones. cell phone users owned a smart phone. While execution is more urgent for consumer marketers, B2B marketers need to at least start thinking strategically about topics like apps, QR codes, and how their content appears on smart phones.

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An invisible economy in Latin America and the Caribbean?

SocialFish

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.’

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

Saying It Social

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. Because it was late, I was only interested in the results that returned with a phone number so that I could call and make sure the establishment was still open.

The Royal Wedding – There's an App for That!

The Social Media Incubator

Going Mobile is More than a Trend

The Social Media Incubator

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.

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.

9 social media trends to keep your eye on in 2012

Akamai Marketing

49% of people use their smart phones to do social networking. That’s another reason why gaming will continue to grow, because 52% of smart phone users also play games on their phones. 2011 was a game changing year in social media.

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.

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.

Youtube Tuesday: Pink Ponies

Firebelly

I know they said the party went viral, but we would have loved to have seen digital cameras, Flips, laptops and smart phones out on the table for easy updates and sharing! Beautiful example of what might happen if an ad agency planned a little girl’s birthday party.

4 Android Apps for American League Central Division Fans

Idaconcpts

Those interested in the outcome of the annual melee will want to have one or more of these apps loaded on their Android phone to assure that they can figure out what went wrong or what went right this year with their favorite team.

Future of Social Media?

Mindjumpers

Smart phones lets us share real time events and connect with other people anywhere, anytime. Do you think we will see the next generation of smart technology taking form in something like this?

Five Social Media Haters We Love To Hate

Firebelly

These are the five social media haters you will frequently encounter whenever you pull out your smart phone and start sending a tweet. They still think social media, the Internet, computers, and smart phones are a fad.

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.

4 Must-Download Windows Phone Apps

Idaconcpts

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

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.

Seven Habits of Highly Effective B2B Websites

PWB Marketing Blog

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? More and more business executives are accessing web content on smart phones.

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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.

Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

That was until last week’s relaunch which repositions the platform as a ‘smart journal’ for use on smart phones. Well over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched.

Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks

Firebelly

Mobile usage continues to climb with smart phones and tablets flooding the market. 2014 is upon us. Here’s some of the top players in apartment marketing sounding off on what’s important. Mark Juleen, VP Marketing, J.C. Hart .

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

Most business-oriented individuals have smart phones that are just as capable and more accessible than laptops / desktops. Incorporate polls, encourage audience input (via phone and / or text chat), use multimedia, and embed social media tools.

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

Idaconcpts

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. No more one design for the laptop and another for the phone.

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Are You Obsessed With Facebook? [Infographic]

Pamorama

About 28% check Facebook on their smart phones before getting out of bed. Are you one of the 48% of Americans who check their social media apps in bed, during the night, or as soon as they wake up in the morning?

5 Apps Every Business Owner Should Have

Idaconcpts

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.

SEO Firm Impersonates Google, Claims Local Listing to be Deleted

Bill Hartzer

Obviously, I welcome any official response from this SEO firm regarding this particular situation and this recorded phone call, I would love to hear their side of the story so I can objectively present it to you, my readers.

Do You Use Google +?

Unspoken

While that may seem crazy, most of us have the ability to stay connected to Facebook 24/7 via mobile phone or tablet. Oh Google+. You had great hopes to become the next big social media site. Has it happened yet? Well, not really.

TwittFaced is now available on Kindle, Nook, and iBook!

Josh S Peters

For all you lovers of digital media, Twittfaced can now be read on almost any smart phone or ebook/digital book reading device. Now available on Amazon, Nook, and Apple iBooks. TwittFaced is now available on Kindle, Nook, and iBook! To get your digital copy of Twittfaced just click on one of the links below. Kindle. Nook . iBooks (search for it in the app / iTunes bookstore). For you old-school paper lovers, use one of these links to get a hardcopy. Amazon. Barnes and Noble.

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. You’ll need a QR code reader app installed on your iPhone or Blackberry or Android Smart Phone in order to actually scan the bar code.

3 Reasons Your Facebook Page Seems to Suck Right Now

Janet Fouts

As you probably noticed on your smart phone, you see a lot less Facebook posts on your mobile than you do on your desktop.

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The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]

Mindjumpers

The remaining 83% have not been active on these kind of services, either because they have no smart phones, no motivation or the highest being privacy concerns.

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9 Must-Have Online Newsroom Features

Proactive Report

Resource: SMART News: how to create branded content that gets found in search and shared on social media. You might not be a world-class photographer, but you have a good camera right in your smart phone.

Mobilizing Millennials For Social Good: 6 Takeaways From MCON13

Firebelly

Make your website smart phone compatible or you’ll be left in the dust. They are opinionated, digitally creative and read the news just like you (but they are doing so from a tablet or smart phone).

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

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.

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