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!

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.

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.

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.

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. Social Media mobile marketing mobile phones 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.

Going Mobile is More than a Trend

The Social Media Incubator

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Five for Friday 7.23

Jeff Esposito

After three years, I finally succumbed to the pressure to get a smart phone. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Five for Friday 7.23 Written on July 23, 2010 by Espo in Five for Friday I must be getting old. My weeks are running into one another.

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.

The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011

Mindjumpers

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? More than your phone number may come up.

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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?

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.

Top five: New features tools and services from the ‘Big Three’ (plus Pinterest)

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now Pinterest is introducing its own version to help users jump easily to boards by using their smart phone cameras. I’m bringing back the weekly top five that was such a popular feature on this blog many years ago.

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.

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Mental Calculation: Make Your Kids Bright With Strong Base on Mathematics

Social Media Marketing

Access to Math App The age of smart phone and gadgets could not stop children handing the Android smart phones. They use such phones for online games. The smart phone will also show you the percentage of installation completed.

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.’

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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SnapTags vs QR Codes

Cody Ward

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. A colleague of mine recently introduced me to a marketing tool to engage with mobile customers and prospects.

Mobile Is Here – Are You Ready for Mobile Marketing?

yMarketingMatters

70% of American consumers want to receive offers on their smart phones. 74% of mobile users read email on smart phones or tablets. OK, we know that mobile Internet usage is rising exponentially, and clearly, it is no fad, its here to stay.

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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).

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Facebook Encourages Uploading Nude Photos To Fight Revenge Porn

Bill Hartzer

Wouldn’t it be great if this technology and reporting tool was built into our smart phones, such as being built into iOS and Android?

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.

Social Card Playing Online

The Realtime Report

Over the years, card game players in India have raised their skills and they have switched from just playing simple solitaire on their personal computer and smart phones to multiplayer games online. All one needs to do is to simply download the app on their phones to enjoy the game.

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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4 Useful Windows Phone Apps

Idaconcpts

Windows Phone 8 has the backing of Microsoft. As such, Windows 8 users and adopters may be assured that there will be Windows phone apps available for their consumption now and long into the future. Their Windows Phone 8 is unique. stars rating by over 1500 Win Phone users.

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.

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6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

Facebook Encourages Uploading Nude Photos To Fight Revenge Porn

Bill Hartzer

Wouldn’t it be great if this technology and reporting tool was built into our smart phones, such as being built into iOS and Android?

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.

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.

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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.

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Mobile Is Here – Are You Ready for Mobile Marketing?

yMarketingMatters

70% of American consumers want to receive offers on their smart phones. 74% of mobile users read email on smart phones or tablets. OK, we know that mobile Internet usage is rising exponentially, and clearly, it is no fad, its here to stay.

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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.

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

4 Web Browsers for Android Devices

Idaconcpts

Nowadays with smart phones all the rage, it is time to think about which browser we really want on our Android mobile computing device. In the old days it was Microsoft Explorer or the highway. Then there was Netscape, then the pandemonium of still other web browsers.

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.

Top 8 Reasons for Running Facebook Video Ads

agora pulse

There are loads of free or low cost ways that you can create engaging videos armed with little more than a smart phone and a healthy dose of creativity. Video is getting priority placement in the Facebook newsfeed these days.

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Mobile App Development Trends That is Likely to Emerge in the Year 2018

Social Media Marketing

Mobile Payments Since the mobile security is getting quite harder to crack with time, more and more people are now entrusting their mobile phones to gain access to their banking details. This year was quite phenomenal for the mobile app development.

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7 Tactics for Promoting Your Brick-And-Mortar Business Online

The Social Media Incubator

QR Codes – You can put one of these funny looking images in your store window that allows smart phone users to scan it and visit your website or other online sales page, helping to build connections with your customers.

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.

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