Mobile Marketing

Tips for Optimizing Mobile Advertising This Holiday Season
December 20, 2017 at 11:07 am

Black Friday has been known as the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the U.S. for more than 65 years. In 2005, the first Cyber Monday took place, and in 2017 we’ll see more shopping on smartphones and tablets than desktop during the holiday season for the first time, according to a study from…

Why Marketers Need to Rethink Their Brand’s Mobile Presence
November 20, 2017 at 12:14 pm

In a world where technology is becoming more mobile by the nanosecond, it should come as no surprise that the majority of search traffic now runs through mobile devices. In fact, research from BrightEdge shows that 57 percent of search traffic is now mobile. According to eMarketer, over eight in 10 internet users will use…

State of Mobile Product Discovery
October 30, 2017 at 10:19 am

Black Friday has been known as the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the U.S. for more than 65 years. In 2005, the first Cyber Monday took place, and in 2017 we’ll see more shopping on smartphones and tablets than desktop during the holiday season for the first time, according to a study from […]

Retailers Using Mobile to Make BFFs
October 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Now that we’re well into the second half of the year, many retailers are beginning to formulate their marketing plans for 2018. In particular, I’ve observed two approaches take shape that I think retailers can immediately act on that will have a major impact in retail marketing next year. First, in a time of stagnating app usage, it’s critical that retailers implement more of a cross-channel mobile marketing approach to engage customers. Second, the ability to use big data to improve customer experiences is finally close to becoming reality. However, brands must achieve the right balance in what data they request from customers and the enriched experiences they offer in return.

Mobile Chat: What CEOs Need to Know About This Growing Trend
October 4, 2017 at 2:51 pm

Mobile chat apps have completely taken over the app ecosystem. WhatsApp reports that it delivers 55 billion messages every day. The top five apps in the world in terms of frequency of use are all messaging apps. We’re more addicted to messaging than to Facebook or Instagram. How did we get here, and what does this…

Mobile and Desktop Search Gap is Widening
October 2, 2017 at 10:16 am

Findings from a new report released by BrightEdge show that 57 percent of website traffic is mobile and has overtaken traditional desktop traffic. The research also determined that content is being presented to mobile and desktop users in completely different ways depending on the type of device being used. The report offers several strategies for delivering the best possible customer experience across mobile, tablet and desktop.

Smart Advertisers Double Clicks With This Secret Weapon
September 15, 2017 at 9:56 am

Everything we hear these days is about how big mobile is, and how it’s going to be even bigger going forward. 2016 was the year of mobile, they say. So 2017 is definitely going to be the year of mobile, they say. Mobile payments are expected to hit more than $90 billion this year, up…

5 Tips for Generating More App Downloads
September 5, 2017 at 10:46 am

The App Store is a crowded place, and you need to stand out from the crowd. That's hard to do when there are so many other app developers out there trying to do the same. That's why your app description has to be highly compelling in order to get consumers to click through and download…

Smartphone Cameras: Let Your ‘Digital Eyes’ Capture Real-Time Data
August 18, 2017 at 8:40 am

We’re at the point where the majority of consumers have a smartphone with them at all times, meaning they also carry a camera wherever they go. Whenever something noteworthy happens in the world, there's almost always a picture or video available immediately. And with each year that passes, camera technology continues to improve while the…