Mobile

The latest stories and expert advice about mobile marketing, including how-to guides to using QR codes, augmented reality, smartphone apps, and approaches for marketing to consumers on-the-go.

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Mobile Payments Take a Bold New Place In Equation

Sep 17, 2014 - The mobile payment arena is becoming more prevalent than it has ever been. Should your company integrate a mobile payment solution into its system? Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile SEO

navneet-kaushal-long-post-mobile-seo-12sept2014-mobile-seo-guide Sep 16, 2014 - SEO site optimization starts with understanding the need for a tailored mobile site. Here are nine essential tips. Comments

Why Do Brands Have Such Small Mobile Advertising Budgets? [Study]

mobilesmartphones Sep 16, 2014 - Forrester research shows that brands shy away from investing in mobile advertising because it's difficult to track performance. Comments

Micro Moments: The Crown Jewel of the Customer Journey

locations-context Sep 15, 2014 - Using geo-fencing and geo-location technologies is an effective way to integrate and personalise the online to offline retail experience. Comments

EBay to Serve In-App Ads on Mobile Devices

shutterstock-186020420 Sep 12, 2014 - The e-commerce giant will start running ads within its mobile shopping app in the fourth quarter of this year. Comments

Mobile Moms and Back-to-School Path to Purchase

back-to-school-mobile Sep 9, 2014 - As back-to-school shopping lists grow bigger, so does the purchase funnel. To succeed in these mobile-driven times, marketers must create expanded content around their products, allow for easy conversion across multiple devices, and find new ways to deliver cost savings to consumers. Comments

Apple Payments Set to Give Google Wallet a Run for Its Money

silver-apple-logo-apple-picture Sep 5, 2014 - Multiple sources report that Apple is set to launch mobile payments for iPhone on September 9. Will the prospective move knock Google off its throne? Comments

Ads and Videos May Make Their Way to Snapchat

snapchat logo Sep 3, 2014 - The mobile messaging app known for its vanishing photos is reportedly leaning toward monetization for the first time. Comments

Elvis Presley’s Graceland Looks to iBeacon Technology to Boost Tourism

graceland-logo-blue Sep 2, 2014 - The museum has set up beacons to deliver location-based content on its iPad tour, a move that has been largely welcomed by visitors. So how could you incorporate iBeacon technology into your marketing plan? Comments

5 Mobile Advertising Myths – and How to Bust Them

mobilephone77 Sep 2, 2014 - There are still many myths surrounding the world of mobile advertising. Here are five of the most common ones, and a look at what the truth really is. Comments

How the World Cup Became a Mobile-First Marketing Event

world-cup-mobile Aug 27, 2014 - SY Lau speaks to Tencent's deputy editor-in-chief about the company's hugely popular World Cup coverage in China, how mobile marketing played into this, and what marketers can learn from it in the future. Comments

Ritz-Carlton Strives to Improve Customer Stays With App Upgrade

ritzcarlton Aug 27, 2014 - The Ritz-Carlton is looking to bring its signature luxury to mobile users by making it easier for them to check in and out with mobile check-in, among other enhancements to its app. Comments

Facebook Unveils New Bandwidth Targeting Capability

facebook-video Aug 27, 2014 - Advertisers can now target Facebook users based on mobile device and connection type. Comments

Think Globally, Act Mobile-ly

mobilephone77 Aug 27, 2014 - "Mobile Internet" isn't just one thing - it's really an umbrella term for many different devices, operating systems, media channels, and network technologies. But no matter how you define it, the "mobile Internet" will open up many new opportunities for marketers. Comments

4 Steps to Help B2B Marketers Become More Mobile

mobile-map-shutterstock-120085516 Aug 27, 2014 - A successful mobile strategy is extremely important to a B2B marketer's success. Here are four ways that B2B marketers can tackle mobile in an engaging and effective way. Comments

5 Things the Mobile Sharing Economy Can Teach the Enterprise

ride-request-small Aug 26, 2014 - The success of companies like Uber shows that there is room in the industry for innovation and growth. What can your business learn from the mobile sharing economy? Comments

Why Don't People Click on Mobile Advertisements?

mobileads Aug 25, 2014 - In a recent Nielsen study that explored why people choose not to click on a mobile ad, users cited apathy as the number one reason. What can marketers do to change this? Comments

Tinder Sparks Renewed Interest in Online Dating Category

online-dating Aug 25, 2014 - Tinder's massive growth, due largely to its mobile-first approach that appeals to Millennials, is bringing new life to the online dating industry. Comments

Voice Search – and You Thought "Auto Correct" Was Bad

Buy side prefers voice trading to electronic execution Aug 25, 2014 - A look at Apple, Google, and Microsoft's voice search programs and how they stack up against each other. Which one comes out on top? Comments

The Death of the iPad?

iPad Mini with Retina display 1 Aug 20, 2014 - With the launch of the rumored iPhone 6 coming up in September, here's a look at how Apple could re-evaluate the success of the iPad and relaunch the device as a true replacement for the PC. Comments

Channel Integration or Channel Maximization?

Concept image of integration Aug 20, 2014 - While cross-channel integration is popular, it often still makes sense to ask yourself the question, should I be trying to integrate my efforts in this channel or maximize my efforts in this channel? Comments

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