How to Quickly Read a TOS Document

How to read a TOS Document

You’ve certainly agreed to terms of service (TOS) documents at some point in your life. Whether or not you’ve actually read them is a whole different story. In fact, a recent study showed that essentially no one reads TOS agreements. This became clear when researchers added a section to a TOS document that said the signee would have to give up their first born child! Luckily for the people involved, it wasn’t a real contract. Of course no one wants to read through thousands of words of legal mumbo jumbo.…

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Will mobile ad blockers be detrimental to marketers?

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So far, device users have shown they’re tired of ads in their current forms and stopping software is commonplace. The use of mobile ad blockers is growing at an astounding rate. According to PageFair, from January 2015 to January 1016, there was a 90 percent year over year growth rate. This has brought the new monthly users from 198 million to 376 million. Clearly, mobile device users don’t like many of the ads displayed on their devices. PageFair’s report also stated that by the close of March, there were 419…

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Topping up with QR codes piloted by Vodafone UK

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The mobile and wireless operator will be deploying quick response codes in retail outlets. Vodafone UK has announced that it will be taking on QR codes as a fast and easy form of technology to be used by customers who prepay for their service and who want to be able to top up their accounts. The idea is to allow customers to simply scan one of the quick response codes and refill their account credit. This project with QR codes is a part of a broader top-up application test was…

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Claro to launch new mobile payments service in Brazil

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New service to be made available in summer Brazilian mobile operator Claro has unveiled plans to launch a new mobile payments service throughout the country. The launch of this service is being slated for summer and Claro has partnered with Bradesco, a prominent financial institution, and Giescke & Devrient, makers of SIM cards, in order to make the service come to life. Mobile commerce has been gaining momentum in Brazil recently as more consumers gain access to smartphones and tablets. Service to be based on NFC technology Through Calro’s service,…

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4 QR Codes to Attract Holiday Shoppers In 2013

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you haven’t prepared your online shop for the holiday shopping season… now is the time to do so. One of the easiest ways to attract holiday shoppers this year is through the use of QR codes.   Example QR code:     (Scan this QR code with your mobile device to get a free holiday marketing guide)    QR codes can be scanned with mobile devices and make it possible for shoppers to turn any point of interest such as store…

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How to Determine If Responsive Design Is Right for Your Online Shop

In the past year, responsive web design has become one of the most popular solutions for presenting websites on mobile devices, but is it the best solution for mobile commerce? Responsive design is even recommended by Google as the optimal way to serve mobile users, but will it provide your mobile customers with the online shopping experience that maximizes mobile sales? Let’s look at some potential advantages and disadvantages of responsive design for mobile commerce to help you make a more informed decision about whether responsive design is right or…

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