Study shows almost 50 percent of mobile phone users in the U.S. now have smartphones

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According to the data from Nielsen research, as of January 2012, almost half (48 percent) of all mobile phone users have a smartphone device. This is an increase of 36 percent over the number of smartphones at the same time last year, which had increased by 23 percent over the first quarter of 2010. The penetration of smartphones is racing ahead and shows no signs of stopping, though it is notably changing the way that consumers are interacting with the online environment. Businesses are taking note of the difference that…

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What businesses should know before designing an app

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The importance of online marketing is becoming so important that business aren’t asking whether or not they should be developing apps as much as they are trying to find out what they should do to ensure that they apps they have decided to develop will be as effective as possible. As the development of a mobile app can be quite an expense, there are several things that a business should know before diving in head first, to make certain that it will bring about downloads and repeat engagements. Mobile marketers…

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QR Code Scanning Connects in Business

QR codes are making their presence known around the world. Originally developed by Denso Wave, a subsidiary of Toyota, the codes were used to track inventory. Few thought that marketers would find them useful in any capacity, but they have displayed their versatility in the world of advertising time and time again. They have found their way on billboards, packaging, business cards and a variety of other products. The codes have also been used in marketing campaigns for some of the biggest companies in the world, and as a way…

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Hitting a Bull’s-eye with Marketing 3.0 Theory

  When you cross marketing with social media, you get a transformation that has changed the way people see advertising. According to CEO Daniel Morel, this area of marketing is still in its infant stage; but it is going to make a tremendous impact. It’s referred to as, Marketing 3.0. Daniel Morel is CEO of the largest global marketing services’ network in the world, called Wunderman. Morel says that Wunderman is all about the aggregation of data and the real time fabrication of marketing. Marketing 3.0 has four main parts;…

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California band’s QR promo is a hit with the fans

QR codes are gaining steam all over the U.S. So much so, that the codes are becoming commonplace. As people’s familiarity with them grows by the day, the more they take advantage of all the blocky barcodes have to offer. The codes are becoming the weapon of choice for many advertisers as they look to tackle the emerging mobile market. As QR codes become more prevalent, web developers and marketers are keen to find new venues for the codes. Such is the case in Fresno, California. Anchored Web Solutions has…

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