How to improve your mobile marketing strategy

Mobile Marketing for Small Business Owners

Taking advantage of what mobile marketing has to offer is an important opportunity presented to businesses of all size from this technology. However, like any marketing strategy, mobile must be done properly in order to be effective. Mobile is a highly effective channel for communicating with and engaging customers and it gives businesses the chance to broaden their audience and, therefore, their customer base. Moreover, it can provide a tremendous contribution to the expansion and accessibility of the awareness of a brand. In that pursuit, the following tips can help…

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QR codes are serving more purposes than ever from talking comics to payments and prizes

QR Code Marketing

QR codes are now doing more than ever before, as they become an element of mobile payment systems such as Simply Tap, the new Valiant interactive talking comic book experience, and can provide clues for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) scavenger hunt for a $40,000 prize. These unique and innovative new uses may help to convince marketers and consumers alike to uses these codes and will show them that without using them, they will be missing out on an important opportunity. Simply Tap-using retailers have been seeing improved…

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CommerceTel Corporation announces its selection as the UFC mobile tech partner

Ultimate Fighting

Award-winning proprietary mobile marketing solutions and technology provider, CommerceTel Corporation, has announced that it has been selected by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in order to provide mobile marketing strategies for device users, such as text alerts, voting, and initiatives for in-venue and in-broadcast special offers. The UFC is currently the sports organization with the most rapid growth worldwide, providing the top events for mixed martial arts (MMA) that are available to nearly one billion homes around the globe. The UFC was first broadcast on network television in November 2011,…

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JiWire study shows 21 percent of shoppers search for coupons while in a store’s location

Mobile Coupons

JiWire has released a new report that shows the results of their recent study that illustrate how important it is to retailers to provide locally relevant content to mobile users who are near or within one of their store locations. The JiWire “Mobile Audience Insights Report” showed that 80 percent of mobile users would like to see locally relevant marketing from retailers. At the same time, it also indicated that 3 out of 4 mobile users have an increased likelihood of taking an action following the receipt of a location-specific…

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mobiManage announces launch of mobile content management system for apps and websites

Mobile-Commerce

mobiManage has announced the release of the second generation of its mobile CMS systems, precisely four years after the initial American release of the original systems. This latest release includes upgrades to the feature designs and a completely new engine. IT offers a single platform on which Android and iPhone apps alike, as well as mobile websites and tablet products can all be managed. These latest upgrades also provide capabilities for adding features for mobile marketing to an app or website, including QR codes and NFC tags, banner ads, and…

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AT&T study results show that small businesses are using more mobile

Mobile Marketing for Small Business Owners

The results of a recent survey by premier communications holding company, AT&T, called the “Small Business Technology Poll” have just been released, and they show that small businesses are continuing to use an increasing amount of the latest wireless technologies, such as 4G devices, tablet computers, and GPS navigation mobile apps. Within the poll, it was also discovered that 96 percent of small businesses are using wireless technologies as a part of their regular operations, and almost two out of every three of those businesses (63 percent) said that it…

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Constant Contact takes on mobile marketing to an entirely new degree

Mobile Marketing

Constant Contact has announced that it will be embracing mobile marketing to a much greater degree with a new partnership with DIDMO, the developers of the Magmito cross-platform solution for mobile app creation. Though it wasn’t too long ago that the primary focus of the teams at Constant Contact was on services that provide email marketing, the company has now widened its potential and its offerings so that it will have the opportunity to achieve much more significant growth than their customers – past and present – may have expected.…

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Facebook announces partnership with Bango for mobile payment services

social media marketing

Facebook, the largest social network in the world, has announced that an agreement has been signed between it and Bango, and analytics and mobile billing company based in the United Kingdom. The technology at Bango concentrates on an increasing consumer market of smartphone owners who use their devices to access the internet and who are using their devices more frequently for making purchases and other online transactions. The white-label products from the company are able to collect mobile payments for the purchase of online services and content, and can also…

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UK study shows only 20 percent of corporate marketers have a website that was mobile optimized

Mobile Commerce

  An mobile commerce study performed in the United Kingdom is showing that corporate marketers are finding it challenging to meet the demands of their consumers when it comes to the mobile channel. The survey was performed by a digital communications business called Episerver, and included the participation of 200 marketing execs and 1,000 consumers in order to discover their attitudes regarding mobile marketing. The survey determined that among consumers in the U.K., 57 percent own smartphones. Among those smartphone owning consumers 73 percent have used the device to browse…

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What this season has taught companies about mobile for the next holiday

Mobile Marketing News

The holidays this year were the first time that mobile commerce played a notable role in the shopping experience, so this was the first time that businesses involved in that channel were able to try out new techniques and learn for future holidays. A webinar has already been planned that goes over the lessons that have been learned about mobile holiday shopping. It is an hour long and has been made available for free. It involved the participation of RSR Research, Carat, Kony Solutions, and Google, and followed the progress…

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