SMS mobile marketing is declining in the Middle East

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Overall texting is trending downward in that region as consumers look for cheaper solutions to communicate. Though communicating over smartphones has never been as popular or as common as they are today, consumers in the Middle East are steering away from traditional texting and the costs associated with it, causing SMS mobile marketing to have its effectiveness placed at risk in that region. Consumers are looking for messenger services that are cheaper or come with no cost at all. According to newly published reports, texting is on the way out…

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Mobile marketing guide released by TapSense

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The latest version of the company’s publication is now out, providing users with guidance regarding the best techniques. The second version of the TapSense mobile marketing guide has now been released, at a time in which it is even more clear that the publication of the first version, as consumers are now spending more than half of their online time on smartphone or tablets. The conversion rates through mcommerce are also on the rise, showing that this channel has considerable potential. According to recent data from the Google Shopper Marketing…

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Mobile marketing to be worth $682 million in 5 years

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The advertising market over smartphones and tablets in Australia is expected to grow rapidly. According to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan, mobile marketing is predicted to rapidly grow over the next five year, to the point that it will reach $682 million by the close of 2018. The report also indicated that 70 percent of the advertising over this channel will be geared toward tablets. The analysts at Frost & Sullivan believe that the mobile marketing ecosystem in Australia will experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of…

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Mobile marketing to bring in $400 billion in two years

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A new infographic from Adrants is suggesting that promotions and advertising over this channel are skyrocketing. Though there has been a great deal of controversy over the effectiveness of mobile marketing and what kind of return on investment it can be expected to generate, the channel is continuing to grow in popularity as companies continue to spend in order to attempt to reach out to smartphone and tablet toting consumers. The statistics are now clearly showing that the size of the industry is growing tremendously. This also shows that mobile…

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Mobile marketing may soon look to India for trends

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The country’s population of over one billion could soon help to dictate the direction taken by marketers over that channel. India is well known as one of the countries in the world that has the fastest population growth and, at the same time, it is now also being seen as the location where future mobile marketing trends will likely find their start. This announcement was made by the MMA’s Asia Pacific’s managing director, Rohit Dadwal. The APAC branch of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) stated that the mobile marketing environment…

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Mobile marketing takes a third of online ad spending

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The research has shown that Google holds a massive amount of the smartphone targeted space. eMarketer has just released the results of its first ever worldwide mobile marketing industry profile and has revealed that it estimates its size to have already reached $16 billion globally. The research determined that this channel is taking up a growing portion of the overall online ad market. Among its results, it also found that within the mobile marketing ecosystem, Google has a massive hold of over 55 percent. Considering that the research determined that…

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Mobile marketing will have created 1.4 million jobs by 2015

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The results of a new study are showing that this will be an area of considerable employment growth. The results of a new mobile marketing study have shown that spending in this area now accounts for $139 billion and that by the year 2015, this will rise to reach an estimated $400 billion. The result will be considerable in employment, as well, as it will require the work of 1.4 million people. As consumers continue to use their smartphones and tablets on an increasing basis in order to complete their…

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Mobile marketing success relies on message customization

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Consumers need to have personalization if they are going to respond in the desired way. New research is now showing that in order for mobile marketing to be successful, the messages that are sent from brands and companies to consumers and customers must be customized. The study indicated that is a vital approach to communicating with consumers is personalization. The research was performed by Infinite Convergence Solutions, a mobility solutions provider. Based on what they discovered, they stated that almost half of the smartphone owning participants in the study who…

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Mobile marketing brought $139 million into the American economy last year

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The MMA has released its latest data regarding the contribution of smartphone and tablet ads in the U.S. The most recent statistics from the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), has shown that the solid and quickly growing smartphone advertising ecosystem brought a massive incremental output of $139 billion into the American economy last year. This is a considerable increase over the sales that were reported by the MMA only two years before. The MMA reported that the results from 2012 were a “significant surge” over 2010, when the net sales had…

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Mobile marketing costs are increasing, report

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The Fiksu data has also shown that there has been an increase in downloads of apps. The latest report from Fiksu has now been released, in which it shared its data regarding the latest trends in the costs associated with mobile marketing through apps, and shared that in 2012, these expenses were on an “upward trajectory”. This Fiksu Mobile App Marketing Platform data is highly regarded throughout the industry. It provides important insight into the trends and direction that mobile marketing is taking in terms of smartphone and tablet applications.…

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