The programmatic mobile marketing appeal remains high

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At the same time, however, there aren’t many who are still using it, despite their enthusiasm over it. Even though there has been a considerable trend toward programmatic online ad purchasing that has continued for several consecutive years, only a limited number of mobile marketing firms have used this media buying strategy, say the results of a new Interactive Advertising Bureau study. The research was conducted by Ovum and involved the participation of 200 marketing execs. The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) has now released its report for 2015 which is…

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Social media marketing campaigns are seeing important gains

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The results of the various efforts this year are starting to produce figures as to their successes. A company called FrogAds has just released the results regarding the achievements of the social media marketing campaigns that it has had in place since June of this year, and they have produced some figures that could help to shape the decisions made for next year’s campaigns. That company has been rated by Alexa as being in the 130,600 spot after Craigslist. Craigslist is currently ranked by Alexa in the 43rd position. The…

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2011 brought record breaking year for Nellymoser through QR code use

QR codes in Mobile commerce Magazine Ads

Massachusetts-based Nellymoser, a mobile technology and marketing firm, has announced that it quadrupled its growth in 2011 through the use of its mobile marketing campaign that included QR codes. The number of action code and QR code based mobile marketing campaigns increased from fewer than 100 two years ago, to over 400 last year. Furthermore, Nellymoser held the lead within its sector as 3 out of every 5 of the top 50 magazines (based on circulation) included its marketing campaigns in 2011. Some of the titles of these magazines include…

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New report in…QR code scanning off the grid!

Mobile Marketing Statistics

Earlier this year, mobile marketing pioneer Mobio Identity Systems, released a report that showed QR code scanning grew by a staggering 1,200% in the last six months of 2010. Mobio’s report spurred rabid adoption of the code from businesses seeking to establish themselves in the burgeoning mobile marketing industry. Their rise to fame in the U.S. is similar to what happened in Japan during the advent of mobile technology: QR codes are now becoming a staple of marketing and can be found just about anywhere. The momentum is not likely…

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U.S. Postal Service offering discounts for QR code usage

US Post Office QR Code Discount

Many in the mobile marketing industry believe that society is reaching a “critical mass” of smart phone use. This puts QR codes at the tipping point toward becoming a mainstream technology. Citing research from Mobio, a leader in QR code solutions for businesses around the world, which shows that QR code scanning increased by 1,200% in the last six months of 2010, more businesses are adopting the code as part of their marketing campaigns. QR has proven to be so popular that even the United States Postal Service is encouraging…

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Mobile Commerce Plan in Place…Check!

  Recent surveys have shown that merchants in the UK, Europe and the United States, all differ widely on their approach and thoughts about mobile commerce. The numbers show that UK merchants are missing out on about £5.7 billion in sales because of poor website performance. One hundred UK marketing managers and IT personnel from retail shops were asked about their mobile commerce sites or plans to start a site. Over 28 percent said they had no mobile sites and had no plans to start one. Only 16 percent of…

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Demographics of Mobile Shoppers May Surprise You

Mobile device usage is still rising and much of it is shopping. It isn’t just the typical user doing the surfing. A survey has shown that shoppers age 34 to 54 have increased over 140 percent in just over a year. Many people are realizing they can use their mobile device to comparison shop or look for better deals or product information. More and more people are discovering the power of mobile. It isn’t just a phone anymore; it’s a tool. Shoppers are more informed and if they aren’t sure…

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M-Commerce: The new look and feel of marketing today

Several retailers have given their opinion about what mobile commerce (m-commerce) should be like in the coming years. Everyone has agreed that the consumer will drive the demand for the type of services they want from a business. Surprisingly, many see social media playing a big part in m-commerce, and how the company incorporates that will have everything to do with their success or failure. Companies know that social media isn’t a fad; it has completely changed the way we do business and the way we communicate. In the same…

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A glimpse into the mobile marketing future

Mobile technology has some pretty high expectations this year. There have been several new interactive applications in the works; allowing users to “scan” codes, enhance their surroundings and pay for goods with their mobile phone. Businesses are also seeing a lot of new applications that will allow them to reach a wider demographic of potential customers. Over 77 percent of the world’s population is now mobile service subscribers. Mobile device sales rose in 2010 by 18.5 percent, with Nokia being number one in Smart phones and mobile phones sales growth.…

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When two worlds collide

The use of QR codes is gaining traction in the print world. As technology evolves, the print industry is looking for ways that it can adapt and keep up with people’s interests. The two industries have been in conflict for many years and, for the most part, both have been unable to succeed over the other. As QR codes rise to prominence, a new line of thought is developing, one that suggests that technology and print can work together instead of competing against one another. The codes are becoming a…

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M-Commerce is on the move!

Companies that have online shopping sites are getting a major boost from mobile and social media. With the extremely high number of mobile phone users and the phenomenal number of Facebook users (not to mention Twitter, LinkedIn, Tribe, Yelp, Web 2.0 and countless others), companies are getting exposure all over the world. It is important to have a good marketing plan before going to advertise on a social media site; with thousands of other companies having the same idea, you don’t want to be lost in the crowd because of…

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