QR codes get a boost from Boxtcode’s added touch

Four digits may make all the difference to where the barcodes have been lacking. Boxtcode, an Australian startup that has only just been launched, has opened with a bang, as it intends to change the world of QR codes by solving the issues relating to their limitations through its new location based mobile marketing tool. This new solution is designed to take away the struggles associated with these barcodes. The principle behind the new tool is quite simple. What Boxtcode is proposing through its use is the link between the…

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Mobile Shopping – Is Your Business Ready?

Mobile Commerce

Online shopping is growing fast right now. In fact here in the UK nearly 60% of all consumers have already made at least one purchase on the Internet. Now many of the industry insiders are closely watching the development of mobile shopping. As a growing number of people own smartphones and tablets through which they can browse the Internet on the move, it is expected that a lot of purchases in the near future will be made using such devices. In fact according to recent research commissioned by Baynote some…

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Adobe ceases efforts for mobile Flash

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In a serious mobile battle that began back in 2007 when the iPhone was first launched and Steve Jobs announced that Flash could not be rendered on mobile devices due to the energy drain it causes to batteries, Adobe has finally admitted defeat and has stopped trying to pursue a mobile version of Flash. This announcement was made quietly and subtly on a blog post at Adobe. It equally announced that it will be directing its mobile focus on HTML5, instead. HTML5 is the cutting edge web programming language which…

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How Google Commerce Search will improve mobile shopping just in time for the holidays

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M-commerce is rapidly on the grow, especially in terms of shopping queries originating from mobile devices, and Google Commerce Search will only help to build on that experience. If there is one thing that consumers are demonstrating, it is that shopping and the use of their mobile devices goes hand-in-hand. It is changing the way that people shop, and they are looking for improved tools and resources to make the experience better, simpler and more effective. In this light, experts are recommending that e-commerce sites make a high priority of…

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Boots.com mobile commerce site sees 300,000 visitors within its first month

Boots.com Mobile Commerce Site

Within the very first month that Boots UK Ltd. ran its mobile commerce site, it managed to receive close to 300,000 unique monthly visitors. These are exciting numbers for any merchant advertising through e-commerce channels. Boots UK gave recognition to the growing number of people using the mobile web for the tremendous number of mobile visitors that stopped by the Boots.com mobile site. A spokesperson for Boots UK said that over the last year, there has been a notable rise in the number of visitors to their traditional website from…

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What makes a website optimized for mobile?

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A standard website designed for a laptop or desktop computer has become a common site that most people can recognize. However, many website owners are now discovering that their sites need to be optimized for mobile if they wish to take advantage of that market, and they are wondering what is involved in making those changes. The primary issues involved are that mobile devices are less powerful, have slower internet connections, and have a smaller screen than standard PCs. This means that the layout of the website will need to…

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Think small but go big! Top tips for mobile design…

Mobile Website vs Mobile App

Statistics show that 77 percent of the world’s population owns a mobile device. In 2009 more than half a billion people accessed mobile internet, and usage is predicted to double within five years. Most business owners know how important it is now to have a mobile presence for their business. If you’re new to the mobile web concept, don’t worry; we’ll be covering a few of the basic practical points. If you have a regular website, there are several options and a few basic methods you can use to make…

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Newly upgraded QR code mobile platform service released

Pittsburgh based ProMobile Solutions has launched new enhancements to their existing mobile marketing platform to help their clients with online marketing. The platform has been upgraded with new features that will allow users to create mobile-optimized websites that are automatically linked to QR codes. Additionally, the platform comes with a Google map Widget, software that helps users build their own coupons, and a way to integrate their social network presence to their websites. ProMobile CIO Scott Fingal believes that the platform’s new functionality will make their service much more appealing…

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