Does your mobile strategy include push messaging? Don’t neglect the opportunity to engage your most loyal fans with smart, well-timed push.
Creating a mobile app is only the beginning of a successful app strategy. It’s important to understand where users are coming from and how they’re behaving on your app. Use these tips to track mobile conversions and measure the effectiveness of your mobile applications.
Mobility can involve technology, but at the heart of a mobile strategy lies the mobile human. They key to being successful with mobile is not to start with technology, but to start by looking at why the humans are mobile, and what you can do to make their lives a little bit richer.
Over 90% of SMS messages are read within 3 minutes. This makes SMS one of the most immediate channels available to connect to your audience. Here’s everything you need to know to run your own successful SMS campaign.
Have you tried using QR codes, SMS, or NFC to increase mobile traffic, but are noticing little to no mobile conversions? You aren’t alone! If your website is not mobile friendly, you will be lucky to see any conversions. That’s no surprise. However, what is surprising are the studies that […]
For every online marketing campaign, there is a set of mobile marketing campaign elements that will need to be addressed. It’s always great to try out new campaigns, but having a framework in place will make sure you have a gameplan so you know how to improve your success […]
In this “Polar Vortex” edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about this transitive postulate: We are spending more time online than with any other media We are spending much of that digital time in mobile devices Most of that mobile time is spent in apps Therefore, apps are […]
The future of marketing (and business) is solving customer problems succinctly and effectively. (tweet this) Actually, that’s always been the point of marketing and business, but evolutions in commerce thinking and consumer technology have made solving problems easier and smarter than ever. This, of course, is the whole point of […]
If your marketing is sufficiently useful, your audience will keep your brand close – on their home screen, in their inbox, in their Twitter and Facebook feeds – and, when they need you, they’ll access whatever it is you’re bringing to the information party. This is the great benefit of […]
Youtility is marketing so useful, people would pay for it (if you asked them). It’s marketing customers actually want, instead of marketing that companies think they need. I first started thinking about Youtility in 2009, when I heard a speech by Robert Stephens, the founder of GeekSquad. Since then, companies […]
In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about the newly launched Foursquare ads, and whether they are a viable option for marketers, an annoyance for users, both or neither. Whither the Check-In? In April, Bloomberg cited Foursquare data showing 6 million daily check-ins in January 2013 versus 4 million […]
In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Instagram video, and whether we should care as marketers. Are We Asking the Wrong Question? There have been lots of breathless blog posts recently that attempt to pit Vine and Instagram video in a head-to-head battle, as if we […]
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I don’t mean to scare you or create undue cause for alarm, but there are enemies in our midst. Enemies that operate with such stealth that we fail to see the power they wield over the majority of our marketing efforts today. Enemies so cunning they have convinced us that […]
Internet marketers are always looking for ways to leverage search engines, and search engines are always looking for ways to make search fair. This means that the dynamics of search are constantly changing. This couldn’t be more true for the mobile search landscape, and there are lots of things to […]