Mobile Commerce: Lessons for Brands and Retailers

Mobile Commerce: Lessons for Brands and Retailers

It was, for a long time, a widely accepted truth that whilst people might use phones to access the internet, they wouldn’t use them to buy things. Too small a screen; too hard to type; not secure enough; the list of reasons was as long as it was - so time has proved - wrong.

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CES: Advertisers can Expect More from Immersive Experiences and Connected Objects.

CES: Advertisers can Expect More from Immersive Experiences and Connected Objects.

If there’s one thing that differentiated Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 from other years, it is the scale. CES 2016 was by far the biggest to date; 180,000 attendees and 20,000 new products launched by 3,600 exhibitors. But CES also demonstrated scale in different ways.

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Push Notifications – Supercharged Mobile Re-messaging

Push Notifications – Supercharged Mobile Re-messaging
Having a mobile app without a push notification communication strategy is a little like driving a car with a burst tire – it will only get you so far before you have to stop, and by that point it may have done more damage than you can imagine. For those...RobWilliams Image 2
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Mobile Investment – Taking the Leap

Mobile Investment – Taking the Leap
Over the last 12 months a small group of publishers along with IAB Australia and Nielsen have invested significant dollars and time to work on an audience measurement solution for reviewing consumer mobile behaviour in the Australian market in preparation for a market solution being rolled out in 2015. The...Digital time dec
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Congratulations, we’re a mobile species! Here’s what this means for marketers and analytics.

Congratulations, we’re a mobile species! Here’s what this means for marketers and analytics.
If you hadn't already heard, 2015 is the year of mobile marketing and advertising . Last year mobile users surpassed desktop users , and in November 2014, the Newspaper Association of America released its audience whitepaper, "Mobile and young women push newspaper digital audience to new heights" , which showed...DewarPic1.10.2
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6 Up and Coming Social Networks to Watch This Year

6 Up and Coming Social Networks to Watch This Year
While the big social media networks enjoy the lion's share of consumer attention, a growing cohort of upcoming social networks are steadily picking up members. Many of the social networks with the highest growth rates offer a twist to the mainstream offerings, steadily carving out niches in areas such as...YikTak
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Mobile Beacon technology: The next big opportunity for publishers?

Mobile Beacon technology: The next big opportunity for publishers?
There's been a lot of hype recently about the arrival of Beacon technology. Embracing communication at a micro-location level, Beacon technology will be key to enabling publishers and marketers to improve their relevance to consumers. Although the technology behind Beacon – Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) – has been in development...Steven 3
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Mobile is a World Changer

Mobile is a World Changer

I've noticed that much of this year's industry commentary has focused on an internet-fueled re-imagined world. This world is one where technology has changed everything from how we travel (Airbnb), to how we date (Tinder) and even how we view and use currency (Venmo).

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Wearable Technology: The battle for space on your body begins

Wearable Technology: The battle for space on your body begins

Wearable Technology was born in Hollywood, from iris recognition software in "Minority Report" to James Bond's smart watch boasting a tracking device and TV screen in "Octopussy." However it now seems you no longer need to be a movie star to be able to own this type of tech.

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Re-emergence of the App

Re-emergence of the App

Mobile now commands 45% of consumer attention in the US, yet currently accounts for only about 5% of marketing budgets. Similarly TV commanded a share of around 35% of media consumption yet around 42% of budgets are allocated to it. What is going on here and why the divide?

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