Because Consumers Want Alerts on Mobile, Vibes Launches Transactional Mobile Messaging

Because Consumers Want Alerts on Mobile, Vibes Launches Transactional Mobile Messaging

As it turns out, fresh mobile consumer data has revealed that 70 percent of consumers prefer to receive service-based messages on their mobile phones. In fact, 78 percent said text is “the fastest way to be reached for important service updates on purchases.” As a result, mobile marketer Vibes has launched a transactional messaging solution to […]

Retail Marketers Plan to Invest More in Mobile Marketing

Retail Marketers Plan to Invest More in Mobile Marketing

RetailMeNot, a digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, has just released a new study titled “The Rise of Mobile Marketing Spend in Retail.” All told, more than 200 retail marketing executives with the authority to make spending decisions participated in the study, which revealed major digital trends in the year to […]

Mobile Commerce Inches Upward in Southeast Asia

Mobile Commerce Inches Upward in Southeast Asia

Mobile commerce accounts for growing share of ecommerce transactions in the countries of Asia-Pacific, particularly in Southeast Asia. However, even as consumers increasingly embrace mobile purchase behaviors, research suggests mcommerce still makes up less than 40% of total transactions among digital retailers. According to a recent study of mobile commerce by Criteo, mcommerce made up […]

Mobile Banking On The Rise in US

Mobile Banking On The Rise in US

43 per cent of US adults with mobile phones and bank accounts now make use of mobile banking, according to new figures from the US Federal Reserve released March 31. That figure, based on data from November 2015, is a four per cent increase year-on-year, and is driven by increasing smartphone adoption and the convenience of […]

New Study Reminds Businesses to Seek Customer Feedback on Mobile

New Study Reminds Businesses to Seek Customer Feedback on Mobile

Apptentive and SurveyMonkey recently partnered to study how consumers and businesses approach feedback, and the role mobile plays in gathering customer input. The outcome of the partnership is a comprehensive new report — Feedback and Loyalty on the Mobile Frontier — which provides new data on consumer expectations and insights on how companies can leverage […]

Few Marketers Using Mobile Marketing Strategies

Few Marketers Using Mobile Marketing Strategies

Although marketers know mobile is a strategic imperative, the vast majority still fail to strategically integrate it into their marketing mix, according to fresh findings from Forrester. Only 13% of marketers say they strategically integrate mobile systematically. Not surprisingly, therefore, only 27% of marketers surveyed by Forrester said the ROI of their mobile marketing campaigns […]

Mobile video consumption surges with APAC leading the charge

Mobile video consumption surges with APAC leading the charge

Mobile phones and tablets now account for 46 per cent of all viewing globally, according to a report from Telstra-owned premium video specialists Ooyala, up from 34 per cent in 2014. A large part of this is being led by certain APAC markets, according to the report, with five out of 15 APAC countries outperforming […]