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The Industrialization of Mobile

Feld Thoughts

I am on the board of Sitrion , who just released their latest version of Sitrion ONE , which allows enterprises to deliver mobile solutions in one single day. little over a decade later, mobile is dominating much of the growth of the web. Every company we are involved in is working on a mobile app. What do you think?

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Rethinking Mobile First

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I wrote the Mobile First Web Second blog post a few years ago. In that post, I talked about apps that were designed to be used on mobile primarily with the web as a companion. It has become a bit of a orthodoxy among the consumer social startup crowd to do mobile first and web second. Building an audience on mobile is a b h.

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Mobile Is Where The Growth Is

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

But mobile is growing like a weed. alluded to this in a post last week where I wished for an aggregated audience measurement service across mobile and web. There is a significant shift going on this year, much more significant than we saw last year, from web to mobile. Mobile does not reward feature richness. Yahoo!

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Mobile Apps vs Mobile Web: Do You Have To Choose?


There have been countless debates about the demise of the mobile Web at the hands of mobile apps. Who’s winning? No one can agree.

The Best Mobile Payment Processor

Up and Running

Mobile card readers provide small businesses with an incredibly low investment way to process payments made by credit cards. Flint Mobile.

Two New Techstars Programs – Mobility/Detroit and Techstars++/Mayo Clinic

Feld Thoughts

Last week Techstars announced the new Techstars Mobility program, Driven by Detroit. Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit will run for three years with a new class of 10 startups each year. think Ted is awesome and it’s super exciting to have him join Techstars as the Managing Director of Techstars Mobility. Status quo?

Marketing Your Mobile App? Rethink App Stores (And Reach More Users)

YFS Magazine

A revolution in the mobile phone industry is unfolding. Major.

Hire A Mobile App Developer That Is Both Crazy And Qualified

YFS Magazine

While most entrepreneurs think their mobile app idea is game-changing, a successful app takes collaboration.

10 Awesome DIY Tools To Create Your Own Mobile App


In this era, mobile applications have almost replaced the use of desktop versions. and 1.5 million respectively. TheAppBuilder. Appery. AppMakr.

41% of UK ecommerce now on mobile

The Equity Kicker

I took this chart from Criteo’s recently published Mobile Commerce Report. Mobile

The Future of Business Is Mobile—Your Small Business Needs to Adapt or Fall Behind

Up and Running

percent of all web browsing is done solely on a mobile device. Mobile has its own special needs. Shopping is increasingly mobile.

Why Responsive Design Is Not Mobile Optimization (and What to Do About It)


Is mobile conversion optimization a “brave new world”? What’s the Current State of Mobile? Mobile users are on-the-go.

Overcoming The Struggles Of Enterprise Mobility


There are typically three stages that developers encounter in their enterprise mobile app journey: Denial, Grief, and Acceptance.

Transitioning To a Mobile Centric World

For a large variety of applications and services, users favor mobile applications over browser based applications. ”  — Freewill, Rush.

The Beginner’s Guide to Mobile App Analytics


If you’re launching a mobile app, you’ve likely considered the differences between optimizing a simple site and a mobile app or game.

The decline of the mobile web

Chris Dixon

People are spending more time on mobile vs desktop: And more of their mobile time using apps, not the web: This is a worrisome trend for the web.

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Magnificent Mobile Website And App Analytics: Reports, Metrics, How-to!

Occam's Razor

Nothing I can tell you about the importance of having an incredible mobile strategy will surprise you. Our mobile websites. Many reasons.

Mobile Only

Mark Birch

What stood out was that Brian speaks to what we all recognize about mobile but still refuse to admit : While mobile is often referred to as the second screen, the reality is that smartphones are really the first screen among connected consumers. As of last year, mobile platforms accounted for 60% of total time spent on digital media.

Sprint and Techstars Launch Startup Accelerator for Mobile Health

Feld Thoughts

Techstars has launched another “powered by” accelerator, this time with Sprint around mobile health. And the intersection point of many of these ideas for me is mobile health. The post Sprint and Techstars Launch Startup Accelerator for Mobile Health appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Sprint makes me smile.

10 Mobile Design Trends to Incorporate in Your Site

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Make sure to learn the latest mobile web design trends working right now Are you launching a new version of your website?

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Some thoughts on mobile

Chris Dixon

- People tend to lump smartphones and tablets together as “mobile”. Most of the companies that have succeeded (= generate real revenues/profits) on mobile were either desktop incumbents (e.g. Fans of Apple and Google have been arguing lately about which company is winning mobile. Mobile has had a big effect on b2b software.

Fighting Back Against Mobile Phones in the Bedroom

Both Sides of the Table

Numerous articles point out the “ sitting is the new smoking ” and if so then “mobile phones are the new crack.”

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Opportunity in Mobile Enterprise

Mark Birch

via Techcrunch “ The Next Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity “ The sweet spot for mobile enterprise is in the healthcare and industrial sectors. Those two alone are going to drive the momentum of enterprises toward mobile business applications and workforce mobility. That leaves 2.5

Misconceptions About Mobile Websites


Getting back to the subject at hand, mobile websites are nowadays much different than what we used to see just a few years ago. It is normal.

5 Essential Mobile Marketing Strategies to Boost Your Business Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How to use mobile apps and data to help your business

Not Mobile-Friendly? You’re Leaving Money On The Table

YFS Magazine

For all of these reasons outlined in this article, and more, it makes perfect sense to ensure your website is mobile-friendly. Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing mobile technology mobile website responsive web designIf not, you are leaving money on the table.

The Growing Importance Of Mobile Advertising


According to a recent study published by Nielsen, smartphones now represent 70 percent of all mobile phones in America. billion to $19.3

The Perfect Strategy For Designing Mobile User Experience

YFS Magazine

Your mobile app strategy ensures that you’re solving a problem that needs solving while doing it the right way.

An Operating System for Your Mobile Supercomputer

Peter Levine

Mobile devices have put supercomputers in our hands, and—along with their first cousin—the tablet, represent the largest shift in computing since the PC era. In the same way that the PC era unlocked the imagination and innovation of an entire generation, we are seeing a repeat pattern with mobile devices at unprecedented scale.

Google Execs Share 10 Incredible New Mobile Web Stats

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Google AdWords revealed amazing new mobile web stats in the Google Performance Summit this week

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Launching A Mobile App Startup? Learn Why So Many Apps Go Bust

YFS Magazine

Mobile app success starts with analyzing why apps fail, not why a single app (out of thousands) succeeds.

GigaOM Mobilize: Zillow Tackling Mobile

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

This is another posting about GigaOM Mobilize conference in San Francisco.  If you missed the one on Mobilizing the Enterprise. 

Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One


I did a presentation recently for a graduate class from The Founder Institute around getting online/mobile products out the door. Compensation.

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10 ways to monetize your mobile app

The Next Web

Building a mobile app these days is easy. What’s one overlooked strategy that actually works? Their best answers are below: 1.

13 top mobile apps for entrepreneurs on the go

The Next Web

asked a panel of 13 successful young entrepreneurs the following question: What was the most useful mobile app for your business in 2012 and why?

Mobile StemCare Wins Pitch Competition


By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Mobile StemCare won the Emerging Medical Technology Symposium’s fast pitch competition. The company, based at Geekdom, uses adult stem cells, taken from the animal, to […] The post Mobile StemCare Wins Pitch Competition appeared first on SiliconHills.

Top 10 Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs on the Go

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Thankfully, our phones can be used in a number of ways to improve our businesses and simplify our busy lives thanks to mobile apps. SignEasy.

Boston Mobile Madness

Early Stage Adventures

At Xconomy’s very successful Mobile Madness event a couple of weeks ago, I was struck by the vibrant mobile startup scene in Boston.   Its not that mobile focused startups are new to Boston, but rather that the ecosystem “feels” vibrant at the moment.  RunKeeper (FitnessKeeper) mobile fitness platform.  Applications.

Improving Mobile UX to Boost Conversions 24.5% [Case Study]


One of the biggest areas of opportunity, for most companies at this point in time, is mobile optimization. Not so with the mobile page. So

3 Brands Using Inspiring Mobile Storytelling Techniques


Brands are available not just on one, but multiple screens- from a large 60 inch TV set to a small mobile phone. What will you try next?