Importance Of The Internet For Businesses

YoungUpstarts

The Internet has made the world global village and in this age of advanced technology and internet, it is hard to imagine that how a business could run its operations efficiently without an Internet connection. Others Internet technology

Mobile Internet Apple Facebook

SoCal CTO

The analysts at Morgan Stanley have produced a report that’s quite good reading on some of the major trends concerning mobile web. More than Mobile Internet I think they had trouble coming up with a name and settled for Mobile Internet even though it isn’t a great choice.

Global Mobile Internet Data Traffic To Explode 13-Fold By 2017: Cisco

YoungUpstarts

Worldwide mobile data traffic is expected to increase 13-fold over the next five years and reach some 11.2 exabytes per month (or 134 exabytes annually) by 2017, according to he Cisco® Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017. More mobile users.

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Misconceptions About Mobile Websites

YoungUpstarts

It is a shame to see the fact that most site owners do not actually understand much about mobile websites and about the importance of having a site that is perfectly optimized for mobile browsing. The modern approach is to use responsive websites instead of mobile websites.

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Mobile App Development: 5 Critical Steps To Help You Achieve User Adoption

YoungUpstarts

It’s easy to come up with ideas for developing a new mobile app, but good ideas are a dime a dozen. What are your competitors’ mobile apps missing? Some internet fads become a staple of modern life, like the inexplicable fascination with cats.

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Money Out of Nowhere: How Internet Marketplaces Unlock Economic Wealth

abovethecrowd.com

In his 2005 book, The World Is Flat , Thomas Friedman recognizes that the Internet has the ability to create a “level playing field” for all participants, and one where geographic distances become less relevant. (*) Benchmark is/was an investor in companies labeled with the asterisk.

Going The Distance: Turning Your Business Into A “Mobile” One

YoungUpstarts

Usually, this just means having an internet connection as a remote working freelancer, but if you want your business to go the distance, you’ve got to find ways for the company to translate to other parts of the world. Others mobile business remote work

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Overcoming The Struggles Of Enterprise Mobility

YoungUpstarts

Back in the early days of personal computers and workstations, the average developer only had to worry about applications that ran standalone on the client machine, or during the early days of the internet, client/server apps. By Nuno Pereira, Director APAC, OutSystems.

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Mastering Mobile Popups

ConversionXL

All of which confirms that launching dedicated mobile lead generation campaigns is no longer an option but a necessity. What’s the Size of the Current Mobile Opportunity? Fact: We live in a primarily mobile world. Why is mobile so challenging for marketers?

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The Real Deal: Jason Prater on Manufacturers, Mobility, and the Internet of Things

deal architect

This continues a series of columns from practitioners I respect. The category "Real Deal" describes them well. This time it is Jason Prater who leads product and platform development teams, from design to deployment at Plex Systems, the manufacturing cloud. The Real Deal: Guest Columnist

Internet Growth Means Big Changes For How Businesses Connect

YoungUpstarts

By John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). When the Internet was first conceived as a better way for computers to communicate with one another, no one could predict the impact it would have on business communications.

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile Marketing Strategy

Up and Running

Mobile marketing is the promotion of one’s business on mobile and smartphone devices through websites, apps, and social media. Why do you need a mobile marketing strategy? When looking at how we consume digital media, mobile usage has surpassed desktop.

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Designing For The Mobile Experience

YoungUpstarts

The thought of optimizing your site for mobile devices may have never crossed your mind. It may seem like something small; but believe it or not, it can make a huge difference given that 60 percent of Internet access is via mobile devices.

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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. We looked at five major brands of mobile credit card processors and picked the best. Access to internet. Flint Mobile.

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Getting The Best Out Of The Internet In The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

What about the internet? It’s long past the year 2000 now and you really should be using the internet to further your business goals. Successful businesses succeed on the back of the tools that the internet can offer, but before we have a look at the tools, let’s talk about success.

5 Creative Ideas About Mobile Innovation

YoungUpstarts

Mobile technology has provided great convenience to individuals who utilize it. Many tasks that previously required numerous different devices, can now be performed much more easily using mobile technology and many other tasks are yet to be handed over to it. Others mobile technology

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Mobile Devices Drive Modern Business – Here’s How To Stay In The Fast Lane

YFS Magazine

Consumers mean business when using a mobile device. They no longer accept sub-par experiences when surfing the Internet on their phone. Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing mobile mobile marketing mobile technology mobile trends mobile website technology

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5 Reasons Why Startups Should Pay Special Attention To Mobile Security

YoungUpstarts

For most people, mobile security is not even on that list. Statistics show that mobile cybercrime has been particularly growing with the equal amount of attacks on both small and large businesses. We are entering a mature internet age where there are a lot of threats lurking everywhere.

State of the internet: Mobile and social still big growth drivers

The Equity Kicker

Earlier this week Mary Meeker published an update to her by now legendary internet trends presentation and Nielsen published their Social Media Report 2012. Taken together they tell us clearly that mobile and social are still growing very fast.

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New Rules for the New Internet Bubble

Steve Blank

We’re now in the second Internet bubble. This next wave of web startups; Social Networks and Mobile Applications, now reached 100’s of millions of customers. Carpe Diem.

Unlimited Mobile / 3G Internet Data In Paris On My Android Phone

Feld Thoughts

Finally I solved my Paris Internet Mobile 3G SIM cell phone nightmare poke my eyes out scream at my phone problem. Mobicarte comes with 5€ but you need at least 12€ to activate Internet Max. Now you want to follow the instructions for Internet Max on the wiki I referred to earlier. Choose 4=Option Internet Max. Scream with delight as you surf the Internet from your phone while watching your email stream in.

When The Mobile Evolution Turns To Revolution

YoungUpstarts

The advent of mobile platforms has rendered all of those tools passé. We are now a mobile society and the proliferation of smartphones and tablets has given rise to a new paradigm in digital marketing: the mobile app. by Scott Hirsch, f ounder and CEO of Appsbar.

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Mobile is eating the web

Version One Ventures

Now it looks like mobile is eating the web. Back in 2010, Mary Meeker and Morgan Stanley predicted that within the next five years, “more users will connect to the Internet over mobile devices than desktop PCs.” The shift from desktop to mobile, whether smartphone or tablet, is happening across a variety of activities. Like any platform shift, this mobile wave obviously has major implications for any business. The Mobile Moment (theamazingweb.net).

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5 Ways To Kick Start Mobile Marketing For Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

And for some, smartphones have even replaced PCs, as these devices have become the sole way they access the Internet. In our mobile era, people are using phones for many reasons, not least of which is shopping. Make it easy for mobile customers to find you.

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A Few Reasons To Use Video Production Services In Your Internet Marketing Campaign

YoungUpstarts

Obviously, the internet has become a crucial platform for activities like this. Of course, the Internet is not an exception. Modern internet users have a powerful Internet connection that allows them to stream high-quality videos without any problems.

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Safer Internet Day – Top 10 Tips For Younger Online Users

YoungUpstarts

It’s crucial for us to educate younger Internet users on proper online etiquette as well as the importance of online security and privacy. Events & Happenings Insafe Internet Norton online privacy Safer Internet Day Symantec

How Mobile Payment Will Impact The Growth Of Mobile Commerce This Holiday Season

YoungUpstarts

The recent release of Apple Pay, the mobile payment service available on the iPhone 6, gives us a window into how consumers will make their purchases. Apple Pay is just one mobile payment option. Mobile site traffic reached 38.2% by Scott Hirsch, f ounder and CEO of Appsbar.

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Mobile Office Hacks: Staying Professional On The Road

YoungUpstarts

While you may no longer need an office, the ‘back office’ part of your business never sleeps, and how you manage it must be as mobile as you are. Make mobile apps work for you. When on-the-go, you’ll find that consistent internet connection and power is hard to come by.

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How To Make it In Mobile: New Customer Experience Research & Trends For 2015

YoungUpstarts

Mobile is opening the door for designing new experiences that compliment a brand’s physical presence. Mobile Apps versus Mobile Web. As a result, both app and web designs are critical for businesses in the mobile space, so it pays to do them right. Mobile Payments.

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Create Your Own Live Internet Radio Show With Spreaker

YoungUpstarts

If you always wanted to create your own live web-based radio show but have no idea how to do it, here’s a simple and elegant solution for you – Spreaker ( www.spreaker.com ) is an audio platform that allows anyone to create, broadcast and share audio across the Internet easily.

2011 Consumer Internet Predictions

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Before I try gazing into my crystal ball to see what 2011 will bring for the consumer internet industry, let me first see how I did on last years predictions: 1. Foursquare and Gowalla have grown too, but off of much lower bases, such that only 4% of internet users currently use a check-in service. This worked great for most internet users at that time because back then most internet users were men, and in general, men do not like to shop.

The End of ?Internet? Companies ? AGILEVC

Agile VC

The End of “Internet” Companies. Al Gore's 2012 Induction to the Internet Hall of Fame. I believe with unshakable conviction that the internet has been and will continue to be the most distruptive innovative force of of my lifetime.

[Asia] Small Businesses Look To The Internet For Growth Opportunities

YoungUpstarts

She also delved into the impact of the Internet on small businesses in Asia, and highlighted how a country’s infrastructure can aid or limit the impact of small business on its economy. How big are small businesses in Asia? Apparently, very very big.

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New study: Britain leads the world in mobile data consumption, m-commerce and internet TV

The Equity Kicker

New research from Ofcom has found that Britain leads the world in usage of several key technologies: Most likely to access TV content over the internet: 23% of us do so every week (USA is second with 17%). It is particularly encouraging to see the lead in mobile data usage.

The Case For Web-Based Mobile Apps – An Interview With UR Mobile

YoungUpstarts

As small businesses increasingly look towards mobile applications as a marketing strategy to reach their customers, the question some of them are asking is this: Is it better to go with a native application (i.e. What is the process in making the mobile web-based apps?

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Israelis Are Additicted to the Internet

VC Cafe

I sraelis spend more time on the Internet more than almost every other country (apart from Canada), according to the latest eMarketer report on UK Internet Users and Usage. Mobile is a whole new dimension.

The Future of Internet & Cars

Agile VC

I’ve been doing some thinking about the future of cars and the impact of the internet. When people talk about “internet” and “cars” people usually think of internet-connected automobiles for the purposes of infotainment.

What the World Could Learn from an Internet Blackout in the World’s Most Connected Country

Kodorra

On a fateful Saturday morning of November 24, a fire broke out at Korea Telecom (KT) operation building which caused an Internet blackout in the metropolitan city of Seoul. According to Wikipedia, KT is the largest fixed-line and high-speed Internet service provider in Korea.

[Singapore] UOB’s Mobile App: A Glimpse Of The Future Of Mobile Banking?

YoungUpstarts

Earlier this week, local bank United Overseas Bank (UOB) launched a new mobile banking application for the iPhone that includes a Mobile Cash service which allows users to withdraw cash from automated teller machines (ATMs) without the use of their bank cards.

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Mobile Internet Trends

Venture Chronicles

Top 10 Mobile Internet Trends (Feb 2011). View more presentations from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

What You Need to Know About Mobile Internet Users and Their Shopping Behavior

ConversionXL

Whatever your business is, an ever growing chunk of your target customers are using their mobile devices instead of computers to go online. Here’s what you need to know about mobile internet users and their purchasing behavior. Mobile users spend money.

What is the maximum amount of money a pre-revenue mobile Internet startup can expect to raise from the VCs?

Gust

To start with, a pre-revenue mobile company cannot expect to raise anything from “the VCs” Venture capital funds invest in only one out of every 400 companies seeking funding, so the odds of your particular startup getting funded are astronomically against you. So if not from VCs, where might your pre-revenue mobile startup raise funds?

The Internet Might Kill Us All

Steve Blank

Ben and his partner Marc Andreessen (the founder of Netscape and author of the first commercial web browser on the Internet ) are the definition of Smart Money. Their firm, Andreessen/Horowtiz , has been prescient enough to invest in social networks, consumer and mobile applications and the cloud long before others. I’ve followed them with a few observations about the Internet that may help frame the scope of the debate. The Internet May Liberate Us.