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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. A 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. As a hidden gem, we got the beginnings of an amazing mobile product that Sitrion had started working on.

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4 Tips To Ensure Mobile App Success

YFS Magazine

In today's digital age, mobile apps have become a valuable resource for all types of businesses. Here's how to make sure your mobile app is a success. Grow Technology mobile app mobile app development mobile app marketing mobile apps technology

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. Vibhu Norby , co-founder of Everyme and Origami, wrote one of the most thought provoking posts of the past month arguing that mobile first is a recipe for failure for most, if not all, startups.

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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.

Mobile Is Where The Growth Is

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

But mobile is growing like a weed. I 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 native services like Foursquare & Instagram have the most to gain from this transition. Mobile does not reward feature richness. Today that is mobile.

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

Feld Thoughts

Last week Techstars announced the new Techstars Mobility program, Driven by Detroit. From the post about it: “Throughout the development of the Techstars Mobility program, Techstars worked with Detroit based venture capital firms Fontinalis Partners, Detroit Venture Partners and Renaissance Venture Capital to recruit mentors and ensure capital was ready to deploy in the region. Techstars detroit mayo clinic mobility ted serbinski I’m fascinated with Detroit.

3 Creative Ways Local Businesses Can Use Mobile POS

YFS Magazine

Grow Operations accept mobile payments mobile pos mobile technology POS software technologyYou can use cloud POS to modernize and revolutionize your small business.

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Can You Launch A Quality Mobile App On A Tight Budget?

YFS Magazine

If you are looking for namely cheap mobile app development, be prepared to face some hidden pitfalls. Grow Marketing & Sales appreneur mobile app mobile app development mobile apps

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

YFS Magazine

A revolution in the mobile phone industry is unfolding. Grow Marketing & Sales appreneur marketing mobile mobile advertising mobile app development mobile app marketing mobilegeddonMajor.

6 Essential Items for Mobile Entrepreneurs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

With the growth of the digital nomad movement , more and more entrepreneurs are taking the plunge and going 100% mobile. Below, we’ve listed our six favorite essentials for staying as productive, effective and successful as possible as a mobile entrepreneur.

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. Grow Marketing & Sales appreneur mobile mobile app mobile app development technology

10 Awesome DIY Tools To Create Your Own Mobile App

YoungUpstarts

In this era, mobile applications have almost replaced the use of desktop versions. As mobile apps can be accessed anytime at anywhere, people feel more convenient with apps instead of waiting to load for a whole website.

3 Brands Using Inspiring Mobile Storytelling Techniques

Brandanew

Brands are available not just on one, but multiple screens- from a large 60 inch TV set to a small mobile phone. Today, to inspire a little bit of creativity in you, we have examples of brands using mobile storytelling techniques remarkably well.

41% of UK ecommerce now on mobile

The Equity Kicker

I took this chart from Criteo’s recently published Mobile Commerce Report. It’s amazing to see how fast mobile is taking share from desktop and great to see the UK leading other western markets, as we do in just about all areas of ecommerce. Mobile

The Beginner’s Guide to Mobile App Analytics

ConversionXL

If you’re launching a mobile app, you’ve likely considered the differences between optimizing a simple site and a mobile app or game. Without a definitive plan and deep understanding of the fundamentals, your mobile app data will get complicated quickly.

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

ConversionXL

Back in 2014, Jeremy Smith wrote , “Traditional optimization is dead, and in its place is arising a brave new world of mobile conversion optimization.” Is mobile conversion optimization a “brave new world”? What’s the Current State of Mobile?

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

Up and Running

What you may not realize is that slightly more than half of all digital media is now consumed on a mobile device, according to eMarketer, and comScore says 11.3 percent of all web browsing is done solely on a mobile device. Mobile has its own special needs.

Transitioning To a Mobile Centric World

abovethecrowd.com

For a large variety of applications and services, users favor mobile applications over browser based applications. Over 45% of Yelp’s* searches begin on mobile. For Zillow*, 50% of home views are now on mobile. Consumers clearly dislike deeply nested features on mobile phones.

Overcoming The Struggles Of Enterprise Mobility

YoungUpstarts

Given that smartphones, tablets and laptops are the modern office worker’s preferred productivity tools, that will mean having to design for mobile, first. There are typically three stages that developers encounter in their enterprise mobile app journey: Denial, Grief, and Acceptance.

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. Mobile is the future. What wins mobile, wins the Internet. It is also why so many mobile websites are broken.

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Should Your Company Develop a Mobile App?

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s no secret that mobile web use has skyrocketed over the past several years, with smartphone ownership in the U.S. apps per month, spending 90% of their time on their phone in apps versus in mobile browsing windows. And there are a deluge of experts out there who insist that the development of brand-centric mobile applications is the future of marketing. The question is: should YOUR company create its own mobile app? Image Source: Pulatech.com.

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. The truth is that “mobile-first” should be the standard for all things digital.

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. Mobile devices (phones, tablets, wearables) are transforming how we behave, how we buy, how we consume content, and dare I say how we become happy or we become sad.

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. I’m an enormous fan of four things about the Sprint Accelerator – what we call “PBTS” (powered by Techstars), mobile health, Kansas City, and Sprint. 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.

Boost Your Business Revenue using Location-based Feature in Mobile App

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Talking about the location-based mobile apps, these types of applications become increasingly popular that adopted by small and medium-sized businesses across the world. This high-end feature has taken a mobile app development industry by storms and gave a new dimension.

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. mobile security, compliance etc), 3) brand new categories of software for users who previously used pencil and paper for various business tasks.

Fighting Back Against Mobile Phones in the Bedroom

Both Sides of the Table

The mobility of technology has exacerbated both the upsides (all the information at our finger tips at any moment) and the downsides (addictions of checking updates incessantly or spending more time capturing and posting events than enjoying them). Technology.

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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. Mobility is a game-changer and it is for that reason that the mobile enterprise will eventually dwarf the past ten years of web-based cloud apps.

The Growing Importance Of Mobile Advertising

YoungUpstarts

As consumers increasingly turn to their mobile devices for a wide array of information and entertainment, advertising agencies and brands across the nation are beginning to focus more intently on the integration of mobile advertising strategies. by Kassi Belz, president of MassMedia.

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.

The Future Of Mobile Phones Is NFC

YoungUpstarts

The first computer was the size of a room, now the latest mobile phones are in essence super computers the size of our palms. Thinking Aloud James Kane mobile phone mobile trends Near Field Communication NFCby James Kane, Director of Sandpiper Digital Payments.

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. We saw it with the PC, and we will see it with mobile as the number of devices grows well past a billion.

Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

SoCal CTO

I did a presentation recently for a graduate class from The Founder Institute around getting online/mobile products out the door. And it made me come to a new realization: Every early-stage web/mobile/online startup should have at least one technical advisor, probably two.

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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. Grow Marketing & Sales appreneur mobile mobile app mobile app development mobile marketing

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.

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. If you’re always on the go, try out some of these mobile apps. LinkedIn has a mobile app that will help get your business cards organized.

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. Grow Marketing & Sales mobile mobile app mobile app design mobile app development mobile app marketing

How To Develop A Winning Mobile Advertising Strategy

YFS Magazine

Media consumption is moving to mobile. If you want to make the most out of a small advertising budget, consider mobile advertising. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing mobile mobile advertising mobile marketing

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. In addition, software solutions are being developed across the mobile technology stack (eg, app management, crash reporting, analytics, app development, middleware, security etc). MocoSpace mobile game community.

Mobile StemCare Wins Pitch Competition

SiliconHills

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. Austin Aerin Medical Bluegrass Vascular Technologies Inner Ally Lumedica Microdermis Mobile StemCare Perseus Holdings Pryor Medical