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Types Of Mobile Marketing Currently Used Globally [CHART]

Among those executives already in mobile marketing, optimizing websites for mobile devices held the top spot as the most frequently used mobile marketing technique, cited by 70% of respondents. In second place were mobile apps, used by 55% of these marketers. Interestingly, 49% said they used QR codes, despite some unfamiliarity among consumers with what…

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Location-Based Services Use Frequency [CHART]

via emarketer.com About one-third of respondents said they had increased their use of such services over the past year, while another third said their use had stayed about the same. Only 10% of those polled had reduced their use of geolocation apps or other products. Read the rest at eMarkerter. 0.0 00

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Top Concerns About Location-Based Services [CHART]

via emarketer.com almost one-quarter of respondents said their greatest privacy concern was having their information used for marketing purposes. The same percentage of people named having strangers know too much about their activities as their top worry. Read the rest at eMarkerter. 0.0 00

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Perceived Risks vs. Benefits Of Location-Based Services [CHART]

via emarketer.com Consumers are taking to the use of location-based services on mobile devices because of the convenience such services offer. A March 2012 poll of US mobile app users by global security association ISACA found that 58% of those who had smart devices had used location-based apps, compared with only 15% who had not.…

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Top 12 Mobile Strategies [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Data from the “2012 Digital Marketing Optimization Survey” indicates that more marketers will be focusing on mobile optimized websites than mobile applications as part of their mobile strategies this year. 42% chose the former as one of their top 3 strategies, compared to 34% who chose the latter. These marketers appear to be…

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Timeparting Social TV [CHART]

via emarketer.com The study also found that around 41% of respondents were interested in or were already using websites and apps that allowed them to chat with others about TV shows. Of those respondents, 56% said that, if their favorite TV show launched a social TV app, they would be interested in a chat function…

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Mobile Local Search & Display Secondary Actions [CHART]

via emarketer.com The leading secondary action—the user’s next action after an initial click—for both car rental and airline searches was the placement of a phone call to a business, at 73% and 89%, respectively. For hotel searches, more than three-quarters of secondary actions consisted of looking at maps and getting directions. Read the rest at…

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