Mobile Marketing

e-Strategy Trends’ continually-updated collection of mobile marketing research, statistics and trends for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Retail Text Alert Interest, 2009-2012 [TABLE]

via emarketer.com The number of shoppers interested in receiving promotional texts has also climbed in recent years. As of February 2012, 31% of US mobile phone owners who did not already receive SMS message-based marketing said they were at least somewhat interested in such messages. And 10% said they were extremely interested in SMS messages.…

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At-Home Device Use For Purchases [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com inmobi-at-home-devices-purchasefunnel-may2012.jpgThe proportions of tablet and laptop owners using their devices at home at different stages in the purchase path are almost on par, according to a report released in May 2012 by InMobi and Mobext. Basing their findings on research conducted from January to April 2012 across 8,400 panelists in 5 markets (India,…

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QR Code Scanning By Store Type [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com For US smartphone owners who report using their devices while shopping in-store (”smartphone shoppers”), the degree to which they engage in various activities differs by the type of store they are in, says Nielsen in May 2012 survey results. For example, 57% have scanned a QR code for product details while in an…

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Passenger Tablet Use By Transportation Mode [CHART]

via emarketer.com The data shows that travelers are increasingly abandoning simple, audio-oriented activities in favor of devices with LCD screens that allow for surfing the web, watching movies, listening to music and reading books. Over the past two years, audio usage fell from 9.1% of passengers on commercial flights to 5.2%. Tablets, in particular, account…

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Mobile Search Ad Spending, Jan-Dec 2011 [CHART]

via emarketer.com According to March 2012 data from online advertising management platform Marin Software, paid search spends share of US mobile advertising continues to climb. In January 2011, paid search accounted for 3.4% of US mobile ad spending. By December 2011, that share rose to 8.7%. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this post

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Real-Time Mobile Activities [CHART]

via emarketer.com Half of all US smartphone users, according to Pew’s data, had used their device in the 30 days prior to the survey to coordinate a gathering. And nearly half had used it to decide whether or not to visit a business like a restaurant. Non-smartphone owners are following this trend to a much…

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Real-Time Mobile Activities, By Generation [CHART]

via emarketer.com Unsurprisingly, millennials are leading this real-time information-seeking trend. The frequent texters and savvy social networkers are using their devices to coordinate plans, find information and make decisions. It’s likely that the Gen X and Boomer generations will catch up with younger consumers, especially as smartphone penetration continues to grow among older consumers. The…

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Location-Based Services Growth [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The proportion of smartphone owners who use their device to get directions, recommendations, or other information related to their present location (”location-based information services”) has jumped almost 35% in less than a year, from 55% in May 2011 to 74% in February 2012, according to a May 2012 report from the Pew Internet…

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In-Store Benefits Of Mobile Wallets [CHART]

via emarketer.com If those issues weren’t hard enough for proponents of mobile wallets to overcome, another problem remains: convincing consumers of the overall utility of the technology. About one-third of respondents said mobile wallets would be a more convenient way to pay, with 28% specifically citing coupons sent straight to the phone as an anticipated…

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