Mobile Marketing

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

US Smart Phone Penetration By Race [CHART]

via emarketer.com Black consumers became smartphone users early and in large numbers. But they no longer constitute an oversized portion of the smartphone population, as the penetration rate among white consumers has accelerated. Black consumers’ smartphone penetration rate this year will be slightly lower than that of whites and the US population in general, eMarketer…

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Smart Phone Owners & Hotels [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The comScore data shows that among hotel-related mobile activities, looking up hotel addresses and directions was the most common, performed by 29% of the smartphone audience. 23% looked up or researched attractions and things to do at their destination or near their hotel, closely followed by the proportion who looked up or researched…

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Smart Owners Air Travel Activities [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Smartphone owners are using their devices for a range of activities from reading email to performing in-store research, so it may not be a surprise that a majority are now accessing travel-related content on their devices, according to April 2012 comScore figures. Indeed, 51% of smartphone owners accessed air and/or hotel information on…

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More Moms Mobile Shopping [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Mobile devices are playing an increasingly important part in the American mother’s purchase process, says BabyCenter in an April 2012 study conducted in partnership with Nielsen. Comparing results from the survey with results from one it released almost 6 months ago, BabyCenter found a drastic upswing in the proportion of mothers using their…

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Global Mobile Media Growth, 2011-2012 [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Global mobile media revenues are projected to reach almost $150 billion this year, representing a 17% rise from $128 billion in 2011, says Strategy Analytics in an April 2012 report. Advertising revenue will grow faster than consumer spend (85.4% vs. 13.4%), meaning that advertiser spend will account for more than 7.7% of global…

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Social TV Demographics [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Smartphones, tablets, and TV make good companions, according to various reports released in April 2012. Data from a GfK Knowledge Networks survey indicates that 52% of minutes spent with tablets, and the same percentage with smartphones, are shared with TV viewing. Per a Forrester Research report, 85% of tablet owners use their tablets…

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Smart Phone Shopping Stages [CHART]

via emarketer.com Interestingly, the research found that 54% of US smartphone owners used their phones to shop before arriving at a store. A smaller number said they had used their phone after getting to a brick-and-mortar location. This indicates that customers are “pre-shopping” on smartphones before deciding whether a trip to a retail location is…

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Mobile Shopping Behavior Of Smart Phone Owners [CHART]

via emarketer.com Customers are using web-enabled devices for a variety of purposes, but the highest percentage of respondents, 47%, said they relied on smartphones to find out more information about a product. Thirty-six percent of those polled had used their phones to read product reviews on retail websites. Price-comparison was also a popular activity, with…

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Smart Phone Shopping Behavior [CHART]

via emarketer.com Two-thirds of US consumers with smartphones have used the devices to aid shopping, according to a report by research firm Leo J. Shapiro and Associates. The February 2012 survey also found that 38% of respondents researched products on their smartphones while shopping at a physical store. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this…

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