Here are some intersting facts about the mobile industry :
47% of consumers confirm they use their smartphone to search for local information, such as information about a local store they want to visit. 46% of consumers look up prices on a store’s mobile site, and 42% check inventory prior to shopping in the store (Source: Local and the e-tailing group, 2012)Nearly 116 million Americans will use a smartphone at least monthly by the end of this year, up from 93.1 million in 2011. By 2013, they will represent over half of all mobile phone users, and by 2016, nearly three in five consumers will have a smartphone (Source: eMarketer, 2012) 55% of mobile owners access mobile web (Source: Pew Research Center, 2012) 29% of mobile users are open to scanning a mobile tag to get coupons (Source: Microsoft Tag, 2012) By 2014, mobile internet is predicted to take over desktop internet usage (Source: Microsoft Tag, 2012) 57 percent of consumers will not recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site. Similarly, 40 percent of consumers will go to a competitor’s site after a bad mobile experience (Source: Compuware, 2012) Mobile coupons are most popular at grocery stores, (41% of mobile shoppers said they used coupons there), department stores (41%), and clothing stores (39%). At electronics stores, the majority (73%) read reviews, compare prices (71%), and scan QR codes (57%) (Source: Nielsen, 2012) 47% of consumers confirm they use their smartphone to search for local information, such as information about a local store they want to visit. 46% of consumers look up prices on a store’s mobile site, and 42% check inventory prior to shopping in the store (Source: Local and the e-tailing group, 2012) 55% of U.K. consumers have seen a QR code while shopping and 33% of shoppers who have seen a QR code have scanned one (Source: eDigital Research and IMRG Survey, 2011) 50% of UK smartphone owners report shopping from their mobile device, with 11% doing so on a weekly basis (Source: Portaltech and eDigitalResearch, 2011)
We ask you : Do you want to be the only one NOT using Mobile services to interact with your clients ?Responsive Websites Just because you can see your desktop site on a mobile phone doesn’t mean it’s mobile-friendly.Take a quick look at your site using your phone.Do you like what you see ? Responsive sites are designed for all screens, with the needs of mobile users in mind. A mobile-friendly site can help your business connect with customers that are on the go and drive conversions.
QR Services QR codes are the fastest way to deliver relevant information to your clients. QR codes can deliver information in a text format, a Vcard, a coupon code or even a URL to a mobile website with more information.
Apps Apps can show your mobile users what your company or service is all about without leaving the screen of their mobile device. Apps are also a tool to deliver content and offers to ALL your mobile users within a fraction of a second.