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5 Reasons Why Mobile Advertising Campaigns Fail At Converting

Posted by Sarah Butera

Aug 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Whether you appreciate the portable revolution or not, the fact is that mobile advertising is here to stay - meaning that creating an effective and actionable strategy is more crucial than ever. According to search engine giants Google, the global penetration of smartphones reached about 25% in 2014, and the number of people browsing on their phones has continued growing ever since.

However, in spite of the fact that smartphone usage has grown, a lot of organizations and companies still struggle when it comes to applying a viable strategy for mobile advertising to their marketing campaign. Around 84% of companies who attempt to market with mobile see a significant boost in their overall sales, yet a significant number of them are still making mistakes that make their efforts either useless - or annoying. If you're struggling to see the positives of your mobile marketing campaign, the cause could come from one of the following five reasons.

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Topics: Mobile Advertising, Conversions, Mobile Marketing, Mobile App, Branded Content, Mobile, Smartphones, QR Code Campaigns, QR Codes

3 Critical Ways To Avoid Mobile Advertising Mistakes

Posted by Tim Nichols

Nov 24, 2014 8:08:00 AM

Mobile phones are an integral part of our culture, and while a growing number of advertisers are recognizing mobile as a powerful gateway to direct contact with a large proportion of the public, many mobile  advertising campaigns are being executed ineffectively, leading to disappointing campaign results.

While we all make mistakes here and there, a major mobile faux pas can leave quite an unfavorable impression of your brand with customers.

Here are 3 common mistakesmarketers have made with their mobile advertising campaigns and how you can avoid them.

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Topics: Mobile Advertising, Mobile Marketing, Mobile App, QR Code Campaigns, QR Codes

Engaging Consumers With Creative QR Code Campaigns

Posted by Adam Parikh

Nov 12, 2014 8:03:00 AM

They have been around since the early 1990’s, but Quick Response or ‘QR codes are still an enigma to many marketers. It is only with the widespread adoption of smartphones that they have entered the mainstream and now they appear everywhere, from bus shelters to beer mats.

So what exactly are QR codes?

Invented in Japan, QR codes are like barcodes, except they can store much more data, including downloadable content. Users scan a QR code with a smartphone, which takes them to aparticular website, promotional offer, or social media page. 

Some marketers believe QR codes to be ineffective eye-sores that are mostlyignored, or if they are scanned, offer a disappointing experience for customers. But advocates firmly believe that used correctly, QR codes can be an easy and engaging way to surprise and delight consumers.

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Topics: Mobile, Smartphones, QR Code Campaigns, QR Codes

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