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46% of Searchers Now Use Mobile Exclusively to Research [Study]

46% of Searchers Now Use Mobile Exclusively to Research [Study] | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
New research also shows that one out of every three respondents use a mobile device throughout the entire purchase process. Sixty percent of smartphone users across the categories examined completed purchases related to their mobile activity.
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Article - Jessica Lee

 

"Many people on-the-go have specific intentions and expectations when performing a mobile search.

 

According to the report, 60 percent of consumers expect a business to be within walking or local driving distance from their current location.

 

One out of every three smartphone users search for a business’s contact information."

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Future of Information Marketing: Pros, Cons and Predictions

Future of Information Marketing: Pros, Cons and Predictions | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it

Via MARY HELEN FERRIS
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Interviews by Rob Toth still relevant today, most have predicted correctly in the interviews with many well know Social Media and Marketing Experts.

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355 Useful Tools in 2 Slideshares! #WebToolsWiki

355 Useful Tools in 2 Slideshares! #WebToolsWiki | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Hi and welcome to our very first newsletter. We are featuring 2 amazing slideshares of useful online tools from a highly knowledgeable expert Kevin Mullett. All of these tools are being given pages in the WebToolsWiki just search for them by name or by using the URL for example for slideshare http://webtoolswiki.com/slideshare. If they are …
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#WebToolWiki Making a big Splash into 2015 - Nail your Digital Tools down in 1 Place @WebToolsWiki

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104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015) | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. They prefer searching to be…
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Tom Pick with 9 General Marketing Stats | 5 Online Demographics Stats | 13 Content Marketing Stats | 7 Blogging Stats | 7 Visual and Video Marketing Stats | 5 SEO Stats | 15 Social Media Marketing Stats Plus more all with links to delve in deeper over the weekend.

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Top 5 Digital Job Trends For 2015

Top 5 Digital Job Trends For 2015 | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
With the countdown to Christmas and New Year about to officially begin, it’s that time of year when prediction blogs start to pop up here, there and everywhere as everyone tries to predict what certain industries might have in store over the next...

Via Rami Kantari
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Amy Edwards winding down the year with predictions "Digital Job Trends" going forward into 2015. 

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7 Simple Ways to Boost Engagement on Your Facebook Page

7 Simple Ways to Boost Engagement on Your Facebook Page | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Robb LejuwaanWhat's the best way to boost engagement on Facebook when the algorithm is constantly changing? Try these 7 Simple Actions. They algorithm-busting Facebook tricks will increase the number of people who see your content.
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Robb Lejuwaan offering ways to boost engagement on Facebook. Details recent changes and current stats. Interesting article with some great suggestions. Should you continue with Facebook this article is for you. Personally I am testing the new Social Media Platform with 1 Million signups in the 1st month called Tsu, here is an invitation to take a look and test, Tsu is free, with a twist that it will pay you for content http://tsu.co/JoanStewart

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1 Month Old Social Media Platform tsū | Listly List

Some articles for you to decide whether tsū is for you! Claim your vanity URL on the new social network #tsū - my invite code is http://tsu.co/JoanStewart |
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#tsū for You? Not Sure, read the articles and make a decision, tsū is one month old tomorrow and time is waiting for nobody!

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FreshDesk Review - Complete Customer Support

FreshDesk Review - Complete Customer Support | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Freshdesk is a quality solution for companies looking to easily handle their customer satisfaction and ticket resolution in a professional, unified manner. With multi-channel support, a focus on usability, and affordable pricing, Freshdesk is a no-brainer.
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Andy Nathan reviews the new Freshdesk Customer Support Platform. Included is Analytics, Mobile App to provide in-app support to mobile customers. Integrated Game Mechanics added for a gaming system and more....

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5 Tips for Optimizing Your Blog for Mobile - Jeffbullas's Blog

5 Tips for Optimizing Your Blog for Mobile - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
A website that doesn’t scale for mobile makes you look out of touch and not an authoritative blogger. Here are 5 tips for optimizing your blog for mobile
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Rosie Barry-Scott presents some great tips on converting to a Mobile platform for your Blog. Security is must and testing from every angle on a emulator.

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Tweet from @WebToolsWiki

Tweet from @WebToolsWiki | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Why join the regathering of the #blogging tribes of @Triberr for #Connectober ? http://goo.gl/qzrJj4 by @mqtodd pic.twitter.com/gWTQ1EZB4q
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Michael Q Todd - Finding the right places to share information with WebToolsWiki.com by @WebToolsWiki  #Connectober

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7 Creative Flat Design WordPress Themes

7 Creative Flat Design WordPress Themes | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
There is a good reason the flat design has become so popular in the web design world. The layout not only looks impressive, it offers designers the chance to create image based pages that speak volu…
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Jeff Hough briefly explains why Flat Design is popular within the web design world. 7 WordPress themes are showcased with the price tag for you to consider.

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Why focus on long tail keywords?

Why focus on long tail keywords? | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Focusing on long tail keywords can be very profitable to your SEO strategy. Read this post to learn how to define them!
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Marieke van de Rakt explains in simple illustration format how to use effective and efficient long tail keywords.

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Twitter Remarketing: What It Is and How to Use It to Target Audiences

Twitter Remarketing: What It Is and How to Use It to Target Audiences | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it

Matthew YeoAdvertising - When Twitter remarketing is used alongside Twitter's already familiar Twitter Ads and Cards, Twitter marketers gain a powerful new ally.

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Matthew Yeoman - Why you should consider using Twitter Remarketing. Some good pointers and reasons to ponder.

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Visuals are indispensable for converting millennial shoppers on mobile: report - Mobile Commerce Daily - Research

Visuals are indispensable for converting millennial shoppers on mobile: report - Mobile Commerce Daily - Research | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
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Chantal Tode gives insight into a study performed on how people are reacting to mobile shopping. Visuals still count! Browsers vs Apps... read on

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Tried-and-True Mobile Marketing Tips From 9 Experts

Tried-and-True Mobile Marketing Tips From 9 Experts | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Check out what these 9 digital marketing experts learned from their mobile optimization experiments.
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Always great to read case studies and learn!

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My Best Reads This Year

My Best Reads This Year | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
TweetBe Sociable, Share! Tweet No related posts.
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Frederic Filloux wrapping up with his best reads of 2014

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Our latest Newsletter with News about Tools 355 Useful Tools in 2 Slideshares! Please subscribe to our latest newsletters
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2015 Should be started off on a good footing!

 

Need Tools to get your site ready?

 

Look no further #WebToolsWiki a site  growing daily with new ideas, new tools, and an invitation to share your favourite tools and ideas.

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Continuous Growth of Mobile [Infographic]

Continuous Growth of Mobile [Infographic] | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
  Tweet the latest mobile facts: Global mobile traffic increased by 81% over the previous year. Global mobile traffic will grow 11 times over the next 5 years. Mobile network connection speed wi…
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Kamila Wcisel Small and medium business owners have started to notice increasing mobile traffic. Where are you in the race to mobile?

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Google now highlights mobile-friendly websites in search results - The Next Web

Google now highlights mobile-friendly websites in search results - The Next Web | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
It can be pretty annoying when you’re browsing the Web on a mobile device, only to find out the site you’re visiting has a terrible layout on your phone. Google... Keep reading →
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Napier Lopez article defining how Google are treating Mobile Web Design. The quick review is within these four requirements from Google;

 

Avoids software that is not common on mobile devices, like FlashUses text that is readable without zoomingSizes content to the screen so users don’t have to scroll horizontally or zoomPlaces links far enough apart so that the correct one can be easily tapped
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Europe: The Digital Squeeze Is Coming

Europe: The Digital Squeeze Is Coming | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
TweetBe Sociable, Share! Tweet Related columns: The Need for a Digital “New Journalism” Tweet  The survival of quality news calls for a new approach to writing and reporting. Inspiration could come from blogging and magazine storytelling and also bring back memories of the 70’s New Journalism movement.  News reporting is aging badly. Legacy newsrooms style(...)
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Look into Future Digital by  Frédéric Filloux


Sub-Sahara developments, great news not being totally reliant on parastatal entities, healthy growth in a competitive market.


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3 tools to schedule your social media posts

3 tools to schedule your social media posts | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it

Take the struggle out of social with tools that help you plan your posts and juggle multiple accounts.

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Sarah Jacobsson Purewal talks about how to schedule some of your Social Media and gives 3 tools for planning. Engagement is still required, Social Media requires dialog with people.

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Top 5 Takeaways From The Big Bing Ads Session @SMX East

Top 5 Takeaways From The Big Bing Ads Session @SMX East | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Bing Ads beats Google AdWords? Well, yes, when it comes to partner segmentation. Columnist and speaker Rebekah Schelfout shows you all the ways Bing Ads is improving.
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Rebekah Schelfhout spells out why you should be adding Bing into your advertising. Changes that have transpired and about to be brought into Bing to change advertising.

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Seven Startups You Probably Haven't Heard Of - But Should

Seven Startups You Probably Haven't Heard Of - But Should | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Some startups burst onto the scene and become instantly famous. Think Mailbox, Yo, or Ello; they cause a firestorm and it seems like everyone is talking about them. Others work hard, develop a product, app, or service, and iterate over time - yet they stay at a lower level of [...]
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Ilya Pozin covers ground on new start-ups. The one that caught my eye for Mobile is the RWND app, currently available for iPhone, to be launched later onto a variety of ios. Find them here http://rwndapp.com/ to see if this tickles your fancy!

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How to Improve Your Facebook News Feed Visibility |

How to Improve Your Facebook News Feed Visibility | | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Are you tired of your posts getting buried in the Facebook news feed? This article shows how to adjust Facebook tactics to get more news feed visibility.
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Laura Roeder - No More Click-Bait on Facebook, why and how to work around the new changes in detail.

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12 Stats About Local Search and Mobile Search in 2014

12 Stats About Local Search and Mobile Search in 2014 | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Since each day hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. alone use search engines to find products or services that are located near them, it’s important to understand how their behavior across d…
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Jane Intrieri - Consumers are looking for Location information in Ads, mobile users want an address first and a phone number second. So adding a map and a clickable call button is important.

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Tablets Are Not “Mobile” They’re “Portable”

Tablets Are Not “Mobile” They’re “Portable” | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
This has been bugging me for a while. Tablets — be it the iPhone, the Kindle, the Galaxy or anything with a capacitive touchscreen larger than a Pop Tart — should not be considered mobile devic…
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Steve Schildwachter breaks down how Google has moved from terminology used defining a handset (smartphone) and portable devices (tablet).

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The Hidden Reach Of Google Plus (And How To Leverage It)

The Hidden Reach Of Google Plus (And How To Leverage It) | Social Media and Mobile Websites | Scoop.it
Google Plus is a foreign culture. Here are a few tips for being culturally savvy.
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Excellent article on Google+ It really is all about communicating today. This article articulates how to use the platform correctly to position yourself to meeting new ideals and ideas.

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