2018 Mobile And New Technology Priorities For Marketers

Forrester eCommerce

Forrester just released a new report on mobile and new technology priorities for marketers, based on our latest global mobile executive survey. We found out that marketers: Fail to deliver on foundational mobile experiences.

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What To Expect From Mobile World Congress 2019 Beyond 5G and Foldable Phones?

Forrester eCommerce

For the first time in 15 years, I will not attend Mobile World Congress. When I mentioned this to some clients, some of them told me: “yes, you’re right, mobile is dead. There is no innovation anymore. It is all about AI and blockchain these days” ?!! I could not disagree more.

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Forrester’s Mobile Mind Shift Index Monitors An Evolving Preference For Mobile

Forrester eCommerce

Marketers and product strategists have used Forrester’s Mobile Mind Shift Index (MMSI) for years to understand their audiences and inform their mobile strategy. We introduced the MMSI in 2013 to help companies assess whether an audience is ready to engage with them on mobile.

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Mobile Commerce Accounts for More Than 31% of Total Sales [2017 Data]

BigCommerce

Earlier in 2017, Brandon Chatham from NatoMounts told me he was seeing 80% of his site traffic coming in from mobile. With industry average conversion rates on desktop sitting at 2% –– that’s not just a good mobile conversion rate. It’s a mobile conversion rate nearly unheard of.

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Video marketing

Zmags

You *clap* need *clap* to *clap* start *clap* recording *clap* *clap* *clap* Listen, 48% of millennial watch videos only on their mobile device. […]. The post Video marketing appeared first on Zmags. Ecommerce Best Practices ecommerce marketing technology mobile retail marketing

Mobile Content Strategy: 3 Key Steps

Zmags

Why Your Mobile Content Strategy Matters Retailers have only recently begun to give mobile ecommerce its due. With a smart phone in almost every pocket, it is a huge opportunity to get products in front of your customer – in fact, by the end of 2017, mobile will account for 24.4

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Get Ready To Activate Marketing Campaigns With Mobile Wallets

Forrester eCommerce

In February 2015, Forrester predicted that the future of mobile wallets existed beyond mere payments. We argued that within five years, mobile wallets would become marketing platforms in their own right — a new channel where marketers mixed their offline and online marketing efforts.

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With 1 in 4 Online Dollars Spent on Mobile, Ecommerce Mobile SEO is More Important [& Intricate] Than Ever

BigCommerce

By the time you read this, everything we’ve learned about mobile SEO could be wrong. This is because the existing paradigm is based on a desktop-first world, and Google is about to catapult us into a mobile-first world with a major update on how they crawl, render and rank the web.

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How USAA Differentiates In Mobile Banking

Forrester eCommerce

Take another not-so-random walk with me, this time as my colleague Peter Wannemacher and I explore what makes USAA a standout performer in our Mobile Banking Benchmark assessment. As we did before when exploring The Home Depot’s success in our “The Forrester Retail Wave: US Mobile Web, Q4 2017” report, we invited executives from USAA […]. age of the customer banking mobile apps mobile marketing

Forrester Retail Wave: European Retailers Are Raising The Bar For Mobile App Experiences

Forrester eCommerce

This year we evaluated the functionality and usability of six European retailer’s mobile apps. For retailers with a pan-European presence we selected one European market in which to evaluate the retailer’s app [by selecting that market as the location within the app […]. consumer mobile activities customer experience online retail retail user experience digital retail functionality mobile

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How Much Should Retailers Invest In Mobile App Acquisitions?

Retail TouchPoints

With the continued growth of mobile shopping, more retailers are building out mobile apps to satisfy consumer expectations. billion this year, is the most cost-effective way to acquire loyal, long-term mobile app customers.

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Digitally Reinventing The Retail Store With Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

Store associates, when equipped with custom-made mobile apps tailored specifically for the retail experience, can achieve exponential performance and sales outcomes by offering customers a personalized in-store experience. Yet, according to the IBM Customer Experience Index 2017 , 79% of brands do not have mobile-enabled associates or do not provide their employees with mobile access to customer information. By Rodney Bryant, ?Apple

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Increase Customer Engagement With Mobile Apps

Zaius

Mobile apps provide marketers with a unique opportunity to creatively supplement the omnichannel shopping experience. This includes things like watching promotional videos, linking a product to social media, and even simply visiting the retailer’s store on mobile.)

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Get Shoppers to Stop Browsing and Buy on Mobile

Zaius

On Cyber Monday this year , mobile shopping very nearly surpassed desktop shopping. Mobile traffic set a new record at 47.4% This means that while mobile shopping and browsing rates were impressive compared to previous years, mobile buying still lags behind.

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5 Hot Mobile Marketing Trends To Watch In 2018

Kissmetrics

Mobile devices have transformed how we consume content, making it essential that businesses that want to reach their target audience optimize their websites to respond to this trend. What that also means is that marketing methods have to change to account for the shift to mobile use.

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A very mobile Christmas?

Steve Dennis

It’s no secret that mobile is becoming increasingly important in consumers’ shopping journeys. And of course when we say “digital,” often we mean mobile. In fact, for many retailers, mobile is becoming the front door to the store.

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Will Mobile Printing Pay Off? Four Questions to Ask

Retail TouchPoints

But a growing number of businesses are investing significantly in mobile printers, wearable devices, cordless barcode scanners and other digital technologies to enable their workers to take their technology with them as they move from one task to the next.

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Get Shoppers to Stop Browsing and Buy on Mobile

Zaius

On Cyber Monday this year , mobile shopping very nearly surpassed desktop shopping. Mobile traffic set a new record at 47.4% This means that while mobile shopping and browsing rates were impressive compared to previous years, mobile buying still lags behind.

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Convince Shoppers Not to Just Browse, But Buy on Mobile

Zaius

On Cyber Monday this year , mobile shopping very nearly surpassed desktop shopping. Mobile traffic set a new record at 47.4% This means that while mobile shopping and browsing rates were impressive compared to previous years, mobile buying still lags behind.

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5 Ways To Amplify Your Brand’s Mobile Influence

Retail TouchPoints

But despite mobile’s meteoric growth as a sales catalyst, the actual number of transactions completed on mobile devices remains low: $60.2 But some people are asking whether mobile has betrayed its promise as the newest and most promising channel.”

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Using Mobile Push to Better Engage Customers on Your App

Zaius

Especially during early stages of purchasing intent and consideration, customers are more often found using mobile devices than desktop – so much so that Marketingland reported that mobile now represents 65% of digital media time, with desktop becoming a “secondary touchpoint. ”

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How to Use Digital Wallets and Mobile Site Optimization Tactics to Stamp Out Cart Abandonment

BigCommerce

If your site isn’t responsive and optimized for mobile, chances are around 75% of people will bounce without making a purchase. Say goodbye to 35% of mobile customers — and that’s not even the biggest reason they leave. Why are your mobile conversion rates so low?

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Creating a Mobile App For The Omnichannel Shopper

Zaius

Retailers with mobile apps often take advantage of the unique capabilities of apps by designing them to be their own unique shopping experience, one that’s unlike browsing on any other channel.

3 Ways to Reengage Mobile Shoppers With Push

Zaius

Because of its real-time nature, mobile push is best used for time-sensitive messaging and updates, including letting customers know about flash sales, inventory restock notifications, low stock warnings, and last-day alerts on coupons and discounts.

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Personalized Marketing Equals Better Marketing Results

Zaius

This true story is one of many examples of personalized marketing failure , or how to really annoy your customers by suggesting products based on vague demographical data such as gender or age. Marketers, you can do better! Get more specific with your marketing.

Makers and Marketers

Forrester eCommerce

application development & delivery application development methodologies application development processes & tools augmented reality development platforms internet of things (IoT) mobile application development Agile CX developer IoTFall means that software conference season is in full swing, and that I’m on the road more that I’m off it. This week was an interesting one, as I found myself pin-balling from one end of my coverage to the other.

What Brought Me Back To Forrester: Our Market-Leading Engagement Around Emerging Technologies

Forrester eCommerce

After three years leading technology strategy and market development for Microsoft Azure and Equinix, what brought me back were three things: The value […]. It is such a pleasure to be back at Forrester, especially now when our firm is actively embracing and helping you, our customers, leverage new technologies to innovate and differentiate your business.

How to Convert Mobile Visitors into Email Subscribers

Klaviyo

Mobile devices are taking the Internet by storm. Nearly 56% of website traffic now comes from mobile devices. Mobile visitors aren’t converting as well as desktop visitors. Why is it difficult to convert mobile traffic into leads? Importance of Mobile Conversions.

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Five Reasons To Start Implementing A Mobile Self-Checkout Solution Today

Retail TouchPoints

However, mobile self-checkout — using your smartphone to scan and even pay for your items — offers even more advantages for consumers and retailers. With mobile self-checkout, you can give them more detailed product information than you could ever give in the store.

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The Commerce Marketer Podcast: The Power of Mobile

Bronto

In this first episode of our new podcast series, Guidance’s Brian Beck shares his insights on the latest mobile trends and what retailers can do to adapt to the mobile evolution. The post The Commerce Marketer Podcast: The Power of Mobile appeared first on Bronto Blog.

How to Prep for Mobile Commerce in 2018

SellBrite

But in recent years, buyers are getting even more flexibility and accessibility with online shopping—thanks to the rise of mobile shopping. Mobile commerce is growing in popularity as technology improves. Mobile Commerce is Taking Over Ecommerce. Simplifying mobile payments.

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3 Steps To Mobile Mastery: Grab Attention, Leverage Influencers, Integrate Smart Devices

Retail TouchPoints

3, 2, 1 — Gone Shoppers are demanding a shorter journey from discovery to purchase, and this couldn’t be more relevant for the mobile consumer. Sarah Personette, VP of Global Business Marketing at Facebook , shared that 40% of mobile web site visitors leave at three seconds of delay.

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Introducing The Consumer Tech Stack For Europe

Forrester eCommerce

In the past few months, my colleague James McQuivey has written several blogs about the exciting times we live in. In these posts he focuses on how technology is fundamentally changing the way we interact with the world around us and how that change is grounded in evolution.

Getting To Grips With ‘PIN On Mobile’ Versus ‘PIN On Glass’

Retail TouchPoints

However, with many new solutions coming into the payments market, confusion has crept in regarding terminology and the benefits of different technologies. PIN On Mobile And PIN On Glass Are Not The Same A case in point is the conflation of the terms “PIN on Glass” (PoG) and “PIN on Mobile” (PoM). How Secure Is PIN On Mobile? David Poole is the Global Head of Mobile POS Solutions at MYPINPAD. David Poole MYPINPAD PIN on Mobile PIN on Glass

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Why You Need to Optimize Mobile-First Digital Strategy

Bronto

In today’s market, leading with a mobile-first digital strategy is a must. Mobile-centric commerce represents the present and future of retail and should be the first – and last! –. The post Why You Need to Optimize Mobile-First Digital Strategy appeared first on Bronto Blog.