Articles Tagged ‘Applications’


How Everything-as-a-Service will help brands on mobile

June 18, 2015

How can a company get everything right so that its app is a smash hit, both for users and the business’ bottom line?

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Avoid falling into the app-fatigue trap

June 2, 2015

What apps do consumers use on their personal devices? Facebook, weather, email, a news app and whatever messaging app their wives or husbands are on. Why? All those apps are vital to their lives. How can yours be just as vital?

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Is app-free mobile loyalty the way of the future?

May 26, 2015

Mobile loyalty applications can provide a rich user experience, but their proliferation threatens to make them as unappealing to consumers as the physical cards they seek to replace, causing some marketers to explore alternatives such as wallet-based programs, which have a more limited set of benefits.

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How the post-install event is key to app marketing

April 22, 2015

In the same way that the measurement of clicks has lost its significance in banner advertising when better technology enables analyzing the sales path, the measurement of installs is losing its importance in app marketing.

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Expedia’s app speeds access to last-minute travel information

April 16, 2015

Expedia’s latest update to its mobile application focuses on better meeting the needs of last-minute travelers – an important and growing group on mobile – by enabling them to book a car rental and find a nearby hotel deal for that day on the launch screen.

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Apps are key to a meaningful user-centric mobile strategy

April 13, 2015

Gartner forecasts “by 2017, mobile apps will be downloaded more than 268 billion times, generating revenue of more than $77 billion and making apps one of the most popular computing tools for users across the globe.”

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Myntra takes leap-of-faith with mobile app, closes Web site

April 7, 2015

Indian ecommerce giant Flipkart’s online fashion commerce Web site Myntra is shutting down its Web site and banking solely on its mobile application.

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Williams-Sonoma cookbooks create extra revenue through new recipe app

March 23, 2015

Cookware retailer Williams-Sonoma and Weldon Owen Publishing are partnering in a new subscription-based application to capitalize on the forever question, “What is for dinner?”

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StubHub, Spotify partnership aims for more personalized mobile experience

March 9, 2015

Digital ticket marketplace StubHub updated its music application with the option to sync with streaming music service Spotify to better serve its users.

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Sephora holds first sweepstakes on Snapchat to up social clout

February 27, 2015

Beauty products retailer Sephora is running its first sweepstakes on Snapchat, a photo-sharing application for smartphones and tablets, to build its database of social media followers.

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