Tag Archives: app marketing

How To Take Advantage Of The Top Two Motivations For Using Apps: Loneliness And Boredom

My parents’ dog, Cosmo, bored while watching television. When I first saw last week’s Nielsen report that shows we download apps most of all when we’re bored and lonely, I felt despair. How unfortunate to think that the cumulative effect of entrepreneurial creativity, hard work, and risk is a battle for a consumer with nothing better to do. […]

How Gluten-Free Food Options Serve Up A Case For Mobile Ubiquity

While the mobile economy is just a few years old, its newness doesn’t mean that every aspect of the business is new. In fact, many of the dynamics we face in mobile have been confronted by other industries and businesses, albeit in different forms. I stumbled upon one recently in an unexpected place, and it […]

Apple’s WWDC Takeaways For Mobile Marketing: Your Success Is Up To You

Actor, host of one of my favorite podcasts, writer, and comedian, Kevin Pollak, reminded me of a truth about success in a recent interview with actress Anna Faris: those who wait around for the phone to ring typically don’t achieve much. Performers, entrepreneurs in the purest form, know that they have to make their own breaks. I […]

Why Restaurants Should Have WiFi Sections, Just Like A Smoking Section

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a shopping excursion I started at a nearby Apple Store in search of mobile marketing and technology infiltrating brick and mortar retail. That search ended in vain, but with the benefit of hindsight, I now recall an establishment that long ago became known as a mobile-friendly environment. […]

Mobile App User Acquisition Costs On The Decline

A story emerged yesterday that reports that the average per mobile app user acquisition cost is declining. While that may be good news for advertising buyers, it may not be such good news for the overall health of the mobile economy. That’s because the transition from desktop and laptop-based digital marketing to mobile form factors […]

There’s More To Your App’s Value Than You May Be Considering

Two stories on mobile app monetization caught my eye last week. Both offer valuable insights on making mobile revenues that every app developer and publisher should internalize, though they come with headlines that don’t quite deliver on their stories’ full meaning. The first story comes from a conference that took place in New York. Its […]

Three Tips For Achieving High Quality Consumer Engagement For Your App

Video: How The Internships Lens App helped one internship seeker land an offer Last week, Nokia and Internships.com launched an extension of the JobLens app for Lumia phones called Internships Lens. Like its forefather, Internships Lens combines a user’s social network, maps data, job postings from first-rate brands in career services, neighborhood demographics and tools […]