Tag Archives: mobile web

“Re-bunking” Debunked Mobile Myths

As a blogger, I appreciate how Google and Yahoo report earnings within days of one another. This week, though, I turn my attention to this article on AdExchanger, a rich source of information on the digital advertising market, that seeks to debunk three mobile myths. It’s a good read, even though I disagree with the […]

How To Manage Your Company’s Multi-App Strategy

This blog has focused primarily on issues related to designing and implementing a mobile strategy. What if your company already has a mobile business? In particular, how should you handle a proliferation of apps among your firm’s various brands? A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the LA Office Brand Partnership Forum about the […]

Putting Facebook’s Mobile Results In Perspective

Facebook’s quarterly gains in mobile ad revenue boosted spirits on Wall Street last week, especially for those who have been long on the social networking titan since its bumpy IPO last year. What does Facebook’s performance indicate about the overall health of the mobile economy? I see mostly positive developments and some useful lessons for […]

More Good News For The Mobile Economy

A few months ago, I noted the attempts various companies, Google and Yahoo in particular, were taking to accelerate the growth of the mobile economy and mobile advertising in particular. You can read about it here. This week brought news of the latest development in this effort: the release of new guidelines by the Interactive […]

One Mobile Mistake Every Business Leader Should Avoid

“Put Mary in charge of our TV advertising. She watches the most television.” “I want Jeff running our print advertising. He has the most magazine and newspaper subscriptions of anyone in the company.” “Lisa clearly needs to manage our events marketing. She always knows the hottest shows and venues in town.” “Find the youngest people […]

Eliminating Bad Smartphone Behavior – With Smartphones

Like the scene in “Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer” when Santa realizes that the eponymous feature he and others had treated as if it were nasal leprosy actually could be really, really useful, the idea for this blog entry came in a moment of pure annoyance. Rudolph annoys Santa into a state of creative problem solving. […]

Do I really need to build an app?

Intelligent people with lots of mobile industry experience still debate this topic aggressively, which is understandable given the stakes. All of us in the industry can see users surging toward mobile. The question is how best to serve those users: app or web (or both)? In this post, I’m not going to answer the question. […]