The Mobile Necessity Anh Ta IPG Emerging Media Lab July 7th, 2010
“They have internet on computers now?” – Homer Simpson
Advertisers Mobile advertising has 5x better ROI than online advertising Mobile coupons are redeemed at a 5% to 20% rate, compared with about 1% for print coupons Mobile offers additional data: Handset Carrier Geo-targets
Handset Targeting Smartphones make up only 9% of subscribers
Recommendations Mobile coupons SMS short codes Mobile banners Mobile WAP website
Conclusion Superior targeting metrics means better ROI. Mobile content is a “Trade” proposition – has to have utility or entertainment value to build trust. Consumers are multi-screen audiences on the move. Mobile marketing is essential and requires a long-term strategy.
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