How to capitalize on local mobile internet usage. Get more sales, get found more often, be among the first to take advantage of mobile.
Some eye-opening stats on mobile internet traffic and its influence on local businesses.
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Here’s what you’ll ﬁnd out in the next 10 minutesI. How Mobile Internet is Being UsedII. How It Aﬀects Your BusinessIII. How To Take Advantage of ItIV. How You Can Put More Money In Your Pocket
The feature phone of today... ...is the smartphone of yesterday.
The number of people accessing the mobile Internet isgrowing fast and is expected to overtake the PC as the mostpopular way to get on the Web within ﬁve years years. Source: “Latest Mobile Stats 2011”, mobiThinking * * So it’s just a matter of when, not if. Will you be ready for it? By 2014 - mobile internet usage will have overtaken desktop internet usage. More websites will be viewed on mobile devices than on desktop computers! Source: Microsoft Tag, August 2011
43% would give up beer if they would otherwise have to give up their smartphones. Source: Google Mobile Movement Study by Google and Ipsos OTX MediaCT, Apr 2011Other traﬃc sources would KILL for such loyalty.
Penetration of smartphones stands at38% in the U.S. andmore than 40% in Western Europe.Source: nielsen, “Smartphone Penetration Set to Boom” That’s A LOT of smartphones. And A LOT of potential customers.
Smartphone user behavior - 2011 statistics In one week 87% of US smartphone users browsed the internet 80% use mobile while waiting in line or for an appointment 77% of users used a search engine on their mobile Source: Google Mobile Movement Study by Google and Ipsos OTX MediaCT, Apr 2011
Popular Smartphone Uses89% use their mobile phone to stay connected(Email, Social networking sites, etc)82% use their mobile to research and read news75% use it to navigate and ﬁnd directions tolocal destinations, shops and restaurants65% use it to keep entertained (listen to music,watch online videos, play online games)45% use it to manage and plan (ﬁnancesand bills, dinner reservations, appointmentsand travel arrangements etc.) Source: Google Mobile Movement Study by Google and Ipsos OTX MediaCT, Apr 2011
What people search for on mobileSearching for online product reviewsLocal product and service informationDiscounts / coupons / comparing pricesSocial networking / peer inﬂuence
More and more customersare searching on mobile... FIRST!
Local Information Searchers are Ready to Buy!77% will contact a business61% will call after a Smartphone search59% will actually visit a physical store44% will make a purchase after searching for local information via their mobile device58% will use their smartphone to look up a business on a map to get directions54% will visit the business website after a smartphone search(i.e. Businesses must now have a mobile friendly website) Source: Google Mobile Movement Study by Google and Ipsos OTX MediaCT, Apr 2011
49% of mobile searchersmade a mobile purchase in the past six months. Source: Performics ROI 2011 Mobile Search Insights Study
• 9 Out of 10 users will take action as a result of a mobile internet search• 68% will visit a business after searching• 54% will make a purchase as a result of a smartphone search - usually within a day! (88%)• Over 90% of local searches eventually yield a sale Source: Google Mobile Movement Study by Google and Ipsos OTX MediaCT, Apr 2011
To sum it all upThere are plenty of people using mobile internet And they’re looking for your business And they’re willing to buy BUT... Will they be able to ﬁnd you? Will you be visible to them at all?
The Bottom Line The statistics speak for themselves!Businesses can no longer ignore these trends.
You Can’t Aﬀord Not To Be Findable In Today’s Mobile Market
Businesses should understand that Mobile isreplacing the Yellow Pages.And just like the good old days of the YellowPages, when a customer starts searching theyare usually ready to buy.
Businesses who fail to implementan eﬀective mobile web and localsearch strategy, WILL be left behind!Businesses will rapidly losecustomers to their competitionThey will be tied toexpensive advertisingand marketing methodsjust to surviveOr they will perish alongside the 99%of businesses who eventually faildue to a lack of proper marketing
Important: Google is penalizing sites that are notoptimized for mobile when users surf mobile net
The Choice Is SimpleEither you…Optimize your business for the mobile web Or… Continue doing what you’re doing, lose market share and risk going out of business altogether as smartphone usage continues to rise.
SimpleBe the ﬁrst in your market to catch this new wave and proﬁt from it.
How does your site look like? Like this? Or like this? Actual screenshot of Sample of what your the site. Built in ﬂash. site COULD and Not supported by SHOULD look like. Apple devices. Mobile optimized. Obviously not mobile Displays properly on optimized. all mobile devices.
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