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Why mobile

  1. 1. Small Businesses and MobileSmall Businesses and MobileWhy Your Business Needs A Mobile ExperienceWhy Your Business Needs A Mobile Experience
  2. 2. • The growth of the mobile industry isincredible• In just over 3 years, over 20 billion apps havebeen downloaded between iPhone andAndroid devices.iPhone salesin millionsMobile IndustryMobile Industry
  3. 3. • Over 500,000,000 Android phones have been activated• Over 300,000,000 iPhones have been activated• Android owns 47% of the U.S. smartphone market• iPhone owns 29% of the U.S. smartphone marketGrowing NumbersGrowing Numbers
  4. 4. Why Mobile?Why Mobile?• FACT: Customers are using mobile to find yourcompetition.• Source: Google "Understanding Smartphone Users,"2011
  5. 5. Why Mobile?Why Mobile?• FACT: Not having a mobile experience can lose youbusiness.• Source: Compuware, "What Users Want from Mobile,"2011
  6. 6. Mobile Searches on Valentine’sMobile Searches on Valentine’sDayDay• Google released data in February 2013 showing that:– In the U.S., 62% of total searches for popular national chain restaurants onValentine’s Day occurred on high end mobile devices or tablets.
  7. 7. Why Mobile Apps?Why Mobile Apps?• FACT: Your customers prefer apps over mobile websites.• Sources: comScore, Alexa, Flurry Analytics, 2012
  8. 8. Mobile Business App Industry is Headed for $50 BillionMobile Business App Industry is Headed for $50 Billion• A New Report from Strategy Analyticsshows 200 million mobile workers will beusing mobile business apps in 2013.• Predicts that the revenue associated withthese mobile business apps will increasefrom $25 billion in 2012 to almost $50billion by the end of 2017.• Article on Mashable
  9. 9. Consumers and MobileConsumers and Mobile• "The consumer mobile experience hastaught mobile workers to expect, evendemand, access to information andapplications from anywhere using mobiledevices," said Mark Levitt, director ofbusiness cloud strategies at StrategyAnalytics.
  10. 10. Workers and MobileWorkers and Mobile• "Mobile workers have moved beyond justmobile email and messaging to includeother collaboration apps such asconferencing, productivity apps such ascontent authoring, and business processapps such as CRM and even ERP.” -Strategy Analytics
  11. 11. Businesses and MobileBusinesses and Mobile• "The business imperative for workers to beproductive while on the way to, from andat customer and other remote work sites isdriving the rapid mobilization of businessapps.” - Strategy Analytics
  12. 12. Advantage of Being FlexibleAdvantage of Being Flexible• Mobile technology is one of the biggestadvantages open to small businesseslooking to gain an edge over largeenterprises, and mobile apps are at theforefront of this trend.• Small businesses, with their ability to beflexible, are poised to be the big winners,here.
  13. 13. Advantages of MobileAdvantages of Mobile• Employees can quickly share information andmake decisions no matter where they are.• Business partners, suppliers, and distributorscan connect to your company throughcustom apps that are surprisingly easy tobuild.• Customized mobile app solutions can helpyour business explore new opportunitieswhile the big boys are still trying to schedulemeetings to discuss what a mobile app is.
  14. 14. Embrace the TechnologyEmbrace the Technology• The growth of mobile is great for smallbusinesses but they need to embrace thetechnology and expand further.• They need to develop QR codes, mobilewebsites, and mobile apps for theircustomers.
  15. 15. 5 Reasons Smalls Businesses Cant Ignore Mobile5 Reasons Smalls Businesses Cant Ignore Mobile1. Connect with Customers Anywhere•Having a native mobile app or mobilewebsite allows a small business to connectwith customers at any time.•Whenever customers want to interact withyour business, they can•Fewer barriers there are to interaction, thehigher your sales will go
  16. 16. 5 Reasons Cont.5 Reasons Cont.2. Drive Customers to the Store and KeepThem There•70% of people cantact a business after a searchon their mobile device•If your business’s mobile site appears amongsearch results, and is easy to browse, chancesare good that you’ll be getting more storetraffic and leads from it.•If not, you may be somewhat invisible tocustomers that are out and about.
  17. 17. 5 Reasons Cont.5 Reasons Cont.3. Increase Productivity•Apps that allow your employees to navigate,communicate, check inventory, and manageworkflow can all make your business runmore smoothly and efficiently•Mobile apps can offer a quick way to enterdata, take purchases, and accomplish othersimple tasks.
  18. 18. 5 Reasons Cont.5 Reasons Cont.4. Avoid Lost Business and GetRecommendations•Bad mobile experiences are expensive to smallbusinesses.•57% of users won’t recommend a business ifthey don’t like the business’s mobile site.•66% won’t return to the site if it gives themtrouble.•40% will ultimately head on to a competitorsite.
  19. 19. 5 Reasons Cont.5 Reasons Cont.5. Grow Your Business•Mobile search queries have grown by afactor of five in the last two years.•Small businesses that go mobile ahead ofothers can expect to enjoy a share of newbusiness that is larger than their ordinarymarket share.•Mobile represents a huge new arena ofopportunity.
  20. 20. Example of GrowthExample of Growth• SeamlessWeb, a company that allowsusers to order takeout food delivery fromlocal restaurants, saw a 25% increase to alltransactions after they released theirmobile app.•
  21. 21. Online Population IncreaseOnline Population Increase
  22. 22. Mobile is TAKING OVERMobile is TAKING OVERMobile is projected toovertake fixedcomputer access tothe internet.
  23. 23. Android and Apple DominatingAndroid and Apple Dominating• In March 2012 62.9% of new phoneacquisitions were Smartphones• Google had a share of 58%, while iPhonesmade up just over 26% of newsmartphones
  24. 24. Android and Apple DominatingAndroid and Apple Dominating
  25. 25. E-CommerceE-Commerce• Online shopping has been impacting brick-and-mortar sales, too, thanks to whatcomScore dubs showrooming.– Process of using offline retail stores to look atproducts up close, then buying online.
  26. 26. ShowroomingShowrooming
  27. 27. Why Mobile Apps?Why Mobile Apps?• FACT: Your customers prefer apps over mobile websites.• Sources: comScore, Alexa, Flurry Analytics, 2012
  28. 28. But I want a mobile website?But I want a mobile website?• We offer both a mobile app and a mobile website.• Appear in the iTunes App Store, Android Marketplace, andmobilize your existing website.• Complete mobile marketing solution.
  29. 29. Why Our Company?Why Our Company?• We make mobilizing your business simple & pain free• We help bring in new business and repeat customers• We handle everything from start to finish• We’re mobile experts• We’re extremely affordable• We’re fast & easy to use
  30. 30. InformationInformation• App can display– Information on services– Restaurants menu (text or PDF)– All locations visible in Maps– One click calling– Events and more…
  31. 31. Links to social networksLinks to social networks• Customers can link to your social media pages.• Increase Facebook fans.• Increase Twitter followers.• Approximately 40% ofsocial media usersaccess their accountsthrough mobile devices
  32. 32. Loyalty CouponsLoyalty Coupons• GPS coupons– When at your location, customerscan ‘check in’ and receive bonuses.• QR code coupons– Used to replace stamp cards.– Increase customer loyalty!28% of customers reported thatthey are “Extremely Likely” toincrease their visits to a businessif they have a loyalty reward cardfor them. (Total Research Corp &Custom Marketing Corp’s LoyaltyMonitor Study)
  33. 33. Live UpdatingLive Updating• Take full control over your apps content!• App can update– Display special events– Specials of the week/day– Loyalty coupons– Image gallery– Everything inside– the app!
  34. 34. Push NotificationsPush Notifications• Update your customers instantly– Special offers, updates, happy hours.• Push notifications break the barrierbetween you and your customers.– Included completely FREE.– Compare to SMS– texting planson average cost– ~$200/month
  35. 35. Many Other Great FeaturesMany Other Great Features
  36. 36. • Professional app design & set up fee: $36 an hour• Monthly hosting fee: $49/month• UNLIMTED Push Notifications• UNLIMITED App Downloads• ~$50,000 Value – Seriously!Our PricingOur Pricing
  37. 37. How to get startedHow to get started• Contact Us Anytime!• Call: (775) 240-0084• Email Us at:• Visit our website at: