What about the Local Mobile Marketing?
If you are not using mobile marketing for local marketing, you are missing the boat! Here are a few statistics that should help get you motivated to jump on the mobile marketing band wagon.
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Local information seekers are action oriented:
95% use smart phones
88% take action
77 % call or contact businesses using local information found on their phones
Below you will find some of the basic terms for text messaging and its definition.
• SMS – Short Message Service (SMS) is a very common method of sending text messages through mobile devices.
• MMS – Multimedia Messaging Service: a type of messaging that enables the sending of multimedia objects (images, audio, video) as opposed to the simple text enabled by Short Message Service (SMS) messages.
How Can You Use Messaging Campaigns to Get Your Sales NOW?
• Alerts (Tips, Advice, News or Updates) •Coupons/Discount Offers
• Voting and Polls
• Reminders/Appointment Confirmations
Why Text Marketing?
It takes 90 minutes for the average person to respond to an email. It takes 90 seconds for the average person to respond to a text message. Mobile coupons get 10 times the redemption rate of traditional coupons. In 2012, an estimated 10 trillion text messages will be sent and delivered globally. Those sure are some busy thumbs.
Statistics show that 50% of all local searches are done on a mobile device. By 2014, mobile internet usage will surpass desktop internet usage.
Of all mobile users, 91% use their mobile device to socialize compared to 79% of desktop users! Of the mobile socializers, women ages 35 – 54 are the most active users. Obviously, this is not surprising since 77% of the world’s population (that is 5.3 billion mobile subscribers) use their mobile device to access the web. Of which, 44% of them are using their cell phone to access Facebook!