One thing that we’ve always noticed that has worked when it came to mobile was the convenience of sending a discount to the phone. Whether it was a text message sent by a restaurant or an app displaying a discount, mobile is the perfect medium for coupon redemption. Why? It’s the only technology that’s carried by the consumer when they’re ready to buy. From CouponCabin: With countless apps keeping smartphone owners occupied, today’s users have grown quite attached to their devices. And now, in addition to the many things smartphones … Continue reading
Some pretty amazing stats on adoption of Geosocial and Location-Based Services (LBS) via mobile devices have been revealed in this inforgraphic from Flowtown – Social Media Marketing Application. Over 58% of smartphone users are utilizing these services. The infographic defines each of the services as: Geosocial Networking – this type of social networking uses geographic services and capabilities, such as geocoding and geotagging, to enable additional social dynamics. Location-Based Services – this type of information or entertainment service utilizes the geographic position of a mobile device through a network.
This week I tried to log in to my Union Federal Bank account. It’s not Union Federal Bank anymore, Sky Bank purchased them. Sky made the decision to change the online banking address but keep the same online banking system. It was a little bit of an inconvenience, but not much. Now Huntington comes in, changes my banking features, and simply cuts off my online access! When I try to sign up for online access, it keeps telling me my ATM password is wrong… kind of silly since I used … Continue reading