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The State of Mobile in 10 Charts

Did you know that US app install spending is predicted to hit upwards of $11B in 2017? Or that push notifications drive the greatest rates of user retention and engagement in the retail vertical? How about that of all time spent on digital media, apps represent 51%? The world of mobile — including gaming apps, web browsing, online shopping and social networking — is full of stats and data that will influence advertising dollars and marketing initiatives. To help you […]

The Role Social and Mobile Plays in Travel Bookings

Once upon a time, you had to visit or call a travel agent to plan your getaways. Nowadays, people are flocking to social media for vacation inspiration and search engines to track down their own packages and deals. While most travel research is performed on desktop, mobile devices are doubling as miniature assistant shoppers — used to compare fare quotes, check destination weather and map out routes in advance. In addition, mobile apps are increasingly employed to book hotels, cars […]

VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit: The Future is Now

Nanigans participated in the VentureBeat Mobile Summit at the historic Cavallo Point Resort in Sausalito earlier this week. CEO Matt Marshall and the entire team at VentureBeat put on a top tier event, bringing in speakers from many different verticals. Here are a few takeaways: Biz Stone: Twitter must make bold choices to survive Google: Boosting the mobile ad market Secret & Mixpanel: User retention and data analyzation While the audience heard from a great group of keynote speakers, the true […]

Passport to Profit: The Massive Mobile Opportunity for Travel Marketers

More than pets or even newborn babies, we’re all sharing about one thing on Facebook: travel. As the top industry on the social network, travel represents an enormous opportunity for marketers to capitalize on our collective wanderlust. A Facebook study from November 2013 reveals just how significant of a role travel plays. Just this week Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has 1 billion active monthly users on mobile. Couple this massive audience with PhoCusWright’s projection that mobile will account for 25% […]

Facebook Mobile Advertising: 8 Best Practices By Ad Type

As the top smartphone app of 2013, Facebook mobile continues to dominate in the downloads department. Considering that 50% of mobile phone users are using mobile as their primary Internet source, and 80% of mobile time is spent in apps, the social network’s laser focus on mobile devices isn’t likely to disappear any time soon. We’ve identified mobile advertising as an immense growth opportunity for performance marketers who are willing to take the plunge. Here’s how you can do it. […]