mobile_marketing

About Mobile SEO

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Curious about mobile search engine optimization? Here’s a summary: Google and the web in general are migrating to a “mobile first” emphasis. Of course more web users are on mobile today (& have been) than on desktop, but Google has taken longer to fully focus its primary emphasis on mobile search over desktop. Regardless, SEOs

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The inspiration behind Instagram

Instagram has recently committed a crime: by giving up on its “fun” roots. Facebook, the current owner of Instagram, changed the logo and icon to be an (almost) meaningless white square on a rainbow background (almost meaningless; there is still some reference to the original below). Just in case there’s anyone out there who doesn’t

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Is Local & Mobile SEO Right for You?

One of the increasingly growing trends in today’s online space includes local and geo-location-targeted search (e.g., Google Maps and Yahoo! Local) and mobile apps with location-based technologies (e.g., Yelp and Foursquare). For businesses needing customers around a specific location to succeed, localized SEO can mean the world… Let’s say a parent lives in your area

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The 24-Hour Mobile App Start-Up!

How does one build a technology product and organization within 24 hours? I was fortunate enough this past weekend to join in at Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center for “Random Hacks of Kindness” (RHoK); a 24-hour event devoted to building web and mobile apps for non-profits and good causes. Although full of spirit and great fun, the event was very intensive with high output…

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Location Discounting via Mobile Marketing

We’ve all seen them. Home services trucks and workers in our neighborhoods, working on one house while passing out flyers to all the others. Headlines read, “Since we’re already on your street, why not hire us at a discount to fix your home as well?”. A simple idea that any homeowner has probably considered for purchase at some point or another. Service discounts based on location. This type of marketing has been cheap, simple, effective and non-technological. But what if technology could drastically increase the marketing potential and purchasing?

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