Before you invest in mobile solutions of any kind, including optimization and testing, we want to help you understand the ever-changing, fast-paced mobile environment. In this series, we’ll take you on a four-part deep dive into all things mobile: Part 1: Key Insights Into Top Mobile Trends Part 2: Native Apps vs. Mobile Web – […]
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App optimization should be a part of any app launch or rebuild. In the same way that neglecting the basics of SEO in your website will render it invisible to a huge audience – creating an app, but neglecting the basics of app optimization, will mean missing out on a lot of opportunity in the search results.
Google recently invited us to speak at its European headquarters about how we make the world’s best websites even better. The talk focuses on mobile—because that’s what the world’s best web companies are focusing on these days. Why? Because Tinder and Pokémon GO are the tip of the iceberg. Just when you thought that the […]
As mobile commerce continues to rise in popularity, marketers continue to try to crack the conversion code. How can you make the journey from browsing to checkout as seamless as possible? A recent Business2Community post examines three important features of highly optimized mobile sites. Quick tip: Include a checkout progress indicator. Continue reading: Mobile conversion […]
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Marketers should be more sophisticated in understanding the nuances of the customer journey, according to a recent post on Monetate’s blog. The company’s research shows that less than half of all purchases happen within the first hour of a shopper’s browsing session—and 16 percent happen about one day after a shopper first visited a site. The takeaway? Think about helping […]
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Google may be known for its innovative ideas, but in a recent Fast Company article, the global head of content strategy at Google Apps for Work, Veronique Lafargue, explains that the company’s process is a system, not a mystery. She lays out three basic principles—know the user, think 10x, and prototype—and explains each one in detail. “Just about […]
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Linking online and offline data is a big challenge for marketers, and it’s something Facebook is attempting to solve. A recent Ad Age article describes how “store visits,” a new metric in Facebook’s ads reporting tool, shows retailers how many people visited their store after being shown a local awareness ad. Read the article: Facebook […]
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This is an interesting time for mobile commerce. It wasn’t too long ago that mobile was used mainly for texting, checking email, and getting directions. The thought of using your phone for research or a transaction was a bit absurd… kind of like the idea of a driverless car. Nowadays, mobile accounts for about half […]
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Every year, our partners continue to impress us with their improved capabilities, scope, adoption of testing methodologies, platforms and practices. Each one is working hard to improve on customer engagement, personalization, mobile optimization, analytics and more. The testing, personalization and optimization space has never been so exciting. At Brooks Bell, we are forever thankful for […]
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