Blog Posts Tagged With mobile applications

IoT Marketing Strategy: Designing Success for your SMB

It’s noon. You’re famished. You head outside to find some lunch, but you can’t make up your mind about where to eat. All of a sudden your phone vibrates. It’s an alert from the sandwich shop to your right. You haven’t been there since you called in an order for a pastrami sandwich last month. […]

Mobile Application Trends to Watch in 2016

2015 was a watershed year for mobile devices. In retail terms, this was the first year that a majority of Black Friday purchases were made using mobile devices, accounting for a one-day total of $583 million, according to Adobe. Businesses are beginning to acknowledge the mobile dependency trends and are beginning to apply them to […]

Thoughts on the Apple Watch

Having used the Watch for the past few weeks and being able to test our own Apple Watch applications has been a great opportunity to experience this new platform. There have been positive insights and some quirks, but overall I can see it shaping up to be a great platform for consumers. Relying on its […]
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Much ado about mobile

U.S. consumers will make 29 percent of their online purchases (excluding food and travel) via smartphones and tablets in 2014, according to Forrester Research’s report US eCommerce Forecast: 2013 To 2018. That’s a notable jump from last year’s 21 percent. And mobile-generated sales (excluding food and travel) are expected to reach $86 billion this year — […]
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The future of travel: Q&A with Will Daugherty

A few years back, UpTop worked on an innovative travel project with Seattle’s Will Daugherty, who was then president of Expedia’s Destination Services & Expedia Local Expert division. Daugherty is now SVP & GM of DoubleDown Interactive, a social and mobile game company. When we touched base with him recently, we asked for his thoughts […]
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The Future of Telecom

UpTop CEO John Sloat recently checked in with Kim Baker, Area Vice President-Global Accounts, CenturyLink Business Solutions Group, for his thoughts about the future of telecom. The future of telecommunications: What do you see in your crystal ball? I see further consolidation of players (providers) in the market over time, with the dominant players having […]