A Very Mobile Christmas to You

Dynmark Team, Dec 15, 2014

It’s no secret that year on year the consumer preference for shopping online, watching online and purchasing digital devices is increasing. Following the focus on online shopping events such as ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ it is a straight forward prediction to say that more people will again be online in some form, using mobile devices during the Christmas period, as we leave 2014 and enter 2015. The increase is however significant, with 1.5 billion more being spent since last year, and a predicted increase of 4% year on year. Consumers are now proving they have adopted a new way of buying & communicating. Last year it was expected that there would be an increase in overall commerce transactions of 15%, many reported that this prediction was closer to 20%.

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22 August: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Aug 22, 2014

Firetext, Helps Online Stores Get Personal With Magento Update

FireText, a leading UK provider in SMS text marketing, has launched the first of many e-commerce products by revealing a new Magento extension that supports SMS order notifications.

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15 August: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Aug 15, 2014

Welcome to this week’s round up of mobile news. Take a minute to drink your morning cuppa and read the latest news. Enjoy your Friday.

Mobile Marketing Sector Saw $2.3bn of M&A Activity in Past Year

There was $47bn (£28bn) of M&A activity in the mobile industry over the past 12 months, according to a report by Digi-Capital. By itself Q2 2014 saw $13.8bn, over seven times the amount spent in the same quarter a year earlier.

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8 August: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Aug 8, 2014

London Buses Accept Mobile Payments via EE’s Cash on Tap

TFL has begun accepting mobile payments from EE’s Cash on Tap service on its network of 8,600 buses.  It enables users of compatible Android phones to make contactless payments.

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1 August: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Aug 1, 2014

Google's Mobile Software to be Scrutinised by European Commission

Google is preparing to face a challenge to its mobile software business from European regulators following a four-year investigation into the web giant's internet search practices did not impress EU politicians.

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25 July: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Jul 25, 2014

Hitting It: Mobile Shoppers in Western Europe Tap ‘Buy’ Button More

An explosion in mobile commerce is among the most powerful influences on ecommerce in Western Europe.  As more consumers use smartphones and tablets, online sales have exploded

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Adestra Announces Partnership with Dynmark

Dynmark Team, Jul 23, 2014

Oxford, UK – 22nd July, 2014 – Digital marketing technology provider Adestra has chosen cloud-based mobile intelligence and marketing platform provider Dynmark as a new partner, to enhance its mobile services offering.

Adestra wanted to expand the SMS services available to interested clients in order to maintain its agility as a digital marketing provider. Recent research conducted by Adestra, reveals that the proportion of companies optimising email for mobile devices increased by almost a quarter (22%)over the past 12 months; indication of the importance marketers now place in incorporating mobile into their strategies.

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18 July: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Jul 18, 2014

 

Apple Patents a Way For Your iPhone to Lock Out Users Whose Behaviour it Doesn’t Recognize

Apple has a new patent out (via AppleInsider) that describes a method for locking a device or asking a user for proof of their identity if the device detects a pattern of unusual behaviour. It’s a security method that goes beyond the standard pins and passwords.

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11 July: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Jul 11, 2014

Mobile Creates New Sense of Freedom for Creatives

Though creatives still use the classic pen and paper, mobile devices are reshaping many parts of creative professionals’ jobs and creating a new sense of freedom and ability to capture inspiration.

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4 July: SMS and Mobile News this Week

Dynmark Team, Jul 4, 2014

Passing the Bucks: GoDaddy Launches Mobile and Web Payment Service

GoDaddy has launched a new online and mobile payments service letting users accept credit cards, debit cards, eChecks (ACH), and PayPal transfers. Teaming up with three big players, PayPal, Dwolla, and Stripe this service will be available first to GoDaddy’s 9 million users in the U.S.

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