How Mobile is Changing Business
Starting this year, the number of mobile devices used to access the Internet will overtake the number of desktop devices, for the first time in the history of the web.
While this infographic by KISSmetrics on the impact of mobile web on business is mostly focused on U.S. data, it demonstrates the growing global trend towards shopping online. See below for more on how mobile is changing business (click the image to see the full size version).
For more on how Verizon is helping small businesses, click here.
 
 
 

How Mobile is Changing Business

Starting this year, the number of mobile devices used to access the Internet will overtake the number of desktop devices, for the first time in the history of the web.


While this infographic by KISSmetrics on the impact of mobile web on business is mostly focused on U.S. data, it demonstrates the growing global trend towards shopping online. See below for more on how mobile is changing business (click the image to see the full size version).

For more on how Verizon is helping small businesses, click here.

 

 

 

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Infographic: The Rise of Multiscreen Content Consumption
According to an infographic created by Uberflip, 81% of Americans use a smartphone and watch TV simultaneously. The biggest use of the second screen appears to be social networking, and watching TV, it’s easy enough to see networks strive to make the connection.
Nearly every reality show has related hashtags flash by occasionally, encouraging viewers to weigh in on Twitter, which is the biggest driver of social TV, with 33% of users tweeting about it last June.

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Infographic: The Rise of Multiscreen Content Consumption

According to an infographic created by Uberflip, 81% of Americans use a smartphone and watch TV simultaneously. The biggest use of the second screen appears to be social networking, and watching TV, it’s easy enough to see networks strive to make the connection.

Nearly every reality show has related hashtags flash by occasionally, encouraging viewers to weigh in on Twitter, which is the biggest driver of social TV, with 33% of users tweeting about it last June.



Infographic: Tablet & Mobile Shoppers’ Holiday Plans

The below infographic shows some key findings from a recently conducted survey on what consumers’ shopping habits would be this holiday season. Do you think they were right?

  • Men are more likely to use tablets and mobile phones to make purchases than women
  • The #1 frustration for consumers is not having enough product information online
  • Facebook commerce rises on tablets/mobile phones
  • Over 50% of 18-34 year olds plan to use mobile devices to purchase this holiday season

For more on the survey, click here

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Mobile Shopping With Amazon Just Got Easier


With the holiday’s right around the corner many consumers are looking for convenient ways to get great deals. By offering a fast and convenient, as well as secure, mobile shopping experience, holiday shoppers can quickly find that perfect gift. Just put on your favorite reindeer sweater, load up your device with some holiday music, and the festive atmosphere is complete, without the crowds.

Tech Tops Holiday Shopping Lists This Year

"The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were recently released, and they show that 53% of consumers will spend more than half of their holiday shopping budgets on electronic devices. Of the tech gifts people expect to buy, tablets are, not surprisingly, the most-wanted items of the year.

What is surprising is exactly which tablets customers are expecting to buy. 33% of those surveyed expect to buy Google’s Nexus 7 tablet, while only 30% expect to buy an iPad. The iPad Mini and Kindle Fire HD are tied in the survey, with 24% of respondents expecting to buy each, and 12% will be buying the Microsoft Surface hybrid laptop/tablet device.

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What gadgets are on your shopping list this year? Reblog this post and let us know!”

Stress-Free Shopping Is Just a Click Away

Parents who have spent the last few weeks back to school shopping for clothes and supplies can attest that shopping can be stressful. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a growing number of shoppers are avoiding the crowds and making mobile commerce part of their shopping routine.

Recognizing this trend, Verizon and Amazon will offer a suite of Amazon-owned shopping apps directly to customers on certain Verizon Wireless Android smartphones. Retail apps like those offered by Amazon are another way wireless users can customize their smartphones and bring the convenience of online shopping right to their mobile device.  

Click through for a list of apps.

Have you found great apps to use to shop directly from your mobile device? Reblog this and tell us what apps you use!

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INFOGRAPHIC: Kids Want Tech, Not Clothing, for Back to School Shopping

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A recent survey conducted by online shopping site Ebates finds that 43% of parents THINK their kids want new clothing this time of year. 

Well, according to the survey: 1,100 of the 2208 kids polled (between the ages 8 to 18) indicated that technology was their top priority heading into the new school year.  In fact, 42% said they’d specifically prefer a new smartphone, a laptop or even a tablet. Of those who were wishing for tech, it was the tweens (8-12) who yearned for the new gadgets more than the teens.

What gadgets are your kids looking forward to most for the new school year?

Don’t forget to research your options for parental controls to ensure safe and appropriate use. To learn more about VZW’s offerings including content filters, family locator and usage controls, click here

Show Your Love For The Environment With The Verizon Wireless In Store Trade-In Program

Trade In Your Old Device and Receive a Gift Card at all Verizon Wireless Communications Stores

This Valentine’s Day, Verizon Wireless encourages customers to share their love for the planet by participating in the newly launched In Store Trade-In program. Through the program, customers who are purchasing a new device can trade in their no-longer-used wireless devices at any Verizon Wireless company-owned store and kiosk nationwide and receive a Verizon Wireless gift card in exchange for their devices.

Depending on the make, model and condition of their trade-in device, eligible participants can receive an instantly redeemable gift card of up to $300 for use toward the purchase of a new phone, tablet or accessory – or toward their Verizon Wireless bill.