72% of Internet Users Check Email on a Mobile Device [study]

My.com has released a new email usage report, tracking how users engage with email. The data, from a survey of 1,000 American internet users, found that 72 percent of users check their email on mobile devices, including both phones and tablets. Of those respondents, 48 percent use Android as their main mobile platform, followed by … Continue reading »

Mobile ad spending to rise 120% to $9.6B

Most Digital Ad Growth Now Goes to Mobile Mobile advertising continues to grow faster than expected, largely at the expense of desktop ad spending, which is flattening or declining more rapidly than previous predicted, according to new figures from eMarketer.US mobile advertising spending is expected to reach $9.60 billion by the end of this year, … Continue reading »

Cell Phone Internet Usage – 2013 [survey]

57% of Americans Go Online With Their Cell Phones According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 63% of cell phone owners now go online using their mobile phones, an eight-point increase from the cell owners who did so at a similar point in 2012, and a two-fold … Continue reading »

Why Responsive Web Site Design is a Must-Have [infographic]

As mobile devices like smartphones and tablets become the primary ways to access the Internet, it’s clear that one size—or web site—no longer fits all. The ever-increasing number of platforms and screen sizes means that not all websites will render optimally on every device – unless your site has a responsive design. Learn why it’s … Continue reading »

Mobile Accounts for One-Third of Online Conversions

A study of 100 million “conversion events” across 4 major verticals (telecom, retail, auto, and travel) and multiple devices – including mobile phones, desktop computers, and tablets – reveals that 31% of said conversions took place on a mobile device. The study, conducted by AOL in conjunction with the University of Virginia School of Engineering … Continue reading »

Why Tablets and Smartphones Need To Be Considered Separately [report]

Fragmentation of mobile is a key 2013 trend Categorizing tablets has vexed marketers since Apple first introduced the iPad in 2010. Several years into the tablet market’s dramatic expansion, the distinctions between smart devices are becoming clearer. According to a new eMarketer report, “Key Digital Trends for Midyear 2013: The Fragmentation of Mobile,” diverging use … Continue reading »