By Joseph Stark
Online marketing makes it easier for businesses to communicate with their customers. When implemented properly, they can also increase revenue by convincing customers to buy products online or at physical stores.
Research, however, shows a change in the way that people access the Internet, especially when researching the products and services that they want to buy.
Any business that wants to stay relevant needs to consider how mobile marketing could help them.
If you think you don’t need mobile marketing because your standard marketing works fine, then you need to take a closer look at the facts. The truth is, in addition to a better high speed infrastructure set in place from services such as Verizon FiOS, more and more people are also relying on their mobile devices to access the Internet. By 2015, mobile services will even overtake desktop searches. That’s something serious that every business should consider.
Companies that don’t keep up with this new trend will put themselves at a disadvantage. You can guarantee that some of your competitors have already seen this research and started planning for how they can reach out to mobile device users effectively.
Those that don’t… well, they’ll turn into marketing dinosaurs. Of course, we all know what happened to dinosaurs. They went extinct.
Don’t let that happen to your business, whether it’s a small mom-and-pop operation or a huge multi-national corporation. The world needs more successful businesses to create jobs and spark economic growth. If your company doesn’t come to grips with the advantages of mobile marketing, then you will become fertilizer that helps competitors thrive.
All you have to do is change with the times. If you’re not ready now, then the latest research should change your mind. Otherwise, you’ll go the way of the T-Rex and the Velociraptor.
Unfortunately, no one makes thrilling adventure movies about businesses that could evolve. They just disappear from memory.