So far, in Part 1, we have told you how to optimise your business’s website and emails for mobile, and how Google can help you with your mobile content. Let’s see in what other ways we can use mobile technology for marketing and advertising.
Location is Key
When a person downloads your business’s app, they provide you with certain information in the process—such as their demographic, preferences and location. If they are in the vicinity of your store you can send relevant notifications to their mobile devices using geofencing or Location Based Services. You can also use the location-based technology to see what your customer is interested in and what their buying trend is. This data can help you give them personalised offers and experiences, as well as refine your marketing strategy.
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Get Smart with AI, AR and VR
We already know that Artificial Intelligence has a big impact on marketing. And the technology is completely revolutionizing Mobile Marketing as well. It can be used to analyse data gathered from location-based marketing, and AI features like chatbots, voice virtual assistants are being used by businesses in mobile marketing and advertisement campaigns.
Mobile Marketing can offer your audience an immersive and interactive experience. This can be done via two technological advancements, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The former especially is being used more and more. This is because the AR app can be accessed through a mobile device. A couple of months ago, Cisco, used the technology to market their products at the Cisco Live event. With AR, they allowed consumers to view the products in 3D via a mobile device. Another business, Ikea, allows you to download an app onto your mobile device and through
Amazon India, to promote their Prime Day, recently used Virtual Reality. In malls in major cities, they offered people the opportunity to put on the VR headgear and inspect products available on Amazon, in life-size. It was a great way for the business to engage with audiences. The reason VR isn’t as popular
Advances are taking place constantly when it comes to technology for marketing and we need to stay up to date and leverage it to our business’s advantage.
Topics: Mobile Marketing