Misunderstanding mobile creates fractured customer experiences

This post originally appeared in USA Today. SAN FRANCISCO -- Even with the advent of the smartphone as a "first screen," companies are still unable to see past mobile as simply another marketing channel or the latest bright, shiny object, based on new research from Altimeter Group. This leads to low budgets and staff allocation … Continue reading Misunderstanding mobile creates fractured customer experiences

How to formulate customer-centric mobile experiences of the future

This post originally appeared on Altimeter Group's blog. To create experiences that resonate with both mobile-first and digital-first customers, companies must learn more about consumer frustrations, expectations, and desires specific to each mobile device used. In our recent report on mobile customer experience (CX), we explored how companies can move beyond being simply “mobile ready” … Continue reading How to formulate customer-centric mobile experiences of the future

Brands risk irrelevancy when approaching mobile as second screen

This post originally appeared on Marketing Tech News. Companies that focus on customer-centric mobile experiences will outpace those that lead with technology considerations, according to a recent report by Altimeter Group: The Inevitability of a Mobile-Only Customer Experience. In our research, we found that mobile’s technological implications should remain considerations during the final stages of … Continue reading Brands risk irrelevancy when approaching mobile as second screen

[New Research] The Inevitability of a Mobile-Only Customer Experience

Click Here to Download the Full Report from Altimeter Group In the future, mobile will become the standard for hosting the customer journey, but most companies today struggle with achieving that vision. That's the key finding in Altimeter’s latest research report, “The Inevitability of a Mobile-Only Customer Experience.” Over the last five months, my colleague … Continue reading [New Research] The Inevitability of a Mobile-Only Customer Experience

Altimeter Group + Facebook Report: Why Mobile is Essential for Brand Marketing

Companies that treat mobile as the "first screen" today will be better prepared for tomorrow's consumers. Mobile is no longer a luxury; it's table stakes for connecting with your digital customer. It enables right-time, real-time relevancy in brand messaging and promotion, opening up a world of possibilities to the savvy marketer who invests in understanding the … Continue reading Altimeter Group + Facebook Report: Why Mobile is Essential for Brand Marketing

Refine your mobile strategy with help from Altimeter Group’s latest report

Altimeter Group's mobile analyst Chris Silva, with support from Alan Webber and Jessica Groopman, launched his first report with the company today: "Make an App for That: Mobile Strategies for Retailers." It covers the growing trend of using mobile devices to enhance the shopping experience and chronicles brands' and retailers' strategies to capture those shoppers. … Continue reading Refine your mobile strategy with help from Altimeter Group’s latest report