Carnival of the mobilists #217 – the best of mobile blogging

Published 29th March Welcome to the 217th edition of Carnival of the Mobilists. This week it is again the turn of leading mobile strategist Martin Wilson of Indigo102 to provide his take on a week in mobile. A week in mobile is never a dull affair. The mobile buzz has continued in no uncertain terms; […]

Real Reasons Why Traditional Media Can Really (Still) Win Big In Mobile Advertising

Published 24th March Guest post published on mSearchGroove  EDITOR’S NOTE: Mobile advertising is certain the hot topic at CTIA, where Mobile Web And Apps World Forum (Ajit Jaokar’s CTIA partner event) was standing room only. (Well done Ajit!) Players from across the ecosystem are anxious to explore new models to monetize inventory, apps and services. However, […]

US directory publisher: Dex One – brings in the partners

Published 23rd March In the space of just a month (March) US directory publisher Dex One (DexKnows.com) announced what I would consider two progressive online partnerships – Is this a sign of things to come to help them develop their fixed online ambitions? The first gives them Depth – a deal with Yelp, the second Distribution – […]

123people acquired by Pages Jaunes

Published 22nd March According to investir.fi and a number of other reliable sources the world’s leading people search engine 123people, from Austria, has been acquired  by the leading French yellow pages company Pages Jaunes. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Although rumor is from EUR 10 to 15 million. 123people was profitable, but they will not reveal […]

Could mobile search be Bing’s big breakthrough?

Tuesday, 16 March 2010 Google dominates search on the Web, but on mobile phones — where distribution matters and where the lessons of Google’s ways are well understood — Microsoft just might have an edge.  The escalating rivalry between Google (GOOG) and Apple (AAPL) might be the best thing that happens to Bing this year. […]

Carnival of the Mobilists #214 – the best of mobile blogging

Published 9th March This week the Carnival of the Mobilists #214 – the weekly line-up of the best blogs and bloggers on all things mobile – comes to us via Andy Favell at mobiThinking. It is fascinating to watch how the digital revolution; and now mobile and m-commerce, impacts different sectors, take gaming, where the business […]

Mobile: Why Run before you Walk…

Published 2nd March The DUST has settled from this 2010’s mighty industry event – Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona – yet a FRENETIC interest in EVERYTHING mobile remains. Mobile the HOT topic and a MUST have. For many ORGANISATIONS it almost seems that if mobile is not on the AGENDA someone is going to […]