CMA Mobile Marketing Conference Debrief

Last week I attended the CMA Mobile Marketing Conference in Toronto. Here are some of my condensed notes and key takeaways:

  • Less than 1% of all websites are mobile enabled and yet in 2011 most people access the internet via a mobile device. <–Please read that again.
  • 3/10 Canadians have smartphones, however the key thing to pay attention to is the drastically rising adoption rate (over 90%/year).
  • 9/10 high income earning Canadians have smartphones.
  • 50% of Twitter use occurs on mobile devices.
  • On average, Americans spend 3 hours a day on their mobile device.
  • Half of all local searches occur on a mobile device.
  • The definition of mobile has evolved. Focus should be on understanding that people want contextually relevant content on the go.
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