Posted on: Tuesday, January 19, 2010, Written by Robert M. Brecht, Ph.D.
Mobile marketing and smart phones are the “current big thing” in the online world. According to Forrester Research, 17% of cell phone subscribers now use smart phones, as opposed to last year's 11%. It is no wonder that the two leading online brands, Apple and Google, are now on a collision course toward mobile marketing domination. Google has now gone into the smart phone business, and Apple has entered the mobile advertising business. What was once a close relationship between the two companies, has turned into a head to head competition in the smart phone and mobile advertising arenas.