Put Mobile on Your Christmas List

A recent article in Mobile Commerce Daily highlights to retailers the importance of utilizing mobile marketing for 2010 the holiday season.  As the article states,   “For the first time there are more smartphones than desktop computers being sold, according to IDC. The desktop is dying and smartphones are the way of the future. More people are going to carry them around and that is a powerful opportunity for retailers.”

And this year, retailers may choose text messaging to communicate with customers and also now have the opportunity to expand creatively through multiple forms of mobile marketing such as downloadable applications, mobile web and mobile commerce.

According to Andrew Koven, president of ecommerce and customer experience at Steve Madden, New York, there is still time to set up a mobile site and strategy for the holidays.  “Decide what your business objectives are – store location, direct sales of products, presentation of special offers, how-to information for the holidays, and support the opportunity for consumers to engage with you in some way via mobile.

“Just get started,” he said.

To read more, click here:   http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/why-retailers-need-to-be-mobile-for-the-2010-holidays/

To get started, contact Qittle(TM) at www.qittle.com

About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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