MMA Publishes ‘Brand Marketer’s Guide to the Mobile Web and Mobile Apps’

June 28, 2011

NEW YORK, LONDON, SINGAPORE and SAO PAULO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) (www.mmaglobal.com) today published “Getting Started –A Brand Marketer’s Guide to the Mobile Web and Mobile Apps: Not an Either/or Proposition.” Available as a free download, this white paper is designed to provide brands, agencies and other marketing professionals with a concise, hands-on guide for creating, measuring and monetizing campaigns that feature mobile apps and mobile websites.

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“Getting Started –A Brand Marketer’s Guide to the Mobile Web and Mobile Apps” shows marketers how they can combine mobile apps and the mobile Web to create campaigns that are more effective and have greater reach than if they used only one of the channels. Today, more than 34 percent of U.S. mobile phone owners use mobile apps, and more than 36 percent use mobile browsers.

The 14-page white paper covers topics such as:

  • The three main app types: branded, media-related and mobile shopping/commerce.
  • The four main types of mobile websites: branded micro and landing pages, corporate, media and commerce.
  • A comparison between apps and the mobile Web in terms of audience overlap, strengths, challenges, features, demographic considerations and user experience.
  • Tips for building consumer awareness of mobile apps and mobile Web offerings.
  • Analytic tools for measuring a campaign’s impact and reach.
  • Monetization opportunities and considerations, including freemium, paid and ad-supported models.
  • Best practices for protecting and enhancing the consumer experience.

The author of “Getting Started –A Brand Marketer’s Guide to the Mobile Web and Mobile Apps” is Kathryn Koegel, a media and marketing consultant whose experience spans online, print, TV and mobile. A regular contributor to Ad Age, Koegel has held executive positions at Phase2Media and DoubleClick, and her consultancy, Primary Impact, works with clients such as The Weather Channel, Placecast Mobile, FreeWheel TV, Audience Science, The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement, Collective Media and the National Newspaper Network.

“As the rise of the mobile Web grows and the development and usage of mobile apps continues unabated, we want to give the brand marketer a framework for debate and discussions,” said Michael Becker, MMA Managing Director, North America. “As the title indicates, savvy marketers understand that the mobile Web and mobile apps aren’t an either-or choice.”

About the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is the premier global non-profit trade association representing all players in the mobile marketing value chain. With more than 700 member companies, the MMA is an action-oriented organization with global focus, regional actions and local relevance. The MMA’s primary focus is to establish mobile as an indispensable part of the marketing mix. The MMA works to promote, educate measure, guide and protect the mobile marketing industry worldwide. The MMA’s global headquarters are located in the United States and it has regional chapters including North America (NA), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America (LATAM and Asia Pacific (APAC) branches. For more information, please visit www.mmaglobal.com.


Valerie Christopherson
Global Results Comm. (GRC)
P:+1 949 608 0276
E: mma@globalresultspr.com

SOURCE Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)

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