Tag: Tomi Ahonen

Mobile Marketing and the ubiquitous Text Message

There’s no denying the text message is a powerful tool of communication. The mobile phone has revolutionized the way we talk to each other, and the way people consume information. Cultural anthropologist Mizuko Ito noted in her 2005 publication Personal, Portable, Pedestrian that the real power of mobile lies in our ‘close and emotional ties’ […]

Who is the ‘Empowered Consumer’?

A fortnight ago on the blog, I mentioned an upcoming whitepaper looking at how marketers can engage with new, mobile consumers. I’m pleased to say that this paper has now been released, and can be downloaded in full here. As with all marketing, before attempting to reach your target consumers you have to understand them. […]

Textual Healing – The rise of the business SMS text…

How do you prioritise your written communication? I’m willing to bet that most of us read text messages long before we read emails. In truth, this is because most of us put family and friends ahead of our colleagues in our communication ‘schedules’. But what happens when these worlds collide? The SMS text message is […]