Internet Marketing/Advertising Via Cell Phones
The new buzz now is focused on Cell Phone Marketing. As early as March 19th 2007 USA Today wrote an article about this. They predicted that the
youth of today will bring this type of marketing to a whole new level.
Cell phones have become very attractive as advertising tools also; a recent Harris survey reports that the cell phone use is increasing while the
traditional landline telephone is fast losing customers. The fact is 20% of the adults in the US do not have a landline. The same percentage now use
only cell phones, and the number is growing very fast. Furthermore, while cell phones among the younger generation have been widely reported, they
are also becoming very popular among older populations as well. For the under 30 crowd, almost 40% of them use nothing but a cell phone or the
internet for communication. This means that over 80% of your customers own a cell phone and you can reach them any time 24/7 at home, at the
office or on the road; all you need is a computer and an ISP.
If you said, "there are millions of people on Google everyday", you would be about right, but that is yesterday. On average, a person will check his/her
cell phone no less than 24 times per day, usually much more. Multiply that by approximately 4.3 billion cell phones world-wide and guess what? Over
103 Billion times that people look at their phones. Now, suppose that you put your sales message right on their cell phone? There's nothing more
personal, and you have the system that makes it possible to generate huge sales and or commissions using cell phones!
Cell phones are fast becoming a necessity instead of a luxury. A huge majority of the population over the age of 15 has one and most kids old enough
to have friends believe they need one. The cell phone market has experienced a phenomenal growth, you have a product that is replaced in less than
a year in most cases, and with an updated model most of the time. This means that before very much longer, the audience of anyone m