LinkedIn adds group messaging suggestions and file attachments to lure mobile users

LinkedIn announced a slew of updates to its messaging feature today, mostly aimed at improving the mobile experience. First, users now have the ability to send attachments on the LinkedIn app, including PDF, DOC, XLS, and PPT files. LinkedIn director of product for messaging and groups Chris Szeto told VentureBeat that this was one of the most-requ…Read […]

Report: Google’s mobile search results now show image thumbnails 45% of the time

There was a 183% increase in the chances you’ll see an image thumbnail in the mobile Google Search Results. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

SearchCap: Ask an SMXpert, Stone Temple acquired, Google mobile results & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Desktop, Mobile, or Voice? (D) All of the Above – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by Dr-Pete We’re facing more and more complexity in our everyday work, and the answers to our questions are about as clear as mud. Especially in the wake of the mobile-first index, we’re left wondering where to focus our optimization efforts. Is desktop the most important? Is mobile? What about the voice phenomenon sweeping […]

Mobile marketer Leanplum buys Connecto’s conversational marketing

The acquisition of the Bulgarian firm boosts Leanplum’s goal of making conversations a central feature for maintaining brand relationships with customers. The post Mobile marketer Leanplum buys Connecto’s conversational marketing appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Mobile industry completes 5G standard by approving standalone 5G spec

Working under the auspices of international standards organization 3GPP, the mobile industry today confirmed that it has achieved a critical milestone in the race to bring 5G networks to life: official approval of “5G standalone” specifications. In a collective announcement, 3GPP and dozens of wireless companies are describing the appro…Read More Social – VentureBeat

Baidu and China Mobile partner on AI and 5G, focusing on self-driving cars

Signaling the types of alliances that will soon become commonplace thanks to evolving AI and wireless technologies, Chinese search giant Baidu and mobile company China Mobile today announced a comprehensive partnership to collaborate on AI, 5G, and big data — “frontier areas” where each company’s strengths will be necessary…Read More Social – VentureBeat

Using push notifications for mobile app retention

Contributor Kristin Cronin looks at several ways to take advantage of push notifications as a way to engage and retain app users. The post Using push notifications for mobile app retention appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Google News to deprecate crawl errors report in Search Console & mobile app link in News Publisher Center

The removal is part of larger update to Google News. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

How Mobile Optimization Can Affect your Conversions in 2018

For a long time, responsive design dominated the web as the format of choice for business and personal sites. Now, however, mobile optimization has begun to gain credence as a potentially preferable strategy. Mobile optimization refers to optimizing a website specifically for mobile devices. Instead of simply compressing and slightly rearranging the content on the […]