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Ecommerce Dropship Tips: Mobile Social Media Usage on the Rise

social media ecommerce dropshipAre you leveraging the power of mobile social media usage to grow and build your dropship or other ecommerce enterprise?

If you answered no to that question---you’re leaving money on the table in the form of lost customers who will end up buying from someone else who answered in the affirmative, instead of you.

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Let’s take a look at the growth of mobile social media during 2011.

According to a recent webinar conducted by ComScore called “The State of the U.S. Mobile Advertising Industry & What Lies Ahead,” mobile advertising spend is expected to reach a whopping $2.5 billion by 2014 in the United States alone. This provides advertisers and marketers with an amazing opportunity to attract consumers via this dynamic means of consumer engagement.

The chart shown below is from the webinar and shows a comparison between March 2010 and March 2011. As you can see, every area of mobile social media has grown.

mobile social usage dropship business

Some show rather spectacular growth, as with the 50% increase in social networking and mobile map usage from one year to the next. There were between 30-40% more people using mobile apps to check on the weather or get the news.

Social networking via a mobile device is increasing by giant leaps and bounds. In order to keep pace with your competitors, it is vitally important that you make sure your ecommerce dropship website is mobile friendly!

Internet research predicts that by the year 2013, there will be 1.7 billion mobile internet users and many experts believe that is a modest projection.

So, how can you make your website and your Facebook fan page, Twitter profile and other social platforms mobile friendly? There are a few steps you can take that will help tremendously in making your social content more mobile friendly. Here are a few tips:

  • Don’t use too many images. These are generally slow to load.

  • Bear in mind that your content is being viewed on a much smaller screen and that therefore, it is critical that you make every word count. Write concise but compelling headlines!

  • Don’t use Flash or Javascript. They’re too slow for mobile use and besides that, many mobile devices won’t even be able to see them.

These tips will help you make your social content more mobile friendly and benefit your ecommerce dropship home business!

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