Tethered to Always On
I left my iPhone in the car. At first, I thought “big deal” — at first. But then, I saw a great photo/story opp I wanted to share on Instagram . . . and reached for a device that wasn’t there. No problem. I noticed clouds overhead and wanted to see the radar . . . and remembered my phone, in my car.
I wondered how come my best friend hadn’t texted me yet, if I had checked in at my choice of workstation for the day, if the Pirates won. I wanted to listen to the book I had on Audible, check my balance in my bank, cross reference a Bible verse . . . but all that was in the car.
So many things one can do on a mobile device, from social to local, everything is becoming . . .
If you haven’t heard of the newest acronymn, you will – because it’s sticking around. Just like blogs were a handful of years ago, the Social/Local/Mobile (SoLoMo) push is gaining speed in usage, infosumption, and content production. By business and individuals.
And mobile apps are becoming so easy to create, every freelancer should have their own app. Of course, the more in-depth of an app you want, the more it will cost. And there is profit to be made on an app, especially if you . . .
Build Your Mobile Apps with In-App Purchase
I’m hooked on the Smule Magic Piano. It’s the closest thing to a game I have on my device. So relaxing. A free app, that gives away free songs daily. Yet it also has it’s best songs available for sale. Immediately. With a single click. This could get has become addicting.
I notice some of the most popular apps available are free on the download, then upgrades and additions are premium and available for purchase (freemium). These apps get the users in the habit of using – so much so that they become . . .
Tethered to Always On – I’m gonna go get my phone from the car.