With more and more people using their phones to browse the Internet, it’s imperative that companies focus on developing mobile tools that can best showcase their products. This means being able to both create a strong brand identity, while being able to demonstrate excellent customer service and an understanding of individual user needs.
Some of the best mobile tools that can contribute to this effect include analytics like Tello, online pay services such as Obopay, and mobile interface builders like Hootsuite. These tools, and more, can significantly boost your business without costing a fortune.
What follows are five of the top tools you can use to
Tool #1: Tello. Tello is a tool that can help you gather information on customers. It uses a realtime feedback system whereby messages and quality reports can be added from different locations. Tello can help to boost and sharpen your marketing push by allowing you to respond to criticism, while building on positive feedback. The simple interface similarly means that you can tailor the tool to your particular business.
Tool #2: Obopay. An online pay tool that’s ideal for mobile phones, Obopay has been running since 2005, and makes it straightforward to set up and process transactions. This kind of tool is excellent for small to medium sized businesses that want potential customers to be able to buy from them in a safe and efficient way. Even better, Obopay is designed to be easily used by non-profits, and includes convenience fees, rather than transaction fees, as a core part of its appeal. Individual tools include widgets, text links, and web page buttons.
Tool #3: Tweetvite. Make use of the marketing potential of Tweetvite to communicate an event or product launch on a major scale. Tweetvite, also used for social gatherings, allows you to create a promotional page and launch address for events that can be sent out to all followers. RSPVs can also retweet the invite to their followers through hashtags, creating the potential to reach a huge number of people with a simple, low cost marketing tool.
Tool #4: Hootsuite: This tool is ideal for monitoring different social networks at the same time and feeding back mentions and conversions in realtime to a single dashboard. Recently added features like Hootsuite Conversations make it possible to create single chats and IMs across different social networks. The main strength of something like Hootsuite is that it enables you to much more effectively deal with different levels of traffic from social networks in a way that doesn’t overload you with information.
Tool #5: MobiCart. A tool that allows you to create your own mobile web storefront, MobiCat represents a straightforward way of adding an online shopping feature for your products. A template enables you to customize a storefront to your products and branding, with the further advantage of providing support outside of a traditional website. Other features include checkouts and self designed apps that can be integrated into an overall shopfront. Excellent if you just want to create a reliable mobile storefront for your business that doesn’t require a lot of technical knowledge.
Author Bio: Liam Ohm is a regular technology blogger with an interest in helping people make money. He highly recommends using cloud services as a great way of helping your business to become more efficient and organized.