Mobile internet usage has been growing all around the world and India is no exception. PC sales is on a decline this year (2012) for the first time since 2001. We have seen phenomenal growth ourselves in Oneindia’s mobile properties. But the monetization on mobile has always been a challenge, at least for us. In […]
According to the recent article “Smartphone Ads and Their Drawbacks” the small size screens and non-availability of tracking tools has not made mobile advertising as attractive as its cousin desktop advertising.
According to InMobi research, the breakup of phone operating system of the global mobile advertising market (for July 2010),
Last numbers from TRAI for September 2008, 10 million mobile users added in Sept (7.69m GSM, 2.34m CDMA) Total number of mobile users: 315 m (slurp!). In August the user base was 305.24 m. India is the ‘fastest’ growing wireless/mobile market and the second largest market after China.
With Mobiles becoming very popular in India, mobile portals are bumping into a problem which I had encountered a decade ago – how to monetize from this medium. The problems encountered in the web and mobile mediums are very different. Few points that come to my mind are,