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Carnival of the Mobilists # 249


Remember one of the most wonderful resources for mobile bloggers? yes, it is the Carnival of the Mobilists and this month’s version is live now! It is a best of digest of May’s mobile-related blogs. This month, there are some real goodies! You will find:

  • GoSub60’s Sean Thompson musing the question of whether to “go free”;
  • James Coops from MobyAffiliates looking at the commercial opportunities of – you may have guessed – mobile affiliate marketing;
  • Mobile marketing veteran Russell Buckley looks at mobile couponing as the next billion dollar market (mobile Groupon anyone?);
  • Industry thinker and Futuretext founder Ajit Jaokar looking at whether the “two-sided market” model may not actually apply to carriers (and I tend to agree; here’s another blog post… ;-));
  • Our very own Peggy Anne Salz of MobileGroove (f/k/a MSearchGroove) focuses on marketing to digital natives;
  • The Fonecast’s James Rosewell makes a case for Microsoft to buy Nokia (the rumour of which has just been refuted by Mr Elop himself though);
  • Dennis Bournique of the WAP Review looks at where MeeGo is at these days;
  • Richard Monson-Haefel looks at “omni-mobility”; and
  • finally, my own bit on the evolving role of publishers also found a mention.

Go now and read it over here on Francisco Kattan’s blog and have a great time! 🙂

Oh, and if you want to be part of this, make sure to look up the Carnival online and follow them on Twitter (@COTMobilists).

Carnival of the Mobilists # 226

This week’s Carnival of the Mobilists is up and running. It features inter alia:

  • a podcast on mobile ticketing;
  • a recap of the M-Publishing event organised by the excellent Camerjam guys (which I so sadly missed due to illness);
  • an interview with Tomi “Rat Hat” Ahonen on LBS and mobile marketing;
  • new research on the growth of mobile data and its impact on the various parts of the value chain;
  • Tomi Ahonen’s take on the iPhone 4
  • and much, much more.

Oh, and they were also good enough to include my (very) recent post on people-centric design. Thank you. 🙂

The carnival is hosted over here and it is – as always really – well worth a read!

Carnival of the Mobilists # 205

A very happy new year to all of you, and let’s kick this off with a new carnival of the mobilists. This week’s version, the first of the new decade, is hosted by the debutants from Omio. And despite the holidays just being over, there is a wealth of really interesting stuff on there. Posts include:

  • Ajit Jaokar on mobile cloud computing and operators;
  • David Doherty on mobile phones and health care;
  • First-time contributor Alexei Polyakov with a very comprehensive report on the state of mobile social networking in Japan;
  • Antoine Wright with a new take on bookmarks;
  • Chetan Sharma sticks his head out and shares his 2010 predictions; and
  • Steve Smith pleads the cause of comic strips as perfect for mobile.

Go over there now, get yourself a good read to get into the spirit for the wild and exciting ride 2010 promises to be for the space! 🙂

Carnival of the Mobilists

The latest iteration of the Carnival of the Mobilists is out over at Andrew Grill’s London Calling blog (and it is the last one for this year, too). It contains interesting posts from MMS initiatives, to the use of SMS in political campaigning, app store comparisons, a look at Samsung’s Bada and much more. It also includes my very own post on the potential of Android.

Head over there, give it a good read and enjoy yourself!

Carnival of the Mobilists # 201

Here’s this week’s Carnival of the Mobilists (its 201st iteration in fact). This week, the Carnival is hosted over at Phil Barrett’s Burning the Bacon blog, and he has lots of goodies to share, including my own post showing an example of why Nokia struggles. Besides this, you will find posts on:

  • Android-based tablets
  • Droid taking out a bite on RIM (or will it?)
  • a nice post on the ubiquity of SMS and
  • NFC (near-field communication for you ignorant ones… 😉

Go now and give it a good read. You’ll find the carnival here.

Carnival of the Mobilists # 196

The Carnival of the Mobilists is hosted this week over at “A Consuming Experience” and deals with handsets, learning, Amazon’s recent entry into mobile payments (on which I also blogged here) as well as an excellent post from Ajit Jaokar expanding on a talk he gave at CTIA (which I sadly missed). Go there, read it and become a better person… 😉 It’s here.

Carnival of the Mobilists # 195

Chetan Sharma’s blog Always On Real-Time Access is this week’s host for the Carnival of the Mobilists. This week’s edition features posts looking at mobile and social networking, mobile application development, 5 reasons why mobile VoIP has (so far?) failed, another iteration looking into the shortfalls of mobile advertising to date, a presentation on concepts and technologies behind real-time demand data, and last but not least – for all of us who weren’t there – a CTIA round-up. Lots of goodies, so go read it here.

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