The rate of growth of smart phones is destine to overtake regular computers - as early as 2012 analysts are predicting.
Wow. It seems like just yesterday I got a hold of my first Ericsson digital phone, then was given a Blackberry by the VP of Telus for a large consulting project I was conducting for the BC Government. He told me when I looked strangely at this seemingly antiquated piece of equipment that once I tried it, I wouldn't want to give it back.
He was right! I've been hooked on smart phones since.
Now a lot of the traditional manufacturers like Intel and Microsoft are getting into more the mobile game. Intel is trying again after a failed attempt while Microsoft has recently unveiled a new mobile version of Windows.
Pretty soon young people will be saying to their parents; "What was it like not having full Internet access and being able to enjoy a true Internet experience on your smart phone?"
An announcement that may change the way we think of and use search engines!
It used to take months for search engines to index (or shuffle their search rankings) web sites. All the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) experts were looking for ways to speed up the process. Changing content became popular and as bloggers started becoming active, it was rumored that Google updated blog sites faster than normal web sites. Now there's social media. Twitter and Facebook have changed the way we communicate. Other social media sites are updating news and views in real time. Now Google has announced technology to keep up with this real time news.
Real time search. That's big news for companies like mine. We develop social media technology that enhances search engine visibility.
A few years ago I stumbled upon some things that attracted search engine rankings while doing email marketing and search engine optimization for client companies and my own member platforms.
While performing some of the tasks I noticed that my search rankings would increase. The only thing was I have to keep up the processes or other companies would overtake my efforts as everyone is competing for top spot these days.
That's when we started creating technology that would enhance the processes I had discovered. One update - a single message gets delivered all across the Internet via multiple layers of delivery technology. What's more, if a group uses the social media tools, the result to a client's web site is like having an army of marketing people.
It should be exciting to see what happens on the Internet over the coming months as the reality of real time updates becomes a reality.
We'll be constantly updating our platforms and looking at new ways - like mobile to enhance and enrich people's lives.