The numbers are in. Mobile is frickin’ huge:
- Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recently told CNBC that in 2013 people spent more time on mobile than watching TV, the first time that’s ever happened.
- HSN (Home Shopping Network’s parent company) reported 59% growth in mobile sales.
- Starwood Hotels and Resorts says mobile now accounts for 42% of its web traffic.
- Yelp now gets 44% of its traffic from mobile.
I’m seeing similar things with my clients, with mobile accounting for 15% to 40% of traffic, sales, or both — along with huge growth curves. [Read more...]