When I started this article, it was meant to be a short blog titled “Why I think Pokémon Go WILL be a great online local advertising opportunity for businesses” but it’s turned in to a bit more than that. You see, I think this APP could be huge. In fact, it already is huge. I think it will be the biggest game app we have ever seen so far. It’s not just about downloads, but engagement, Daily Active Users and Revenue will surpass anything we’ve ever seen before.
The recent release of Pokemon Go has hit the world by storm. It’s had twice the number of installs than Tinder (in a week) and now has higher daily active users than Snapchat. This is insane numbers considering it’s only been a week and it hasn’t be released globally yet.
I’ve been reading a lot of articles recently and realised that there are numerous opinions on the subject of social zombie-ism and whether or note cosset is doomed in terms of social interaction.
Countless times recently I’ve seen people sat next to their friends, not talking, but simply looking down at their phones. It’s not 1 person in the group, it’s the entire group doing the same thing. Have we lost the ability to interact and talk to each other?
I decided to write this post as I have been talking with a lot of small businesses in the last few years and I realised that almost ALL of the businesses I speak to start the conversation something like this:
“I need a great website, with blog, news feeds, ability to update and Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest & Instagram accounts. They all need to work all day every day for the business, oh and throw in a Youtube channel to make sure we can do video…”
It’s amazing how one well placed “@“ symbol, with the right collection of letters after it can result in more than 1400 visits to my latest blog article, “The Body Experiment”. When I wrote the article, it was more of a public accountability post for myself. It was a way of making my success losing weight public and making sure I didn’t go anyway but forward. I definitely didn’t want to go back to how I was.
There are a few things that I have a bit of an issue with on this video. The first bit is the fact that it still refers to Gibraltar as a tax haven, which is incorrect. Gibraltar complies with all international and EU standards required for a finance centre.