The expected increase in mobile ad spend by companies worldwide is expected to grow from $3.3 billion to $20.6 billion by 2015 a recent report by Gartner has proclaimed. What’s more, this trend shouldn’t surprise any of us in our corner of the world as we’re feeling the mobile trend more than most!
According to a study conducted last year by Google and IPSOS Research, Australia has the second highest smartphone penetration in the world and this number is experiencing growth between one and two per cent each month.
What it boils down to is that mobile as an advertising platform is growing rapidly. That, coupled with the results from an Australian independent study which states that 75 per cent of Australian smartphone users are either ‘very comfortable’ or ‘somewhat comfortable’ with mobile advertising means you should probably start thinking about your mobile ad spend.
To get you off on the right track we’ve decided to provide you with a little introduction to mobile ad networks.