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Google to Penalize Poorly Developed Mobile Websites   |   June 24, 2013
The M Group Website Development Google

You might think that having your company’s website partially optimized for mobile will help your business. You figure that even with a few glitches, or if some pages aren’t mobile-ready, it’s better than nothing. At least it’s a step in the right direction, right?

Wrong.

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3 Ways iOS 7 Will Affect All Websites   |   June 13, 2013
The M Group iOS 7 Website Development

Earlier this week, Apple announced their newest mobile operating system, iOS 7. Described by Apple CEO Tim Cook as “the biggest change to iOS” since the release of the original iPhone in 2007, the new operating system is already surrounded with controversy and hype, both positive and negative.

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The M Group Announces Release of Windows 8 App: My Wine Lists   |   October 25, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 25, 2012 – Tomorrow, The M Group will be at Mall of America’s Microsoft store to launch and demonstrate WineTable’s new Windows 8 app, My Wine Lists.

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PrayerWorks! Receives 1 Million Prayers   |   April 10, 2012

A year ago, we partnered with radio station 98.5 KTIS to develop the PrayerWorks! iPhone app and mobile website. Now, we’re celebrating the news that 1 Million prayers have been shared through PrayerWorks! the online community for people to share needs and support each other through prayer.

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The Longevity Question: Ensuring Mobile App Use after Download   |   March 2, 2012
The M Group App Development Longevity

Mobile apps have surpassed the desktop web and it won’t be long before access to the Internet itself will be dominated by the mobile market. According to research firm IDC, Apps will surpass the desktop Internet as the main way users connect online by 2015. In our opinion, that future is already here.

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The M Group Announced as Deubener Award Finalist   |   October 11, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2011 – The M Group is announced as a Deubener Award finalist for outstanding achievement, the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s highest honor. Selection for the Deubener Award is based on criteria in the areas of growth, excellence, risk, diversity, and innovation.

Launched in 2008, The M Group has covered significant ground as a full-service creative and digital agency. With a lineup of local and national clients including US Bank, Microsoft, Andersen Windows, Como Zoo and others, The M Group has successfully launched mobile apps…

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A Pocket-Sized Jeeves: Mobile Apps for the On-the-Go User   |   July 7, 2011
The M Group geo awareness app development

As an agency specializing in digital, interactive designs, we are constantly rethinking how design and functionality fit together for a great user experience. Add in the extra layer of modifying the web for both desktop and mobile accessibility, and there’s even more to consider. As the name obviously states, the mobile web is meant to be used on the go. And that requires that the design of a mobile app be on-the-go smart. Creating a mobile version of a website doesn’t just mean adjusting the dimensions of a webpage to fit a smaller screen. It means re-envisioning a web experience for someone looking to his or her device for immediate answers, at the point of use.

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Digital Marketing is Changing   |   June 6, 2011
The M Group Marketing Strategy Digital

This year’s Mashable Connect conference just concluded at Walt Disney World, and we liked what the keynote speaker, Havas and Euro RCSG CEO David Jones, had to say about the changes in the marketing industry brought on by the sea change of digital tools. He identified five specific trends that all point to one thing: the digital revolution is every bit as tidal shifting as the Industrial Revolution was in the 18th century.

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The New Digital Wallet: Mobile Phones as E-Commerce Solutions   |   May 3, 2011
The M Group App Development eCommerce

Mobile e-commerce will soon be more integrated into our everyday lives. The development of a new technology called Near Field Communications (NFC) could revolutionize mobile purchasing. The NFC chips, embedded in mobile devices, will turn smartphones and tablets into wallets to make purchasing as easy as a wave of the hand.

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Interactive Marketing: Extreme Couponing & Digital Clippings   |   April 15, 2011
The M Group Social Media Plan Coupon

When was the last time you bought something you didn’t need….just because you had a coupon for it? Did you clip that coupon out of the newspaper, print it off your computer or just redeem it online?

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Digital Trends: Opportunity for Mobile Advertising   |   June 29, 2010

The Wild West of online advertising is about to enter its golden age, thanks to the continued explosion of mobile marketing and e-commerce, according to predictions by Mary Meeker, Morgan Stanley global technology analyst. She recently spoke on Internet Trends at the Conversational Marketing Summit in New York.

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Driving Brand Interaction with QR Codes   |   March 15, 2010

As seen in magazines, restaurant menus, television commercials and sidewalk signs, these 2D “Quick Response” bar codes have quickly gained popularity. With a click of your mobile camera, the QR code reader leads to an website, video stream, presents a coupon, or delivers a downloadable audio track.

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Advent of Multi-Touch: Technology’s Impact on the Marketplace   |   April 22, 2008

For all the thousands of years it took man to capture electricity, channel it into a switch and create a light bulb, we’ve blitzed through dozens of generations of technological development in the last few decades.

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