Some 60 per cent of people who use a smartphone believe that their security could be compromised if they use it for an e-commerce transaction, according to Affinion International.
Around a quarter of people associated m-commerce with an increased risk of credit card fraud and identity theft, both of which have increased significantly in the last year according to fraud specialist CIFAS.
Interestingly, only 13 per cent felt that the same security fears surrounded online purchases when shopping on a desktop or laptop computer.
However, in spite of these concerns the m-commerce market is expected to grow even further this year.
The Center for Retail Research predicts that UK m-commerce will rise by a massive 53 per cent in 2012, accounting for £4.5 billion in revenue.
In this way, Britain is far ahead of its European neighbours, as the projected m-commerce spends for Germany and France are only £2.7 billion and £1.9 billion respectively.
Just two years ago, only £700 million was spent via mobile shopping in Britain, and if 2012′s estimates are reached it will represent a growth of 584 per cent.
A few years ago, social networking sites were seen as ways for people to connect with each other.
Back then, there were no brands or corporations who took social media seriously. That soon changed and a lot of companies were left behind. Even today, there are still corporations and businesses who are trying to get their social media efforts more organised.
Design professionals know that to create high quality content, whether it is a newsletter, a video or an infographic, you need to use the top of the range design software.
However, for those people who don’t have the luxury of being able to invest hundreds of pounds in the latest design software, there are alternative solutions. There are a number of ways that you can create decent quality content without the huge outlay. So if compromising a little bit on the quality isn’t a problem, these alternatives could give your content creation a real boost:
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