5 (More) Recreation Apps to Get You Thinking Mobile

RS16427_160646835-scrLast month, I wrote this article about mobile recreation apps:

“In 2011, the number of smartphones sold exceeded the number of PCs sold. With the internet, email, and apps right in their pockets, people access the world from the palms of their hands. That’s why cities, parks and recreation departments, and other community organizations have built mobile apps to connect with visitors and customers and inspire activity. Here are ten mobile apps that will help you with some ideas when you develop a great app for your organization:”

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I shared the article in some LinkedIn groups and people posted other great apps that were out there. Today, I want to highlight five more mobile apps that inspire activity – from historical sites to parks and even pocket trainers. Check out these five apps when considering launching a mobile strategy for your own organization:   Continue reading

10 ACTIVE.com Mobile Stats to Instantly Change Your Strategy

By 2014, mobile internet usage will surpass desktop internet usage. What does that mean if you don’t have a mobile-optimized website or a mobile app? In fewer than two years, more people will see your website on their phones rather than their computers. This is serious people. Check out some mobile stats.

At ACTIVE Network, we see how quickly mobile is changing the world. On top of that, our goal is to make the world a more active place and going mobile is a natural extension of that. If people can access recreation programs, workout classes, races, events, and more right from their pockets, the world will be more active place. Today, we want to show you our stats in order to show how quickly things are changing:    Continue reading

Top 10 Recreation Apps To Inspire Your Mobile Strategy

In 2011, the number of smartphones sold exceeded the number of PCs sold (10 Mobile Statistics You Need to Hear). With the internet, email, and apps right in their pockets, people access the world from the palms of their hands. That’s why cities, parks and recreation departments, and other community organizations have built mobile apps to connect with visitors and customers to inspire activity. Here are ten mobile apps that will help you with some ideas when you develop a great app for your organization:

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