Author: Peggy Anne Salz

Guest Blog: As a mobile analyst, a top 30 Mobile Marketing influencer and a nine-time author, Peggy Anne Salz tracks the trends, brands, organizations and innovators who shape how we do business and engage with consumers across the multiple screens, devices and apps. Peggy is a regular contributor to Forbes and Harvard Business Review and Mobile Analyst with VentureBeat. She’s the Chief Analyst and Founder at MobileGroove, a top 50 ranked tech destination, which produces and promotes custom research, strategic thought leadership and knowledge resources for the global mobile industry.

Shoppers – and even just people in “shopping mode” who are browsing, not buying – are reaching to mobile apps for advice, assistance and added-value. It’s why Google has called out this mindstate in its list of pivotal micro-moments (the “I-want-to-buy” micro-moments) when people are poised to make a purchase. But Google isn’t the only one to recognize the central role of this activity in our daily lives. (more…)

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