Jason Ankeny

Jason Ankeny

Chicago-based writer Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of Fiercemobile content, a daily electronic newsletter dedicated to mobile media, applications and marketing.

Kiip: A Win-Win for App Developers and Advertisers
Starting a Business

Kiip: A Win-Win for App Developers and Advertisers

When winning isn't enough, Kiip offers mobile gamers real-world rewards for virtual triumphs--a win-win for developers and advertisers
How One Tool is Helping Small Publishers Go Digital
Technology

How One Tool is Helping Small Publishers Go Digital

OwnLocal is helping traditional newspapers rewrite the future.
New Dropbox Service Is Tailored for Business Teams
Technology

New Dropbox Service Is Tailored for Business Teams

New version allows colleagues to share and access information wherever their work takes them.
A New Way to Get Customized Service Quotes
Marketing

A New Way to Get Customized Service Quotes

This online platform lets consumers more easily connect with nearby small businesses.
How 'Augmented Reality' Software Can Blur the Lines Between Online and Offline Worlds
Technology

How 'Augmented Reality' Software Can Blur the Lines Between Online and Offline Worlds

Total Immersion's Augmented Reality software solutions gives heavy metal band Mastodon an edge with fans.
Tabbedout: A Mobile Payment App for Restaurants and Bars
Cash Flow Center

Tabbedout: A Mobile Payment App for Restaurants and Bars

This new app enables restaurant and bar patrons to cash out their bill via smartphone, simplifying the process for customers and servers alike.
A New Way to Crowdsource Customer Feedback
Marketing

A New Way to Crowdsource Customer Feedback

Napkin Labs gives businesses access to crowdsourcing and some big ideas from their most devoted fans. Consider this case study with a Boulder, Colo., startup.
Crunching the Numbers on Mobile Payment Systems
Finance

Crunching the Numbers on Mobile Payment Systems

Looking into mobile payment applications for your business? Consider this comparison of the leading systems.
How Stampt Is Updating Customer Loyalty Cards
Technology

How Stampt Is Updating Customer Loyalty Cards

Slimmer wallets and lighter keychains: Mobile marketing startup Stampt is helping make customer loyalty cards as simple as pulling out your phone.
Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub
Starting a Business

Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub

With their site stuck in neutral, two entrepreneurs changed gears and paved a new road to success.
ADP's New Payroll On-the-Go HR App
Growth Strategies

ADP's New Payroll On-the-Go HR App

The payroll giant is offering a mobile app that lets employees of its U.S. clients check and manage their HR, payroll and benefits information from their smart phones.
How to Build a Mobile App for Your Business
Technology

How to Build a Mobile App for Your Business

Consider these five tips to create an app in a matter of minutes using a turnkey platform.
How One Small Company Outsourced IT to a Cloud-Computing Platform
Technology

How One Small Company Outsourced IT to a Cloud-Computing Platform

MindShift brings the cloud-computing concept down to earth, so that small firms like Salo can see big IT improvements.
How One Small Company Is Using QR Codes
Marketing

How One Small Company Is Using QR Codes

Why startups like Sacre Bleu believe quick response codes to extend its branding and deliver information at the point of sale. Are QR codes the next big thing in mobile marketing?
Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival
Entrepreneurs

Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

How one determined developer is helping restore the creative spirit of Nashville's downtown scene.