The things of importance in 2011 – Introduction

I’ve just gone through the 121 interviews, 75 daily mobile minutes, 82 podcasts and the countless blog posts I’ve done in 2011 for some key trends of the topics covered. I’m not normally a guy that goes to the past to look for inspiration – especially in an industry in as much constant movement as we see in mobile today – but I did this time for one simple reason.

I needed to remember what happened in 2011!

Many of the companies, concepts and theories I’ve talked about with their owners, creators and conceptualizers are the base for where we go in 2012 and they deserve their dues. So, based on the incredible glimpse I’ve been given into this disruptive industry, I’ve amassed the top 10 tagged trends discussed and documented on

The Top 10 Tags of 2011

1. Apple (iOS, iPad, iPhone)

2. RIM (BlackBerry)

3. Android

4. Mobile Marketing

5. Foursquare

6. Mobile Strategy

7. Amazon

8. GoWalla

9. Facebook

10. NFC

Each one of these deserve a little love and over the next couple of weeks I will be doing just that. My thoughts on these important trending topics of 2011, how they shaped our year and will shape our future — well, most of them…

About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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