Archive for March 2012

Online/Offline Shopping For 2012 [CHART]

via emarketer.com A February 2012 survey by price comparison service PriceGrabber, a part of Experian, found most US online consumers plan to shop this year by combining online, brick-and-mortar and mobile retail channels. Read the rest at eMarketer. 0.0 00

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Chinese Online Video Sites By Revenue [CHART]

via emarketer.com Online video services in China hit the news in a big way this month when the two leading online video sites by market share, Youku and Tudou, announced plans to merge. According to data from Analysys International, Youku and Tudou accounted for a 35.5% share of all online video ad revenues in China…

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Consumer Concerns Over Fcommerce [CHART]

via emarketer.com No matter the size of the business, consumers still express hesitation when it comes to making purchases on social networks. According to JWT Intelligence, privacy was shoppers’ main concern when asked about F-commerce in June 2011. Similar percentages of consumers questioned whether Facebook was secure enough to be a safe purchase platform. Read…

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Reasons Small Businesses Like Fcommerce [CHART]

via emarketer.com According to Payvment, a social commerce platform provider, more than 100,000 sellers have Facebook stores. And according to a survey of Payvment’s own small business customer base, 37% of Facebook store operators were using the site as their sole sales channel. The same survey showed 61% of respondents liked Facebook for the ability…

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US Online Vs. Traditional Ad Spending, 2012-2016 [CHART]

via emarketer.com BIA/Kelsey defines local advertising as any form of advertising that provides companies with access to a local audience. Though total US local ad spending is expected to grow slowly but steadily over the next four years, digital ad spending will enjoy double-digital growth each year, while traditional investment remains relatively flat. Read the…

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Reasons People Opt-In To Email Lists & Facebook Pages [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Although liking an offer was not a top factor given for opening emails, consumers are motivated by discounts and special offers. In fact, those with email accounts said that receiving discounts and special offers (58%) was the top reason for subscribing to emails from businesses or non-profits, while those with Facebook accounts also…

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Reasons People Open Emails [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Developing strong relationships with consumers and writing strong subject lines appear to be the best ways to ensure email opens, according to [download page] March 2012 survey results from Chadwick Martin Bailey (CMB) and Constant Contact. When respondents were asked what makes them open an email from a business or nonprofit, the organization…

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Return On Engagement [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The most socially engaged enterprises are experiencing business value returns 4 times higher than those who have the least social engagement presence, finds PulsePoint Group [pdf] in March 2012 survey results. Respondents were asked about the impact social media is having on a range of areas including sales effectiveness, operating margins, revenue growth,…

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Consumers Skeptical About Environmental Claims [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Companies appear to have their work cut out from them when it comes to getting their environmental claims across to consumers, finds Cone Communications in its 2012 Green Gap Trend Tracker, released in March. Just 44% of American consumers trust companies to tell them the truth when it comes to environmental messaging, relatively…

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