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Archive for April 5, 2012

Affluent Ethnicity [CHART]

via adage.com Census data reveal that 68% of American adults are non-Hispanic whites. Hispanics (14%) are the largest ethnic minority group, followed by African-Americans (12%) and Asians (5%). Among Affluents (those with a household income of at least $100,000), 77% are non-Hispanic whites, and the three major ethnic minorities are roughly equal in size, each…

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Smart Phone Market Share By Platform [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Google’s share of the US smartphone market (primarily representing the Android platform) climbed 7% between the 3 months ending November 2011 and 3 months ending February 2012, increasing its smartphone platform share to 50.1% in that time period, according to comScore MobiLens data released in April. Google’s share has now grown more than…

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Top Online Agency Services [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com 83% of online marketing agencies offer social media marketing services, while an additional 7% plan to do so in the future, according to [download page] a HubSpot report released in April 2012. This is closely followed by the proportion who currently offer brand marketing, email marketing, and web design services (all at 81%),…

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Ad Budgets To Decline During Next 6 Months [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Marketers are twice as likely to say their advertising budgets will decrease in the next 6 months than increase (34% vs. 17%), finds the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) in a survey of client-side marketers, the full results of which were publicly released in April 2012. The proportion expecting budgets to decrease is…

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Top Social Media Marketing Benefits [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Just 40% of marketers say that their social media marketing has benefited them by improving their sales, down 7% from last year, per an April 2012 report from the Social Media Examiner. Despite this, the results indicate that prolonged investment into the marketing channel pays dividends: the proportion of marketers who report sales…

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Brazillian Online Ad Growth [CHART]

via emarketer.com According to January 2012 statistics from IBOPE Nielsen Online, Nielsen’s local subsidiary in the country, the number of advertisers in Brazil using online display ads increased nearly 40% year over year. Read the rest at eMarketer.

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Consumer Facebook Page Liking Motivations [CHART]

via emarketer.com On Facebook, the desire to receive discounts and special offers was also the top reason for “liking” a brand, but it was only cited by 41% of US Facebook users, a smaller percentage of respondents than those that subscribed to email lists for the same reason. Additionally, 25% of respondents said they “like”…

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Consumer Email Subscription Motivations [CHART]

via emarketer.com Chadwick Martin Bailey analyzed why consumers engage via email and Facebook and found that receiving discounts and special offers was the top motivation. Of the US respondents who had an email account, 58% cited that as a reason for subscribing to email lists. Other reasons for email participation included taking part in a…

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