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Archive for May 8, 2012

Small Business Owners’ Technology Priorities [CHART]

via Small-business owners’ proclivity for mobile devices such as laptops and smartphones could prove valuable for B2B marketers looking to connect with this audience. Inc. Magazine and Cargo found the vast majority (91%) of US small-business owners placed importance on wireless communications and smartphones for their business—a likely indicator of their vital daily use.…

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Small Business Owners Attitudes Toward Marketing Targeted At Them [CHART]

via In March 2012, marketing agency Cargo and Inc. Magazine found the majority (52%) of US small-business owners felt companies did not market to them effectively. Along similar lines, 45% said companies made little effort to understand their business and 43% said B2B marketers did not understand their individual needs as small-business owners. Read…

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Ad Agency Use Of Traditional Media [CHART]

via Digital may be getting most of the buzz these days, but many leading ad agencies aren’t forgetting about the value of traditional media, details STRATA in May 2012 survey results. TV remains the top advertising choice for 54% of the respondents (the highest proportion since Q1 2009), more than double the proportion citing…

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Video Audience, By Race [CHART]

via nielsen-video-audience-time-spend-race-in-q42011-may2012.pngAmong internet video viewers, Asians spent by far the most time of any race or ethnicity watching video content in Q4 2011, according to [download page] a May 2012 Nielsen report. With a monthly average of 8 hours and 43 minutes, they easily consumed more internet video than African Americans, at 6 hours…

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How People Spend Time Away From Home & Work [CHART]

via Time spent at retail locations such as a grocery store, other store, or mall, accounts for 13% of US adults’ time away from home and the workplace, finds the Outdoor Advertising Assocation of America in a May 2012 report. Using 1,000 smartphones diaries to capture behavioral data every 30 minutes over 10 days,…

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Text Message Ad Behavior [CHART]

via Among consumers who have signed up for text alerts from retailers and merchants, 26% say that the information they received has led them to purchase the promoted product in the store, while 25% say they have purchased a different product from the store, according to [pdf] May 2012 survey results from Placecast. Similarly,…

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