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Archive for May 15, 2012

Optimal Social Post Dayparting [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com When looking to achieve high click counts, the optimal time to post is similar for Twitter and Facebook, but differs dramatically for Tumblr, details Bit.ly in a May 2012 blog post. Exploring how content propagates through social networks, and how the day and time of a post affect the attention received, the company…

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YouTube Videos: Time Spent Watching vs. Total Views [CHART]

via adage.com YouTube is getting smaller in a metric that used to mean everything: views. Since December, views on YouTube have dropped 28%, and March views are only slightly above what they were a year ago, startling for a site accustomed to breakneck growth. It’s an intended consequence of the Google-owned site’s shift from a…

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Restaurant Marketing Channels [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The vast majority (94%) of restaurant operators who have placed ads on TV say that the ads are either very of somewhat effective in increasing overall revenue for their restaurant, finds the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in a May 2012 survey sponsored by LivingSocial. Among operators who had used each of the various…

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Top Internet Retails’ Social Adoption, By Service [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The top 250 internet retailers have almost universally adopted Facebook and Twitter as marketing channels, while almost as many are on Pinterest as Google+, says Campalyst in a May 2012 infographic. Basing its analysis on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Internet Retailers 2011 list, and collecting the data from April 14 to May 2,…

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Location-Based Services Growth [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The proportion of smartphone owners who use their device to get directions, recommendations, or other information related to their present location (”location-based information services”) has jumped almost 35% in less than a year, from 55% in May 2011 to 74% in February 2012, according to a May 2012 report from the Pew Internet…

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Moms’ Favorite Social Networks & Blogs [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Mothers are tuned into a variety of social media, but Facebook is chief among them, details Nielsen in a May 2012 blog post. In fact, almost 3 in 4 mothers (27.9 million) who went online from a home computer in March visited Facebook, while roughly one-quarter visited Blogger, making them 27% more likely…

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Online Content Consumption Frequency [CHART]

via emarketer.com Consumers have demonstrated a voracious appetite for online content that shows no signs of abating. In November 2011, research firm JZ Analytics conducted a survey of US internet users for semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom and found that nearly 87% of respondents consumed 11 hours or more of online content per week at their workplaces…

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Types Of Online Video Consumption [CHART]

via emarketer.com The immediacy and ease of streaming services continue to draw users in search of online video. According to the survey, 58% of respondents said they watched online videos on web-based streaming services that hosted user-generated content, such as YouTube. And more than one-third of respondents said they watched content on full-episode player sites,…

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In-Store Benefits Of Mobile Wallets [CHART]

via emarketer.com If those issues weren’t hard enough for proponents of mobile wallets to overcome, another problem remains: convincing consumers of the overall utility of the technology. About one-third of respondents said mobile wallets would be a more convenient way to pay, with 28% specifically citing coupons sent straight to the phone as an anticipated…

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58% Say Meh About Mobile Wallets [CHART]

via emarketer.com According to March 2012 panel-based research by marketing solutions agency Catapult, just one-quarter of US consumers were at least somewhat interested in using a mobile wallet for in-store purchases. In contrast, 58% were uninterested—including 41% who reported a complete lack of interest. Correspondingly, in January 2012, market research firm TNS found that 60%…

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