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Archive for May 24, 2012

“Big Data” Challenges [CHART]

via Various obstacles can derail retailers from effectively using Big Data. Organizational issues, problems making data actionable and difficulties getting down to a personal level were behind the top three challenges marketers faced in using Big Data, according to a February 2012 joint survey of US marketers by Columbia Business School and the New…

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eTailing Personalization [CHART]

via Half of the US web retailers in the 2011 edition of Internet Retailer’s “Top 500 Guide” said they were using personalization on their ecommerce sites, up from 32.6% of retailers that said so in the 2010 edition. Read the rest at eMarketer.

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Social App/Gaming Use Among Asia-Pacific Men [CHART]

via The survey of unmarried men ages 21 to 39 in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Taiwan found that they were highly engaged on social networks. Men’s activities varied across the region, but among the most popular activities were apps and social games. The survey found that 81% of respondents had used an…

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Asia-Pacific Social Media Users By Country, 2011-2014 [CHART]

via Social networks in Asia-Pacific—including those in Indonesia, Japan and China—are getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. As a whole, growth in the region has been spectacular, drawing in more users while also supporting a growing ecosystem of proven players and startups that are making applications to cater to the diverse…

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Mainstream & Niche Marketing Tactics [TABLE]

via In a March 2012 online survey of US marketing professionals, trade publication Chief Marketer found that the most popular tool in digital campaigns was tried-and-true email marketing, which 78% of respondents said they used. Email newsletters were the No. 2 tactic (59%), followed closely by a social network presence (58%). This year, for…

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