Archive for September 2019

Media Consumption By Device Age Range [CHART]

Chart: Media Consumption By Device & Age-Range

According to Q3 2018 research from Nielsen, US consumers ages 35 to 49 spend nearly the same amount of time with old media like live and timeshifted TV and radio, as with their digital devices by accessing apps and the web on a smartphones or tablet.

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Voice Assitant User Penetration, 2017-2021 [CHART]

Chart: Voice Assitant User Penetration

In just a few short years, Apple’s Siri, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant have gone from being virtual unknowns to familiar household names. As these voice assistants—and others—continue to gain traction on smartphones and smart speakers, the market is expanding quickly.

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Top Google Ranking Factors [CHART]

Chart: Top Google Ranking Factors

In August of 2019, SparkToro surveyed 1,584 professionals in the field of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to share their opinions on the relative use and merit of various inputs in Google’s ranking systems.

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Video Content Amplification Channels [CHART]

Chart: Video Content Amplification Channels

A large majority (89%) of marketers use video as part of their content strategy, which is not surprising considering marketers believe video converts better than other content. But how do marketers get their video content to their audiences? A new report from Wibbitz reveals that when marketers promote their videos, either organically or through paid ads, an overwhelming number turn to social media, even more so than their own websites or blogs.

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Mobile Device Use By Generation [CHART]

Chart: Mobile Device Use By Generation

Smartphone ownership is the norm for Xers—we estimate that 88.5% of the Xer population, or 57.9 million people, own such a device. For marketers, knowing how to reach this cohort with timely and relevant communications is key.

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