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Rate this post via emarketer.com According to March 2012 data from online advertising management platform Marin Software, paid search spends share of US mobile advertising continues to climb. In January 2011, paid search accounted for 3.4% of US mobile ad spending. By December 2011, that share rose to 8.7%. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Rate this post via mediapost.com Social media has surpassed search, and is poised to overtake online display advertising as the No. 1 source of digital media planning and buying, according to the latest edition of a quarterly survey of U.S. advertising agencies. The survey, conducted by Strata, the agency media software and processing firm owned […]
Rate this post via emarketer.com The highest percentage of respondents, 28%, said they arrived at a website by typing in a web address. But search was a close second, at 27%. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Rate this post via emarketer.com First-click and last-click attribution models are easiest to measure, but their use can over- or under-credit an ad format’s influence on conversion activity. For instance, February 2012 data from Adobe measuring revenue per visitor to US websites, broken down by attribution model, showed that search generated 38% more revenue when […]
Rate this post via emarketer.com Search advertising continued its strong worldwide growth in Q1 2012, according to research from digital marketing solution provider IgnitionOne. The company found that global search ad spending grew 30% year over year, double the growth rate of Q1 2011. The figure was also the highest year-over-year growth rate for search […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Almost all online merchants see the value of keyword search as an website feature, finds the e-tailing group [pdf] in April 2012 survey results. Asking e-commerce executives to rate 50 features on a 5-point scale (with 5 being very valuable, and 1 being not at all valuable), the company found […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com The Nielsen survey also asked respondents to identify which advertising and brand messaging platforms are the most relevant to them when searching for information about the products, finding that the relevancy results often mirrored the trust responses. Recommendations from friends and family again topped the list, at 90% of respondents, […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com US search spend increased 16% year-over-year in Q1 2012, while ROI grew 11% year-over-year, indicating room for increased spend, per an [pdf] April 2012 report from Adobe. In fact, the report predicts that search spend in the US will increase 10-15% for the rest of 2012. Mobile had a strong […]