Travel Local Mobile Search & Display Ad Metrics [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com A Q1 2012 report by mobile-local ad network xAd found that almost half of all local travel searches completed on a mobile device in the US were related to transportation. Travel agencies accounted for another 25% of searches, tours and attractions constituted […]
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Mainstream & Niche Marketing Tactics [TABLE]Rate this post via emarketer.com 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 […]
Facebook vs. Google [INFOGRAPHIC]Rate this post via dailyinfographic.com
Mobile Search Ad Spending, Jan-Dec 2011 [CHART]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%. […]
Social Overtakes Search In Spending [CHART]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 […]
How People Find Hospitality/Tourism Websites [CHART]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.
Revenue by First-Click vs Last-Click Attribution [CHART]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 […]
US Mobile Search Spending By Device, Q1 2012 [CHART]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 […]
Most Valued e-Commerce Features [CHART]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 […]
Relevance Of Information Sources [CHART]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, […]