Online Sources For Political Information, By Generation [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com Overall, news websites were the most commonly tapped resource for those looking for political information online; 47.7% of likely voters used them. But news sites were especially important among those ages 55 or older, with 53% of respondents from this group relying on […]
Search Engine Marketing Statistics & Trends
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Customer Acquisition Methods, 2011 & 2012 [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com March findings from trade magazine Target Marketing shed insight on some of the customer acquisition tactics that US B2B and B2C marketing managers planned to use this year. Email topped the list with 86.3% of marketers planning to deploy this common digital tactic. Direct […]
Direct & Digital Marketing Spending Growth By Tactic, Q1 2010-Q1 2012 [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com findings from the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) suggest that US marketers’ reported increases on ad spending for select direct and digital marketing initiatives remained relatively flat in Q1 2012. Read the rest at eMarketer.
2011 Online Ad Revenue by Format [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Search remained the top advertising format by revenue share in 2011, a position it has held since 2006. Search accounted for 46.5% of revenues, up almost 4% from 44.7% in 2010. In dollar terms, search revenues reached $14.8 billion, representing an increase of close […]
Top Google Search Ranking Factors [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Within the US, among 22 ranking factors identified, social signals account for 5 of the 6 most highly correlated with Google search results, according to a June 2012 study from Searchmetrics. Presenting the correlations using Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient, the study shows that Facebook shares […]
Online Video Advertising Effectiveness [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Digital video advertising can be equally or more effective than TV, say 64% of advertisers responding to a BrightRoll survey released in June 2012. An even greater proportion see digital video as equally or more effective than display (87%) and social media (69%). Digital video’s effectiveness […]
Actions Prompted by Mobile Finance Ads [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com In analyzing its clickthrough data on finance-related mobile ads, Millennial Media found that 54% of secondary actions prompted by finance ads consisted of enrolling, joining or subscribing, making it the most popular post-click action. Fifty-one percent of ads prompted mobile finance consumers to follow […]
Travel Marketing Budget Changes [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to Frommer’s and Tnooz’s “2011 Digital Marketing and Content Survey,” 65% of travel professionals polled worldwide planned to increase their social media marketing budget in 2012, a higher percentage than for any other digital marketing tactic. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Content Curation Objectives, 2011 & 2012 [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com These days, almost all marketers are finding, filtering and sharing content, according to content curation services provider Curata. In a March 2012 poll of more than 400 US marketers and agencies that sold to business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies, Curata found that 95% had curated […]