Video Tops List Of Increased Use Of Social Media Marketing Tools [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com YouTube (and/or other video sites) is the top area where marketers plan on increasing their social media efforts, finds Social Media Examiner in an April 2012 report. YouTube/video is slated for an increase in activity by 76% of respondents, […]
Social Media Marketing Statistics & Trends
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Top Online Agency Services [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com 83% of online marketing agencies offer social media marketing services, while an additional 7% plan to do so in the future, according to [download page] a HubSpot report released in April 2012. This is closely followed by the proportion who currently offer brand marketing, email marketing, […]
Top Social Media Marketing Benefits [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Just 40% of marketers say that their social media marketing has benefited them by improving their sales, down 7% from last year, per an April 2012 report from the Social Media Examiner. Despite this, the results indicate that prolonged investment into the marketing channel pays […]
Consumer Facebook Page Liking Motivations [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com On Facebook, the desire to receive discounts and special offers was also the top reason for “liking” a brand, but it was only cited by 41% of US Facebook users, a smaller percentage of respondents than those that subscribed to email lists for the same […]
Impact Of Facebook Timeline [CHART]Rate this post via marketingvox.com A recently-released study from Simply Measured found that a study of the Facebook Fan Pages of 15 early adopters from a variety of industries realized 46% more engagement per post with Timeline. Another study, by Vitrue, found that some brands have seen as much as 190% […]
Is Facebook Punishing Content Shared Through Third-Party Tools? [CHART]Rate this post via blog.hubspot.com via blog.hubspot.com HubSpot found that content published through third-party API tools suffered 67% fewer likes than content published manually via Facebook.com. Read the rest at HubSpot.
Location-Based Services Still Lagging [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Small businesses are turning to certain social media tools in increasing numbers, finds AT&T in March 2012 survey results. Facebook was the most popular tool among small businesses in 2011, up 7.3% year-over-year to 44% of respondents, followed by LinkedIn, which was used by 31%, up […]
Pinterest User Behavior [SCREENSHOT]Rate this post via mediapost.com Now a recent study suggests it prompts consumers to make purchases. Some 21% of respondents to a recent survey with a Pinterest account have purchased a product after seeing a picture on the site. The PriceGrabber survey of 4,851 U.S. online consumers conducted between March 13 and […]
Magazines Positioning To Be Pinned [SCREENSHOT]Rate this post via adage.com Hearst’s sense of urgency about Pinterest is shared elsewhere in publishing, and with good reason. “It’s predominantly female, 25 to 44, an educated user — so it’s definitely someone that we want to speak to and engage,” Mr. Pollack said. The same could be said […]
Thumbs Down For Social Behavioral Targeted Ads In The UK [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com A February 2012 survey by YouGov, an online public opinion and consumer behavior firm in the UK, found that 18% of internet users surveyed in the country did not mind being served ads based on data culled from their social […]