Ad Spending

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of ad spending trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Japanese Ad Spending [CHART]

via via In a year when Japan suffered a catastrophic earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis, total ad spending dropped by 2.3%, according to a February 2012 report from Dentsu, the largest ad agency in the country. The decrease was slightly worse than the one in 2010, but much better than the precipitous drop…

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Hispanic Advertising Spending By Media [CHART]

via US advertiser spending in almost all traditional mediums targeted at Hispanic audiences (Spanish advertising mediums) grew between 2010 and 2011, reflecting the potential of this young and growing market, which is forecast to reach $1.5 trillion in buying power by 2015, according to [download page] an April 2012 report from Nielsen. Total advertising…

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Local vs. National US Mobile Ad Revenues, 2011-2016 [CHART]

via Locally targeted ads are forecast to account for 65% share of total US mobile ad revenues in 2016, according to details from an April 2012 BIA/Kelsey Group blog post. Specifically, local will account for $5 billion of the projected $7.7 billion in mobile ad revenues. This represents a dramatic increase from the estimated…

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US Search Spend, Q1 2011-Q1 2012 [CHART]

via 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 showing in Q1,…

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Global Traditional Ad Spending [CHART]

via Despite a challenging global economy, worldwide advertising spend on TV, magazines, newspapers, and radio posted a 7.3% rise year-over-year in 2011 to $498 billion, according to [download page] an April 2012 report from Nielsen. Spending in Q4 was up 6.2% from a year earlier, closing at $131 billion. In the US, advertising spend…

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Mobile Search Ad Spending Up 221.1% [CHART]

via Paid search spending grew 30.3% year-over-year in Q1, according to an April 2012 report from IgnitionOne. This represents the highest growth rate for search ad spend of any quarter since Q4 2010 (35%), and the highest growth rate in a first quarter since before 2009. Mobile and tablet search continued its impressive run,…

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