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Management’s Most Appealing Digital Marketing Functions [CHART]

via Global marketers are getting the green light from management to execute digital marketing campaigns, with 1 in 5 saying they have a mandate and budget, and another 42% saying they have strong interest and active support from line-of-business (LOB) leaders, according to a CMO Council study released in May 2012. And it turns…

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TV Activities Of Online Americans [CHART]

via Viacom Media Networks surveyed US internet users in January 2012 and found that many make TV watching social through on and offline means. Of respondents, 85% watched television in the same room as another person, while 61% searched for supplemental content online, 58% watched video clips on social networks, 57% chatted with friends…

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Top Brand Adoption Of Google+, Dec 2011-May 2012 [CHART]

via In May, Simply Measured released its report tracking brand page adoption and engagement by looking at the pages for Interbrand’s Top 100 companies—64 of which have verified pages on Google+. Additionally, more consumers are adding these companies to their Circles. As of May 7, 2012, at least 5,000 people had added 35% of…

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Mainstream & Niche Marketing Tactics [TABLE]

via 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 a social network presence (58%). This year, for…

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Restaurant Marketing Channels [CHART]

via The vast majority (94%) of restaurant operators who have placed ads on TV say that the ads are either very of somewhat effective in increasing overall revenue for their restaurant, finds the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in a May 2012 survey sponsored by LivingSocial. Among operators who had used each of the various…

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Social Overtakes Search In Spending [CHART]

via 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 by Comcast, found…

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