Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing Statistics & Trends

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

Asian Americans Online by Platform [CHART]

via Asians are the fastest-growing racial group in the US, with their numbers having reached 17.3 million as of 2010. But “groups” would be a more accurate term, as US Asians are split among highly distinct ethnicities. Read the rest at eMarketing. 0.0 00

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Consumers’ Belief In Long-Term Facebook Success [CHART]

via Facebook may have 900 million monthly active users and be the darling of social media marketers as it nears its IPO, but that doesn’t mean that the public is convinced the social network is here for the long-term, according to an AP and CNBC poll conducted in May 2012. 46% of respondents said…

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Content-Related TV Multitasking [CHART]

via Indeed, according to the IAB’s “Screens to the nth,” those using smartphones while watching TV (”smartphone multitaskers”) outpace those using tablets and computers in a number of program-related areas. For instance, they are about twice as likely as tablet multitaskers to text, email, or IM with friends about the show (23% vs. 12%),…

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Social TV Activities [TABLE]

via Research has also found that the conversations taking place on social networks are leading viewers to new shows. According to a January 2012 poll of US heads of TV households conducted by marketing research company Horowitz Associates, 19% of respondents had begun watching a show after reading about it on a social network…

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Local vs. National Social Media Ad Spending, 2011-2016 [CHART]

via Breaking down the forecast into local vs. national spend, BIA/Kelsey predicts that the local segment of US social media advertising revenues will grow from $840 million in 2011 to $1.2 billion this year, representing a 43% increase. This means that this year, the local segment will hold 25% share of total social media…

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Social Media Ad Spending, 2011-2016 [CHART]

via US social media advertising revenues will increase from $3.8 billion in 2011 to $4.8 billion this year, and then more than double to $9.8 billion in 2016, details BIA/Kelsey in a May 2012 forecast. Defining social media advertising as money spent on advertising formats across social networks, the company predicts that display, which…

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Facebook Ad Metrics In Spain By Gender, 2011 [TABLE]

via Even though users in Spain are evenly split by gender, men garnered more revenue on a per-click basis than women. According to April 2012 data from AdParlor, a Facebook ad campaign manager, in Q4 2011 cost per click for men was $0.29 while women commanded $0.21. Read the rest at eMarketer. 0.0 00

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