Buffer partnered with BuzzSumo to analyze more than 43 million posts from the top 20,000 brands on Facebook in one of the largest studies of 2018. The most enaging topics posted as video content to Facebook include food, fashion and beauty, animals, do-it-yourself, and humor. The least engaging topics include finance and stocks, real estate, marketing and cars.
Naturally, if the world’s top Facebook Pages are posting an additional 20,000 pieces of content per day to the platform, there’s going to be an increase amount of competition in the News Feed and a decrease of engagement across the board.
Keeping subscribers satisfied with products and services is one thing – but what about involuntary churn, such as through failed payments and credit card declines? Recurly dives into its data to provide some benchmarks.
The percentage of e-commerce sales made using a mobile phone decreased last year. That’s according to a report from Forrester Research, which says that mobile phones accounted for 36% of online retail sales last year, down from 43% in 2016.
Just 1 in 5 marketers say they use most or all marketing automation features available to them, and even fewer (18%) consider themselves to be Advanced or an Expert.
47% of registrants signed up for a webinar at least 8 days before the event, including about one-quarter (24%, up from 21% in 2016) signing up more than 2 weeks earlier.
Is mobile gaming a relaxing pastime? Nearly 40% of players think so, which is good news for mobile ad buyers, because many gamers say they tend to be more receptive to ads when they’re in a relaxed mood.
Media subscription services for video, music and software have become so ingrained in our routines that for many, monthly fees are just a part of life. But consumers can only budget so much for these conveniences. Are media budgets squeezing out meal kits and other subscription box services?
Despite persistent gloom and doom surrounding the retail industry, the first half of the year has been positive for most product categories. According to the newly released monthly retail sales report from the US Census Bureau, for H1 2018, retail sales (excluding auto parts and gasoline) totaled $2.06 billion, up 4.9% year over year.
88.9% of worldwide influencers said they were using Instagram for influencer marketing campaigns more than they did one year ago.