Streaming video has been popular with Millennials for some time, but it’s middle-aged Americans who are now getting in on the act. Almost 8 in 10 adults ages 35-49 accessed TV content from the internet in 2017, up from 53% just a couple of years earlier.
More than one-quarter of Alexa owners have asked their device about deals, recent research has revealed. Now, new data from Google and Peerless Insights indicates that Smart Speaker owners are most interested in receiving information about deals, sales and promotions from brands.
B2B marketing communication campaigns are facing difficulties reaching target audiences, according to the 2018 State of B2B Communications report from Ytel. The study finds a majority of survey respondents agreeing that they have a hard time getting their message and content in front of their target audience.
Garnering survey responses can be a notoriously challenging task, facing headwinds such as general dissatisfaction with market research and survey fatigue. Consider that telephone survey response rates plummeted from 36% in 1997 to just 9% in 2012.
About 7.5 million workers – or 5.1% of the workforce – commutes by public transportation on a typical workday. But in some metro areas commuting rates are far higher.
Almost 8 in 10 industrial marketers increased (31%) or maintained (48%) their budgets in 2017 relative to 2016. Websites, content and social media were the areas in which the most industrial marketers increased their spending in 2017, with 58% doing for each channel.
Fully 84% of US households now get some type of internet service at home, up 10% points over the past decade, according to a Leichtman Research Group (LRG) study. While internet service usage is only up a point over the past 5 years, the type of service used is changing.
One in three people—2.48 billion—worldwide used a social network in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Rising social network use in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa drove an 8.7% gain over 2016.
And users of such services are expected to skew young. This year, for example, nearly half of voice-enabled digital assistant users will be millennials, eMarketer estimates.
Three in 10 said they would entertain ads via voice assistants if they were simply asked if they wanted to hear one before it played. In addition, 28% were open to ads if they got to choose the brands doing the advertising.