Rate this post via pewinternet.org In the spring of 2009, we asked adults who had dial-up internet what it would take for them to switch to a broadband connection at home. A plurality (35%) said the price would have to fall, and 17% said it would have to become available where they live. One in […]
Rate this post via pewinternet.org More recent research by the Pew Internet Project has shown that among current non-internet users, almost half (48%) say the main reason they don’t go online now is because they don’t think the internet is relevant to them—often saying they don’t want to use the internet and don’t need to […]
Rate this post via emarketer.com Chadwick Martin Bailey analyzed why consumers engage via email and Facebook and found that receiving discounts and special offers was the top motivation. Of the US respondents who had an email account, 58% cited that as a reason for subscribing to email lists. Other reasons for email participation included taking […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com The majority of consumers from different regions across the world prefer to buy from, work for, and invest in companies that give back to society, but the proportions willing to pay extra for products and services from these companies are drastically lower, finds Nielsen in a March 2011 report. Indeed, […]
Rate this post via emarketer.com A January 2012 poll of worldwide tablet users conducted by Equation Research for technology performance company Compuware found that seven out of 10 respondents expected that websites would load at least as fast on tablets as they would on PCs. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Rate this post via emarketer.com A February 2012 survey by YouGov, an online public opinion and consumer behavior firm in the UK, found that 18% of internet users surveyed in the country did not mind being served ads based on data culled from their social media profiles and activities. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Rate this post via emarketer.com No matter the size of the business, consumers still express hesitation when it comes to making purchases on social networks. According to JWT Intelligence, privacy was shoppers’ main concern when asked about F-commerce in June 2011. Similar percentages of consumers questioned whether Facebook was secure enough to be a safe […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Although liking an offer was not a top factor given for opening emails, consumers are motivated by discounts and special offers. In fact, those with email accounts said that receiving discounts and special offers (58%) was the top reason for subscribing to emails from businesses or non-profits, while those with […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Companies appear to have their work cut out from them when it comes to getting their environmental claims across to consumers, finds Cone Communications in its 2012 Green Gap Trend Tracker, released in March. Just 44% of American consumers trust companies to tell them the truth when it comes to […]
57% of consumers who have scanned a QR code say they did nothing with the information, compared to 21% who shared the information with someone and 18% who made a purchase.