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eMarketer expects a shift in US digital ad spending next year, as economic factors weigh on certain industries. In 2020, financial services will displace the auto sector, while travel will surpass consumer packaged goods (CPG).Read More
Advertisers are increasing their video budgets this year, but are they missing out on one key element that could make a difference to audience engagement? A survey from Verizon Media has found that 7 in 10 (69%) US consumers watch videos without sound in public spaces, making captioning not only important but expected by viewers.Read More
The growth of subscription video-on-demand services has been well documented but it looks like a new milestone is in the works. Deloitte’s annual Digital Media Trends survey suggests that more consumers now subscribe to a streaming video service than to traditional TV.Read More
In this modern age of entertainment, one screen is no longer enough to satisfy most. eMarketer forecasts 180.8 million US adults will be two-screen viewers in 2019—meaning that 70.1% of the adult population will use a computer or mobile device to browse online while watching either digital video or traditional TV.Read More
Gen Xers had the highest average income before taxes last year, of roughly $95k, according to the latest annual Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they averaged the most spending, too.Read More
Google took the lead over Facebook last year in referrals to media sites. An analysis from the firm delves into the major referrers by article category, finding that Google search is a bigger referrer than Facebook for most.Read More
Which B2C industries and brands enjoy the highest net promoter scores (NPS)? NICE Satmetrix, one of the co-developers of this metric, asked 62,000 Americans to rate 188 brands across 23 industry sectors.Read More