Seventeen percent of small business owners said they were actively investing in Search Engine Optimization.
Hispanic digital shoppers were asked to identify kinds of advertising that influence their purchasing, social ads scored strongly, cited by 42%.
Global internet consumption grew by almost 84% between 2010 and 2014, driving overall media consumption growth of 5.1%, to 485 minutes per day,
When it comes to influencing consumers’ purchases, word-of-mouth continues to outperform all paid media.
After growing by 0.9% in 2013, US advertising expenditures maintained a similar rate of growth of 0.7% in 2014 to reach $141.2 billion.
US small and medium-sized businesses were seeing more success with their website than any other channel.
US ad spending grew by just 0.3% year-over-year in the third quarter to reach $33.7 billion, with year-to-date growth slowing to 2.2%.
TV, online display, and social are the advertising media most likely to influence Hispanics who shop online, almost 8 in 10 of whom are aged 18-34.
US adults with household income of at least $75,000 are more likely to have seen or heard a range of advertising forms than the average American adult.
TV ads have the broadest reach among upscale Boomers (those aged 50-68 with household income of at least $75k).