eSports revenues worldwide were forecast to reach $612 million this year.
Last year, SMS traffic fell 2.0% globally year over year, hitting 7.475 trillion. North America saw the biggest drop, falling 5.4% last year.
Marketing automation software revenues worldwide would grow to $5.50 billion in 2019, up from $3.65 billion in 2014.
It’s surprising that ROI isn’t a top-2 metric, given all the attention paid last year to proving marketing’s worth.
Mobile ad spending comprised almost one-quarter (23%) of total online ad spend.
In the US alone, video ad revenues for the site are expected to rise 39.2% this year to $1.13 billion.
Among US exhibition and event professionals polled, 63% said exhibit space sales were up for their most recent event.
The North American sports market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.5% from 2013 through 2018.
Facebook will increase its share from 5.82% in 2013 to 7.79% in 2014—by far the largest among the US-based companies included in our forecast.
Microsoft will grow its net worldwide ad revenues by more than 20% over 2013 to reach $3.56 billion.