Obstacles On Hospitality/Tourism Websites [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to the survey, 30% of those who visited a site to make a booking—but did not complete one—said price was the reason they stopped shopping. But after price, functionality and site design were among the biggest stumbling blocks for prospective customers. iPerceptions found that 12% […]
Senior Execs’ View Of The Effect Of Social Engagement [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com The benefits of social media were especially pronounced in a few select areas. Fully 84% of executives polled said that social media campaigns had increased the effectiveness of marketing and sales efforts, while 81% said a social media presence had helped […]
Senior Execs’ View Of The Value Of Social Media [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com Companies should use social media to create spaces for consumers to have meaningful conversations with employees and other stakeholders. Almost seven in 10 respondents said they had seen a spike in their sales by letting customers talk about their brands on […]
Interactive Musical Urinal [PIC]Rate this post via adage.com Billboard Magazine made a bathroom trip interactive by installing seven strings and an amp inside a urinal so that people could make music with their pee. See nine more unexpected media placements at AdAge.
Brand Email Actions By UK Consumers [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com An August 2011 survey by the Direct Marketing Association UK found that almost two-thirds of internet users in the UK would click through from a brand email they found interesting. Another 53% would save the email to refer to at a later date. Read […]
Reasons UK Consumers Unsubscribe [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to February 2012 data from Ipsos, 89% of internet users in Great Britain accessed email in the three months prior to the survey. And SkyIQ found that 66% of UK B2C marketers used email as of September 2011. In order to retain subscribers, however, marketers […]
Top US Local Mobile Search Categories, Q4 2011 [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com When AT&T Interactive broke down the searches according to platform, it found that restaurants and automotive remained the first- and second-most frequently searched categories on both mobile devices and PCs. Mobile users were more likely to look for movie theaters, beauty services […]
Top US Local Search Categories, Q4 2011 [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com Automotive repair and service searches also saw a 25% quarter-over-quarter increase in Q4 2011, likely caused by consumers seeking end-of-year discounts from dealerships. Queries for financial services, real estate, and physicians and surgeons rounded out the top search categories at third, fourth and […]
Preferred Screens [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com Q4 2011 findings from interactive marketing agency Rosetta validated the importance of the traditional online PC experience for researching and purchasing products: 39% of US tablet users said a computer was still the preferred device for shopping for new products and services. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Attitudes Toward Tablet Shopping [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com Overall, tablets were found to be an ideal device for researching and vetting product purchases. Half of tablet users in the study said they turned to the device to research products prior to a store visit. The same percentage also strongly agreed the tablet was an […]