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Posts by David Erickson

Telephone Survey Response Rates, 1997-2012 [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Telephone survey response rates are on a precipitous decline, although telephone surveys that include landlines and cell phones and are weighted to match the demographic composition of the population continue to provide accurate data along most measures, finds the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press in a May 2012 report.…

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Likely Mobile Locations For Tablet Owners [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com While recent research shows that tablet owners do much of their online shopping at home, new data from the Media Behavior Institute reveals that tablet owners are more likely to find themselves in a range of out-of-home locations than the typical US adult. Capturing information from a nationally representative sample of tablet users…

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Content-Related TV Multitasking [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Indeed, according to the IAB’s “Screens to the nth,” those using smartphones while watching TV (”smartphone multitaskers”) outpace those using tablets and computers in a number of program-related areas. For instance, they are about twice as likely as tablet multitaskers to text, email, or IM with friends about the show (23% vs. 12%),…

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TV Multitasking By Device [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com 63% of live TV viewers and 66% of DVR TV viewers say they used another device at least once the last time they watched TV, with the most common device used being a computer (53% and 50%, respectively), according to [pdf] a May 2012 report from the Internet Advertising Bureau. 16% of live…

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Frequency Of Alternative TV Viewing [TABLE]

via emarketer.com Viewers are not only availing themselves of new paths to content, they also are now watching shows in a variety of ways. More than one-third of respondents watched TV programs on an over-the-top device or via another alternative platform at least once a month, according to the survey. Streaming was the most popular…

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Social TV Activities [TABLE]

via emarketer.com Research has also found that the conversations taking place on social networks are leading viewers to new shows. According to a January 2012 poll of US heads of TV households conducted by marketing research company Horowitz Associates, 19% of respondents had begun watching a show after reading about it on a social network…

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Retail Text Alert Interest, 2009-2012 [TABLE]

via emarketer.com The number of shoppers interested in receiving promotional texts has also climbed in recent years. As of February 2012, 31% of US mobile phone owners who did not already receive SMS message-based marketing said they were at least somewhat interested in such messages. And 10% said they were extremely interested in SMS messages.…

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