via emarketer.com B2C ecommerce sales in Germany reached €6.34 billion ($8.81 billion) in Q1 2012—18% more than the Q1 2011 total, according to the April 2012 report, “Interaktiver Handel in Deutschland” issued by the Bundesverband des Deutschen Versandhandels (bvh), known in English as the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Association. Read the rest at eMarketer.
via emarketer.com A year-long survey by Experian Simmons that concluded at the end of November 2011 got a glimpse at some of these differences. Black mobile phone owners were more likely than their white counterparts (19.5% vs. 11.8%) and respondents in general (13.7%) to agree with the statement, “My [mobile] phone is an expression of […]
via emarketer.com Black consumers became smartphone users early and in large numbers. But they no longer constitute an oversized portion of the smartphone population, as the penetration rate among white consumers has accelerated. Black consumers’ smartphone penetration rate this year will be slightly lower than that of whites and the US population in general, eMarketer […]
via emarketer.com Ad clickthrough rates were slightly higher on mobile phones with full browsers than on either tablets or PCs. Read the rest at eMarketer.
via emarketer.com Search advertising continued its strong worldwide growth in Q1 2012, according to research from digital marketing solution provider IgnitionOne. The company found that global search ad spending grew 30% year over year, double the growth rate of Q1 2011. The figure was also the highest year-over-year growth rate for search ad spending in […]
via emarketer.com A good portion (35%) of North American companies planned to invest more in website content this year, with an even larger percentage (54%) expecting to do so with video. Email appears to remain a tried-and-true content marketing tactic, and most marketers are already comfortable with their level of investment: just 15% plan to […]
via emarketer.com Companies’ interest in content marketing is a growing trend. Not surprisingly, Custom Content Council and ContentWise found 52% of North American companies used video for content marketing in 2011, a number that has increased sharply since 2009, when it accounted for only 37% of North American marketers’ content investment. Websites and emails remained […]
via emarketer.com According to a March 2012 report from ContentWise and the Custom Content Council, North American marketers spent $40.2 billion to produce and distribute content marketing last year, up slightly from $40.1 billion in 2010. Read the rest at eMarketer.
via marketingcharts.com The comScore data shows that among hotel-related mobile activities, looking up hotel addresses and directions was the most common, performed by 29% of the smartphone audience. 23% looked up or researched attractions and things to do at their destination or near their hotel, closely followed by the proportion who looked up or researched […]
via marketingcharts.com Smartphone owners are using their devices for a range of activities from reading email to performing in-store research, so it may not be a surprise that a majority are now accessing travel-related content on their devices, according to April 2012 comScore figures. Indeed, 51% of smartphone owners accessed air and/or hotel information on […]