via marketingcharts.com When asked about the digital marketing channels having the greatest impact on their businesses, 58% of senior executives working for large retailers point to social media, per KPMG survey results [pdf] released in June 2012. Interestingly, this puts social media’s impact on par with online shopping, which was cited by 59% of the…

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via marketingcharts.com econsultancy-customer-behavior-attitudes-june2012.pngMany executives working at companies with e-commerce or e-business components have only a limited understanding of why people abandon the shopping cart or transaction, according to [download page] a survey released in June 2012 by Econsultancy in association with Tealeaf. As a result, all the respondents say that understanding why people do this…

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via marketingcharts.com Presented with the choice, 69% of Americans would rather be people-savvy than tech-savvy, finds Ipsos Open Thinking Exchange (OTX) in June 2012 survey results. Women in particular would rather be people-savvy, 14% more likely than men to display this preference (73% vs. 64%). Ipsos suggests marketers take note of these consumer preferences to…

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via marketingcharts.com One of the chief benefits of Facebook for marketers is the earned media opportunities it provides, according to a comScore report released in June 2012. Using large brands as test cases and analyzing the impact of this earned media exposure among fans and friends of fans as compared to a control group, the…

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via emarketer.com The study examined the CTRs earned by eight mobile devices, the largest being the Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1 inches), and the smallest being the Sony Xperia Mini (2.5 inches). The Kindle Fire, with a middle-of-the-pack, 7-inch screen, had the highest CTR—1.02%. The iPad, with a screen size of 9.7 inches, had a CTR…

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via emarketer.com Perhaps better targeted, more relevant ads will improve Facebook users’ perceptions and their willingness to engage with Facebook ad content in the future. According to AYTM Market Research, as of May, less than half of surveyed Facebook users believed Facebook ads were very or somewhat relevant to their interests. Read the rest at…

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