US Online Ad Revenue Growth Continues Unabated in Q3

Year-over-year growth of 17% propels online ad revenues to yet another peak.
Continue reading » | December 19, 2014

Online-Offline Integration Among Digital Marketers’ Top Priorities For the Year Ahead

Digital marketers say they've got to do a better job of integrating not only digital marketing disciplines, but also digital and offline marketing programs.
Continue reading » | December 18, 2014

Almost 1 in 5 Adults to Buy A Wearable Device in the Next Year. Where Does That Fit in the CE Spectrum?

Ipsos-CE-Purchase-Intent-US-Adults-Dec20148 in 10 American adults have at least heard of wearables, and more than 4 in 10 are very familiar with them, details Ipsos in a new study. The report indicates that some 18% of US adults intend to purchase a wearable device within the next 12 months. That puts wearables ahead of streaming media devices (16%) and e-readers (15%) in purchase intent, per the survey.
Continue reading » | December 18, 2014

What’s the “Hottest Topic” in Retargeting?

AdRoll-Hottest-Topic-in-Retargeting-Dec2014Source: AdRoll [download page]
    Notes: Social media retargeting is the "hottest topic" in retargeting, according to an AdRoll survey of 1,000 US marketers hailing from a range of industries and company sizes. Indeed, social networks are among the top properties where respondents would like to see retargeting over the next 3 years, with Instagram (48%) and Pinterest (46%) behind only Amazon (73%). Another hot topic in the space, per the survey, is mobile and cross-device, with 57% of B2B respondents and 51% of B2C marketers currently retargeting on mobile.
    Continue reading » | December 17, 2014

    Who Spends the Most on a Daily Basis? Hispanics

    Gallup-Daily-Spending-by-Race-Ethnicity-and-Kids-Dec2014Source: Gallup
      Notes: Hispanics report $96 per day in discretionary spending ("yesterday" spending excluding major purchases and normal household bills), edging Asians ($95) for the most among major races and ethnicities, and well above the $90 adult average, according to a Gallup survey. The report ties this higher spend to Hispanics' likelihood of having children under 18 in the home: 50% report having kids living in the household, compared to one-third of adults overall.
      Continue reading » | December 17, 2014

      2015 Marketing Budget Trends, by Channel

      StrongView-2015-Marketing-Budget-Plans-by-Program-Dec2014Business leaders are generally optimistic about the direction their marketing budgets will take next year, according to a StrongView survey [pdf]. Indeed, 54% expect their budgets to grow next year (up from 46% in last year's survey), with one-third of those forecasting budget growth of at least 10%. So which channels are slated for increases - and which will see budget cuts?
      Continue reading » | December 16, 2014

      Majority of Pay-TV Subscribers Also Report Having Netflix Subscriptions

      PwC-Share-Pay-TV-Subscribers-With-Netflix-2014-2013-Dec2014Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) [pdf] Notes: Pay-TV, it seems, is no longer enough: roughly two-thirds of pay-TV subscribers between the ages of 18-49 also have Netflix subscriptions, according to a recent PwC survey, which notes that Netflix penetration among pay-TV subscribers isn't confined to youth. In fact, almost 6 in 10 subscribers aged 50-59 double as Netflix subscribers, triple the share from last year. Overall, 65% of pay-TV subscribers surveyed have Netflix and 32% Amazon Prime, up from 41% and 18% last year, respectively.
      Continue reading » | December 16, 2014

      Streaming Services Grow in Popularity With Smartphone Users

      Deloitte-US-Smartphone-Owners-Streaming-Activities-by-Age-Dec2014Source: Deloitte
        Notes: Some 43% of US smartphone-owning adults report having used their device to stream music and listen to online radio during the week prior to Deloitte's survey, with this figure up from 26% in the prior year's survey. While fewer (16%) said they had streamed or watched TV or movies online using their devices, that was almost double the figure from a year earlier. Predictably, use of streaming services is highest among youth. Interestingly, though, 35-44-year-olds were the most likely to report playing games on their smartphones, with 47% claiming to have done so within the prior week.
        Continue reading » | December 15, 2014

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