Content Engagement Higher on Desktops Than Mobiles

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Consumers reportedly engage with an average 20% of B2C web content.
Continue reading » | August 3, 2015

Top-Indexing Retail Spending Categories Among LGBT Households

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LGBT households more likely to shop in a variety of specialty channels such as book stores and beverage stores.
Continue reading » | August 3, 2015

Friday Research Wrap, 7/31/2015

AHAA-Retail-CPG-Hispanic-Media-Ad-Spend-Trends-July2015CPG and retail advertisers among the top 500 advertisers boosted Hispanic media spend by 67% between 2010 and 2014, far above the 20% aggregate growth in spend during the prior 5-year period of 2006-2010, reports AHAA [pdf]. The study indicates that 28% of these companies' growth in top-line revenues between 2010 and 2014 is the result of the shift in spending from English to Hispanic media.
Continue reading » | July 31, 2015

iPad Leads Mobile Devices in Revenue per Ad Impression

Opera-Mobile-Ad-Monetization-by-OS-Device-in-Q2-July2015Source: Opera Mediaworks
    Notes: Android mobile devices continued to lead iOS devices in mobile ad traffic (63.7% vs. 21.7%) and share of revenue (47.7% vs. 47.2%) in Q2, reports Opera, though iOS devices were clearly ahead yet again in revenue per impression. The iPad sets the standard on this measure, per the report, accounting for 15.5% of ad revenues against just 3.5% of traffic.
    Continue reading » | July 31, 2015

    What Do B2C Marketers and Agencies See As Mobile Advertising’s Top Challenges?

    xAd-Top-Mobile-Advertising-Challenges-July2015Mobile advertising is either a significant aspect or a top priority in the overall marketing plan for a majority of consumer-facing brand marketers and agencies. That's according to a recent report [download page] from xAd, which found more than 8 in 10 respondents from each group saying that mobile ads play at least some role in their marketing plans.
    Continue reading » | July 30, 2015

    Affluent Millennials Say They’re Loyal to Their Financial Institutions

    LinkedInIpsos-Affluent-Loyalty-Financial-Institutions-July2015Affluent Millennials are open to non-financial brands, finds a report from LinkedIn [download page] conducted by Ipsos that looks specifically at affluents in the US. At the same time, once they become customers with a financial institution, they're considerably more likely than their Gen X counterparts to claim loyalty to it.
    Continue reading » | July 30, 2015

    Mobile Now More Than Three-Quarters of Facebook’s Ad Revenues

    Facebook-Mobile-MAUs-Ad-Revenues-Q12013-Q22015-July2015Source: Facebook
      Notes: Facebook's mobile ad revenues grew by 74% year-over-year in Q2 to represent an impressive 76% share of the social network's total ad revenues. To put that figure in perspective, just 2 years ago (in Q2 2013), mobile captured less than one-quarter (23%) of Facebook's ad revenues.
      Continue reading » | July 30, 2015

      Americans’ Alcohol Preferences, by Education and Income Level

      Gallup-Alcohol-Preferences-Income-Education-Level-July2015Source: Gallup
        Notes: Self-reported alcoholic consumption is far higher among Americans from high-income households ($75k+) than lower-income households (<$30k), with 78% of the former and 45% of the latter occasionally drinking, per a Gallup survey. Similar discrepancies were also found by education level, and among drinkers, those with higher annual household incomes and education levels reported being more frequent drinkers. Interestingly, middle- and lower-income drinkers favor beer over wine and liquor, though wine edges beer as the most common alcoholic beverage among higher-income Americans.
        Continue reading » | July 29, 2015

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