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December 2009

Top 10 Online Automotive Destinations – November 2009

December 31, 2009

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Top 10 Online Trading Destinations – November 2009

December 31, 2009

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2010 New Year’s Resolutions Put Fiscal Above Physical Fitness

December 30, 2009

The current crop of New Year’s resolutions strongly indicates that finances remain top of mind for Americans, who have  mixed feelings about their own financial future as well as the country’s, according to three recent surveys about 2010 new year’s resolutions and expectations for coming year.   Read More »

App Downloads Soar During Holiday Week

December 30, 2009

iPhone and iTouch app downloads levels are expected to be 28 times higher during the week between Christmas and New Year’s, compared with last year, according to a survey by PlayHaven and Mobclix.  Read More »

Top November Web Gainers: Retail Deal-Seekers Flip for Coupons

December 30, 2009

Traffic to online retail sites surged in November as the holiday season took off, while free shipping, price cuts, and discounts drove traffic to online coupon and incentive sites as deal-seeking shoppers scoured the web for money-saving opportunities, according to data from comScore’s Media Metrix service.   Read More »

Future Optimism Drives Up Consumer Confidence

December 30, 2009

Following decreases in September and October and a November increase, the December 2009 Consumer Confidence Index jumped again, from 50.6 to 52.9, primarily because of a more positive outlook for business conditions and more upbeat expectations for the labor market in the future, according to the Conference Board.  Read More »

Behind the Curve: Week Ended Jan. 1, 2010

December 30, 2009

Below are some links to recent research news, studies and lists from the collection of items that MarketingCharts didn’t get to writing up this New Year’s week, but still may be worth a peek:  Read More »

Top 10 Print Media Websites – November 2009

December 30, 2009

Note: The Hitwise data featured is based on US market share of visits as defined by the IAB, which is the percentage of online traffic to the domain or category, from the Hitwise sample of 10 million US internet users. Hitwise measures more than 1 million unique websites on a  Read More »

Top 10 Current Events & News Online Destinations – November 2009

December 30, 2009

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Top ‘Web 3.0’ Trends for 2010

December 29, 2009

While Web 2.0 brought the world interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design and collaboration, software applications provider ICON believes that the next generation of the web, or “Web 3.0” promises more recommendations, free services, intelligent (semantic) searches, and information that’s no longer random data, but tailored, highly intuitive and delivered  Read More »