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What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

The recent release of ComScore’s Digital Year in Review provides detailed information on search and advertising. ComScore suggests that the reason for decline in this area is increased reliance on mobile communication such as texting and if you’ve ever seen a 15 year old send a 30-word text in less than 5 seconds, this won’t be a surprise to you. All Rights Reserve

Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

blog archives about Services Contact Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources February 2nd, 2009 by Robin Broitman Trying to get a handle on how to measure the effectiveness of your social media programs?  Collection of Social Network Stats for 2009 From Web Strategy by Jeremiah: Updated from Jeremy’s 2008 social networking stats. Thanks!

Video: 2009 in Social Media

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Video: 2009 in Social Media by Pam Dyer on December 30, 2009 Share Rob Cottingham, of the “ Noise to Signal &# Web comic, produced this terrific 8-minute video retrospective of 2009 through the lens of social media. (It’s so chock-full of events that it definitely feels shorter than 8 minutes.)

How I Met a Celebrity by Using Craigslist

Bill Hartzer

Related posts: Top 10 Questions of 2009 In a troubled economy there are so many questions. comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. Over this past weekend, my wife and I had the pleasure of a brief third visit from a real, honest-to-goodness, “household name&# celebrity. Digg this!

Measuring Social Media ROI

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Measuring Social Media ROI by Pam Dyer on December 21, 2009 Share Companies and brands are finally beginning to fully embrace social media. eMarketer reported in September that 86% of those who responded to a survey of professionals from various industries said they had adopted social technologies. What about Twitter?

comScore December 2009 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. has recently updated its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the United States search marketplace. In December 2009, Americans conducted 14.7 Here’s the actual numbers as released by comScore: December 2009 U.S. Core Search Rankings comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. Here’s the comScore comparison between December 2009 and November 2009: comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S.

Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever by Pam Dyer on December 3, 2009 Share Setting a Guinness World Record is a classic way to drum up publicity. One of my favorites of the holiday variety was the largest-ever gathering of Santa Clauses , when almost 13,000 people in Northern Ireland dressed up as Santa or Santa’s helper — nothing says Christmas like a sea of Kris Kringles. Never before has a group of car owners created such a sustained buzz for a new car. million miles and generated more than 3.7

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2009

Bill Hartzer

So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2009. 1. Top 10 Questions of 2009 In a troubled economy there are so many questions. comScore December 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. has recently updated its monthly comScore qSearch. I always look forward to the end of the year. ABC News reported that N.Y. Times.

Top 50 USA Web Properties for April 2009

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. They do this every month, and it’s based on data from their comScore Media Metrix service. April 2009 also saw an increase to tax-related websites, mainly because of the April 15 tax deadline in the USA. Google’s web properties continued to be the most visited web properties in April 2009, with more than 155 million visitors, followed by Yahoo! Here is the data for April 2009: Table 1 comScore Top 10 Gaining Properties by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors* (U.S.) April 2009 vs. March 2009 Total U.S. Digg this!

You can't fight the power of video. It's bigger than all of us.

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « social media marketing might be for you (and it might not) | Main | Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress » October 22, 2009 You can’t fight the power of video. We’re watching videos so often, that Comscore reported in 2007 that “Americans viewed more than 7 billion video streamsonline.” It’s bigger than all of us.

comScore Says Google Leads Internet in Brazil and India

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. comScore reports that Google’s web sites ranked “as the most visited Internet property worldwide with 854 million unique visitors age 15 and older in July, an increase of 18-percent during the past year.&# In July, 2009, 29.8 Here are the actual numbers from comScore: Top Ten Global Internet Markets by Google Sites' Share of Time Spent July 2009 Age 15+, Home & Work Locations Source: comScore - Total Minutes (MM) -- Google Sites' Share of Total Internet Google Sites Total Minutes Spent Online. percent). percent).

comScore Releases First Public Report of Online Usage in Singapore

Bill Hartzer

According to a new report by comScore , Internet users in Singapore spend half of their time online using social and entertainment websites. It includes a ranking of the most “engaging and visited Internet site categories and properties, based on the comScore World Metrix service, and the top search properties, based on the comScore qSearch service. According to the report, in “February 2009, more than 2.5 According to comScore qSearch, “221 million searches were conducted in Singapore in February, a 43-percent increase versus year ago.

Top Search Engine Optimization Firms for December 2009

Bill Hartzer

Related posts: comScore December 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. has recently updated its monthly comScore qSearch. Every month, Top SEOs comes out with a list of what they think are the top search engine optimization firms, the top search engine optimization companies. As someone who has been in the search engine optimization industry since the mid 1990s, I can tell you that while I don’t totally agree with these “rankings&# , it could be a place to start looking if you’re wanting to hire a search engine optimization company. Perhaps.

comScore Report: Twitter Usage Exploding in Brazil, Indonesia and Venezuela

Bill Hartzer

comScore, Inc. The comScore study found that in June 2010, about 93 million Internet users visited Twitter.com. An analysis by comScore of the five major global regions revealed that Latin America experienced the strongest audience growth, surging 305 percent to 15.4 Here are the numbers from comScore: Visitation to Twitter.com by Global Regions - June 2010 vs. June 2009.

comScore February 2010 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here. comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, releases its comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. comScore Core Search Report* February 2010 vs. January 2010 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. comScore Core Search Report* February 2010 vs. January 2010 Total U.S. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. Home/Work/University Locations Source: comScore qSearch. percent.

How Can Linkedin Grow?

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Even though LinkedIn boasts that it has 100 million members worldwide, a cold, hard fact is that only around 25 million US internet users visit the site each month, according to comScore reports. ?It According to a 2009 report from comScore, visitors spent about 13 minutes on average at LinkedIn during October 2009, while Facebook users logged about 213 minutes. Market.

What is Twitter?

Social Media Network Marketing

lakh unique visitors in India as per comScore data released in February 2009, is still nascent in the country and not many brands are using it. Twitter is a free service which enables its registered members to send and read other members' updates or short text-based messages known as 'tweets', of up to 140 characters in length. Members can share URL's of web pages as well. member can post messages which will be displayed on his profile page, but to receive messages from other members or friends, a member has to follow or subscribe to their Twitter accounts.

Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on December 28, 2009 Share Social ad spending will become a higher priority in 2010, with the combination of mobile and social advertising generating more opportunities for advertisers to reach their target markets for branding and engagement. eMarketer forecasts that 2009 ad spending on social networks will surpass $1.2 billion when all expenditures are tallied, a year-over-year increase of almost 4%. and in many other countries. Raidious [.]

Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online

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People Speak Their Mind More Online by Pam Dyer on December 1, 2009 Share If you spend a lot of time on the Web you already know this, but a new study from eMarketer has found that people behave much differently online than offline. Sites Of The Month – November 2009 =-. Sites Of The Month – November 2009 =-. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Surprise! According to the research, originally conducted by by Euro RSCG Worldwide , “cyberdisinhibition&# has caused 43% of U.S.-based based Web users to feel less inhibited online.

Top 50 Companies That Make the Best Use of Facebook

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Top 50 Companies That Make the Best Use of Facebook by Pam Dyer on December 2, 2009 Share The drumbeat by marketing and public relations experts about the importance of building a social media strategy is growing louder, and with good reason. The benefits to companies large and small in this new medium are legion, and more and more businesses are taking the plunge. Slate’s TheBigMoney.com has devised a ranking of companies based on their social media engagment. link] Twitted by de_la_Fuente [.]

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who is usually extremely private, has opened up his profile so that anyone can see his wall, events, and photos. And what’s in the CEO’s profile? The reaction to the privacy changes was mixed.

Internet Marketing Basics: Understanding Our Search Engine Overlords

Josh S Peters

Search engine stats A little while ago comScore released some very interesting search engine stats that really put the whole shebang into perspective. It seems like ages since i wrote on my blog, and for that I apologize. The new gig has kept me more than busy and I’ve just been running on empty when I got time for the blog. So without further adieu, here’s some new stuff.

30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pamorama

It has been around since 2009, but it’s resonating with users now and experiencing explosive growth. comScore reports that Pinterest hit 10 million unique U.S. People like to collect things. Sports memorabilia, carnival glass, stuffed animals, you name it. just started playing around with the platform, collecting images about social media and marketing and other topics. .

Why I Do Not Use Yahoo Search

Bill Hartzer

Related posts: comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. First off, let me explain that I have always been a fan of Yahoo! mean, ever since I first heard the Yahoo! Yodel, I was hooked. know that Yahoo! is a portal. Sure, yes, I get that. But this sealed it for me today. Well, apparently Yahoo!

Social Media Better for Brand Building Than ClickThroughs

Proactive Report

ComScore’s latest data about advertising online shows that social networks are garnering ad dollars from pretty much everyone except big brands.  And according to Equation Research’s 2009 Marketing Industry Trends Report within the next year an astonishing 82 percent of brand marketers will be using social media to promote their brand. The ad exposures themselves have value.

Social Media Better for Brand Building Than ClickThroughs

Proactive Report

ComScore’s latest data about advertising online shows that social networks are garnering ad dollars from pretty much everyone except big brands.  And according to Equation Research’s 2009 Marketing Industry Trends Report within the next year an astonishing 82 percent of brand marketers will be using social media to promote their brand. The ad exposures themselves have value.

New Leapfish Demo Brings Even More Search Engine Power To The Table

Bill Hartzer

comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. Not too long ago, LeapFish unveiled a demo of it’s new multi-faceted search engine to the public, and it was received with warm reviews, although it did contain many glitches that needed to be worked out. and Google’s homepage. Digg this!

Search Engine Optimization Horror Story Contest Launched

Bill Hartzer

Contest entries need to be received by October 31, 2009. Related posts: comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. Do we really need another Search Engine Optimization (SEO) contest ? This Search Engine Optimization is different. So, what will you get when you submit your SEO Horror Story?

Leapfish Set to Roll Out Real-Time Search

Bill Hartzer

Related posts: comScore Says Google Leads Internet in Brazil and India comScore, Inc. There are many different ways to search the internet, regardless if you are looking for videos, pictures, or what have you. Having to go to different searching platforms can be rather time consuming. or MSN. There is even an answers links for those looking for questions on specific topics. Digg this!

26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Reputation

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand’s Reputation by Pam Dyer on December 6, 2009 Share Are you listening? Do you know what people are saying about your brand? If you have customers, odds are they’re talking about you to their coworkers, to their friends, and to anyone else within earshot — including those on social networks. Isn’t it in your company’s best interests to be engaged and  take part in the conversation so you know what’s being said and can respond appropriately? Yahoo!

Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place

Bill Hartzer

Source: 33,667,507 uniques across the Chitika network in September, 2009. comScore Says Google Leads Internet in Brazil and India comScore, Inc. Are you a loyal visitor? When you browse the web every day, when you log on, are there websites that you go to every day? We all have a few websites that we constantly watch or constantly read. And that’s a good thing. Yahoo!

40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading by Pam Dyer on December 16, 2009 Share If you’re reading this blog ( thank you! ), you probably agree that social media is valuable. But given how quickly the landscape is changing, keeping up to date with the latest trends can be a challenge. With new content being posted constantly around the Web, trying to stay current can be a full-time job. Adam has over 14 years of experience leveraging technology to drive and sustain business value for clients. Blonde 2.0′s

5 Ways to Promote A Local Blog

Koka Sexton

town and city. A Top 10 online newspaper destination (comScore, March 2008), the site links news from 50,000 sources to 360,000 lively user-generated forums. ¬ Victor #3701 March 31st, 2009 at 6:08 am I am using some of the sources listed here such as craigslist and topix. I got traffic from these sites which is just around my area. For Small Biz #3895 May 18th, 2009 at 4:19 am [.]

5 Ways to Promote A Local Blog - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

town and city. A Top 10 online newspaper destination (comScore, March 2008), the site links news from 50,000 sources to 360,000 lively user-generated forums. ¬ Victor #3701 March 31st, 2009 at 6:08 am I am using some of the sources listed here such as craigslist and topix. I got traffic from these sites which is just around my area. For Small Biz #3895 May 18th, 2009 at 4:19 am [.]

TweetChats #socialmedia

Diva Marketing Blog

Boomers The Baby Boomer generation maybe late in getting to this party but according to comScore there are about 16.5 Blogher 2009 Women and Social Media StudyAdd one more virtual place to network to your list. TweetChats. Oh no! girlfriend you might be thinking not another social media thing to add to my running list. and what is a tweetchat anyway? of course! and the people. moment.

Bing Search Engine Losing Users Fast

Bill Hartzer

Over 8% of search engine users and 6.7% of search traffic came from Bing in August 2009. Related posts: comScore Releases August 2009 Search Engine Rankings comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has released their monthly comScore. Bing , one of the newest search engines on the block powered by Microsoft, had a great opening with a strong marketing campaign, but lately has been declining on the number of new users to the search engine. Since August, Microsoft’s share of impressions has dropped to 5.44%, and the user share has decreased to 6.28%. Digg this!

Kids Don't Hate Twitter Anymore! [Chart]

Pamorama

The site saw growth across all demographics in 2009, but growth among people 24 and younger accelerated faster than older folks in 2009, according to comScore. At the end of 2009, more than 30% of Twitter’s visitors were under 25, this chart suggests, up from about 20% of its visitors at the end of 2008: (Via Silicon Alley Insider ) Related articles by Zemanta Facebook, Twitter Grow More than 100% (marketingvox.com) Twitter demographics poses more opportunities for brand engagement (socialmediatoday.com) Has Twitter Already Reached the Peak? source).