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[INFOGRAPHIC] Do you know how we consume content now? There are 4 major options that enable us to gather more information.
With 115.8 million US smartphone owners and 54.8 million US tablet owners estimated by eMarketer in 2012, how we shop is changing. Using multiple devices, particularly smartphones and tablets, at different steps of the purchase process is an emerging trend.
Content marketing, regardless of what marketers call it, is the most popular digital marketing strategy according to Chief Marketer’s March 2012 online survey of US marketers. Closer examination of the Chief Marketer research as reported by eMarketer shows email, social media and search are at the top of the list for mainstream marketers with a third using video. Further, marketers’ focus on content is strongly correlated with supporting sales, optimizing their owned content for search and helping social media. Regardless of what type of content marketing you’re using now or plan to add to your mix, here are eleven steps to get you on track. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Tablets are an exploding market. As a marketer, it’s important to understand how this combination light-weight alternative to a laptop computer and a personal leisure device is used, how it changes content consumption and advertising, and how it fits into consumers’ lives relative to other connected devices, namely computers and smartphones. [Here's earlier tablet data.] Here are 21 research charts and infographics to help you with your marketing. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Mobile phones and particularly the increasing adoption of smartphones, continue to change how people receive information, consume content and engage with others.
To take advantage of the opportunities presented by these mobile devices and their expanded functionality and create an effective mobile marketing strategy, marketers must understand how consumers use them and what the implications are for content marketing, promotions, communications and purchase channels. Here are twenty-five charts to help you to better understand how the mobile landscape has evolved.
Consumers have smartphones and tablets and they’re using them to get content. In December, 2011, 8.2% of all digital page views were delivered via a mobile device. This breaks down to 5.2% for smartphones, 2.5% for tablets and 0.5% for other connected devices, according to comScore. Here’s how consumers are using their mobile devices and what they’re looking for as well as what it means for marketers. (Includes 4 market research charts.)