Mobile

Mobile Banking Zooming Ahead

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Between 2007 and 2008, US mobile banking has increased from 400,000 to 3.1 million users. Since nearly every American has a bank account, these numbers are likely to keep increasing. The U.S is not the only region getting mobile with their banking; by 2011 it is expected that 41% of respondents in far East and…

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Marketing

Online Job Searches Get a Rise

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With this economy causing more and more layoffs, career sites are growing rapidly. SimplyHired has jumped 161% between December 2007 to December 2008. Click on image to enlarge By far, LinkedIn is the highest social networking site for candidates. According to eMarketer, 80% of US companies searching for staff used LinkedIn, while Facebook is second…

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Social Media

Web and Social Networking Use in Latin America

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Social networking is most popular with Latin American Web users; especially sites such as MySpace, Facebook, Hi5, and Sonico. Note: *Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela Source: eMarketer, January 26 2009

Advertising

Remember Online Dating?

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Online dating revenues are up, however, usage is down. The reason for this is simple- marketers are using pricing and targeting when focusing on online dating. Source: eMarketer, January 23 2009

Social Media

The Internet as News Central

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Only TV is a more popular source. Internet is now the biggest news source except TV- which is currently the top source for national and international news (70%) Source: eMarketer, January 13 2009