Category: Statistics: Mobile Marketing

Report: Digital now makes up 51% of US ad spending

Magna released a bullish assessment and forecast for US ad revenue in 2018 and 2019. The report covers all the major advertising and media categories including both digital and traditional media. Ad sales up, especially digital. Magna says that “net...

/ September 20, 2018

Survey: Teens cutting back on mobile screen, social media time

According to a new survey from Pew Research Center, teens are cutting back on mobile phone and social media usage. Parents, not so much. The study finds that those between 13 and 17 are consciously trying to reduce their screen...

/ August 23, 2018

After data leak, 3 of 4 US carriers vow to stop selling user location to third parties

If mobile phone owners were told that their wireless carriers were selling data about their real-time movements most people would be surprised if not horrified. Never mind that the official line in the industry is that all this data is...

/ June 20, 2018

Have we reached peak smartphone and what does that mean for marketers?

Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker’s highly anticipated kitchen-sink compendium of third party stats dropped yesterday. Amidst the barrage of data was the following: global smartphone shipments grew zero percent in 2017. Many others have already pointed to this observation with some...

/ May 31, 2018

Waze and Carto team up for location-based urban intelligence

A ton of location data is being created by the movements of smartphone owners. Much of the attention is on marketing use cases: audience and competitive insights, offline attribution, store visits and similar use cases. However, the data has many...

/ April 23, 2018

Native will dominate display spending in 2018

According to a new set of estimates from eMarketer, native advertising will comprise nearly 60 percent of display spending this year in the US. According to the report, mobile, social and Amazon are the growth drivers behind this shift. Amazon...

/ April 11, 2018

Forecast: Digital advertising pulling away from TV on global basis

Forecaster Zenith has projected global TV ad spending will be $187 billion this year, while digital is slated to grow to $227 billion. Last year, according to the agency, digital overtook TV advertising for the first time. Assuming no recessions...

/ March 26, 2018

Report: 5G will drive $12 billion in new mobile commerce revenue by 2021

Mobile page speed matters. And new data from Adobe shows that with speed comes revenue. Adobe Digital Insights has released a report called “A Mobile-First World,” which contains data on US and international smartphone usage patterns. The company says it’s...

/ March 5, 2018

Placed introduces ‘Placed Insights’ to educate the market about location data

Location analytics company Placed (owned by Snap) is launching “Placed Insights,” a free tool that allows users to visualize and better understand location data. Placed founder David Shim told me that he believes this will help agencies and advertisers see...

/ March 1, 2018

Retailers with shopping apps now see majority of e-commerce sales from mobile

For many retailers, mobile traffic equals or exceeds desktop traffic. Now, according to Criteo’s latest commerce report (Q4 2017), mobile sales represent the majority of total e-commerce for retailers with successful shopping apps. Retailers that have both mobile sites and...

/ February 21, 2018