A majority of social marketers don’t have a formal social-media strategy, according to a study from Digital Brand Expressions. Companies have indefinite ideas about how they want to use social tools, but then fail to explicitly think through and communicate the methods and metrics they want to use. “This leaves the majority of organizations exposed to problems arising from employees saying the wrong things in the wrong ways to the wrong people at the wrong time,” the report notes.
I have posted an article today on the newest numbers from MagnaGlobal.
MAGNAGLOBAL expects online advertising to collectively grow by 11.7% in 2011 and by an average rate of 11.0% through 2015, with a total global market size of $103 billion dollars at this time.
Now I have added a poll to get your feedback on the future of online advertising. Read more
Global online advertising will rise by 12.4% during 2010 according to a study from MAGNAGLOBAL, a division of IPG’s Mediabrands.
Media spendings will hit $61.0 billion dollars globally with paid search as the most important component of online advertising. In 2010 this segment will account for $29.8 billion, i.e. 48,9% of the total spendings, up by 16.5% over 2009 totals. Google is the global leader in paid search, but in the markets of China and Russia paid search providers are domestic players Baidu and Yandex.
All other online advertising will account for $31.2 billion, up by 8.7%. This market segment is more diffused, with a few global portals, as Yahoo and Microsoft. Most of the revenue is generated at regionally strong publishers, that are often associated with print publications. Read more