LELAND, N.C. – Pioneer Strategies, Inc., a Brunswick County-based public relations agency, recently designed a new campaign website for State Representative Grey Mills, an Iredell County Republican. The website can be viewed at http://www.votegreymills.com.
“Pioneer Strategies did an excellent job of developing a sharp website that allows supporters to connect with me in a variety of ways,” says Mills. “My new website clearly communicates my message, efficiently integrates with Facebook and Twitter, and provides supporters with a quick, easy way to join my campaign e-mail list.”
RESTON, VA — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, recently released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Google Sites led the explicit core search market in May with 65.5 percent of search queries conducted.
The May 2011 qSearch data represents the second month of results including the impact of Yahoo! Search Direct, Yahoo!’s new feature that delivers search results in real-time while users type their query.
U.S. Explicit Core Search
RESTON, VA — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, recently released its monthly analysis of U.S. web activity at the top online properties for April 2011 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. Green sites saw their second consecutive month of strong growth as Americans looked for ways to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) and cut back on fuel costs. Incentive sites were also popular in April, helping Americans stretch their dollars with promotions, daily deals and free samples, and the Royal Wedding drove gains at Entertainment News sites.
RESTON, VA — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR recently released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Google Sites led the explicit core search market in April with 65.4 percent of search queries conducted.
The April 2011 qSearch data reflect the impact of Yahoo! Search Direct, Yahoo!’s new feature that delivers search results in real-time while users type their query. Yahoo! Search Direct was available only on Yahoo! U.S. Web Search for the month of April.
RESTON, VA — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its Q1 2011 U.S. retail e-commerce sales estimates, which showed that online retail spending reached $38.0 billion for the quarter, up 12 percent versus year ago. This growth rate represented the sixth consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and second consecutive quarter of double-digit growth rates.
|Retail E-Commerce (Non-Travel) Growth Rates
Excludes Auctions, Autos and Large Corporate Purchases
Total U.S. – Home/Work/University Locations
Source: comScore, Inc.
RESTON, VA — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of the U.S. online display advertising market for Q1 2011 based on data from comScore Ad Metrix, indicating that nearly 1.11 trillion display ads were delivered to U.S. Internet users during the quarter. Facebook accounted for 346 billion impressions, nearly double the number it delivered in Q1 2010, and accounting for nearly one third of all display ad impressions delivered.
NEW YORK – As businesses explore best practices for success in the changing landscape created by the Internet, some companies have discussed charging for access to online content that was previously free. Some media outlets have discussed doing this, and The New York Times recently began charging online readers who view over 20 articles per month. But there may be trouble ahead as a recent Adweek/Harris Poll found that a large majority said they would be willing to pay “nothing” per month to read a daily newspaper’s content online (80%). Of the one in five who would pay, 14% said they would pay between $1 and $10 per month while very few said that they would be willing to pay between $11 and $20 (4%) or more than $20 per month (2%).
In an effort to enhance online security and privacy, the Obama administration has proposed Americans obtain a single ID for all Internet sales and banking activity. But a new Rasmussen Reports poll finds most Americans want nothing to do with such an ID if the government is the one to issue it and hold the information.
The Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 13% of American Adults favor the issuing of a secure government credential to replace all traditional password protection systems for online sales and banking activities. Sixty percent (60%) oppose such a credential. Twenty-seven percent (27%) are not sure.
RESTON, VA – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released its monthly analysis of U.S. web activity at the top online properties for March 2011 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. Green lifestyles were top of mind for many Americans in March as the country took part in the annual Earth Hour (March 26) amid rising fuel costs. Travel sites spiked as springtime rolled in, helping visitors to plan last minute spring break getaways and upcoming summer vacations.
According to a recent survey by Rasmussen Reports, most Americans give high marks to Internet search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing and don’t think the government needs to regulate their responses.
The national telephone survey finds that 77% of adults say there is no need for government regulation of the way that search engines select the recommendations they provide in response to search inquiries. Just 11% believe such regulation is necessary, while just as many (12%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here).
In a move that could forecast sweeping changes to popular real estate websites, online property listings services are working hard to meet the demands of a more web savvy public. With more and more people become internet friendly the race is on for real estate professionals and investors to remain current on new trends in the market place. More common trends are begining to emerge from ongoing research. A few of the more noticeable are: