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Kantar: Autos, Travel Boosted Display In Q1

With forecasts of double digit ad growth for both online advertising in general — and display in particular — becoming more and more typic…

NAA: Newspaper Ad Spend Hits New Lows

Newspapers ended 2010 with the lowest amount of ad spending directed toward them since 1986, according to the latest figures from the Newspa…

Google Under Schmidt: By The Numbers

Google’s announcement today that Eric Schmidt will step down as CEO ends what has to be one of the most successful tenures for a chief execu…

Streaming As Kiosk Killer? Not So Fast

The logic seems pretty airtight: As digital streaming increases, the kiosks that deliver physical discs will face extinction. But there’s ma…

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The success of free, ad-funded services has made users the overwhelming beneficiaries in the internet economy, while those services themselv…

The Summer Of Mobile Matchmaking

Traffic to dating sites on mobile phones have nearly doubled since the beginning of summer, putting a fun, new twist on the definition of “t…

Stats: Internet Usage On Phones Jumps

A PewResearchCenter survey on the mobile habits of Americans shows a jump in the percentage of people who access the internet on their mobil…

Stats: How Online Video Watching Is Changing

Two reports out today suggest big shifts in how people are interacting with online video content:

— eMarketer says that while online video…

JP Morgan: AOL’s ‘A Late 2011 Story’

While hopes have been high for AOL (NYSE: AOL) since its spinoff from Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) last month, JP Morgan analyst Imran Khan is wa…

Zenith Forecast: In ’09, Only Online Grows

Every major media category is set to see global revenues shrink this year, as only online is poised to end 2009 on the plus side, ZenithOpti…

Analyst: Google Bests Bing For Relevance

Citigroup tested 200 of the most common queries to determine which major search engine delivers what it considers to be the most relevant re…

Everybody Was A Loser In Ad Sales In Q1

It’s not a fun time to be selling ads for a local Sunday print supplement (ad spending down a whopping 37.7 percent) or a B2B magazine (ad s…

Has The Ad Recession Hit Bottom Yet?

The total ad market appears to be stabilizing, says Bernstein’s Research, but with Q1 having been so brutal, stability isn’t feeling so good…

MMOGs Worth More Than $1 Billion In The West

A report by Screen Digest has found that massively multiplayer online games generated more than $1 billion in 2006 in the West (North Americ…

Video iPod Not Cutting It Yet?

So says some new research by Nielsen Media Research, and it says that audio is more popular than video, which is of course an obvious thing…

Mobile Sports To Hit $3.8 Billion By 2011

Juniper Research has issued some predictions concerning sports content on mobile phones. “The global market for mobile sports content and se…

More on Click Fraud Reports

Another report makes it harder for search portals to deny click fraud as a growing concern. According to the Click Forensics study, fraudule…

Click Fraud at $800 Million Last Year

This report is creating more than a few ripples among the online portals, who have been coy till now to talk too much about click fraud in c…

The On-Demand Consumer: 57 Million in U.S.

So says a new report by Arbitron and Edison Media Research, up from 27 million a year ago. Some other findings:
— TV series on DVD and VOD…

Online Advertising Grew 30% in 2005

Online ad revenues grew by an impressive 30 percent in 2005 to reach $12.5 billion, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PwC said in…

Online Video Revenues: It’s All Good

Two new reports/estimates released today on online video revenues, both bullish:
— In-Stat: It expects worldwide revenue, on both a subscr…

You Say Adware; Users See Spyware

The latest survey on internet behavior by the Pew American & Internet Life Project shows increasing user awareness about spyware accompanied…

People’s PC, for $300 only

One of India’s oldest PC companies, HCL has just launched a sub-$300 computer that is while skimpy is good starter machines for…

eMarketer Counters Jupiter

More drama: Market research aggregator eMarketer has filed a counterclaim against Jupitermedia on Wednesday, seeking compensation for its le…

eMarketer Denies Jupitermedia Charges

(via MarketingVox): eMarketer has issued a statement defending its research practices. This follows a lawsuit by Jupitermedia against it……

Jupitermedia Formally Sues eMarketer

Tech media and research firm Jupitermedia has formally sued eMarketer, a meta-research firm. It has sent cease and desist letters to eMarket…

Paid Content in Europe

() My dear friend Jak Boumans of Electronic Media Reporting and Acten (the EU content body) has written a report on the state of premium con…

European ISPs Meter Broadband — Should We?

Well, a Jupiter Research study says that ‘veteran’ Internet users are more likely to object to data capacity limits than those who have been…

Paid Content Down Under

Australia’s online consumers are increasingly comfortable with the idea of paying for content…..yep, rejoice.

6bn Video Streams to be Accessed This Year

Video streaming is predicted to register a 40 per cent rise in uptake in 2003, and will continue to register double-digit growth until 2005,…

Another Paid Content Report

This time by Jupiter Research, to coincide with the Jupiter Online Media Conference. According to the report, consumers are warming to the n…

Traffic Tools Track Web’s Prime

Traffic Tools Track Web’s Prime Time: Web researchers and competitors Nielsen/NetRatings and ComScore Media Metrix are starting to measure I…

Study: Sponsorship Pays Off: “Content

Study: Sponsorship Pays Off: “Content sites have dabbled with the sponsorship model. Women-focused site iVillage has touted its sponsorship…

The Emerging Digital Consumer: A

The Emerging Digital Consumer: A comprehensive report on the online streaming media consumers, released today by Arbitron and Edison Media R…

comScore MediaMetrix Erred in Measuring

comScore MediaMetrix Erred in Measuring Web Site Use: And yes, we are all really surprised, really. comScore discovered flaws in the methodo…

At Work Audience is Elephant

At Work Audience is Elephant in the Room: The office audience has been under attack of late, by researchers, that is. It is an extremely luc…

OPA Releases White Paper on

OPA Releases White Paper on Online Dayparts: The study echoed the OPA’s long contention that the Internet content sites are the best place t…

European Mobile Gaming Worth Over

European Mobile Gaming Worth Over E3bn by 2005: Mobile gaming will generate E500m in Western Europe in 2003 and over E3bn in 2005, a new stu…

Audio and Video Material the

Audio and Video Material the ‘Carrot’ for Home Networking: Audio and video material is likely to be what draws the average consumer into hom…

Online, Wireless Gaming Gaining: Analysis

Online, Wireless Gaming Gaining: Analysis from Jupiter Research reveals that online PC game subscriptions are expected to reach $600.7 milli…

File-sharing, Sports’ Sites Explode

The number of peer-to-peer, or P2P, webpages rose more than 300 percent to 89,000 in the last 12 months, according to Websense. In addition,…

Paid Content: Still Struggling for

Paid Content: Still Struggling for Web-Wide Acceptance: This Newspaper Association of America (NAA) study reports on the paid content effort…

Consumer Stance on Paid Content

Consumer Stance on Paid Content Shift in Western Europe: Categorize this under your “lame research” category: 41 percent of European Interne…

Market for Paid Online Content

Market for Paid Online Content in the U.S. Grows to $361 million in Q3 2002, According to OPA: Perhaps the worst time to release an industry…

More on Gallup.com’s Consumer Subscription

The venerable research agency Gallup, which has launched an online subscription scheme at Gallup.com, is looking to cash in on a growing mar…

Content Aggregators And Distributors Turn

Content Aggregators And Distributors Turn to Technology and Services to Retain Market Share: Revenues for the 57 companies in the $21.2 bill…

More on the Online Content

More on the Online Content Report: Vin Crosbie gives more details of eMarketer’s Online Content Report, which of course, I reported on in so…

Gallup.com Going Subscription

(second item): Online subscription services do open some doors, as opposed to critics who have been crying foul about closing doors on the w…

Ten Percent of All U.S.

Ten Percent of All U.S. Internet Users to Pay for Content Online in 2002: This according to a new report on the online content market by eMa…

Americans Continue To Embrace Potential

Americans Continue To Embrace Potential Of Digital Music: A new study by Ipsos-Reid on digital music distribution in U.S. “In June of 2002,…

NetRatings To Report on Market

NetRatings To Report on Market Share of Non-Browser Based Internet Apps: This kind of expansion of Internet metrics will be important, espec…

International Content Spending to Increase

International Content Spending to Increase to $50 Billion This Year: Spending for online content will surpass $50 billion worldwide this yea…

Revenues From Wireless Content: An

Revenues From Wireless Content: An analysis of whether wireless content will be the biggest revenue generator in the future. The economics o…

The Most Confusing (or Confused?)

The Most Confusing (or Confused?) Study of the Year Award: “The Online Publishers Association (OPA) announced today the results of an audien…

Online Gaming Set to Take

Online Gaming Set to Take Off in Singapore: Singapore’s market for Internet-based gaming is set to reach $9.2 million by 2005, from just $1.…

Average Revenues Per User for

Average Revenues Per User for Wireless Predicted to Decline: A new survey ARC Group says that the average revenue per user (ARPU) is set to…

OPA Report Needs Some Drastic

OPA Report Needs Some Drastic Improvements: Anne Holland touches upon some very legitimate concerns on the Online Publishers Association’s r…

Audience Increases to Paid Sites:

Audience Increases to Paid Sites: Following up on my earlier posting about traffic to the MLB.com website, CBS MarketWatch does a story on t…

Major League Baseball’s Subscription Site

Major League Baseball’s Subscription Site Gets a Traffic Boost: According to a new report by NetRatings (not available online as of now), tr…

New Study: Subscription Sites Gaining

New Study: Subscription Sites Gaining Traction: Subscription-based websites are gaining more traction with customers, according to a survey…

European Music Spending: According to

European Music Spending: According to a survey by Screen Digest, subscriptions to music libraries, which can be accessed via different digit…

Mobile Gaming Hinges on Micro-Billing

Mobile Gaming Hinges on Micro-Billing Systems: A new study from Frost & Sullivan reveals that the mobile gaming industry worldwide generated…

Revenues from Content Distribution: The

Revenues from Content Distribution: The online digital content distribution market is becoming increasingly important to the revenue prospec…

Streaming Sites Favor Ad Model,

Streaming Sites Favor Ad Model, But How Long?: Streaming media content sites favor streaming advertising over subscription by a 60 percent t…

Irish Not Willing

Another “pasty white” story on how users are unwilling to pay for content, this time from Ireland. Just 18 per cent willing to pay for daily…

Catch-22 For Content Developers

Do you want for broadband penetration to reach a critical mass before jumping in ? Aren’t we there already? Pew Internet’s latest research c…

How P2P Will Change Content

How P2P Will Change Content Delivery: A research report ($$) outlining the future of P2P content delivery networks. Key takeaway: P2P Conten…