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BizReport : February 8, 2008 Archive

February 8, 2008 Archive

Social Marketing | February 08, 2008

Persuasion and conversation key to surviving recession

If a recession is around the corner it will be social media and associated applications that keep consumers in the marketing loop, according to a recent report from Forrester Research. >>

Research archives | February 08, 2008

comScore: Post-game ad-watching analysis

A comScore survey of U.S. Internet users who watched the Super Bowl shows that the Internet now plays a big part on game day. >>

Law & Regulation | February 08, 2008

IAB lead gen best practice document released

In response to FTC scrutiny and industry feedback, the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Lead Generation Committee today announced the release of new best practice guidelines for advertisers and publishers. >>

Search Marketing | February 08, 2008

Googles search percentage remains strong

At more than 65% of searches originated from the Google engine, it appears that there is not stopping the search giant. The latest numbers from online metrics firm Hitwise show Google firmly in the search driver's seat with 66% of search queries. >>

Advertising archives | February 08, 2008

Survey: Gamers will watch video ads for free games

Chalk up another advertising resource for online video: this time from the gaming section. Recently RealNetwork's RealGames division surveyed 1500 casual gamers and found that 90% were willing to watch a video ad in exchange for free game playing. >>

Viral Marketing | February 08, 2008

Are consumers ready for prime time online?

Since the dawn of the television age, consumers have plopped onto the couch and tuned in to their favorite shows. So far, the switch from watching those shows online has been slow, but a new report from Jupiter Research indicates that consumers may finally be ready to move online - if the product and the experience are good enough. >>