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BizReport : March 16, 2012 Archive

March 16, 2012 Archive

Search Marketing | March 16, 2012

Hitwise: 9 in 10 UK searches made on Google

Internet users in the UK made 2.2 billion visits to search engines in February this year, an increase of 174 million on February 2011, according to new figures released by Experian Hitwise. >>

Social Marketing | March 16, 2012

Tech firms reject job applicants because of social media profiles

What goes online, stays online, and your online social profile could be what is stopping you getting a job. Eurocom Worldwide's 2012 technology market survey reveals that one in five technology industry executives have rejected a job applicant because of a social media profile. >>

Blogs & Content archives | March 16, 2012

WebCollage, EXPO partner for UGC video placements

Online reviews and product information have been shown to influence sales as consumers research product buys online. A new partnership between EXPO and WebCollage could have similar results by adding a video element. Through the partnership WebCollage will offer user generated (UGC) product reviews on retail websites. >>

Research archives | March 16, 2012

For mobile ads, bigger is better

The IDC predicts tablet shipments will surpass 100 million this year. In Q4 2011 more than 28 million shipped globally, a 56% increased quarter-to-quarter. Prior to the 100m forecast, the IDC predicted 2012 tablet shipments would push nearly 88 million. >>

Social Marketing | March 16, 2012

eMarketer: 1 in 5 socializes online thanks to Facebook

Ready to get social? Head over to Facebook and start a profile. Or a branded profile page. That, according to eMarketer is how socializing is beginning to work. According to their new report one in five people (globally) is now socializing on social networks thanks to Facebook. By year's end experts predict 1.43 billion people will be using online social networks to connect. >>