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Posts Tagged ‘social vs search’

UK Increasingly Choosing Social Over Search, Suggests Data [STUDY]

UK consumers, particularly those in the key 18-24 and 25-34 demographics, are increasingly sourcing a lot of their online content via social media, as opposed to search, reveals a new study.

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Email Marketing Converts Better Than Search, Social Media, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that the projected spending on email marketing is expected to rise to $2.5 billion by 2016?

Yep, despite what you might have heard email is alive and well – in fact, it’s thriving. A new study has shown that email outperforms both search and social media for average add to shopping cart rates and average conversions per session.

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Social Media vs Search Smackdown: A Battle of Internet Marketing Titans [VIDEO INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has quickly established itself as a pivotal and integral part of our everyday personal and business lives, but it’s easy to forget that Twitter and Facebook aren’t everything, particularly when it comes to marketing.

Search remains of paramount importance to the majority of brands. For local business visibility, customers are far more likely to use search engines than they are social media. And while social media excels at brand awareness and consumer interactivity, search marketing has been shown to be more effective for lead generation.

So, which is better?

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