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SMB & Consumer Research
Consumer Commerce Monitor™ (CCM) Hispanic Findings: Hispanic consumers are outpacing non-Hispanics in their adoption of mobile, social and online sources for local shopping. Nearly half (48.5 percent) of Hispanic consumers use mobile devices for local shopping, compared with 32 percent of non-Hispanics, and 42.5 percent report using their smartphones daily for local shopping.
Local Commerce Monitor (LCM) Findings: Franchisors are actively involved in the local online presence of their franchise businesses, often funding and controlling digital marketing activities at the local level, according to the latest findings from LCM – Wave 17, our ongoing study of the advertising behaviors of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs.)More findings
Available & Upcoming
Thursday, April 24 2pm Eastern
BIA/Kelsey’s Michael Boland to discuss what is resonating with mobile messages among consumers.
Report investigating why small businesses are shifting investments to customer retention versus customer acquisition.Read press release
Local Media Watch
Solfo Raises Money, Becomes 'Connectivity' [4/24/2014] By Charles Laughlin
Microsoft’s Jorgensen: ‘We Are Building Our Muscles’ in Card Linked Space [4/23/2014] By Peter Krasilovsky
'The Impact of Big Data on SMB Marketing': Briefing Excerpt [4/23/2014] By Peter Krasilovsky
eBay Gets Into Wanted Ads Via Rewarder [4/22/2014] By Peter Krasilovsky