About John Fetto

Website: http://www.experian.com/marketing-services/consumer-insights.html

Profile: As the Senior Marketing Manager for the Consumer Insights group within Experian Marketing Services, John Fetto leverages his deep understanding of consumer research to identify and publicly share important consumer trends that all marketers should know. He is the author of numerous trend reports and a major contributor to the Digital Marketer Benchmark and Consumer Trend Report produced annually by Experian Marketing Services.Throughout his tenure at Experian Marketing Services, John has worked extensively with the company’s Simmons consumer research and previously held the position of Manager of Applied Media Research where he was responsible for building and evolving media studies that would measure the evolution in media consumption in the digital age.Before joining Experian Marketing Services, John worked as the Research Editor for American Demographics magazine where he identified and tracked demographic and consumer trends for leaders in the market research industry. John has a bachelor’s degree in population geography and political science from the University of Kansas.Find John on Google+



Posts by John Fetto

Americans spend 58 minutes a day on their smartphones

Posted on May 28 2013 by

New data from Experian Marketing Services’ Simmons® ConnectSM mobile and digital panel sheds light on the way smartphone users spend time using their phone, with the average adult clocking 58 minutes daily on their device. On average, smartphone owners devote 26% of the time they spend on their phone talking and another 20% texting. Social […]

Using the Shazam mobile app to engage television audiences

Posted on Apr 22 2013 by

Advertisers are increasingly using Shazam to engage their target television audiences, but which programs are best for a Shazam-integrated experience?

Smartphone users flock to mobile IM/chat apps

Posted on Apr 09 2013 by

The mobile IM and chat app category is heating up. According to Simmons ConnectSM, 23% of adult smartphone users today access that type of app.

Cross-platform media planning, time spent using various platforms

Posted on Feb 06 2013 by

Get a sneak peak of the cross-platform media planning section of The 2013 Digital Marketer report. Here we look at time spent using various media platforms.

Young adults: Texting is just as meaningful as a phone call

Posted on Dec 03 2012 by

Twenty years ago this week, the first mobile text message, or SMS, was sent by British engineer Neil Papworth. Today, Americans are texting more than ever and among young adults, many of whom were not yet born when the first message was sent, texting is almost as common a mobile activity as talking. And why […]

Are you better off? More Americans saying, “Yes”

Posted on Sep 04 2012 by

We’ve examined the attitudes of American adults from 2008 through July 2012 to get a read on how economic sentiment has changed.

Top TV shows for reaching key voters

Posted on Aug 28 2012 by

Experian Simmons presents a new list of the top 20 television programs for reaching political party loyals as well as three key swing voter segments.

A look at household income and discretionary spend of lesbian, gay and heterosexual Americans

Posted on Jul 20 2012 by

Income levels are important to consider when targeting consumers, as is determining the amount of money they have left over for non-essentials after the bills are paid.

Marriage and cohabitation insights to help connect with LGBT customers

Posted on Jul 12 2012 by

As public attitudes become more open and accepting of LGBT American’s and issues dear to them, marketers, too, are increasingly showing their support of their LGBT customers and looking for trends among this growing and already influential demographic.

10 consumer facts about Facebook

Posted on May 17 2012 by

Facebook has become a cultural phenomenon over the years and an object of affection for marketers to connect with its users. Experian Simmons has put together 10 consumer behavioral stats based on their National Consumer Study and New Media Study about the social networking site leading up to its Friday IPO launch: 39% of Facebook […]