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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.

Millennials — an interesting and influential demographic

Posted on Mar 05 2013 by

The generation of 18- to 34-year-olds known as millennials is an increasingly influential group that impacts many aspects of the American lifestyle, including fashion, technology, entertainment and beyond.

Google.com was the top visited mobile site last week

Posted on Mar 01 2013 by

Experian Marketing Services launches Hitwise Mobile to complement its leading online measurement service Mobile is one of the most dynamic aspects of marketing today. Understanding the way consumers use the Internet from their mobile devices is vital for any business to optimize its cross-channel marketing strategy. Experian Marketing Services announced Hitwise Mobile today, providing marketers […]

Political conventions place spotlight on Tampa and Charlotte

Posted on Aug 30 2012 by

A look at consumer characteristics that make the Tampa and Charlotte markets as different from each other as the delegates attending the conventions.

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.

“Moneydata” – championship outcomes are driven by an understanding of cross-channel customer data

Posted on Jun 06 2012 by

Having disjointed data can impact decisions across all aspects of campaign creation and measurement. Imagine a high-value catalog responder opting in to an email loyalty program on a website. Not linking that information to his or her previous transactions could lead to redundant communications across channels in a best case scenario and at worst, conflicting messages.

Which Brands are a Slam Dunk for Targeting NCAA Basketball Tournament Viewers?

Posted on Mar 28 2012 by

Viewers of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on CBS and Turner Broadcasting as well as women’s tournament viewers on ESPN can expect a barrage of television commercials as the field is whittled down to the Final Four. On the men’s side, commercial air time is carefully orchestrated.

Brady Jersey Or Belichick Hoodie – Which One Does Your Customer Want?

Posted on Jan 24 2012 by

It is important to understand that targeting and relevancy are not the same thing. With targeting, it’s easy enough to know that a certain group of people – say (speaking of relevancy), New England Patriots fans should be included in a sports apparel campaign.

Understanding Consumers by Discretionary Spend

Posted on May 31 2011 by

Americans spend $1.47 trillion annually on discretionary goods and services. Find out how Experian Simmons evaluates discretionary spending against any of the 60,000 consumer variables.

Jumpshot/Slapshot Snapshot: Profiling Viewers of the NHL and NBA Playoffs

Posted on May 27 2011 by

Experian Marketing Services has put together the following lifestyle overview of NHL hockey and NBA basketball viewers so that marketers could better understand their respective audiences.