A Duke University and American Marketing Association study also says spending on social marketing continues on an upward trend.
According to MIT Sloan Management Review and The Boston Consulting Group, 70% of sustainability "embracers" say their organizations have a competitive edge on their rivals.
Three-quarters of online users take issue with having to fill out a Web site’s registration form. In fact, more than half say they may leave a site and never return because of it.
New research shows that newspapers continue to attract readers, especially those who have advanced degrees and buying power.
A study shows that Americans see both positive and negatives in their use of social networks—and there’s a divide in those views by age.
Providing great customer service and having a stellar brand reputation trump low prices, says a new survey of online shoppers, who claim they’ll even pay more if the deal is good overall.
A recent study named the top PR agencies in terms of the number of media mentions of their own brands—PR News checked in with some of them to see what and how they are pitching to the media.
Thought leadership among top corporate leaders is in—nearly a third of CEOs spoke at top-tier events in 2010, with the World Economic Forum the most popular.
Small-business owners plan to increase online marketing activities, but about one-fourth have difficulty understanding how online advertising works.