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Gary’s Social Media Count – Update from the Original Version

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Still interesting to see the real time counters showing how active & dynamic the Social Web, Mobile Industry and Game Business is. Gary put this together in Sept. 2009. As the social web has exploded in the last 12 months he has updated the key data points of social media statistics.

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What is the Future of Global Online Advertising (Poll)

I have posted an article today on the newest numbers from MagnaGlobal.

MAGNAGLOBAL expects online advertising to collectively grow by 11.7% in 2011 and by an average rate of 11.0% through 2015, with a total global market size of $103 billion dollars at this time.

Now I have added a poll to get your feedback on the future of online advertising. Read more

Global Online Advertising Lead by Paid Search

Global online advertising will rise by 12.4% during 2010 according to a study from MAGNAGLOBAL, a division of IPG’s Mediabrands.

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Media spendings will hit $61.0 billion dollars globally with paid search as the most important component of online advertising. In 2010 this segment will account for $29.8 billion, i.e. 48,9% of the total spendings, up by 16.5% over 2009 totals. Google is the global leader in paid search, but in the markets of China and Russia paid search providers are domestic players Baidu and Yandex.

All other online advertising will account for $31.2 billion, up by 8.7%. This market segment is more diffused, with a few global portals, as Yahoo and Microsoft. Most of the revenue is generated at regionally strong publishers, that are often associated with print publications. Read more