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December 4, 2015

10 examples of how retail used digital transformation to wow its consumers

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN RETAIL : how retail brands managed to stay away from the clutter  by using digital media and mobile and reinvented a whole new way of " wowing their consumer




November 4, 2015

Revenues of iPhone now greater than the GDP of 105 countries combined





Iphone is now richer than these 105 nations nominations


  For the 8th quarter in succession Apple has delivered stunning results exceeding expectations with  $11.1 billion in profits, alongside 31% growth in profits compared to the year ago quarter.

In context of this achievement,iphone's revenue is bigger than the GDP of 100 countries combined
Industry experts forecast Apple's revenue is expected to exceed $180bn in 2015

 iPhone’s quarterly revenues now surpass the GDP of over half of the world’s countries — and this comes during Q4, Apple’s second-weakest quarter, historically. The following 105 countries produce less domestic product in a year than the iPhone alone did in three months:


November 3, 2015

growth of web usage among seniors : 58% seniors are online today



" use of internet among Americans"

" growth of seniors in web usage"

In 2000, 70% of young adults used the internet and that figure has steadily grown to 96% today. At the other end of the spectrum, 14% of seniors used the internet in 2000, while 58% do so today. Not until 2012 did more than half of all adults ages 65 and older report using the internet.

August 30, 2015

the most popular emarketing automation tools for IT Enterprises


 

 What you did not about Bain Capital : know these 10 trivia facts  and how  the company is incubating several start up companies


They list of top 20 bains investment"

Bain Capital


  1. Year in which it was  Founded :1973, 
  2. Number of full time employees : 900+
  3. Investor capital  Bain manages  as of date : :$75billion
  4.  Bain Capital was founded in 1984 by Bain & Company partners Mitt Romney, T. Coleman Andrews III, and Eric Kriss, 
  5.  Bain Cap specialises in : private equity, venture capital, credit products 
  6. Investments  across industries :Bain Capital invests across a range of industry sectors and geographic regions. 
  7. Bains Total Assets: $66,000,000,000 
  8. Initial Investment Funding Raised $37,000,000
  9. Earliest Bain's investment : earliest and most notable venture investments was  "Staples, Inc., the office supply retailer. 
  10. Bains  acquisitions and investments : Along with Thomas H. Lee Partners, acquired Experian, the consumer credit reporting business of TRW Inc., in 1996 for more than $1 billion.

July 11, 2015

July 10, 2015

apple watch sales plunge by 90%,selling 5000 daily units

" chart showing the falling sales of apple watch"
" apple watch sales see 90% fall"


A recent report by Slice Intelligence show declining  Apple watch  sales , with its "online sales" slowing  down considerably.During the last 2 months  the company has seen sales plummet by 90% since the opening week. However this data might not reflect the absolute truth  as Slice bases its research on electronic receipts sent to millions of email addresses following purchases, estimates that Apple has been selling fewer than 20,000 watches a day in the U.S. since the initial surge  when the apple watch  started selling in April,


Apparently apple watch  has seen its sales dipping to as low as 5,000 units on some days in june . In US its sales stood at 2.79 million units in mid-June, about two months post launch.However according to experts at about


However  this data has its share of detracters as Apples sales numbers are taken from an e receipt which is gleaned  by a sample of consumers who volunteer to share their purchasing information. Slice obtains much of its consumer data from an shopping assistance iOS app (which includes support for Apple Watch).

July 9, 2015

big bang and ncis tops most viewed prime time TV shows

most viewed  prime time TV shows in US"

The Big Bang and NCIS  are the most watched TV shows ( prime time in US) since the last  2 years ( 2014-2015)

At the end of its eighth season, the CBS sitcom led all primetime shows, broadcast or cable, with 21.3 million weekly viewers (including seven days of DVR use and video-on-demand), a hair above two more perennial ratings faves: NBC's Sunday Night Football and CBS's NCIS, both with 21 million viewers . NCIS  is a sitcom based   on  Naval Criminal Investigative services .

 The Big Bang Theory  created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady had  first  premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007. 

50% growth expected across US SOLOMO ( social local and mobile ) markets

"US growth across social local and mobile markets"
As more consumers run local searches on mobile, advertisers are increasing spending on local mobile ad campaigns. In April 2015, BIA/Kelsey estimated that US mobile ad spending on local, or location-targeted, placements would rise 56% this year to $6.7 billion, or 37% of all mobile ad dollars. 

In 2015 Marketers are expected to spend 540 billion dollars globally on advertising this year and the stress is on digital marketing . This year has seen 28% of marketers have reduced their advertising budget to fund more digital marketing. 

According to B2B marketers, 14% of their marketing budgets will be devoted to in-person trade shows, conferences and events in 2015. 10% will be dedicated to digital advertising.Mobile search ads will be $12.85 billion in 2015, over 50% of the search market

July 8, 2015

July 7, 2015

the social guide to neuromarketing : infographic

" social media guide to neuromarketing"
" social media guide to neuromarketing"
How can brands use " neuromarketing techniques to sell and offer   use the web to for better lead generations . The above infographic from parody (salesforce marketing automation brand ) offers some valuable insights

June 17, 2015

instagram vs snapchat vs facebook : US Teens and SM preferences

"top 5 social networks ranjed by  US teens 14 and above"

"video game and gender split"
"social media ranking by teenager"


US teens ranks facebok as their most used social media, amongst the other 4  platforms   including snapchat Instagram, Vine, Tumblr and Twitter . Teenagers across the gender divide opts for facebook with a huge margin, followed by Instagram and  Snapchat
Teenage girls use social media sites and platforms — particularly visually-oriented ones — for sharing more than their male counterparts do. For their part, boys are more likely than girls to own gaming consoles and play video game

April 24, 2015

changes and disruption in multiplatform usage in UK


Overview of the digital Disruption in digital media in UK from Sumit Roy

UK Digital Market Overview  2015 : Top sites demographic preferences and user behavior including monthly snapshot of digital audience trends 

10 Uk cities having the lowest business start ups


US cities with lowest start ups
 This chart shows UK cities having the lowest number  of business start ups.Belfast had a rate of 28 start-ups per 10,000 population,  which is the lowest among all UK  cities,compared with a rate of 95.6 in London..The cities of Dundee,Stoke,Telford and Sheffield has the lowest ration of start ups in UK with  an average of less that 35 start ups per 10,00 people.

April 23, 2015

how yahoo is starting to become increasingly irrelevant

"Yahoo is on the verge of biggest decline"

 The worlds first portal  Yahoo which  had the biggest user base  in the hey days of the internet  is in dire straits And  Marissa Mayer  has not been able to  even pause its rapid decline,although has managed to make Wall street happy .Marissa Mayer  has not shown her midas touch   which she was expected  to bring at Yahoo.
One of the  most important indicators of a websites relevance is the ratio of online users spend on the web versus the time it spends on your site. Although this is a relative metric as both the constants changes. However if you see the above chart. you will know why " today's internet users are slowly moving away from Yahoo,

most iconic 10 UK brands based on millward brand index :vodaphone,hsbc,shell among the top 3

"Britain's most valuable brands  based on Millward brown brand index

Brand value of the leading 10 most valuable brands in the United Kingdom (UK)

Vodaphone, HSBC and Shell are among Britain's most valuable brands by their  brand value  based on  Millward Brown brand index. The data above shows the top 10 brands and their intrinsic brand value  based on the index developed by Millward brown.Vodafone was the top ranked most valuable brand of the United Kingdom with a brand value of about 36.28 billion U.S. dollars . BP, Tesco and BP ranks 4th 5th and 6th respectively

April 8, 2015

mobile internet usage in UK by frequency:2013 to 2015


Mobile internet users in the United Kingdom (UK) from quarter three 2013  on wards

MOBILE INTERNET USAGE BY FREQUENCY IN UK




This forecast shows of the number of mobile internet users in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013  on wards  and projects numbers by 2016 by usage frequency. It is forecast there will be 29 million daily mobile internet users in the UK by second quarter 2016.

In 2015, There will be 23million UK users who goes online using their mobiles, and 10 million who  does in at least once a week

 In 2014 around 22 million UK users went  online from their mobile devices once a day  whereas around 8 million logged on once a week , and around 2 million  logged on to web using their mobile devices once a month


February 18, 2015

US Companies plans to spent 12% digital budgets on Social

North American clearly  will be the biggest ad spender by 2015 with social being a part of 12% digital marketing. Latin American and Europe  is set to spent  9.6% and 8.4% of the digital marketing budgets. Globally social web spending is set to rise  substantially and by 2015  marketers are expected to spend 10% of their digital budgets


December 19, 2014

Top 5 web security appliances vendors in terms of Revenue

Statistic: Global revenue made by security appliance vendors from 1st quarter 2012 to 3rd quarter 2014 (in million U.S. dollars) | Statista
via  Statista

Security appliances today  have become a popular and simple means for delivering security software. IThe statistic shows the revenue of security appliance vendors worldwide from the first quarter of 2012 to the third quarter of 2014. In the second quarter of 2014, Cisco generated 414 million U.S. dollars in the security appliance market.



September 16, 2014

Google Stoops to Conquer !: user data request from Governments and how much did google comply

Google  Transparency requests

List of governments asking google to remove content


Most nations asks Google to remove data which it considers sensitive, or information which it feels  should not be for public consumption .The above chart shows which nations have asked Google  for removing user data, or collection of data which it wishes to investigate. For example, some content removals are requested due to allegations of defamation, while others are due to allegations that the content violates local laws prohibiting hate speech or adult content. Laws surrounding these issues vary by country, and the requests reflect the legal context of a given jurisdiction. While some amount of  surveillance is needed to stop acts of terrorism, war, Plotting against a religious group   Jihads, or hackers . There are some requests for " unnecessary eavesdropping that goes against the privacy of an individual 

Though the internet is still the biggest "enablers " of world citizens" in shaping the world . Web Neutrality or Internet Democracy are still miles away

The request are not only from Google, the biggest destination site in the world, accessed by over 90% of web users.. but these request are also from Youtube, Google , Adwords, (orkut which no longer exists)