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January 24, 2016

with over 30% growth, social and mobile to drive local ad spends in 2016,

local media spends since 2010 to 2016

The  chart shows mobile  ad spends by format


 Local  US advertising media spends in 2016,will see a big rise chiefly powered by the digital media. Here are the  4 biggest marketing channels that will create the biggest impact in terms of revenues

Location-targeted mobile ad spending will grow from $8.4 billion in 2015 to $11.3 billion in 2016

Mobile video revenues will grow from $0.4 billion in 2015 to $0.7 billion in 2016

Social local media revenues will grow from $2.4 billion in 2015 to $3.3 billion in 2016

Local search revenues will grow from $7.8 billion in 2015 to $8.2 billion in 2016

Total local display revenues will grow from $4.4 billion in 2015 to $4.6 billion in 2016

US Local spending my medium.

"local ad spending set to witness dramatic rise.."

Break of of Local ad revenues by media format

April 29, 2014

Local Media Ad revenues to touch$158.6 billion in 2018, Digital to rise 33%

In its newly released U.S. Local Media Forecast (2013-2018), BIA/Kelsey forecasts local media advertising revenues to climb from $133.2 billion in 2013 to $158.6 billion in 2018, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6 percent. 

Digital ad  revenues from local advertising

Digital media continues to increase its share of total local media revenues, growing from $31.7 billion (23 percent) in 2014 to $52.7 billion (33.2 percent) in 2018. The forecast reports that revenue from traditional media, in aggregate, to slightly increase from $105.3 billion in 2013 to $105.9 billion in 2018 (CAGR: 0.1 percent). .

September 14, 2012

US Paid Search Grow 19%,in 2012, Mobile Search to see huge traction

The (SEM) industry  in  North American  is expected to  reach $23B by the end of 2012, which is an 19% increase from  $19.3B in 2011, 
according to Econsultancy Report released in September 2012 This valuation includes spending on paid search marketing and search engine optimization (natural search), and on search engine marketing technology. It excludes social media marketing spending (but does include pay-per-click or PPC ads on social networks).

Nearly 900 search marketers responded to this year’s survey, which was conducted online between March 12 and May 15, 2012. Survey takers represent 36 countries, with about 64 percent being in the US.
Among the key drivers changing the SEM industry includes

1)Changes to the Google algorithm  was  the single most cited  reason  why SEO and Brands were concerned   87% call the updates of the last 12-18 months “significant or highly significant.”This refers to Google’s Panda and Penguin algorithm update in  February 2011 and has undergone numerous updates since, as well as to the Penguin update that happened in late April. It hasn’t had nearly as many updates as Panda, but Google has warned about “jolts” still to come.)

2)The  mobile internet is being touted as the next big thing and Mobile Search is expected to gain huge traction  still keeping search marketers up at night, with 88% describing it as “significant or highly significant” up from 79% in 2011.

3)Integration and attribution :While  paid search was among the  the largest part of many digital budgets, marketers wanted to understand how this affects users and its overall impact, its interactions with other marketing channels and its effect on the whole customer journey.
4)Google’s Adwords advertising still rules advertisings share of mind as  Facebook PPC shows signs of stagnating  in 2010/2011 seem to be reevaluating. The 2012 survey shows a drop in those reporting they regularly mount PPC campaigns on the social giant, down from 74% to 56%.

5)A whopping 86% of respondents predict 
digital budget growth, up from 77% in 2011, with 37% calling that growth “significant.

July 30, 2012

Local Search : The Next Big Distruption in Making

According to 
 73% of all online activity is related to local content (Google)
   82% of local searchers follow up with a phone call or show up on your doorstep (TMP/Comscore)
  66% of Americans use local search to find local businesses (Comscore)
 54% of Americans have replaced phone books (Yellow Pages & Business Directory) with internet and local search (Comscore)
 43% of search engine users are seeking a local merchant with the intent of buying offline
 41% of consumers say they use a location in their search – “Dentist in Chicago