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Blog Jul. 1, 2014 | Share

The Perils of Survey Data in Cross-Platform Measurement

The Perils of Survey Data in CrossPlatform Measurement

Cross-platform measurement is one of the most important topics on marketers’ agenda. Among the key objectives is gaining an understanding of how consumers spread their time and spending across devices so that media spending can be optimized. Some researchers have attempted to accomplish this measurement by conducting online surveys of consumers, asking... Read more

Blog May. 5, 2014 | Share

Digital Analytix Focus: A Simplified User Interface for Actionable Business Insights

Digital Analytix Focus A Simplified User Interface for Actionable Business Insights

Available to all users of comScore’s Digital Analytix® Enterprise, this new UI provides easy access to frequently requested reports and data. Read more

Blog Feb. 7, 2014 | Share

Why Are Millennials So Mobile?

In comScore’s latest whitepaper, Marketing to Millennials: 5 Things Every Marketer Should Know, this interesting demographic (defined in the report as 18-34 year-olds) is shown to have immense value both presently and in the future. What make Millennials unique are their vastly different digital media consumption habits, which are perhaps most apparent... Read more

Blog Dec. 13, 2012 | Share

Welcome to a Brave New Digital World

Whitepaper - Welcome to a Brave New Digital World

Media fragmentation is occurring at light-speed in today’s multi-platform environment, which features not only TVs and computers, but smartphones, tablets, gaming platforms and a seemingly ever-increasing number of emerging devices. This new paradigm offers consumers a seamless digital experience that can easily traverse platforms, locations and temporal... Read more

Blog Feb. 21, 2012 | Share

The Advent of the Computer

From its very first applications, it was clear that the computer would forever change our lives. Although opinions vary, most historians would contend that the computer’s origins predate the minicomputers and microprocessors of the 1960s and ’70s by a couple of decades—ages, in technological terms. According to the experts, Colossus was the world’s... Read more

Blog May. 3, 2010 | Share

GRPs For Digital Marketers

As an undergraduate marketing major at NYU, I took a class called Advertising and Media Planning. There was a question on one of the written tests in that class: "What are Gross Rating Points?" I answered, "Reach times average frequency." For some unknown reason, my answer was marked incorrect - an event that apparently still scars... Read more

Blog Jun. 6, 2007 | Share

comScore's Cookie Deletion White Paper Now Available

comScore's cookie deletion white paper is now available to the public. This white paper goes into much greater detail than previously released, and is a must-read for those serious about understanding Web measurement. Please visit <a href="http://www.comscore.com/request/cookie_deletion.asp">www.comscore.com/request/cookie_deletion.asp</a>... Read more

Blog Jun. 4, 2007 | Share

Thoughts on Wal-Mart and ISP Data

Last month in the Wall Street Journal, I read an article by Carl Bialik, aka “The Numbers Guy,” in which he mentioned the use of retailers’ UPC sales scanner data in the consumer packaged goods industry for measuring manufacturers’ market share trends. According to The Numbers Guy “Industrywide U.S. sales data have been hamstrung by the omission... Read more

Blog May. 30, 2007 | Share

From “Goat” to “Hero”: The Saga of the IAB Summit

Who would have thought, a few weeks ago, that Randy Rothenberg, President & CEO of the IAB, would refer to comScore and Netratings as “the heroes of the interactive marketing and media ecosystem”? Read more

Blog Apr. 30, 2007 | Share

Firefox vs. Internet Explorer: Part 2

In Part 1 of this post, I reported on the differences in demographics of users of the Firefox browser compared to users of the Internet Explorer browser. Here in Part 2, I’d like to share their ‘cognographic’ profiles with you, which is comScore’s interpretation of people’s interests, passions and lifestyles based on their actual online behavior. Read more