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Blog Jun. 25, 2014 | Share

Major Mobile Milestones in May: Apps Now Drive Half of All Time Spent on Digital

Major Mobile Milestones in May Apps Now Drive Half of All Time Spent on Digital

May turned out to be a banner month for mobile as it delivered on some huge milestones which underscored just how impressive the medium’s ascendance has been in the past few years. Mobile platforms – smartphones and tablets – combined to account for 60% of total digital media time spent, up from 50% a year ago. And perhaps more impressively, mobile... Read more

Blog Mar. 28, 2014 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on Topic of Social Media Effectiveness Measurement

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on Topic of Social Media Effectiveness Measurement

The Journal of Advertising Research recently published its March 2014 issue, which featured a new article co-authored by comScore chairman emeritus Gian Fulgoni and me, entitled “Digital Game Changers: How Social Media Will Help Usher in the Era of Mobile and Multi-Platform Effectiveness Measurement.” Read more

Blog Nov. 18, 2013 | Share

Measuring What Matters in Social Media

Measuring What Matters in Social Media

Rather than focusing on potential fans, savvy social brands hone in on quality activity and interactions. By using audience-centric social media metrics and competitive benchmarking, brands can better understand their performance and identify oppo rtunities to improve their social impact. Read more

Blog Aug. 22, 2013 | Share

2013 Digital Future in Focus Series

In 2012, the digital landscape underwent a sea of change as areas such as search, social, online advertising, mobile and e-commerce each experienced dynamic shifts and disruptions. To guide you in navigating this Brave New Digital World, comScore presents its annual Digital Future in Focus series of global reports which provide industry-leading insights... Read more

Blog Feb. 19, 2013 | Share

Putting the Digital Future in Focus: Key Trends that Will Shape the U.S. Digital Industry in 2013

2013 U.S. Digital Future in Focus

Last week comScore released the 2013 U.S. Digital Future in Focus, our annual report on the prevailing trends poised to shape the U.S. digital industry in the year ahead. The report features insights from many critical and evolving facets of the digital landscape, including social media, search, online video, digital advertising, mobile and e-commerce,... Read more

Blog Jan. 7, 2013 | Share

The Top Ten Burning Issues in Digital

In this post, I’ll examine the top ten “burning issues” in digital in detail and provide some perspective on the pros and cons surrounding each in order to help marketers better understand the rapid changes being driven by digital. This knowledge is so important in today’s Brave New Digital World because the Internet forces “change without... Read more

Blog Nov. 6, 2012 | Share

4 Key Storylines for the 2012 Online Holiday Shopping Season

November is here and the online holiday shopping season is once again upon us. With consumer confidence picking up and the online channel demonstrating strength throughout 2012, we believe this holiday season is shaping up to be a fairly positive one with year-over-year growth rates in the mid- to high-teens (comScore’s official forecast will be released... Read more

Blog Sep. 24, 2012 | Share

From Post to Pin to Purchase: How TheFancy.com is Changing the Way Social Media Makes Money

We all know one of the most amazing aspects of the power in social media data is that its users are voluntarily providing lots of information about themselves. They’re saying “I like this! Look at this! Let’s go here!” And while the data itself is valuable, these social interactions also tend to elicit a high level of user engagement, which... Read more

Blog Jun. 12, 2012 | Share

'The Power of Like 2' Offers New Insights into How Social Marketing Delivers ROI

Power of Like

comScore, in collaboration with Facebook, today released The Power of Like 2: How Social Marketing Works, the second research report in a series examining the ways in which brands can quantify the paid and earned effects of their social marketing programs on Facebook and optimize their efforts. The report leverages data on earned media exposure from... Read more

Blog Apr. 18, 2012 | Share

Panel Participation Yields Digital Insights

Recently, at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s CLE Expo in Chicago, I had the opportunity to participate in a fascinating panel discussion on the growing use of social media and its implication for businesses. The session included representatives from AOL, Walmart and PRNewswire. Read more