Marketing Day: May 10, 2013

Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the Web.

From Marketing Land:

  • Retail E-Commerce Spending Hits $50.2 Billion, First Time Ever To Hit $50 Billion In 2 Consecutive Quarters According to a new report from comScore, retail e-commerce spending reached $50.2 billion for the first quarter of 2013, surpassing the $50 billion mark for the second consecutive quarter on record after reaching $56 billion in Q4 2012. This is the fourteenth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth and tenth consecutive quarter to earn double-digit growth, [...]
  • Infographic: Mother’s Day & The Mobile Purchase It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday in the United States and many other countries around the world. It’s also another example of how much last-minute purchase activity happens on mobile devices. xAd, a mobile ad network, looked at data from last year to create an infographic showing likely trends for Mother’s Day 2013, ranging from nearly [...]
  • Facebook Home Crosses 1M Downloads Threshold In One Month It may not sound like much for a site with more than a billion users and 751 million mobile active users, but a million downloads of Facebook Home is significant. Facebook revealed the figure at a “whiteboard session” held yesterday at the company’s Menlo Park, California headquarters. Home had 500,000 downloads as of April 21. [...]
  • That YouTube “Experiment” Red Banner Was Just A Display Bug Last night, some users who were conducting searches on YouTube were seeing a red banner at the top of the search results that said they were part of an “experiment.” What the experiment was and what YouTube was testing were unclear. Truth is it seems like there was no experiment, that the banner was a [...]

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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