Of late, moviegoers have become more active in discovering and exploring their film options depicting a longer, more planned movie research timeline. On an average, moviegoers consult about 13 sources before they make a decision which movie they must see. Even though, the number of titles released declined by 9% in 2012 vs. 2011, movie searches on Google witnessed a rise of 56% in this same period.
The Expedition to Calculate ‘Movie Magic’: The Supporting Statistics
The journey and the quest to quantify movie magic is definitely not a novel perception. For decades, pre-release film tracking has been practiced. 61% of moviegoers turn to online resources when it comes to researching a new movie, i.e. almost half are relying on online resources for valuable and useful information. With the rise in the amount of information and media influences available, there are additional factors that should be taken into consideration. Moreover, as a lot of research is conducted before moviegoers make the final decision to purchase a particular movie ticket, it is integral as well as crucial to take into account all the intermediate steps.Read more »
I will be speaking at the Search Engine Strategies San Francisco 2010 (SES).This is one of the leading search & social marketing event world wide and the agenda is looking great. The conference is in its 12th year and is organized by a advisory board and the leading online marketing publications ClickZ and Search Engine Watch. The topics I am taking on are bot dear to me, the one on Tuesday, August 17th is called “Digital Asset Optimization” and talks about using what the Internet gives you to market your services and products. The other is more in line with fast developing interest in online PR and is on 18th of August. This one is called Search, PR and the Social Butterfly and looks really promising.
Reykjavik Internet Marketing conference is just around the corner with speakers from Ericsson, Bing/Microsoft, Anomaly, CCP games and Icelandair to mention few. In its 6th year the conference is going to be bigger than ever, attracting a wider audience on an international basis. The conference is accompanied by an Expo that lasts all weekend, Netið 2010 (roughly translates Internet 2010). Some 40 – 50 companies are expected to show their Internet related products and services.
You can get more information about RIMC 2010 at www.rimc.is
The book has been written by two authors; Gudmundur Arnar and yours truly Kristjan Mar Hauksson. Gudmundsson is an Economist from Acadia University in Canada, he graduated with an MBA from the University of Iceland. He has written numerous articles about business and marketing in magazines and papers in Iceland and is now the manager at Imarks, the union for marketers in Iceland. Now, Gudmundsson works in the marketing division of Icelandair.
I am the founder and main owner of Internet Marketing company, Nordic eMarketing.
The title of the book is Markaðssetning á Netinu, which when translated into English means Internet Marketing. The book focuses on Iceland and the Icelandic market. For more information visit www.online.is
According to www.travelmole.com, the second global travel survey, 85 percent of travel companies are due to increase or maintain the same online marketing budgets for 2010, which promises to be a highly competitive year in the travel industry for internet marketing.
27 percent of the participated 227 companies including hoteliers, travel agents, tour operators and airlines expect online budgets to increase by up to 50 percent, as securing online bookings pushes for more advertising.Read more »
Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference 2009 is on and is looking good, Rand Fishkin has started and is speaking about the challanges facing Internet Marketers. His slides will be available for Optimize Your Web Readers, just send us an email to info at optimizeyourweb.com and we will send them to you after the conference. This is valid to the 31st of March 2009 and we will send them out by the 3rd of April.