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Author: Luke Richards

Luke Richards

I'm a freelance writer, researcher and consultant living in Falmouth, UK.  Much of my work focuses on digital areas such as SEO and online PR, as well as social media technologies and emerging methods of online collaboration.

Find me at: luke-richards.co.uk | twitter.com/myyada

Key Christmas trends to keep in mind this season: stats

With higher-than-usual retail activity, an abundance of free time for many people and the popularity of tech-orientated gifts, Christmas is always an interesting time for digital trends. 

The Ecommerce section of our Internet Statistics Compendium includes the best freely available Christmas e-retail data from around the web as well as our own research, and now stretches back several years.

This gives users a good overview of how people are increasingly approaching their festive shopping across digital media and platforms, and helps us make some predictions about forthcoming Christmas behaviour for 2013.

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Stats: internet privacy and responsibility among consumers

This month the latest edition of our Internet Statistics Compendium includes the usual updates across its 12 data documents – including mobile, ecommerce, online advertising and all areas of digital marketing.

Our Demographics and Technology Adoption report has seen some particularly interesting data added to the internet security sections, thanks to freely available research from TRUSTe.

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Five surprising digital data nuggets from the UK

Our Internet Statistics Compendium has seen another bumper update this month, collecting the best freely available data from across the digital spectrum across our easy-to-explore ISC documents.

Perhaps the biggest news on the digital media front in August was the release of the hugely comprehensive Communications Market Report 2013 from Ofcom. 

We look at a good proportion of the report in our latest update, but I wanted to collect several of the findings here – some of which may be surprising, even to those with the keenest eyes on the UK’s digital scene.

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Stats: digital strategy and operations

As we continue to update the format of our Internet Statistics Compendium to reflect the new taxonomy of the Econsultancy site, this month we can announce the launch of a new part of our ever-growing stats bundle, The Strategy and Operations Statistics Compendium.

This document will seek to collect publicly available data and our own research on overall digital strategy, covering: spend, ROI and marketing activity trends among companies and agencies from a range of regional markets.

As well as all the regular ISC data we collect, this month we’ve added the following strategy and operations stats:

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Stats and insight: The Russian digital landscape

Our new Russia Digital Market Landscape Report is the third in a series of trends briefings on the BRIC markets.

Like the Brazil and China editions released in 2012, this new report offers an overview for marketers and investors looking to Russia for new opportunities by bringing together direct input from those with knowledge of the market as well as a range of secondary sources.

There is much in this emerging market which is sure to appeal to marketers and investors…

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Introducing the all new Internet Statistics Compendium

As you may have noticed, the format of our Internet Statistics Compendium reports has recently undergone some format changes.

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Ecommerce stats: online shopping in the Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa edition of our Internet Statistics Compendium has seen some interesting updates over the past few months, with some fascinating insights into ecommerce across the region.

This post gives a general overview of the online retail numbers and brands which are proving significant in the Middle East. For further details of the many specific trends and developments within respective MENA markets, check out the latest edition of our ISC

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Stats: Time to reassess and redefine silver surfers?

The beginning of the year is always a fascinating time for stats as numerous analysts look to the data of the preceding 12 months before estimating likely trends on the horizon.

The latest update to our Internet Statistics Compendium reflects this, with major additions from new research by Mary Meeker, IAB and comScore among many others.

Indeed, it is the latest batch of reports from comScore, and particularly its UK Digital Future in Focus 2013I’m focusing on today.

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Stats: Multichannel commerce variations across countries, people and products

The global edition of our Internet Statistics Compendium saw a bumper update this month, collecting some of the most interesting freely accessible data published about all things digital – including social media, mobile and ecommerce.

One area which I think is particularly deserving of our analytical curiosity is multichannel commerce, and PwC’s recent report on the subject is excellent reading at a time when shopping across offline and online internationally is still a relatively mysterious beast.

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Start Me Up! A profile of Noodle Live

By using mobile app and cloud technology to make it easier for attendees to collect information at exhibitions, Noodle Live have also found a way to give added value to conference organisers and exhibitors.

I spoke to founder Clemi Hardi about improving events with multichannel ideas.

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Stats: Mobile money trends in the UK

With Christmas behind us once more, it was unsurprising to many that smartphones and tablets played an even bigger part in our holiday shopping activities than they have done in the past.

As you would expect, our Internet Statistics Compendium is stacked full of the latest insight into how the festive season is becoming an increasingly mobile and online orientated affair for more and more people.

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E-commerce stats: The importance of returning customers

As Christmas gets closer we can expect to see a wealth of e-commerce stats being added to our Internet Statistics Compendium.

This month, there has been some interesting data concerning what online retailers think about the importance of returning customers and some juicy trends highlighting the real worth of shoppers who come back for more compared to first time buyers.

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