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Survey Reports

The SoDA Report & Digital Marketing Outlook Survey


The Society of Digital Agencies' (SoDA) Digital Marketing Outlook Survey results are in. The survey, conducted by Econsultancy, provides evidence on the conservative yet steady growth of digital marketing spend, including social media activities and explosive growth of inbound marketing—suggesting ongoing agency relationship changes and increased demand for digital talent.

Trend Briefings

Quarterly Digital Intelligence Briefing: Digital Trends for 2012


Econsultancy's fourth Quarterly Digital Intelligence Briefing, produced in partnership with Adobe, aims to distil a plethora of data and discussion points into some key digital trends, challenges and opportunities which businesses are (or should be) paying close attention to during 2012. The report is based on a survey of around 600 business respondents predominantly in the United States and Europe.

Survey Reports

2012: Email in Action


Consumers are changing the way they use digital media, and email marketers are adjusting their strategies accordingly. This study, Email in Action, was produced by Econsultancy and the Email Experience Council of the Direct Marketing Association, and drew input from over 450 marketing organizations and agencies in North America with an email focus. It examines the big changes, reveals current adaptive practices, and explores the creative ways in which email marketers are responding to new challenges.

Survey Reports

State of Digital Marketing in Australia 2012


The State of Digital Marketing in Australia report, published by Econsultancy in association with Marketing Magazine, looks in detail at the current level of spending across different marketing channels, how companies are measuring marketing effectiveness and examines the existing levels of industry skills and knowledge.

The next edition of this report will be available at the end of January 2013.

Best Practice Guides

Checkout Optimization Guide: 70 ways to increase conversion rates


Problems with the checkout process are still the biggest single source of revenue loss for most e-commerce businesses. This report identifies 70 awesome recommendations and includes lots of practical insight to help you reduce your checkout abandonment rates.

Best Practice Guides

The Internationalisation of E-commerce: A Best Practice Guide


Econsultancy's Internationalisation of E-commerce Best Practice Guide is a comprehensive report designed to help businesses understand the benefits and challenges of selling online in other markets. The report details the complex issues associated with cross-border ecommerce, including pricing, shipping and legislation. The report also contains best practice tips for internationalising the brand online, including how to tailor the user experience for local market needs. 

Best Practice Guides

How to Run a Successful E-commerce ITT


Econsultancy’s How to Run a Successful E-commerce ITT best practice guide is absolutely essential reading for organizations considering a new e-commerce platform or upgrading their existing systems. The comprehensive 95-page report is aimed at helping in-company e-commerce managers to understand the skills and techniques required to manage the Invitation to Tender process in a professional and expedient manner.

Buyer's Guides

Web Analytics Buyer's Guide 2012


An invaluable resource for those investigating the market for web analytics, with profiles of 14 leading vendors, the latest market trends and tips and pitfalls for buyers. The report provides details on the issues and trends affecting this sector, as well as information about best practice and tips for successful online measurement strategies.

Best Practice Guides

Digital Marketing: Organisational Structures and Resourcing Best Practice Guide 2011


The Digital Marketing: Organisational Structures and Resourcing Best Practice Guide aims to identify common issues, themes and challenges faced by managers and organisations in structuring their digital marketing capabilities and programs. The best practice recommendations included in this report are designed to help you respond to these challenges, with a focus on the best strategies, frameworks and opportunities for digital success.

Event Presentations

M-commerce Innovation Briefing


This 100+ slide presentation, delivered at an Econsultancy trends briefing, covers m-commerce and associated innovation, trends, and strategies. With the rise in usage of smart devices and the inevitable excitement with the latest tablet playthings, this presentation is packed with cutting edge examples marketers can use to understand the relevance of m-commerce to their business.