WSI Social Media Trends Report 2009

As the global online population grows, so does the popularity of Social Media.  The increasing growth of these communities and the usage of Social Media tools offers marketers an exceptional opportunity– to reap the benefits of allocating their marketing dollars to more effectively reach their target audience.

According to findings from the recent eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, 42% of marketers worldwide planned to increase their marketing spend in Social Media, while 35.5% planned to maintain their current budgets.  Interestingly, video advertising spend saw the largest increase (61.5%).

This report summarizes current Social Media trends, and covers the following areas:

  • Social Networking Usage
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Media Ad Spending
  • Facebook and MySpace Ad Spending
  • Social Media Tools
  • Importance and Effectiveness
  • Lead Generation
  • Tracking Social Media

Be sure to download the report at our Knowledge Center to get the full story. It’s full of charts and statistics, and is an east read as it gets straight to the point.

If you are interested in discussing how Social Media can help you grow your business, please contact us at (916) 933-7414 or

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