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Hitwise Intelligence - Asia Pacific

New article, new blog - Australian Media Consumption

September 14, 2011

The article Australian Media Consumption is available over on the new Marketing Forward Asia Pacific blog. Australian Media Consumption In the last few weeks we’ve spent a lot of time in the media space, specifically the online media space: who... Continue reading...

Posted by Tim Lovitt at 03:08 PM | (0) | (0)
In Categories Media

Mortgages up, Home Loans and Credit Cards steady

August 31, 2011

The recently released April-June Quarterly Banking Review (available for download) spotlights the habits of Australian consumers – not only are we saving more and paying down debt, but we're not thinking about new debt unless it’s a mortgage. Searches for... Continue reading...

Posted by Tim Lovitt at 01:07 PM | (0) | (0)
In Categories Finance

The Winner of The Block

August 19, 2011

Melbourne PR and Communications consultant Hamish Jones yesterday tweeted a question close to our hearts:Never watched an episode of #The Block. Are these odds likely to accurate reflect the results? Not being home renovators was part of it, but... Continue reading...

Posted by Tim Lovitt at 06:14 AM | (0) | (0)
In Categories Media | Power of Search | Prediction | twitter

Predicting Masterchef

August 12, 2011

Predicting winners is big business, whether in business, at the track, or a punt between friends. To quote the abstract of Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice by Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz, “market-generated forecasts typically outperform most moderately sophisticated... Continue reading...

Posted by Tim Lovitt at 05:09 PM | (0) | (0)
In Categories Masterchef | Power of Search | Prediction

Huffpo Australia

July 29, 2011

Announced recently at the Cannes Lions, the Huffington Post is soon to be launching an outpost in Australia. This seemed a little strange to us here – Australia is small in comparison to the US, we have a range of... Continue reading...

Posted by Tim Lovitt at 01:06 PM | (1) | (0)
In Categories Media | Politics | Publishing

Australia's enthusiasm for the NBN

July 18, 2011

Whilst the NBN contractual announcements of the other week were more than enough to send Twitter crazy , the consumer interest in all things high-speed from Australians is greater than it might seem. Firstly, using Topsy’s Twitter analytics, we can... Continue reading...

Posted by Tim Lovitt at 08:27 PM | (0) | (0)
In Categories nbn | twitter

12 things you need to know about Facebook (Australia)

October 13, 2010

While Sony Pictures are releasing the movie ‘The Social Network ‘in Australian cinemas on October 28 well behind the US and UK, I couldn’t resist providing some updated data around Facebook after seeing my colleague ,Robin Goad’s post yesterday. For... Continue reading...

Posted by Alan Long at 06:18 PM | (0) | (0)

Private Shopping Clubs dominate Apparel Sites in Australia

September 29, 2010

Apparel retailers in Australia have really embraced the online channel in the past few years, reflected by significant year on year growth of 49% in visits during August 2010. Other fast moving industries included; Appliances and Electronics (+26.7%), Computers (+18.2%),... Continue reading...

Posted by Sandra Hanchard at 06:34 PM | (0) | (0)
In Categories Apparel and Accessories | Shopping and Classifieds