Today, marketers have more options than ever to try to target consumers. So what is the best media now? There’s no one answer that works for all businesses. In the infographic below, we take a look at how different formats stack up.
If you like to stay on top of business and economic news, chances are you’re familiar with the Economist’s Big Mac Index: what in its own words is “a fun guide to whether currencies are at their “correct” level.” Simply put, if a Big Mac costs 44% less in China than it does in the U.S., this suggests that the yuan is 44% undervalued against the dollar. Likewise, if a Big Mac is 23% more expensive in Canada than in the U.S., that shows the Canadian dollar is 23% overvalued. The infogrpahic below illustrates the latest Big Mac Index update, released on July 28, 2011.
We have really appreciated everyone who is staying connected through our Infographics newsletter, and we are happy to bring fresh infographics to you for the iPad and iPhone with our brand newInfographics app, which you can download for free. If you have a chance to check it out on an iPad, that is definitely the way to go for the best browsing experience, but the iPhone version will give you some mobile eye candy as well. This is version 1.0 and there are a lot of new features in the works along with a version for Droid coming soon.
While your bank can’t travel around in your back pocket, your mobile phone can. In fact, it is probably always with you. Today, more people are recognizing the growing number of features banks and other financial institutions offer their customers in the form of mobile banking apps and the mobile web. Take a look at how fast mobile banking is growing and learn what you can do to stay safe while mobile banking.
The summer months are designed for community activities. Families escape the heat at the local pool, cheer on their local baseball team at the ballpark, and seek out entertainment and amusement at the county fair. The age-old tradition of the county fair encourages a “buy local” mentality with local businesses occupying many of the vendor booths. In this infographic, we look at how small businesses cash in on these timeless happenings.
Every shopper loves a good deal, which is why the popularity of daily deals sites has skyrocketed in the past several years. But for all the excitement, experts are divided on whether daily deals sites are here to stay or just the latest flash in the Internet’s pan. We explore the current state of daily deals websites, the rise of their popularity, and what the future might hold.
The dreaded workplace meeting brings all sorts of communicators to the same table, and unfortunately each party present has their own unique way of surviving with the discussion. Let’s examine some of the most common employee profiles.
Dreaded by children, highly anticipated by parents, the first day of school is right around the corner! With the new school year comes new shoes, new pens, and a new outfit… Ethical Ocean took a look at the hefty environmental cost of all that ‘new’ and the waste that comes with it.
Hunch correlations are the result of millions of answers to Teach Hunch About You (THAY) questions. They’re based on hard numbers supplied by a diverse group of people all over the world. If they confirm a stereotype, don’t shoot the messenger or our infographical friends at Column Five Media. Point your finger (or cursor) at the thousands of Hunch users who teach us what THAYs say.