Global internet statistics for 2018

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

billion internet users, which is 52% of the world’s population. Average daily internet usage has surpassed 6 h ours. The average internet user spends around 6 hours each day using the internet. Asia holds half of the world’s internet users, however, Africa has the fastest growth rate. While Asia continues to grow its dominant share of overall internet users, Africa’s users are growing at the fastest rate. Voice-controlled internet is growing rapidly.

The internet of things

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

To some of you, the phrase “internet of things” may be outdated (it was first used by Kevin Ashton in 1999) , to others it may be brand new. “The Internet of Things (IoT) is a computing concept that describes a future where everyday physical objects will be connected to the Internet and will be able to identify themselves to other devices. Your car detects (via GPS and a connection to the internet) that you are driving by an appliance store.


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Nationality of the Internet

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This is a visual representation of the “nationality&# of traffic on the internet, created by California’s Co-operative Association for Internet Data Analysis. Now let’s compare this with the latest internet usage statistics from the Internet World Stats data centre (in descending order): Users. Asia: 825 million internet users (42% of world total). Europe: 475 million internet users (24.2% Africa: 111 million internet users (5.6%

3 Ways the Internet of Things Can Save Our Environment

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3 Ways the Internet of Things Can Save Our Environment. One of the major ways environmental issues are being dealt with is the utilization of the Internet of Things (IoT). Here are 3 ways of how the Internet of Things can save our environment: .

Are planned giving prospects on the Internet?


I think it’s safe to say that the argument is over— seniors and all other planned giving prospects are on the Internet. As of April 2012, 53% of American adults age 65 and older use the internet or email. Still less likely than all other age groups to use the internet, the latest data represent the first time that half of seniors are going online. Once online, most seniors make internet use a regular part of their lives.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Pew Research Keeps Us Up With Changing Faces of Internet

Non Profit Marketing 360

The latest surveys carried out by the Pew Internet and American Life Project are tracking both the most popular online social-networking platforms and the kinds of people who are using them. We enjoy sharing such findings with our readers because the information the folks at the Pew Internet group can help nonprofits refine their online efforts for the many constituencies that these nonprofits want to reach. Overview of Pew Internet poll on social networking use.

#Tech: Pew Internet Project Breaks Down Use Of Communications Tech Across Generations

Non Profit Marketing 360

Click to enlarge (from the Pew Internet Project). The contours of the findings of the Pew Internet and American Life Project report on ‘Generations and their Gadgets’ you probably already know: Younger Americans use more mobile devices than older Americans. Older Americans generally access the internet from a desktop computer, whereas those under 35 tend to do so with a laptop/netbook.

Allstar Blog: The Internet Marketing Driver


On Friday, I stumbled on Glenn Gabe's blog: The Internet Marketing Driver. Even with my notoriously fickle attention span I spent at least 3o minutes on Glenn's blog, totally immersed in his posts. I don't know Glenn, so this is not one of those you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours blogosphere endorsements, but I would strongly recommend that anyone interested in social marketing read Glenn's blog religiously.

Save the Internet — Do It Now: It’s Up to Us

Getting Attention

On Jan 24th, Congress will vote to pass internet censorship in the Senate, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill – PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House – to protect our rights to free speech, privacy, and prosperity. I urge you to act now to fight these bills–my voice, and many others, are in peril: Contact your representative and senators to tell them to oppose PIPA & SOPA. Sign this petition.

100+ Profitable Niches List for 2021 & Beyond!

Getting Attention

Lately I’ve been getting a TON of emails asking me the very same question:“What are the most profitable niches in Internet Marketing?”So, Internet Marketing

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Our Inadequate Use of the Internet in Etail Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

However, rare is the etail cause marketing promotion that really makes good use of the Internet’s many powers. My friends, it’s time that we start really using the power of the Internet when activating etail cause marketing. Census figures put ecommerce at 5.1 percent of total retail sales in the second quarter of 2012, up from 4.6 percent in the second quarter of 2011.

Cause Marketing With Internet Games

Cause Related Marketing

It was my initial intent to shower praise on the cool The Bread Art Project, sponsored by The Grain Foods Foundation, a trade group, and benefiting the domestic anti-hunger charity Feeding America, (aka America's Second Harvest) But I can’t.The Grain Foods Foundation will donate $50,000 and as much as another $50,000 based on the number of Bread Art submissions. When I visited the counter said.

Internet And Civic Engagement

The Agitator

First up is a new report from the Pew internet Project, called The Internet & Civic Engagement. I can only barely scratch the surface by giving you their topline observations here: Whether they take place on the internet or off, traditional political activities remain the domain of those with high levels of income and education. In addition, they are even more active than those who do not use the internet at all.

Key takeaways from the Internet Trends Report

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Meeker, partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, presented the 2014 Internet Trends report during this week’s Code Conference. Mobile traffic is currently 25% of all global Internet traffic, a sharp jump from the 14% seen this time last year. KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Affectionately known as “Queen of the Net,” Mary Meeker is back with her zeitgeist of digital insight.

Voter Use Of Internet During 2010 Campaign

The Agitator

Pew Internet Research has released new survey data on Internet usage by American onliners during the 2010 election campaigns. Don't Miss these Posts Hot Research advocacy communications issue fundraising online activism online advocacy online fundraising online video pew internet project politics social networkingShould be of special interest to our advocacy group communicators and fundraisers. Here are some findings.

Turn Tech Leaders Into Top Donors: How to Court the Internet Elite

Mission Minded

We recently discussed the subject of how to effectively court the internet elite with some Bay Area nonprofit executives keen to zero in on this topic. Has your board ever made the helpful suggestion that you should be getting large gifts for your nonprofit from the millionaires of Silicon Valley? The centerpiece of the discussion […].

Internet Telethons and Cause-Related Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Years ago when I was still writing the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon (CMN), I would get a call about every month or so from someone who was interested in producing a telethon and wanted to learn how CMN did it.Of course I did my level best to dissuade them because who needs the competition, right?But But beyond that everyone that called thought that producing a telethon was a matter of setting.

7 Reasons YOU’RE not making any money online

Getting Attention

You have no idea what Internet Marketing REALLY is Let’s face the facts here, many people think Internet […]. Internet MarketingTop 7 Reasons YOU’RE not making any money online Yup, you read it right. I’m calling YOU out! ??

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7 Things I Learned from Neil Patel about Online Marketing

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Internet MarketingNeil Patel is definitely one of the coolest guys I’ve ever come across. Being both humorous and extremely clever, Neil is like a younger brother of Seth Godin, easily the best marketer of the decade!

Mobile Internet Access In Developing Countries

Social Marketing and Social Change

Broadband connectivity for internet access is spotty at best, and the promise of the internet for billions is still a few years away (2015?) Mirroring, or perhaps even eclipsing, a trend among poorer people in developed countries, some analysts see mobile access as the primary way in which people in emerging markets will connect with the internet. Indonesia, Egypt and Russia are the strongest growth markets for mobile internet browser maker Opera.

Search Engine Optimization Tips

Getting Attention

Internet MarketingSearch Engine Optimization Tips – Jeff Lenney’s SEO Manifesto For Exponential Organic Traffic Growth! Before we begin, let us address one important thing… Why Should You Listen To Me?

Internet for Everyone

Marketing for Nonprofits

I just joined Internet for Everyone , a coalition of individuals and organizations who believe that "High-speed Internet, or "broadband," is one of the most transformative communications technologies in human history. In just over a decade, broadband has completely changed commerce, public discourse, and how we interact with each other and the rest of the world. Broadband is no longer a luxury—it’s a public necessity."

10 Email Marketing Best Practices for Affiliate Marketers (2019 Update)

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most of you know, I’ve been working with Internet Marketing Superstar, Anik Singal, for a few years now as his head coach. Below, I’m going to give you a list of MY personal Top 10 Email Marketing Best Practices for affiliate marketers. A little Background on me, first.As

Internet for ALL

Marketing for Nonprofits

The Internet is the most powerful distribution vehicle in the history of mankind! Don't you LOVE hyperbole?) - The Internet has empowered all of us to find our voices, join and lead conversations, and become part of the collective discourse. View Upload your own I had the privilege of speaking yesterday (twice!) to a group of nonprofit leaders at the 7 th Annual Hampton Roads Institute for Nonprofit Leadership Conference on the topic of - you guessed it - ONLINE MARKETING!

Election 2008 And The Internet

The Agitator

Here from Pew Research is — for my money — the definitive report on the role of the internet in last year’s election. Some 74% of internet users–representing 55% of the entire adult population–went online in 2008 to get involved in the political process or to get news and information about the election. Fully 45% of internet users went online to watch a video related to the campaign.

How to get Rich Overnight!

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Internet Marketing how to get rich online how to get rich overnight internet marketing scamsSo, you want to Get Rich Quick…?

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Keyword Research 101: Use this trick for Endless Blog Post Ideas

Getting Attention

Internet MarketingOut of Blog Post Ideas? I got you covered! If you’re looking for a new way to come up with blog post ideas, you’re in the right place.

Does the Internet Increase Civic Engagement?

Social Marketing and Social Change

When it comes to whether the internet is stimulating an increase in social action and making it more accessible to all, however, a new report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project on The Internet and Civic Engagement concludes: Contrary to the hopes of some advocates, the internet is not changing the socioeconomic character of civic engagement in America.

10 Epic Blogging Tips & Tricks

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Internet MarketingYou may or may not already know this, but… Blogging is an amazingly great way to grow your business, both online or offline! Today I’m going to share with you 10 simple tips to help you kick ass with your blogging!

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9 Tips for Writing EPIC Email Subject Lines

Getting Attention

Internet MarketingIt’s often said that one should not judge a book solely by its cover. But hey, nobody said anything about emails! The fact is that people DO judge emails by their subject lines.

The Best Affiliate Networks for 2020!

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Internet MarketingIn this post I'm going to go into the Best Affiliate Marketing Networks for 2020 and beyond! One of the BIGGEST Issues I find new Affiliate Marketers struggle with is WHAT products to promote, and where to find the best affiliate networks with the biggest payouts!

Trends: Internet Demographics and Embracing Failure


That’s changed over the years, particularly with the internet boom. The Millennials, Gen Xers, and the Matures. Millennials (ages 18-33) are an important demographic to the nonprofit sector. The are tech savvy. They love their gadgets and are constantly on the web via laptops and mobile devices.

There is no where left for young people to hide on the internet


Last June, a certain presidential candidate admitted to the New York Times that "I don't e-mail. I've never felt the particular need to e-mail." Fast forward one election lost and a party recovering from "social media whiplash" and guess we learn that Senator McCain is doing a " Twitterview " with ABC's George Stephanopoulos.

What is CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization)?

Getting Attention

Internet MarketingIn this post, I'm going to tackle a question as old as time itself; What is CRO, or Conversion Rate Optimization.As a full-time Affiliate ?Marketer, Marketer, I've been ?utilizing utilizing CRO ?(conversion

Work From Home Stuffing Envelopes – 100% Scam

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Internet Marketing hazel peppergood hazelpeppergood scam is hazelpeppergood a scam? Work From Home Stuffing Envelopes, AKA: A Story of How You Got Screwed, Again.

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Innovations in Online Advertising [Internet Advocacy Roundtable, June 2013]


This month''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable features a discussion on the cutting edge of online advertising from three companies that are breaking new ground on targeted advertising for advocacy and politics. Tomorrow, on June 20 from noon-2pm ET, the Internet Advocacy Roundtable will feature speakers from three companies using data collected from cookies appended to voter files and other data sources to create highly targeted ad campaigns: Jim Walsh , Founding Partner of DSPolitical.


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Does the Internet Inspire Youth Activism or Slacktivism?


The Internet can serve as a gateway to online and offline civic and political engagement, including volunteerism, community problem-solving, and protest activity.&#. Will the Millennials be a generation of social activists or slacktivists? That’s a big question on nonprofits’ minds, which are trying to engage with them early in hopes of developing long-term relationships with these future donors. Unfortunately, Millennials have been portrayed as the “me generation&#.

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Slacktivism: Why Snopes got it Wrong About Internet Petitions


And so it goes with an unfortunate entry on (a site usually quite good about debunking urban legends), that characterizes "internet petitions" as "slacktivism", a pejorative suggesting that activism is worthless if it doesn't require considerable effort. In Snopes ' original "internet petitions" post they correctly labeled those petitions a waste of time. "It is always with the best intentions that the worst work is done," observed Oscar Wilde.

Crowdsource This… and That: Getting Creative with Crowdsourcing Strategy (Internet Advocacy Roundtable, April 2013)


April''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable featured speakers who’ve used crowdsourcing in some very creative ways to great effect. Watch April''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable: "Crowdsource This… and That: Getting Creative with Crowdsourcing Strategy" to hear insights on crowdsourcing from some very smart people doing very interesting projects. Crowdsourcing is all the rage.

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Internet Fame and the True Impact of Influence


A group of us are going to be talking about Internet Fame and the True Impact of Influence in a BlogTalkRadio show on Wednesday February 9 at 10pm ET. You may be aware that there is a big debate going on in the social media blogosphere about "influence". We're all familiar with the mantra that we should be out there leveraging influencers in our communities in order to get the word out about our causes, brands or services.

Should we have a new non-profit-only Internet domain?

Giving in a Digital World

I attended an interesting meeting last week, along with folks from a few other charities and non-profit-related organisations, to hear about the plans in place to introduce new Internet Top Level Domains ( TLDs ) to add to those you’ll already know –,org, etc – and in particular to discuss what benefit might come from introducing a new non-profit-only community TLD.

Should we have a new nonprofit-only Internet domain?

Giving in a Digital World

I attended an interesting meeting last week, along with folks from a few other charities and nonprofit-related organisations, to hear about the plans in place to introduce new Internet Top Level Domains ( TLDs ) to add to those you’ll already know –,org, etc – and in particular to discuss what benefit might come from introducing a new nonprofit-only community TLD.