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Online advertising to exceed 10% of budgets in 8 markets by 2008

Media research firm Zenithoptimedia reports that 8 countries will dedicate more than 10% of their budgets to online marketing by 2008. Two countries will already cross that barrier this year – the UK adn Sweden – interestingly not the US.

The 8 countries are:-

  • Australia
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Norway
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • UK
  • In 2008 it is estimated that 17.2% of marketing spend in the UK will dedicated to online and online will be ahead of cinema and outdoor forms of advertising and not far behind radio. Smaller advertisers in particular are to benefit from the affordability and targeting capabilities of the internet (which means ‘search’ to you and me!!)

    Internet advertising expenditure is to rise globally by 84% between 2005 and 2008.

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    Andy Atkins-Kruger

    CEO at Webcertain
    Andy is the CEO of Webcertain. He is a trained linguist with 20 years of experience in international marketing, having helped major brand leaders with their advertising and public relations projects on five continents. Webcertain has been operating multilingual search marketing campaigns for over 15 years and is one of few agencies which only deal with international campaigns; the company doesn't deal in single market projects. Andy speaks regularly at conferences around the world.

    One Response to Online advertising to exceed 10% of budgets in 8 markets by 2008

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