SIC 7311 | NAICS 541810 & 519130
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:
Online trade publications cover all aspects of the digital marketing industry, with daily news coverage including breaking stories, industry trends, feature announcements, and recent changes at platforms used by digital and search marketers to reach consumers online. All articles are available free online, with daily newsletter subscriptions for all three of these publications available with e-mail registration.
Semiannual report provides an analysis of internet ad revenue trends based on a survey of firms that generate internet/online/mobile ad revenue, including ad networks and exchanges, consumer online services, websites, e-mail providers, mobile devices, and other companies selling online ads, as well as other publicly available corporate information. Current and prior reports can be viewed free online.
Annual survey provides a detailed analysis of the search and digital marketing industries, with topics covered in the survey including organic search engine optimization, click fraud awareness/concerns, search engine advertising investment/price elasticity, resource allocation, and future feature desires. Survey report is available only to SEMPO members and organizations that participated in the survey.
Subscription service provides a comprehensive compilation of statistics and research including data, facts, charts, and figures for use in presentations and reports and understanding the marketplace as a whole. Geographic regions for which information is available include North America, Latin America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, MENA (Middle East/North Africa), and ANZ (Australia/New Zealand).
Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of this service sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with information provided including historical and forecast ad spending by mode/format (e.g., search, display, and other modes/formats) and end-use market (e.g., financial services, automotive, entertainment and media, retail, telecommunication, and other market sectors).
In-depth research reports provide a detailed analysis of the market for this service sector on a global and regional basis by category, type, device/display, and platform, with service segments addressed separately in individual reports including ad spending by application, internet ad spending, mobile ad markets, programmatic display advertising, online classified ad platforms, and digital retail marketing.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue for companies that create digital advertising campaigns for various types of digital media, with services commonly provided including digital display advertising, search engine optimization/marketing, social media optimization/marketing, and email/mobile messaging marketing.
Annual salary guide provides compensation data for advertising and marketing personnel in the U.S. and Canada, with various positions covered by the survey including media director, digital marketing manager, e-commerce marketing manager, digital community manager, SEO/SEM specialist, social media manager, and e-mail marketing specialist. Publication is available free online with registration.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as account executive, account manager, software engineer, data scientist, web developer, film/video editor, and graphic designer, with employers for which wage data is provided including Amazon, Inc., Google, LLC, Facebook, Inc., Cars.com, Inc., Yelp, Inc., AppNexus, Inc., and Quantcast Corporation.
Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.