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Dec 04, 2019, 08:40 ET Older Generations More Likely to Use Voice Search, Suggesting a Solution to Generational Digital Divide

Voice search can benefit older users who may struggle to type or use a mouse, indicating how the technology can help bridge the digital divide,...


Nov 21, 2019, 09:30 ET New Data from The Manifest Says Most People Don't Actually Care About Instagram Removing "Like" Counts

Most people don't care if Instagram users can see likes, suggests a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. Media coverage...


Nov 14, 2019, 08:56 ET 56% of People Own at Least One Wearable, as Google Competes for Market Share

More than half of people (56%) own at least one wearable in the U.S., according to a new survey by The Manifest, a business news and how-to site....


Oct 17, 2019, 08:42 ET New Report Finds That More Than Half of Wearable Users Fear Inaccurate Health Data, Malfunctions; Users Cautioned Against Relying on Devices

Wearables may provide helpful health data, but people are concerned that their fitness tracker could give inaccurate medical data, according to a new ...


Sep 26, 2019, 08:54 ET More People are Familiar with Fitbit Wearable Brand, Despite Apple Watch Dominating in Revenue

Fitbit and Apple Watch both excel in brand recognition in the wearable market, according to a new survey by The Manifest, a business news and how-to...


Sep 05, 2019, 08:40 ET Both Liberals, Conservatives Say They Are Confident They Can Spot Fake News as the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Draws Near

People are aware of fake news on social media and are confident in their ability to spot it, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business...


Aug 07, 2019, 08:41 ET Despite Recent Scandals, Facebook Influences People's Buying Decisions More Than 7 Other Social Media Platforms Combined

People turn to Facebook more than any other social media platform to inform their buying decisions, suggests a new survey from The Manifest, a...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:42 ET YouTube Gaining Popularity With Generation Z as Demand for Video Content Rises, Facebook's Popularity Declining

Facebook is generally considered the pinnacle of social media success, boasting the most active users. Facebook's reign as the "king" of social media ...


Jun 20, 2019, 08:48 ET Only 6% of Small Businesses Focused on Retaining Customers, Despite Main Digital Marketing Goal of Increasing Sales

Almost one-third of small businesses (31%) concentrate their digital marketing efforts on increasing sales, but most aren't prioritizing engaging...


Jun 06, 2019, 08:37 ET New Research Suggests Direct Mail is Still a Valuable Communication Tool for Small Businesses

While many industries focus on popular online platforms such as social media and email to communicate with customers, more traditional channels can...


May 22, 2019, 08:45 ET 96% of People Have Seen Ads That Reference Their Location, Indicating the Prevalence of Location-Specific Advertising

Nearly all people (96%) have seen advertisements that reference their location, showcasing the widespread use of location tracking technology. This...


May 02, 2019, 08:41 ET Only 40% of Small Businesses Encourage Customers to Leave Positive Online Reviews Despite Online Reputation Management Best Practices

Although 53% of small businesses actively manage online reviews by publicly responding to them, less than half of small businesses proactively...


Apr 24, 2019, 08:52 ET More Than 90% of Small Businesses Will Increase Advertising Spending in 2019

Nearly all small businesses (91%) plan to invest more in advertising in 2019, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to ...


Apr 10, 2019, 08:42 ET Nearly 80% of Small Businesses Are Confident They Understand SEO Best Practices, But the SEO Activities They Prioritize Say Otherwise, New Survey Finds

Seventy-eight percent (78%) of small businesses with an SEO strategy claim they are confident in their understanding of SEO best practices, according ...


Mar 27, 2019, 08:49 ET Nearly Half of Social Media Users View Facebook Negatively After Cambridge Analytica but Many Still Use the Platform, New Survey Finds

Forty-four percent (44%) of social media users still have a negative opinion of Facebook because of the Cambridge Analytica data breach, according to ...


Mar 21, 2019, 08:49 ET 95% of Small Businesses Will Increase Their Digital Marketing Spending in 2019, According to New Survey

It's nearly unanimous among small businesses: Invest more in digital media with an emphasis on social media to boost brand awareness and generate...


Feb 27, 2019, 08:45 ET Millennials More Likely to Advertise on Traditional Mediums Than Older Generations

Millennial small business owners and managers value advertising for their businesses more than older generations, according to a new survey from The...


Feb 20, 2019, 08:37 ET Most Employees Claim They Will Refuse to Accept a Job with a Higher Salary from a Company That Fails to Act Against Sexual Harassment

Most employees will not accept a job with higher pay from an employer that fails to act against sexual harassment, according to a recent survey of...


Jan 23, 2019, 08:45 ET Men Twice as Willing to Share Their Location With Strangers Than Women

Men are more willing to share their location data freely compared to women, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to...


Jan 17, 2019, 08:31 ET One-Third of Americans Like, Share, or Post on Social Media More Than 10 Times Per Day

Thirty percent (30%) of social media users interact on social media at least 10 times per day by either liking, sharing, or posting content,...


Dec 03, 2018, 08:45 ET Nearly All Pokémon Go App Users Meet New People While Playing

Most Pokémon Go users encounter strangers while playing the mobile game, according to a new survey from The Manifest a business news and how-to...


Nov 07, 2018, 08:45 ET Nearly Two-Thirds of Businesses Say They Actively Implement Feedback From Mobile App Reviews

Nearly two-thirds of businesses (63%) actively collect and implement feedback from reviews into their apps, according to a new survey by The...


Oct 24, 2018, 09:08 ET Most Businesses Find Success Using Social Media and Third Party Marketing Agencies to Market Apps

Companies rely on social media the most to market their mobile app, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website....


Oct 17, 2018, 08:37 ET YouTube and Instagram Gaining Ground Among Social Media Users, According to New Survey From The Manifest

People tend to use social media – particularly YouTube and Instagram – more in 2018 compared to 2017, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a...


Sep 27, 2018, 08:34 ET Nearly 90% of App Developers and Marketers Say Their App Is a Financial Success, But Is It True?

Nearly 90% of app developers and marketers (88%) say their app has made money and is a financial success, according to a new survey from The...