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Q. Do you rely on Google Local Search for your business?
Total votes: 3668

1.
Yes
bar
0.90%
(33/3668)
2.
No
bar
99.10%
(3635/3668)
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Q. Have you ever purchased a product or service online using your smart phone?
Total votes: 24197

1.
Yes
bar
3.82%
(924/24197)
2.
No
bar
96.18%
(23273/24197)
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Q. If you own a local business what is your preferred way to promote it?
Total votes: 1727

1.
Search engine marketing
bar
2.61%
(45/1727)
2.
Advertise via local business directories
bar
19.22%
(332/1727)
3.
Local SEO
bar
21.08%
(364/1727)
4.
Content marketing
bar
19.05%
(329/1727)
5.
Telemarketing
bar
18.70%
(323/1727)
6.
Local flyer mailings
bar
19.34%
(334/1727)
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Q. What is the biggest factor in trying out a new service?
Total votes: 2573

1.
Coupon or promotional offer
bar
2.76%
(71/2573)
2.
Good explanation of the service
bar
34.01%
(875/2573)
3.
Simplicity of the service
bar
31.40%
(808/2573)
4.
Customer support
bar
31.83%
(819/2573)
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Q. How do you currently create most of your content?
Total votes: 2681

1.
I do it myself.
bar
3.54%
(95/2681)
2.
I hire someone.
bar
49.35%
(1323/2681)
3.
User-generated content.
bar
47.11%
(1263/2681)
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Q. How important is a domain name to the success of an online business?
Total votes: 3993

1.
Very important
bar
5.96%
(238/3993)
2.
Somewhat important
bar
46.21%
(1845/3993)
3.
Not important
bar
47.83%
(1910/3993)
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Q. Is your website mobile friendly?
Total votes: 4512

1.
Yes
bar
5.63%
(254/4512)
2.
No
bar
48.01%
(2166/4512)
3.
Im not sure
bar
46.37%
(2092/4512)
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Q. How long have you been doing business on the Internet?
Total votes: 4066

1.
I just got started.
bar
12.69%
(516/4066)
2.
1-2 years.
bar
22.26%
(905/4066)
3.
3-5 years.
bar
20.66%
(840/4066)
4.
5-10 years.
bar
21.74%
(884/4066)
5.
10+ years.
bar
22.65%
(921/4066)
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Q. What is your opinion of Google search engine?
Total votes: 2285

1.
Their search results have improved in recent years.
bar
8.27%
(189/2285)
2.
Their search results have gotten worse in recent years.
bar
30.07%
(687/2285)
3.
I am thinking of switching search engines.
bar
31.60%
(722/2285)
4.
I use a different search engine.
bar
30.07%
(687/2285)
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Q. For 2015, what areas of Internet Marketing will your focus on?
Total votes: 3670

1.
SEO
bar
5.59%
(205/3670)
2.
Pay Per Click or SEM
bar
18.20%
(668/3670)
3.
Banner Advertising
bar
18.75%
(688/3670)
4.
Email Marketing
bar
20.14%
(739/3670)
5.
Content Creation
bar
18.42%
(676/3670)
6.
All of the Above
bar
18.91%
(694/3670)
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Q. How optimistic are you about your holiday sales this year?
Total votes: 2160

1.
Feeling good. I expect to beat last years number.
bar
4.35%
(94/2160)
2.
Not good. This year has been slow.
bar
47.50%
(1026/2160)
3.
It is about the same as last year.
bar
48.15%
(1040/2160)
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Q. Which social media network do you use the most?
Total votes: 4157

1.
Facebook
bar
46.64%
(1939/4157)
2.
Twitter
bar
7.22%
(300/4157)
3.
LinkedIn
bar
7.12%
(296/4157)
4.
Pinterest
bar
6.62%
(275/4157)
5.
Google+
bar
7.75%
(322/4157)
6.
Instagram
bar
6.25%
(260/4157)
7.
Flikr
bar
6.23%
(259/4157)
8.
Reddit
bar
5.46%
(227/4157)
9.
Other
bar
6.71%
(279/4157)
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Q. What would you like to see more of on AddMe.com?
Total votes: 2669

1.
More tools and resources
bar
47.88%
(1278/2669)
2.
More articles and tutorials
bar
27.35%
(730/2669)
3.
More marketing services
bar
24.77%
(661/2669)
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Q. What is your preferred choice of communication when doing business online?
Total votes: 3159

1.
Phone
bar
41.25%
(1303/3159)
2.
Email
bar
30.48%
(963/3159)
3.
Chat
bar
28.27%
(893/3159)
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Q. Does your site have a local, country, or global audience?
Total votes: 2958

1.
Local
bar
42.60%
(1260/2958)
2.
Country
bar
26.74%
(791/2958)
3.
Global
bar
30.66%
(907/2958)
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Q. What is your opinion about the new domain extension that were introduced this year?
Total votes: 3189

1.
I never heard of the new domain extensions (gTLDs).
bar
43.99%
(1403/3189)
2.
It only adds more confusion to the Internet.
bar
11.01%
(351/3189)
3.
They are too expensive.
bar
10.79%
(344/3189)
4.
I think it is just hype and will never catch on.
bar
11.67%
(372/3189)
5.
I do not think customers will like them.
bar
11.51%
(367/3189)
6.
I like them and think it adds value to the Internet.
bar
11.04%
(352/3189)
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Q. What is your opinion about the new domain extension that were introduced this year?
Total votes: 0

1.
I never heard of the new domain extensions (gTLDs).
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
2.
It only adds more confusion to the Internet.
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
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Q. What is the toughest part about running your own website?
Total votes: 1016

1.
Updating and adding new content.
bar
42.13%
(428/1016)
2.
Making design changes.
bar
8.27%
(84/1016)
3.
Doing SEO.
bar
10.33%
(105/1016)
4.
Online advertising.
bar
11.91%
(121/1016)
5.
No time to manage it.
bar
8.37%
(85/1016)
6.
No budget to improve it.
bar
19.00%
(193/1016)
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Q. Which Search Engine Do You Use?
Total votes: 871

1.
Google
bar
66.70%
(581/871)
2.
Yahoo
bar
6.66%
(58/871)
3.
Bing
bar
4.48%
(39/871)
4.
AOL
bar
1.38%
(12/871)
5.
Other
bar
20.78%
(181/871)
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Q. What is your feeling about the economy?
Total votes: 402

1.
I live in the US and I feel like it is improving
bar
37.81%
(152/402)
2.
I live in the US and I feel like it is staying the same
bar
7.96%
(32/402)
3.
I live in the US and I feel like it is getting worse
bar
10.95%
(44/402)
4.
I live outside of the US and I feel like it is improving
bar
10.70%
(43/402)
5.
I live outside of the US and I feel like it is staying the same
bar
6.97%
(28/402)
6.
I live outside of the US and I feel like it is getting worse
bar
25.62%
(103/402)
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Q. Are you making any money online?
Total votes: 377

1.
Yes, I make my living online.
bar
46.68%
(176/377)
2.
Yes, I make a little each month.
bar
13.79%
(52/377)
3.
No, Im trying but no money yet.
bar
19.36%
(73/377)
4.
No, I havent started yet and just learning.
bar
20.16%
(76/377)
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Q. What is your opinion of PPC advertising, such as Google Adwords?
Total votes: 758

1.
I have tried it before but it didnt work.
bar
15.44%
(117/758)
2.
It was too expensive.
bar
9.76%
(74/758)
3.
I never tried it but willing to learn.
bar
7.39%
(56/758)
4.
I never tried it and still not interested.
bar
2.90%
(22/758)
5.
Im thinking of hiring an expert to manage it for me.
bar
2.90%
(22/758)
6.
What is PPC advertising?
bar
61.61%
(467/758)
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Q. What do you think about our website design? Be honest. We can handle it.
Total votes: 1969

1.
I like everything about it.
bar
13.51%
(266/1969)
2.
It needs a new design.
bar
3.25%
(64/1969)
3.
It looks ok but it needs a new menu structure.
bar
2.59%
(51/1969)
4.
I dont like anything about it.
bar
80.65%
(1588/1969)
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Q. What do you think about our website design? Be honest. We can handle it.
Total votes: 0

1.
I like everything about it.
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
2.
It needs a new design.
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
3.
It looks ok, but it needs a new menu structure.
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
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Q. What is your monthly budget to promote your website?
Total votes: 2704

1.
$0-100
bar
5.25%
(142/2704)
2.
$101-250
bar
0.81%
(22/2704)
3.
$251-500
bar
0.48%
(13/2704)
4.
$500-1000
bar
0.15%
(4/2704)
5.
$1000+
bar
93.31%
(2523/2704)
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Q. What best describes your role?
Total votes: 1363

1.
Small business owner
bar
5.72%
(78/1363)
2.
Freelancer
bar
2.05%
(28/1363)
3.
Online marketer or SEO
bar
3.30%
(45/1363)
4.
Domainer
bar
0.22%
(3/1363)
5.
Web designer or developer
bar
1.25%
(17/1363)
6.
Writer
bar
0.95%
(13/1363)
7.
New and learning
bar
86.50%
(1179/1363)
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Q. How do you primarily learn about SEO or online marketing?
Total votes: 319

1.
Read online blogs or articles
bar
22.26%
(71/319)
2.
Watch videos or podcasts
bar
14.11%
(45/319)
3.
Discuss at forums
bar
2.19%
(7/319)
4.
Read books
bar
61.44%
(196/319)
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Q. How has the Google Penguin updates affected your site?
Total votes: 1546

1.
Lost rankings
bar
9.31%
(144/1546)
2.
Gained rankings
bar
1.36%
(21/1546)
3.
No change
bar
3.17%
(49/1546)
4.
What is a Google Penguin?
bar
86.16%
(1332/1546)
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Q. How did you build your website?
Total votes: 155

1.
Hired a web designer
bar
10.32%
(16/155)
2.
Used an online site builder service
bar
14.84%
(23/155)
3.
Used an HTML editing software
bar
18.71%
(29/155)
4.
Used a CMS program like Wordpress
bar
20.00%
(31/155)
5.
I do not have a website
bar
36.13%
(56/155)
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Q. How do you primarily connect to the Internet?
Total votes: 397

1.
Desktop computer
bar
51.13%
(203/397)
2.
Laptop
bar
28.72%
(114/397)
3.
Tablet
bar
4.03%
(16/397)
4.
Smart phone
bar
16.12%
(64/397)
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Q. Did you register a domain name for your web business?
Total votes: 832

1.
Yes!
bar
16.47%
(137/832)
2.
No
bar
83.53%
(695/832)
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Q. How do you plan on promoting your website or blog?
Total votes: 2541

1.
SEO
bar
9.56%
(243/2541)
2.
PPC
bar
0.94%
(24/2541)
3.
Buy traffic
bar
1.30%
(33/2541)
4.
Banner advertising
bar
1.14%
(29/2541)
5.
Social media
bar
3.15%
(80/2541)
6.
I dont know yet
bar
83.90%
(2132/2541)
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Q. What do you do with your website?
Total votes: 409

1.
Offer information or blog
bar
15.16%
(62/409)
2.
Offer a service
bar
9.54%
(39/409)
3.
Sell products
bar
75.31%
(308/409)
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Q. What Type of Web Hosting Service Do You Use?
Total votes: 211

1.
Free Hosting
bar
45.97%
(97/211)
2.
Shared Hosting
bar
14.22%
(30/211)
3.
VPS Hosting
bar
2.37%
(5/211)
4.
Dedicated Hosting
bar
5.21%
(11/211)
5.
Reseller Hosting
bar
32.23%
(68/211)
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Q. What is the Most Important Factor of Buying a Product or Service Online?
Total votes: 403

1.
Price
bar
18.36%
(74/403)
2.
Quality
bar
7.44%
(30/403)
3.
Features
bar
2.48%
(10/403)
4.
Brand Name
bar
1.49%
(6/403)
5.
Customer Service
bar
3.72%
(15/403)
6.
all of the above
bar
66.50%
(268/403)
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Q. In a typical day, about how much time do you spend writing posts on blogs?
Total votes: 1757

1.
Hours
bar
16.90%
(297/1757)
2.
Minutes
bar
83.10%
(1460/1757)
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Q. Which social media buttons drives the most internet traffic to your website?
Total votes: 1649

1.
Facebook
bar
18.01%
(297/1649)
2.
Google+
bar
10.13%
(167/1649)
3.
LinkedIn
bar
1.82%
(30/1649)
4.
Pinterest
bar
0.73%
(12/1649)
5.
Twitter
bar
3.70%
(61/1649)
6.
YouTube
bar
65.62%
(1082/1649)
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Q. Who writes your website content?
Total votes: 731

1.
I do
bar
26.68%
(195/731)
2.
Content writing service
bar
5.61%
(41/731)
3.
Friend
bar
67.72%
(495/731)
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Q. Who does your websites SEO?
Total votes: 318

1.
I do it myself
bar
23.90%
(76/318)
2.
Hired someone
bar
2.52%
(8/318)
3.
A friend
bar
2.20%
(7/318)
4.
What is SEO?
bar
71.38%
(227/318)
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Q. Are you a member of a forum
Total votes: 7312

1.
Yes
bar
33.59%
(2456/7312)
2.
No
bar
27.42%
(2005/7312)
3.
What is a forum?
bar
38.99%
(2851/7312)
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Q. How often do you write a blog post?
Total votes: 2776

1.
4 times a week +
bar
26.12%
(725/2776)
2.
3 times a week
bar
10.30%
(286/2776)
3.
2 times a week
bar
8.39%
(233/2776)
4.
Less than 2 times a week
bar
55.19%
(1532/2776)
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Q. Got your iPad yet?
Total votes: 1429

1.
Yes
bar
9.73%
(139/1429)
2.
Not yet
bar
41.50%
(593/1429)
3.
Never will
bar
48.78%
(697/1429)
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Q. What would you like to see more of in our newsletter?
Total votes: 511

1.
Special offers
bar
13.31%
(68/511)
2.
More articles
bar
69.67%
(356/511)
3.
Information on industry events
bar
1.96%
(10/511)
4.
Features about sections on www.addme.com
bar
6.85%
(35/511)
5.
Nothing, it’s perfect
bar
8.22%
(42/511)
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Q. Which one of the following activities will you focus on in the next 2 months?
Total votes: 1042

1.
Email Marketing
bar
15.45%
(161/1042)
2.
Pay-per-click
bar
16.41%
(171/1042)
3.
Blogging
bar
12.96%
(135/1042)
4.
Search Engine Optimization
bar
33.40%
(348/1042)
5.
Social Networking
bar
11.80%
(123/1042)
6.
Banner Advertising
bar
9.98%
(104/1042)
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Q. Do you use paid search engine inclusion?
Total votes: 769

1.
Yes
bar
22.11%
(170/769)
2.
No
bar
57.48%
(442/769)
3.
What’s that?
bar
20.42%
(157/769)
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Q. How often do you submit your website to search engines?
Total votes: 1737

1.
Once a week
bar
24.99%
(434/1737)
2.
Once a month
bar
23.72%
(412/1737)
3.
Once a year
bar
22.97%
(399/1737)
4.
When ever I add new pages to the site
bar
28.32%
(492/1737)
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Q. Do You Own a Blog?
Total votes: 1483

1.
Yes
bar
69.05%
(1024/1483)
2.
No
bar
20.43%
(303/1483)
3.
What is a Blog?
bar
10.52%
(156/1483)
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Q. Do you have a Twitter account?
Total votes: 0

1.
Yes
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
2.
No
bar
0.00%
(0/0)
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Q. Would you attend a SEO training webinar?
Total votes: 428

1.
Yes
bar
64.72%
(277/428)
2.
No
bar
15.42%
(66/428)
3.
What is a webinar?
bar
19.86%
(85/428)
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Q. Which image search do you prefer?
Total votes: 1426

1.
Google
bar
74.40%
(1061/1426)
2.
Yahoo
bar
8.63%
(123/1426)
3.
MSN
bar
3.16%
(45/1426)
4.
AltaVista
bar
1.68%
(24/1426)
5.
Ask
bar
7.78%
(111/1426)
6.
Other
bar
4.35%
(62/1426)
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Q. Do you accept secure payments on your site?
Total votes: 641

1.
Yes
bar
57.25%
(367/641)
2.
No
bar
30.11%
(193/641)
3.
What is secure payment
bar
12.64%
(81/641)
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Q. When do you check your search engine rankings?
Total votes: 577

1.
Daily
bar
48.18%
(278/577)
2.
weekly
bar
19.58%
(113/577)
3.
Monthly
bar
14.21%
(82/577)
4.
Never
bar
18.02%
(104/577)
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Q. How many hours a month do you spend promoting your website?
Total votes: 466

1.
1 - 5
bar
20.82%
(97/466)
2.
6 - 15
bar
16.09%
(75/466)
3.
16 - 30
bar
12.45%
(58/466)
4.
30+
bar
28.97%
(135/466)
5.
Promoting?
bar
21.67%
(101/466)
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Q. Do you want to hear more about....
Total votes: 91

1.
SEO Tools
bar
38.46%
(35/91)
2.
Webmaster Tools
bar
8.79%
(8/91)
3.
Email Marketing Trends
bar
14.29%
(13/91)
4.
Link Building
bar
19.78%
(18/91)
5.
Content Building
bar
7.69%
(7/91)
6.
SEM / PPC Tips
bar
10.99%
(10/91)
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Q. Which form of Internet Marketing do you most commonly use?
Total votes: 208

1.
Paid Search
bar
12.98%
(27/208)
2.
Banner Advertising
bar
9.13%
(19/208)
3.
Email Marketing
bar
6.25%
(13/208)
4.
SEO
bar
25.48%
(53/208)
5.
Link Exchange
bar
34.13%
(71/208)
6.
Affiliate Marketing
bar
12.02%
(25/208)
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Q. What is your favorite Social Networking Website?
Total votes: 399

1.
Facebook
bar
56.14%
(224/399)
2.
Myspace
bar
18.05%
(72/399)
3.
Bebo
bar
2.01%
(8/399)
4.
LinkedIn
bar
4.26%
(17/399)
5.
hi5
bar
4.01%
(16/399)
6.
Wayn
bar
0.25%
(1/399)
7.
Friendster
bar
3.01%
(12/399)
8.
Other
bar
12.28%
(49/399)
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Q. What website statistics software do you use?
Total votes: 111

1.
Hitslink
bar
7.21%
(8/111)
2.
ClickTracks
bar
0.00%
(0/111)
3.
WebTrends
bar
3.60%
(4/111)
4.
AWStats
bar
9.01%
(10/111)
5.
OneStat
bar
2.70%
(3/111)
6.
NedStat
bar
1.80%
(2/111)
7.
Deepmetrix
bar
3.60%
(4/111)
8.
Google Analytics
bar
59.46%
(66/111)
9.
Other
bar
12.61%
(14/111)
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Q. What free email service do you regularly use?
Total votes: 348

1.
Gmail
bar
39.08%
(136/348)
2.
Hotmail
bar
18.39%
(64/348)
3.
Yahoo!
bar
29.89%
(104/348)
4.
AOL
bar
3.74%
(13/348)
5.
Other
bar
5.75%
(20/348)
6.
None
bar
3.16%
(11/348)
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