Google Tops the list of “Nielsen’s Tops of 2011: Digital”

According to the report from Nielsen released Dec 28th, 2011, Google was the most-visited US online brand with over 153 Million unique visitors per month, Facebook came in second and Yahoo came in third. YouTube led the way as the top US online destination for video.

Check out the rest of the results:

Top 10 U.S. Web Brands in 2011
Rank Web Brand Avg # of Unique Visitors (000)per month
1 Google 153,441
2 Facebook 137,644
3 Yahoo! 130,121
4 MSN/WindowsLive/Bing 115,890
5 YouTube 106,692
6 Microsoft 83,691
7 AOL Media Network 74,633
8 Wikipedia 62,097
9 Apple 61,608
10 Ask Search Network 60,552

Source: Nielsen
Data from January – October 2011, Home and Work Computers. Ranked on average monthly unique audience.
Read as: During 2011, 153.4 million U.S. people, on average, visited Google sites from home and work computers


Mobile and Social Marketing

It’s like Batman and Robin, an unstoppable force that’s only going to get bigger and stronger as the migration of content continues to flow into Mobile Devices.
Read this very interesting Q&A with Christina “CK” Kerley – Writer, Speaker and adjunct college professor at Rutgers University!

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Mobile and social marketing: The dynamic duo
Paul Gillin
April 20, 2011 – 6:01 am EDT
Christina “CK” Kerley is a writer, speaker and adjunct college professor at Rutgers University who specializes in guiding b2b companies on using emerging media for marketing purposes. In her B2B Mobile-Marketing Guide, she makes a case for aggressively pursuing mobile platforms as a way to reach business customers. In this interview with BtoB columnist Paul Gillin, she summarizes several recommendations.
Paul Gillin