• Interesting internet facts.
  • There are approximately 1,359,872,109 people on the Internet.
  • 78% of U.S. internet users are on Broadband
  • It took the radio 38 years, the television 13 years, and the World Wide Web 4 years to reach 50 million users.
  • 80% of all emails sent are spam
  • Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month.
  • 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women.
  • In 2010 1 of every 8 married couples in the U.S. met online.
  • 864 million people daily logon to facebook
  • Facebook users are 53% female, 47% male
  • Highest facebook traffic occurs between 1 and 3 pm daily
  • There are more than 300 million photos uploaded daily
  • Approximately 86% of Australians have access to the Internet? 20,075,799 people
  • 33% of Australian Internet users say that they spend less and less time watching television since being connected to the internet.
  • On average, Australians spend $2,616 per year, per person online.
  • Majority of websites are found through the search engines Google, Yahoo or Bing.
  • At last count there were over 300,000 business websites in Australia.
  • On average, 93% of Australian Internet searches are made via Google. That’s around 6 million Google searches a day.
  • 58% of Australians use search engines once a day.
  • 63.9% of Australian Internet users use search engines as the first step in making a buying decision.
  • The top 3 listings on Google account for 60% of click through rates.
  • When finding businesses online 74% of users have read, or do read reviews before purchasing
  • An average of 25% of Internet users leave reviews online
  • Studies have shown that Internet users read up to 4 reviews/blogs online before making a purchase decision.
  • Currently there are over 200 social media platforms worldwide.
  • 65% of Australians use social media.
  • Only 30% of Australian small to medium businesses use social media and 24% of small businesses post only once a week.
  • 20% of all social media users use social media platforms to research products and services, and 25% of social users follow brands – results by Keep it Local and ABS Aust

About The Author

Greg Standen

Marketing and Telemarketing After being in the telemarketing game since 1996 Greg decided to join our team and offer cost effective quality telemarketing services to small and medium businesses and charities. The challenge for Greg was that he found that a lot of small and mid sized businesses didnt understand marketing . So he now provides marketing advice across Sydney, as well as designing and implementing successful marketing campaigns for tailored to their needs. Likes: Table tennis, Coffee, and reading Philip K Dick novels…He’s read em all.

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