According to eMarketer, the MarketingSherpa 2010 Social Media Marketing Benchmark Report, shows that U.S. marketers plan to increase social media marketing budgets in 2010. Retail and e-commerce marketers are more likely to increase social media marketing budgets next year, at 79%, followed by publishing and media at 63% and computer hardware and software companies at 55%. Education and healthcare lagged, with less than one-half of marketers in the industry planning to increase social media spending next year. Chart near bottom of this MediaPost story.
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Tonia is the founder of The Realtime Report, the host of the Realtime Conferences, and CEO of the Realtime Report’s parent company, Modern Media. When she’s not busy tweeting (@tonia_ries) or helping Modern Media clients innovate, she’s probably hanging out with her dog Milo. Tonia grew up in Germany and Belgium, and now lives in Montauk, New York.