The biggest gift-giving season of the year is upon us once again and if you haven’t pulled together your holiday shopping strategy, don’t fret, the folks over at Google have 3 basic tips.
- Online is where the shoppers go first: Not only are most people doing Internet research before making a purchase, nearly half are purchasing online, too. One of their biggest sources of information and inspiration? YouTube.
- It is alllll about the smartphone: Over half of those who purchased online did so using their smartphones or tablets. Coveted I-want-to-buy moments are happening at all hours of the day and night on mobile devices.
- Hurry up, shopping season starts early: A full quarter of shoppers reported having done some holiday shopping before Halloween!