Average engagement rates for Facebook Posts in Ireland is 3.94%, however when your post includes a video the average engagement is 10.26%.
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Ipsos/MRBI (2018) report:
Facebook Usage in Ireland
Facebook Ireland still considers Facebook to be the country’s favourite social media with 46% of respondents saying they enjoy spending time on the platform most.
Instagram’s is in second place with 24% of public opinion on their side, ahead of Twitter’s 20% (source, Wolfgang Digital).
Instagram is top spot for people aged between 18 and 34. Facebook reclaims the top spot for people aged 35 to 54 where Instagram dropped to third place behind Twitter.
While Facebook is Ireland’s favourite platform overall, diving into the figures showed diverse taste across various demographics.
Instagram took the top spot for people aged between 18 and 34. Facebook reclaims the top spot for people aged 35 to 54 where Instagram dropped to third place behind Twitter.
38% of Irish people listen to podcasts monthly, above the EU average of 27% and the American average of 33%.
85% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. – Brightlocal
Website Load Time
Having a site that loads in 5 seconds or less ends in viewing sessions that are 70% or longer.
Organic v Paid Search
Most users haven’t made their mind up about a brand before searching, and most users ignore the paid searches, in fact 70-80% searches. According to New Media Campaign, they concluded that Organic SEO is 5.66 times better as it’s more likely to get clicks and conversions.
Irish Advertising Spend 2018
Irish advertisers spent an estimated €574m last year on a range of digital advertising solutions according to the latest IAB Ireland PwC Online Adspend report.
The breakdown was roughly:
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