Free 8 Resources Every Marketer Needs for Research

Big thanks to Heidi Cohen for sharing this amazing set of information

  • eMarketer provides, compiles and sells research. It’s an amazing source of information across the gamut of digital marketing topics. To attract buyers for their premium services, eMarketer offers a daily email newsletter and blog. eMarketer explains the research and clarifies the major points with easy-to-understand charts. For the press (including columnists and bloggers), their PR department is awesome.
  • Marketing Charts is a targeted B2B enewsletter that’s a strong source of data from a variety of sources. Their emailings are well worth your time.
  • Research Brief is part of the ever expanding set of MediaPost enewsletters. It offers an in-depth review of a different piece of research each business day. Its charts give new meaning to the word basic. That said, the selection can be delightfully unusual.
  • Nielsen is one of the top media tracking companies. It consistently puts out high quality findings on the digital landscape through its blog and press releases. Of particular interest are its cross platform studies.
  • comScore is Nielsen’s main competitor. Similarly, comScore provides useful media data. Their blog is a source of practical insights.
  • Compete is a second tier media data provider. But like Nielsen and comScore it constantly produces new data. It’s blog is also a good source of insights and often covers different topics than Nielsen and comScore.
  • Altimeter is a consulting firm headed by Charlene Li, Jeremiah Owang and Brian Solis (and is home to my former editor, Rebecca Lieb). As part of their business model, Altimeter does in-depth, original research that they make public via a variety of forums. It’s clear, well thought out and professionally presented. Each serving is worth your time and consideration.
  • Pew Research describes itself as a nonpartisan, US fact tank. It regularly distributes its research findings, especially those related to overall digital trends. Its information tends to be objective and vendor neutral.
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Learning Aikido 合気道 in Sao Pualo

Since I moved to Brasil and suddenly I became fascinated with Learning something new. Beside the new language , I suddenly found myself reading 10 times more in philosophy and politics, also my hunger for a different workout routine and something more challenging led me to Aikido and May Thai. Today I got myself the First Aikido Kimono . U never had one before. More and more I am becoming fascinated by the precision and details this Art has.

Aikido is defined as The Art of Peace  or the translation if the word is  “the Way of unifying (with) life energy,  after the 1 &1/2 hour class I always sit and talk to my (Sensei) and hammer him with questions , why this why that, why not this…ect , a chance for me to practice Portuguese and also to know more about Aikido.

This Art started by  Morihei Ueshiba , as my teacher said that, Aikido was at the same era of Karate and Kung-fu. While people started reaching a hi level of Martial Art ability or power, some have used this to actually harm others, it kind of made them go Evil as they have this POWER. So this man (Morihei Ueshiba ) wanted to teach people something that puts down this ego they have , so Aikido was the result. It’s the Art that has no Attack techniques . its al about How to defend yourself by redirecting your enemy`s energy and save yourself as well as not Harming the attacker. That fact made me feel so happy

Its is really really and amazing art