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Where to get Online Statistics

As one of a handful of Internet professionals in a PR agency, I’m continually asked for lots of stats to back up proposals as well as using them to support or inform my own recommendations for client work.  Here are several of the best FREE general sources for Internet statistics I’ve found out there:ITFacts.biz –

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eBay and Online Reputation Systems

Just a few weeks ago I got my blue star on Ebay.  Aside from signifying that I’ve now successfully bought or sold 50 pieces of junk – it also felt like validation in the purest kindergarten way.  Somebody likes me.  50 somebodies.  And they even said so when they rated me positively.  It also got

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Statistics about Parents & Moms Online

Below is a list of helpful resources all about parents online, including who they are and how to reach them: Report on Parents Online – published in 2002 from Pew Internet Child and Family Web Guide – List of resources online compiled by researchers at Tufts University (primarily about child development) Purchasing power of Moms

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Bugaboo markets strollers online to parents

While in New York this weekend, I passed an interesting bus stop poster with a picture of a unique looking baby stroller, and the URL http://www.bugaboodaytrips.com – nothing else.  As a new parent, I buy the same crap all parents do.  Graco stroller, Baby Bjorn, those new plastic baby food containers (because glass jars are

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Screen Sizing Stats & Resources

http://www.forestasia.com/tools/resolution.asp – A good resource for quickly seeing how a live site or page looks in a variety of screen resolutions, including smaller resolutions for Blackberries and mobile devices. http://www.anybrowser.com/ScreenSizeTest.html – Another site for testing screen size (more limited options) – along with useful tables outlining actual "live areas" in pixels after the header bar

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iVillage works around 800×600 screen size limitations