North America

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 4.8% of the planet's surface or about 16.5% of its land area. As of July 2008, its population was estimated at nearly 529 million people across 23 independent states, representing about 7.5% of the human population.
Posts about North America
  • Reporters, Editors Still Rely on ‘Old Media’ (Study)

    … dominated North America and EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), at 74 percent. Earned media was a leading channel for driving influence, at 37 percent of respondents, while social media was cited by 28 percent. 40 percent of journalists feel that in order to succeed in today’s media landscape, they must have influence across multiple platforms…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 20 readers -
  • Opportunities in Asia for WhatsApp (Infographic)

    …: WhatsApp has already made substantial progress in Latin America and the Middle East, where around two-thirds of internet users are now WhatsApping. In contrast, North America has always been a problem for WhatsApp, with Facebook Messenger being the dominant messaging service. But it’s in Asia where WhatsApp’s free model could bring the biggest increases…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 24 readers -
  • 2016 Facebook Awards: Submissions Begin Jan. 8

    … to “further internationalize” the Facebook Awards for 2016, creative work from all countries is now eligible, with local creative executives from each region—Asia-Pacific, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Latin America and North America—serving as judges. The social network added that the judging process has been extended to three rounds in order…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Instant Articles to All Android Users

    … Articles publishing partners: Asia-Pacific Australia: Fairfax Australia, Fox Sports Australia, Sydney Morning Herald, The Huffington Post Australia China: CCTVNEWS, China Daily, CityWeekend Hong Kong: Apple Daily, Ming Pao Daily News, Oriental Daily News, The South China Morning Post Indonesia: Detikcom, Kompas.com, Liputan6.com, Merdeka.com, Tribun News…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
  • Global Media Stats That Every Digital Marketer Should Know

    … users, with more than 37% regularly using the Internet. The region is one of the fastest growing mobile markets. According to the report, 606 million people in the Middle East and Africa will have at least one mobile phone this year, with that number predicted to pass 789 million in 2019. North America accounts for 9.3% of Internet user share…

    Nanigans- 34 readers -
  • The Global Marketer’s Guide To North American Holidays

    … Want to expand your business to North America? Then you need to know about the many unique marketing opportunities that happen each month. While each country on the continent has its own individual holidays and occasions, there are many overlapping events and traditions that you can harness to drive sales and bring more attention to your…

    Nanigans- 19 readers -
  • Will millennials cough up money for media?

    … The old saw is that millennials may spend a lot of time-consuming media, but they’re far less likely to spend money on it. But the latest forecasts complicating that narrative that millennials are media cheapskates loath to open up their wallets for content. Millennials in North America are expected to spend $62 billion on media content in 2015…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 24 readers -
  • FCB global CEO Carter Murray: ‘We have to focus on talent and culture.’

    … acting too quickly. You can act too quickly and you can also act too slowly and you can be blamed for doing both. When I arrived at Y&R North America I sat in an interview and a lady walked into my office with a hell of an attitude. She said to me “Talk to me in 12 months if you’re still around.” I thought, okay, for three months I won’t…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digiday- 15 readers -
  • Small Businesses Believe that Internet Marketing Works

    … complete survey responses. Of the respondents, 95 percent are located in North America (92 percent in the United States; 3 percent in Canada), which is where the survey was focused. BrightLocal.com provides SEO specialized tools to SEO agencies, freelancers, and local business owners. Respondents were asked an array of questions, including how much…

    Cynthia Diaz Shephard/ Dex Mediain SEO Mobile- 32 readers -
  • What the Financial Sector's Renewed Focus on Customer Service Can Teach Marketers

    …, not just to win new customers. In fact, this was a major focus of a new study by Forbes this year. In the study "Customers for Life: Technology Strategies for Attracting and Keeping Customers," more than 300 senior executives in North America were surveyed for their perspectives on customer experience. The findings revealed that while 94…

    MarketingProfs- 13 readers -
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